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Google finally cutting off Chrome updates on Windows XP and Vista

Google announced Tuesday that it will finally stop providing updates to users of Microsoft's nearly geriatric, insecure operating system.

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Microsoft adds new tools for reporting spammy Windows Store reviews

New tools allow developers to report questionable user reviews as Microsoft continues work toward improving the Windows Store.

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Dell, HP support agents advise callers to ditch Windows 10

Windows 10 adoption could face some resistance from tech support reps who recommend against the new operating system.

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New Windows 10 beta build is all about bug fixes

Microsoft on Thursday launched another beta build of Windows 10 to public testers that's crammed full of bug fixes and performance improvements.

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Windows 10 adoption rises with Steam users: 25 percent have jumped to the new OS

PC gamers are ahead of the Windows 10 curve, and DirectX 12 should give adoption another boost.

You'll only be able to buy Windows 7 PCs for one more year

PC makers will have to stop pre-installing Windows 7 on October 31, 2016.


OneDrive dumps unlimited storage, slashes free storage amount by two-thirds

It was nice while it lasted, but Microsoft is dropping the unlimited storage limit for Office 365 subscribers to 1TB.

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Report: Major Windows 10 update, codenamed 'Redstone,' due next summer

The update will contain new features that will make it easier to shift between devices while you work, according to WinBeta.

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Microsoft to users: You'll download Windows 10, and you'll like it

Microsoft really wants people to get on the Windows 10 bandwagon, so much so that the company plans to start automatically downloading its new operating system to some users' computers next year.

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Microsoft offers amnesty of sorts to pirates of older Windows software

Users who own a pirated copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 will be invited to buy a licensed copy of Windows 10.

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Microsoft's new Windows 10 beta build for phones fixes pesky upgrade bug

People who have been testing the latest beta versions of Microsoft's Windows 10 for smartphones have a new operating system build to play with Thursday.

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Surfaces, Steam Machines, and 8K screens: October's hottest new PC hardware

Surface Books. Skylake laptops. Steam Machines. 8K displays. October's hot new PC hardware is all about the holiday push.


Microsoft's Windows 10-powered New Xbox One Experience rolls out Nov. 12

Xbox 360 backwards compatibility and a Windows 10 alignment are due for the Xbox One in November.

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Microsoft doesn't see Windows 10's mandatory data collection as a privacy risk

Microsoft Corporate Vice President Joe Belfiore says the telemetry data that its new operating system collects is so important to the health of the Windows ecosystem that the company has to take it.

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Windows 10's Cortana can now connect to Xbox Live, pushes Halo 5 countdown

Microsoft paves the way for better Xbox-PC integration by connecting Cortana to your Xbox Live account.