Windows

Get tips on troubleshooting Windows and fine tuning your system performance from the experts.

microsoft foldable concept 2
patch internet explorer

windows 10 continuum

Windows 10 Build 15007 boosts Edge browser

The preview release of Build 15007 also features UWP and Bluetooth improvements, and it fixes several bugs

controlling privacy

Reality check: How Windows 10's new privacy controls stack up

A hands-on look at whether Microsoft’s Win10 Creators Update will win back your trust

microsoft stock campus building

Microsoft slates end to security bulletins in February

Microsoft in February will stop issuing the detailed security bulletins that for nearly 20 years have provided information about vulnerabilities and patches.

windows store themes

Microsoft improves Cortana, Edge and Mobile in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15007

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15007, Microsoft's second build in a week, adds improvements both functional (in Edge, Cortana, and Mobile) and aesthetic (a new themes section in the Store).

windows 10 shortcuts hp

EFF warily applauds Windows 10's data collection changes

Recent concessions by Microsoft in the data its Windows 10 "phones home" to company servers won cautious praise from one critic this week.

windows 10

The 22 best changes in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002

Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002 into the wild on January 9, an absolutely massive update that makes changes both large and small to your PC. Here are the most notable improvements.

windows 10 laptop pc

Your Windows 10 PC may soon lock itself when you walk away

The latest Windows 10 build has a new security feature called Dynamic Lock that may automatically lock your PC when you're not there.

microsoft windows 10 sign

Microsoft makes minor concessions on Windows 10 data collection

Microsoft on Tuesday promised that it will dial back diagnostic data collection from Windows 10 devices when users select the "Basic" setting for the controversial harvesting.

Top 25 Windows 10 Free Tools

Fix Windows 10 problems with these free Microsoft tools

A handful of free tools can be used to repair most problems on Windows 10 PCs -- and they’re all provided by Microsoft. Here’s how to use them.

windows 10 upcoming privacy settings

Windows 10's privacy settings will be simpler but more limited with Creators' Update

Microsoft said Tuesday that it's launched a simplified privacy dashboard for Windows 10 users. It also plans changes to the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update that will adjust the level of privacy controls, though not always to the...

microsoft headquarters

Microsoft releases one of its smallest monthly security patch bundles

Microsoft has released one of its smallest monthly patch bundles ever, with only three vulnerabilities fixed across its entire product portfolio.

Predictions for the Future of Programming

6 hybrid tablets we want to see in 2017

Rumors are flying about the next big thing in the tablet hybrid market. Here are six devices we hope to see in 2017.

windows 10 laptop pc

Microsoft lets some Windows 10 users hit pause on updates

Microsoft delivered a new Windows 10 build that addresses long-standing complaints about the operating system's update practices.

BSOD

Microsoft is retiring the Blue Screen of Death for some users

Microsoft is turning the BSOD into a GSOD for users of its Windows 10 beta.

A Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10

Microsoft will let some users take a time out on Windows 10 updates

Microsoft is giving users some more control over Windows 10 updates, with a new beta build of its operating system released Monday.

windows tips tricks

Windows 10 tips and tricks for Wi-Fi and networking

There have been many changes in Windows 10, especially since the first anniversary update last August, officially called version 1607. Here are some of the most important changes related to the Wi-Fi and networking aspects of Windows...

race finish

Microsoft’s OS supremacy over Apple to end in 2017

Apple will jump ahead of Microsoft this year as shipments of devices powered by its operating systems are expected to outnumber those running Windows.

closed sign

Microsoft closes the door on Visual Studio’s Team Rooms

For future collaboration, Microsoft encourages alternatives like Slack or its own Team Services

Load More