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You still can’t turn off Windows 10’s built-in spyware

Microsoft is reducing the data it collects from your Windows 10 PCs, but what does that really mean? Good question. Microsoft isn’t saying.

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Microsoft tries (again) to get people off Windows 7

Company says it's becoming hard to secure the old OS.

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Microsoft labels Windows 7 'outdated' as it stumps for 10

Microsoft on Monday reminded Windows 7 customers that they have just three years of support remaining and urged them to upgrade to Windows 10.

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Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds

Now updated for build 15007, released on Jan. 12, 2017: Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 Redstone as they roll out from Microsoft.

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With change to cumulative Windows updates, Microsoft admits IE's fading role in the enterprise

Microsoft on Friday said it will again provide Internet Explorer security patches as a separate download. The move is a tacit admission that the browser is losing ground in the workplace.

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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.

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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.

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New Windows 10 build is a monster update

The first update of the year adds more new features than any previous build.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Microsoft's January patch release is among its smallest ever

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

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Microsoft lets some Windows 10 users hit pause on updates

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

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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...

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Microsoft closes door on Visual Studio’s Team Rooms

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

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The year ahead for Java, JavaScript, Swift and Universal Windows

Java and Swift will see significant upgrades, while JavaScript frameworks and Microsoft tooling will transform

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Battle lines drawn as Chromebooks, Windows PCs renew rivalry at CES

Microsoft wants a go-to Chromebook competitor, and it may be getting a few in upcoming Windows 10 PCs with ARM chips.

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Asus's super-thin ZenBook 3 Deluxe packs in Kaby Lake, Thunderbolt 3

Asus' Zenbook 3 Deluxe won't get as much love as the company's Zenfone AR smartphone with Google Tango, but it's a stunningly thin laptop with some great features.

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