- December 08, 2016
Microsoft's declaration in November that the latest version of Windows 10 is enterprise-ready created confusion in some businesses that had already been using it for months. After Microsoft ...
- December 07, 2016
Windows 10 Insider program principals recently announced a release hiatus to handle changes as UUP starts getting real, and defines future update formats.
- December 02, 2016
Data on Windows 10 Desktop Share November 2016 shows Windows 10 is muscling in on Windows 7. Reports differ widely on ongoing use of XP, though.
- November 28, 2016
Here's a bombshell from MS: Windows 10, Build 14971 drops Cmd.exe for PowerShell. What's up? Fortunately, batch files work in PowerShell so it's not so bad.
- November 22, 2016
Advertisements are pretty unavoidable on your favorite websites and social media. Now users have to deal with them on Windows 10, too. On its lock screen, Windows 10 displays ads for apps, games ...
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- November 07, 2016
Now that the free upgrade has ended, Win10 Marketshare Flat in Q316 sums up the current situation.
- November 04, 2016
The Windows 10 Unified Update Platform (UUP) is rolling out in Build 14959; it promises to download and install changes only on Win10 installs.
- November 02, 2016
In the wake of the latest Win10 AU cumulate update, Woody Leonard blesses KB3197954 and gives the upgrade his seal of approval.
- November 01, 2016
The update model Microsoft uses for Windows 10 started last month on Windows 7 and 8.1. Some admins are concerned it takes control out of IT's hands and have noticed issues with the new model.
- October 28, 2016
Windows PCs continue to outpace Macs in business. Cost, application options and Apple's desktop and laptop strategy are all issues.
- 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.
- October 20, 2016
A more affordable Workspace One bundle with less advanced management capabilities could appease IT pros who view workspace suites as too pricey.
- October 14, 2016
In an update to the OS next year, Microsoft looks to stop Windows 10 from crashing, prevent restarts from automatic updates and provide more details in Task Manager.
- October 13, 2016
MobileIron Bridge, a new add-on service, expands IT's Windows 10 application deployment options. Admins can now deploy and manage legacy applications via enterprise mobility management.