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Microsoft’s new Edge Chromium browser launches on Windows and macOS

Microsoft is officially launching its new Edge Chromium browser today across both Windows and macOS. A stable version of the browser is now available for everyone to download, just over a year after the softwar...

Chromebooks versus Windows laptops, Which should you buy?

A notebook PC powered by Microsoft Windows offers several advantages: Windows offers the most flexibility to run just about any app, as well as the choice of any browser you choose. You can tweak and configure ...

Easy Tool for Moving from Windows7 to Windows10

Here is a good tool for moving all data from one legacy Windows7 install to a new Windows10 machine.  Laplink makes a product called PCMover Express, that is free for the this transition.  Support for Microsoft...

Microsoft delays February patch till March 14th

Microsoft freaked out many tech pros, announcing that February patches would be delayed till Tuesday, March 14th, because of a “last minute issue”. Tech professionals often plan such patching schedu...

WaaS! What Windows as a Service means for IT professionals

Windows as a service means less control for IT professionals. Faster upgrade cycles, single rollup patching, and no more service packs. Aggressive upgrade cycles means that you can no longer deploy a version of...

Windows 10 Vulnerability – Edge Browser users Safe

The vulnerability is called Strontium, found in Windows code. Google stumbled across the flaw, and wrote a blog post in late October stating the affects on Adobe’s Flash media player. Google’s polic...

Top 3 Identity Management Solution Recommendations

 Identity-Management-as-a-Service (IDaaS) provider aids with identifying individuals in a system (such as a country, a network, or an enterprise) and controlling their access to resources within that system by ...

Latest Windows 10 Update Breaks PowerShell

The latest Microsoft cumulative patch for the Anniversary update had unexpected consequences for PowerShell, the command line shell and scripting language. Notes accompanying the release suggest that this was n...

Monthly patch rollups for Windows 7, 8.1 start October 2016

Monthly patch rollups for the Windows 7, 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 and Server 2012 R2 operating systems will commence in October 2016. Microsoft will also move the same monthly rollup mod...

Windows 10 – Taking Tricks from Malware

  Microsoft has been long pushing its users to jump aboard the Windows 10 train. But have they crossed the line? Tech writer for Computer World, Preston Gralla, explains how Windows 10 took over his wife&#...