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Having problems updating Windows 7? Try changing DNS settings

A number of people have reported issues updating their Windows 7 machines to solve the latest Microsoft update snafu. But there might be a relatively simple fix.

Time Warner Cable admits problems accessing Microsoft sites

Time Warner Cable is in the midst of clearing up issues that prevented some of its customers accessing Microsoft sites earlier this week, it says.

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Microsoft's OneDrive Android app now supports separate business, personal accounts

Microsoft updates its OneDrive for Android app with the ability to store files in either a personal OneDrive account or OneDrive for Business.

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Microsoft finally cracks down on deceptive Windows Store 'crap apps'

Prompted by numerous customer complaints, Microsoft says it is cracking down on Windows Store apps that attempt to deceive you into downloading them.

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Microsoft's standalone Xbox One Kinect due in October with bonus game

As promised, Microsoft will deliver its standalone Kinect sensor for the Xbox One, tossing in a free game to sweeten the deal.

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Microsoft makes Visual Studio Online free for occasional contributors

The company made the move because enterprise software projects now involve more line of business participants

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Enthusiast developer keeps Windows XP alive with unofficial 'Service Pack 4'

Support for the 13-year-old operating system lives on without Microsoft's blessing.

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Microsoft: Fix for Surface Pro 3 overheating issue coming soon

Core i7 users should expect some extra heat, but shouldn't be getting temperature warnings.

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Huawei abandons Windows Phone, says Tizen has 'no chance to be successful'

After two years of losing money, Huawei is giving up on Microsoft's mobile operating system.