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Windows 10 adds full support for Canadian French, Mexican Spanish

Quebecois separatists now have a fully localized OS just for them

Microsoft fixes crash-bug in Windows 10 just days before launch

A new patch fixed a recently-introduced bug that caused Windows Explorer to crash following use of the Control Panel


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Microsoft wants you to pay for Solitaire, again, in Windows 10

Yes, there is a monthly subscription offer buried within Windows 10. To play Solitaire.

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How to use Windows 10's Task View and virtual desktops

Task View and virtual desktops are two powerful new Windows 10 features. Here's how to use them.

Here's how Microsoft is handling the Windows 10 launch, online and off

Microsoft's new operating system launches July 29, and that means the company

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Optional Windows 10 utility blocks bad updates from messing with your PC

You can't stop the downloads from happening before they land on your Windows 10 PC with this utility, but you can rollback your system and then block them.

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How to use Microsoft Edge, Windows 10's new browser

Windows 10 introduces a new Web browser, Microsoft Edge. We'll show you its new features, from Cortana to Web Notes, and how to use them effectively.

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The Windows 10 upgrade: Who should do it, who could wait

We answer the question everyone's asking: Should you upgrade to Windows 10? (Spoiler: It depends on what you're using now.)

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Windows 10: Fact vs. fiction

With Win10 slated to drop July 29, we give you the straight dope on support, upgrades, and the state of the bits

Windows testers who haven't updated to the latest build will lose Store access

With less than a week before the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft wants all of its testers running the newest bits

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Windows 10 review: It's familiar, it's powerful, but the Edge browser falls short

Microsoft's Windows 10 melds the best of Windows 7 and Windows 8 into a unified experience, building its new OS upon a redefined Start menu, its Cortana digital assistant, and the powerful Task View function.

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Windows revenue takes another bad beating

Microsoft's Windows revenue again declined by double digits, the third straight such quarter, with sales of licenses to computer makers down 22% from the same period last year.

WordPress gets patch for critical XSS flaw

WordPress 4.2.3 fixes a cross-site scripting flaw that could be used to compromise websites

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The Takeaway: Windows 10's big change -- 10 years of support from day 1

In a big shift for Microsoft, Windows 10 users will get new features and functions for a full decade from the time the OS is purchased.

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10 tools that fix common Windows frustrations

Windows is full of niggling little irritations. These tools fix them.

Nadella: Despite cloud push, on-premises products still matter to Microsoft

Microsoft's CEO isn't giving up on the company's on-premises tools even as the company continues to promote Azure

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Celebrate the Windows 10 'ninjacat' meme with new Microsoft desktop wallpapers

Somehow cats riding fire-breathing unicorns became the symbol of Windows 10. So, naturally, Microsoft is delivering custom wallpapers.

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Microsoft's Surface 3 adds another carrier, now offering LTE from AT&T

The Surface 3 with LTE is gathering acceptance, adding AT&T on top of T-Mobile and Verizon.

Cortana headed to many new markets later this year

Following the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft's virtual assistant will be available in a bunch more countries

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A tribute to Windows 8: If it hadn't been so bad, Windows 10 wouldn't be so good

Windows 8's pioneering features finally get their chance to shine in Windows 10, and only because Microsoft had to try again.

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