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Windows 10 1803 Upgrade Issues The Black Desktop Of Death And How To Fix It

Many users of Windows 10 got a surprise in the last couple of days – the 1803 Feature Update (also known as the “April 2018 Update”, which started rolling out a few weeks ago, forced…

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Microsoft working to fix Chrome freezing issues in latest Windows 10 update

Microsoft is working to fix some device freezing and crashing issues with Google’s Chrome browser with the new Windows 10 April 2018 Update. The software maker was forced to delay rolling out its Windows 10…

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Buggy Win10 1709 cumulative update KB 4074588 redlining, bluescreening, borking USB

At least it isn’t as bad as last month’s three cumulative updates for the bestest version of Windows 10 — on Jan. 3, Jan. 18, and Jan. 31 — but many people running the latest…

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Windows 10 Creators Update Privacy Issues

This week Microsoft will begin the slowish rollout of its big update to Windows 10, the Creators Update. Right now, it’s doing a little damage control, and preempting complaints about privacy, by listing the types…

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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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Intel’s Kaby Lake and AMD’s Zen processors will only support Windows 10

It’s no secret that Microsoft wants you to upgrade to Windows 10. Like, really badly. Microsoft’s pulled out all the stops it can think of, even going so far as to limit support for new…

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Microsoft locks some Group Policy options to Enterprise editions in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Today, we surprisingly discovered that Microsoft has secretly changed the availability of some Group Policy options in Windows 10 version 1607. Windows 10 version 1607 “Anniversary Update” has reduced the control via Group Policy that…

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Microsoft will make Cortana mandatory in Anniversary Update

Virtual personal assistants and chatbots are all the rage these days. But while some of them, like Siri, Alexa, or even Cortana, are interesting and at times even useful, they aren’t exactly suited for all…

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Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 New Monthly Charge

For months Microsoft has been describing Windows 10 “as a service” and now we know why. Microsoft is going to introduce a monthly subscription fee for Windows 10 use… That cost will be $7 per…

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