Windows desktop operating systems
- October 24, 2016
When MS counts Windows 10 users, Xbox users are included. They recently published numbers that make factoring out xbox users easier.
- October 21, 2016
Paul Thurrott reports that Win10 AU zooms into majority status, now running on 77 percent of Win10 desktops. He also concludes that AU issues are mostly solved, but I disagree.
- September 28, 2016
It's been two months since the free upgrade program ended. Though the installation count of Win10 hits 400M users, adoption rates are slowing dramatically.
- September 26, 2016
Windows Upgrade Analytics for Win10 makes telemetry data available inside organizations to help them get a grip on in-house Win10 upgrades and deployments.
- September 14, 2016
A footnote to a recent MS email blast reveals Windows 10 Anniversary Update on 3 month schedule, thanks to Mary Jo Foley at ZDNet.
- September 03, 2016
Looking at Windows Marketshare Jul-Aug 2016, we see Windows 7 holding steady, 10 continuing upward, and other versions declining.
- August 29, 2016
Despite a mandate to update by 2017, are US DoD Win10 rollout deadlines slipping into 2018? Looks likely!
- August 12, 2016
As of August 11, 2016 MS has updated its TechNet Article: Win10 Deployment Tools with new information and coverage.
- August 10, 2016
For older Windows versions, MS offers online "fix-it" tools to address tricky issues. In Windows 10 Fix-Its MIA (missing in action) is the norm. Here's why.
- August 04, 2016
MS gave users 30 days to roll back to the old OS if they didn't like the new one. The Win10 OS Rollback is cut to 10 days in the Anniversary update.
- August 01, 2016
NTFS filenames have been limited to 260 characters in length, but a new Local Group Policy option in the Anniversary Update removes that restriction.
- July 25, 2016
Microsoft fires off its next Windows 10 RTM in the form of a slow-flow Anniversary Update. It is staggered across the user base, so some will have to wait.
- July 22, 2016
Spiceworks tells the Windows 10 SMB story so far, with adoption rates and plans (or lack thereof) for companies not yet using Microsoft's latest desktop OS.
- July 18, 2016
Removing Windows Phones from adoption rates means MS must watch as the Windows 10 1B milestone recedes past its projected date in fiscal year 2018.
- July 15, 2016
A Forrester study claims most enterprises are piloting Win10, and provides useful Win10 upgrade ammo to help convince executives to authorize OS migration.