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Windows 10 S has started to roll out on Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop with a bold claim; the computers are immune to all current ransomware.  The boast comes up a time when ransomware attacks have started to peak after a five month low.  Unfortunately, in order to provide a secure platform, Microsoft has taken extreme measures to lock down their operating system. The reason that Microsoft can make the claim …

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Windows 10 was sold with the promise that it would be the final operating system that users would ever own.  As we approach the two year anniversary of its launch, Microsoft is holding fast to its promise, however, many IT departments are displeased with what this final solution means for businesses. Software as a service (SaaS) is the dream solution for IT managers, at least when it works correctly.  Software …

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Microsoft isn’t subtle when it talks about the security limitations of Windows 7.  In a recent blog post, Microsoft made it clear that even with regular patches; Windows 7 is no longer a secure option for users in 2017. This warning from Microsoft comes in no small part due to the end of support deadline for the ten year old operating system. Outdated operating system retention is a major problem …

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Microsoft first announced the Windows 10 Creators Update back in October with a number of features geared towards content creators. This week, Microsoft revealed that the planned update will also include an expanded array of tools to improve the user experience of enterprise class customers.  If you’ve held out this long, the Creators Update may make spring the perfect time to upgrade to Window 10. The Windows 10 Creators Update …

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There was a time when operating system upgrades were only pursued as the result of system failure.  Dead hard drive?  Might as well install a new OS on the new one.  Need to replace your whole computer?  It’s going to come with a new OS.  The problem is that this break-fix mentality has no place in the modern internet-driven world.  Software updates and new operating systems are now pushed out regularly …

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Microsoft has confirmed that they will be ending the Windows 10 free upgrade incentive program on July 29th, a little less than three months from now.  The incentive program is an effort by Microsoft to encourage early adopters and create a single, unified support platform for all future upgrades.  After July 29th, users will need to purchase the full version of Windows 10 for $119. Windows 10 experienced a rocky …

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Windows 10 launched earlier this week, and for the most part, has been well received by critics and public alike.  Unfortunately, one new feature has left many early adopters rightfully uncomfortable. Upon upgrading to Windows 10, users are presented with the same type of Privacy Statement that 99% of all customers ignore, but what is written there is enough to make anyone uneasy.  The following is an excerpt from that …

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The Windows 10 release day is less than a week away, but there is nothing typical about this launch.  Because the majority of PC users will receive Windows 10 as a free upgrade, Microsoft has staggered the release of the operating system.  Current opt-in upgrade users will get first access, with everyone else following later in the year. Windows 10 will be officially released to the public on July 29th, …

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The Windows 10 rumor mill has been in full swing since January of last year, but up until now, there was very little concrete information about the next operating system installment.  This week, Microsoft confirmed that Windows 10 will be a major paradigm shift in the traditional operating system business model.  Not only that, but for one year, Windows 10 will be offered as a free upgrade to all users …

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