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FTC Threatens Legal Action Against Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo

Have you seen those little “warranty broken if removed” stickers on the back of your console? Yeah? Turns out the FTC says they’re super illegal. Everyone has probably noticed a little sticker on the back…

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Microsoft’s new Windows 10 S will take on Chrome OS

Microsoft’s Windows 10 S is targeted at classrooms, and top PC makers will ship low-cost laptops with the OS in summer Microsoft hopes a new Windows 10 operating system called Windows 10 S will usurp…

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Updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 on Kaby and Ryzen are now blocked

Well, the day has arrived. We previously reported that Microsoft had plans to block users of Kaby Lake and Ryzen systems from installing or updating Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. The company has gone ahead…

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Massive uproar on alleged Windows 10 built-in ‘keylogger’ feature

There is currently massive uproar on Reddit about a privacy setting of Windows 10. The privacy setting “Send Microsoft info about how I write to help us improve typing and writing in the future” is…

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Microsoft to make Windows 10 compulsory for new Kaby Lake and Ryzen CPUs?

Last year, Microsoft made it clear that only Windows 10 would officially support the newest processors from Intel and AMD – Kaby Lake and Ryzen respectively – but a new support article posted by the…

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Microsoft patches zero-days in Windows and Internet Explorer

During yesterday’s Patch Tuesday, Microsoft fixed 3 zero-days in Windows and Internet Explorer that were actively attacked. In total the company patched 140 vulnerabilities. A vulnerability in Internet Explorer allowed an attacker to take control over…

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Windows Vista Users Given 30-Day Notice For Support Termination

Hardware enthusiasts that read HotHardware surely aren’t running a tired and busted operating system like Windows Vista, right? Besides the fact that the OS was widely panned following its release on January 30th 2007, Windows Vista is…

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Sony, Microsoft Lobby Against Right To Repair Bills (Yet Refuse To Talk About It)

Last week, we noted how Apple was one of several companies lobbying against a right to repair bill in Nebraska. The bill would make it easier for consumers to repair their own products and find…

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Google discloses actively exploited Windows vulnerability just 10 days after reporting it to Microsoft

Google today shared details about a security flaw in Windows, just 10 days after disclosing it to Microsoft on October 21. To make matters worse, Google says it is aware that this critical Windows vulnerability…

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Microsoft Windows XP Turns 15

Microsoft releases the operating system Windows XP, the successor to both Windows 2000 and Windows ME. Designed to unify the Windows NT line and Windows 95 line of operating systems, Windows XP was not replaced…

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