Windows desktop operating systems
- 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.
- July 13, 2016
In Fall 2016, Microsoft plans to offer Win10 business subscriptions that include deployment, management and support for $7 per user per month. Wow!
- July 08, 2016
Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management or APGM 4.0SP3 supports Win10 means comprehensive change control and better management for GPOs.
- July 01, 2016
Windows 10 adoption growth hits a new milestone of 350M, breaks 19% in desktop share, while Windows 7 share drops below 50%.
- June 29, 2016
A news item on Windows Insider indicates the Anniversary Release will drop on August 2. Does that mean the new release will be labeled Windows 10 1608?
- June 13, 2016
MS Buys LinkedIn, with all kinds of synergies sought for. Overlaps in training, certification, and professional development are most interesting!
- June 02, 2016
Windows 10 desktopshare stands at 17-23% depending on your source for numbers. Can that growth rate be sustained long enough for MS to hit 1 billion licenses by end of 2017?
- May 25, 2016
MS has rigged Windows Update to incent, incite and perhaps even trick users into upgrading to Windows 10. Read about their known Win10 upgrade tricks!
- May 13, 2016
The CIO for the US DoD has decreed that it would upgrade all service branches to Windows 10 by early 2017; the USMC has hit a Win10 update snag.