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Windows 10 usage off to a fast start, Edge not so much

Microsoft’s new operating system has a stronger launch than Windows 7, but Edge usage is trending in the wrong direction.

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Microsoft slips user-tracking tools into Windows 7, 8 amidst Windows 10 privacy storm

Worried about Windows 10's deep-reaching user tracking? Some of it's coming to Windows 7 and 8, too.

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Developers can now use Embarcadero's RAD Studio for Windows 10 apps

Embarcadero released RAD Studio 10 Seattle, a big upgrade of its rapid application development platform.

Microsoft may offer some Windows 10 patch notes to enterprises

Windows 10 Enterprise has been installed in about 1.5 million business devices in less than a month. Now Microsoft is considering how to best offer patch information to users of its new OS.

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Windows 10 Home patch lets you turn off automatic app updates

Cumulative Update 5 for Windows 10 Home corrects an issue that made it impossible to disable automatic app updates through the Windows Store.

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The glaring issue the Windows Store needs to fix if Fable Legends isn't coming to Steam

Microsoft making Microsoft-published games like Fable Legends exclusive to Microsoft's digital storefront isn't an issue. Storage space is.

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Windows 10 build 10532 is here, with revamped menus and a few big bugs

Hope you weren't using Windows Hello. Or 64-bit Chrome. Both of those are broken in this build. But at least you can send your feedback straight to Twitter.

Google Chrome's notifications won't support Windows 10's Action Center

Google has valid reasons for Chrome to not support Action Center, but it's still the latest blow in a longstanding feud with Microsoft.

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New app solves Windows 10's failure to hide the taskbar in Tablet Mode

Windows 10 is a great OS, but tablet users looking for a little extra screen space are stymied by the taskbar's refusal to fully disappear. Enter a new third-party utility.

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Four weeks after launch, Windows 10 is already on 75 million PCs and tablets

Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade offer is having the desired effect, as uptake outpaces earlier versions.

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Cheat sheet! Microsoft releases printable Windows 10 key shortcut list

This handy guide lists every Windows key shortcut in Windows 10. It’s ready to print or view offline--and we made it better.

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VMware adds Windows 10 and enhanced graphics support to its virtual machine software

VMware has released new versions of its desktop virtualization products with support for Windows 10 and more.

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Microsoft starts public test of Cortana app for Android smartphones

Microsoft now lets anyone with an Android phone try out its app that brings the virtual assistant from Windows 10 to a non-Microsoft platform.