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Feature Microsoft is debuting passkeys within Windows 11 22H2's September update and the Windows 11 23H3 update. They replace a website's password with Windows Hello, and they're extremely convenient. News Microsoft originally said users would have a year to upgrade from Windows 7 and 8 to Windows 10. Seven years after that, the company has begun enforcing its decision. How-To Microsoft had promised annual feature updates for Windows 10, but that's over now. Here's how to add Windows 11's hottest new features to Windows 10 via extra software.
Updated Microsoft will release its next Windows 11 feature update, Windows 11 23H2, on September 26. Here's what to expect, starting with the AI-powered Windows Copilot, tweaks to File Explorer, RGB lighting and more. News Microsoft's latest Windows 11 feature update, Windows 11 23H2, will arrive in bits and pieces over the next few months. Copilot will slowly roll out to select markets in a preview, Microsoft said.
News Microsoft Paint Cocreator combines Bing Image Creator's AI art functions with Microsoft Paint. News Microsoft said today that it's adding a new "Instant Games" feature to Windows 11, allowing you to "instantly" play older games with small file sizes. Opinion Copilot and other systems integrating into Windows 11 and Office are neat but niche, and their inconsistent results don't inspire confidence. News Windows 10 is still the most used operating system, but it won't support the next-gen Wi-Fi 7 technology. News It's official: Microsoft is all-in on AI with Windows, Surface, and Office. Intel is too, with its new AI-infused Core Ultra chips. But what does it all mean? We take a deep breath and try to explain it all. How-To If your computer audio abruptly stops working, you can try these simple steps in five minutes or less. News Once on the brink of forced retirement, Microsoft Paint is getting even more updates that increase its utility as an image editor. Feature Chief product officer Panos Panay unexpectedly stepped down this week, taking much of what made Microsoft interesting, and human, with it. Now what? More AI. Tip The screenshot app Snipping Tool integrated in Windows 10 and 11 can be set so that it's called up by pressing the print key. We show you how to do this. News Microsoft's Start menu will soon add websites to the Recommended section of the Start menu, a change no one has really asked for. News Why would anyone ever use this oddball, two-handed Windows keyboard shortcut? News Microsoft is expanding the Windows 11 Snipping Tool with a really practical and immensely useful OCR function. News Microsoft Photos is testing background blur (or portrait mode) as well as AI-powered search. They're long overdue, but still welcome. How-To Windows 11's 22H2 version is almost a year old. In the meantime, Microsoft patched many innovations into the operating system via so-called "Moments."
News On Patch Tuesday in September, Microsoft eliminated a total of 59 security vulnerabilities. Among them are five vulnerabilities that Microsoft classifies as critical.