Windows desktop operating systems
- November 15, 2017
A Windows 10 migration can set IT pros shaking in their boots, especially because the transition often comes with hang-ups around compatibility, hardware updates and more.
- November 08, 2017
In looking at Win10 Desktop Marketshare Nov17 I see two things: 1. Netmarketshare appears to under-report Win10 numbers, and 2. Win10 should pass Win7 very soon.
- October 11, 2017
When an mSATA SSD in a small USB 3 enclosure accidentally hits the floor, I learn that a dropped drive drops access, too.
- September 13, 2017
As I write this post, some 9 of 10 Insider Preview installs are failing. Thus my status report: Insider Preview 16288 failing more than succeeding.
- September 11, 2017
A German Court Case foils aggressive MS updates as the company volunteers not to pre-stage update files without informing users and asking for permission.
- September 05, 2017
Last Thursday, Microsoft Executive VP Terry Myerson made it official in the Windows Blog: the Win10 Fall Creators Update Hits October 17.
- August 15, 2017
As Ed Bott issues Win10 report card at ZDnet, he hands out a mix of high and low marks. While there's plenty to like, there are also some things to decry.
- July 14, 2017
The list of free Microsoft Press eBooks July 2017 is truly staggering in its size (252 titles) and range of coverage (17 topic categories). Check it out!
- July 03, 2017
In a June 30 document from the Windows IT Center, MS Gives Fall Creators Update 1709 Label, thereby pegging the next Win10 release to September 2017.
- June 05, 2017
An accidental release of Build 16212 turns up compelling evidence of more Win10 versions possibly in the offing for the next major release.
- May 23, 2017
The new Citrix Workspace will give users access to apps -- and let IT enforce policies -- based on their device type, network, location and other factors.
- May 10, 2017
Security researchers have discovered that an Intel AMT exploit needs attention for Intel PCs running firmware versions 6.x through 10.x, plus 11.0, 11.5 and 11.6.
- April 14, 2017
On April 11, Windows Vista's status changed to end-of-life, as extended support ended at MS. Thus, it's time to say "So long Windows Vista!"
- March 08, 2017
With other market players revving up their Windows compatibility and performance, AMD and ARM deliver 1-2 punch to Intel. How will it fight back?
- March 03, 2017
In a recent Windows 10 blog post, MS Status on UUP is explored and explained. While the report is mostly positive, it does omit recent bumps and wobbles.