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  • November 28, 2016 28 Nov'16

    Build 14971 Drops Cmd.exe for PowerShell

    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 22 Nov'16

    Built-in Windows 10 ads annoy IT pros

    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 ...

  • November 07, 2016 07 Nov'16

    Win10 Marketshare Flat in Q316

    Now that the free upgrade has ended, Win10 Marketshare Flat in Q316 sums up the current situation.

  • November 04, 2016 04 Nov'16

    Unified Update Platform Reduces Update Complexity

    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 02 Nov'16

    Woody Leonhard Blesses KB3197954

    In the wake of the latest Win10 AU cumulate update, Woody Leonard blesses KB3197954 and gives the upgrade his seal of approval.

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  • November 01, 2016 01 Nov'16

    IT raises eyebrows, as changes to Windows OS updates get underway

    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 28 Oct'16

    Cost, applications thwart Macs in business

    Windows PCs continue to outpace Macs in business. Cost, application options and Apple's desktop and laptop strategy are all issues.

  • October 24, 2016 24 Oct'16

    Factoring Out Xbox in Active User Count

    When MS counts Windows 10 users, Xbox users are included. They recently published numbers that make factoring out xbox users easier.

  • October 21, 2016 21 Oct'16

    Win10 AU Zooms Into Majority Status

    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 20 Oct'16

    VMware Workspace One Essentials knocks down suite pricing

    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 14 Oct'16

    New Windows 10 features aim to prevent productivity delays

    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 13 Oct'16

    MobileIron Bridge fills Windows 10 application deployment void

    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.

  • October 06, 2016 06 Oct'16

    Workspace suites 'take a load off' IT

    Organizations that want to simplify device management and access are interested in workspace suites, such as VMware Workspace One.

  • September 28, 2016 28 Sep'16

    Win10 Hits 400M Users as Adoptions Slow

    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 27, 2016 27 Sep'16

    PC market decline forces devices to evolve

    Despite the well-documented decline of the PC market, opportunities around 2-in-1s, niche markets and Windows 10 arise to keep businesses buying new computers.

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