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Microsoft plays creativity card in Windows pitch to consumers

Microsoft unveiled new hardware and named its first 2017 Windows 10 update as part of a new pitch to establish itself and the Windows ecosystem as centers for creativity.

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These are the 3 big reveals from Microsoft's Surface event

Microsoft unleashed a ton of Windows and Surface news on the world from New York on Wednesday, revealing new Windows features and brand new hardware. Here’s the run-down on the biggest news from the company’s two-hour-long...


Microsoft's Surface Studio is a powerful PC for creators

Microsoft's new Surface Studio is the company's first ever desktop PC and is aimed directly at the creator market, just the kind of people who typically buy Apple Macs.

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New Microsoft Surface Studio all-in-one is a creator's dream come true

The Dial, the high-res screen with 13.5 million pixels, the easy integration with other Surface devices. It's a great addition to the Microsoft line.


Disable Autoplay Settings In Windows 10

Use the AutoPlay settings to keep malicious files from downloading to your PC. Here's how.


Microsoft Surface Dial hands on

Mark Hachman shares first impressions of Microsoft's most eclectic new peripheral: a puck-shaped dial that places radial menus directly on Surface displays.


Microsoft blocks Belichick's anti-Surface blitz

Microsoft last week defended its five-year deal with the NFL after the coach of the New England Patriots trashed the company's tablet.


How to repair Windows 10's Master Boot Record

You should know how to repair your Master Boot Record, because if ransomware or some other disaster bricks your PC, you just might be able to save it. Here’s how.


Use Windows 10's Battery Saver to squeeze more life out of your laptop

Settings for screen brightness, low-power mode and more will help you last longer on a charge.

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Windows: When no growth is an improvement

Microsoft said revenue in the September quarter for the More Personal Computing group was down 2%, the second consecutive quarter of year-over-year declines.

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3 ways Windows Server 2016 is tackling security

Windows Server 2016 could be a generational shift in security on par with Bill Gates’ introduction of Trustworthy Computing in 2002.

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32% off Asus 15.6-Inch Laptop, 2.1GHz Core i3, 4GB RAM, 500GB Hard Drive, Windows 10 - Deal Alert

Housing multiple USB 3.0 ports for fast data transfer and the latest 802.11ac wireless for fast Internet connectivity, Asus promises it'll be fast and easy to get things done with their F555 laptop, currently discounted 32%.

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Free tool protects PCs from master boot record attacks

A new open-source tool called MBRFilter can protect the master boot record of Windows computers from modification by ransomware and other malicious attacks.

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Windows users face update bloat, and tough choices

Windows 10's cumulative updates have ballooned in size, and a similar bloat will affect the Windows 7 updates Microsoft revamped this month.

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Here's what’s so frustrating about Bill Belichick dissing the Microsoft Surface tablet

Gadgets, like their creators, are inherently flawed.


Review: HP Elite x3 Windows phone

Incredible hardware, Win32 apps, Continuum: the HP Elite x3 is the first Windows phone your friends are going to envy.

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UML to be ejected from Visual Studio

The company is removing UML support in Visual Studio 15 due to a lack of usage


What to do when you hate Windows 10

You have a few options for backing out of Windows 10, but most of them aren’t pretty.

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