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Windows 11 2022 Update is the version enterprises can move to

Microsoft just released the first major feature update to Windows 11, version 22H2. It includes a number of user interface and productivity enhancements, as well as a new AI-assisted security feature.

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Windows 11 22H2: Small but welcome changes

A handful of tweaks improve the Start menu, Task Manager, and File Explorer, but the most anticipated new feature is absent.

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As Windows 11 22H2 draws near, Windows 10 hangs on

If your company is still largely running Windows 10 and you’re not at all sure when you’ll move to Windows 11, you’ve got company.

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Critical zero-days make September's Patch Tuesday a 'Patch Now' release

Microsoft focused on Windows with this month's big patch release, pushing out 63 updates affecting the operating system, Microsoft Office and the Visual Studio and .NET platforms. The release came amid reports of three publicly...

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Coming in Windows 11 22H2, a change of update cadence?

While Microsoft has yet to confirm it officially, the software maker is expected to soon announce not only new features for Windows 11 but also a change in how often it rolls out new versions.

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Email woes gotcha worried? How to fix problems and fend off attacks

Email has become a major vector for attackers, prompting ISPs to tighten up their defenses. That, in turn, may be causing some issues for behind-the-times email users. Here's how to sort things out.

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What excites you about Windows 11? Inquiring minds want to know....

With Windows 11 22H2 arriving soon, some users may be ready to make the jump from Windows 10. If so, I want to hear from you.

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Windows 11 22H2 arrives soon — are you ready to deploy?

The newest version of Windows 11 will be here soon, and if you've got new hardware, deployment shouldn't be a problem. But for Windows 10 users with older PCs, that's not necessarily the case.

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Patch Tuesday update addresses 123 vulnerabilities, two critical zero-days

This month's Patch Tuesday deals with a variety of security issues in Microsoft Windows, Office, Exchange, and Visual Studio. It's a broad update across Microsoft products that will require planning and testing before general...

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17 ways to speed up Windows 10

If you want to optimize Windows 10, take a few minutes to try out these tips to speed up your PC and make it less prone to performance and system issues.

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Before you know it, Windows 11 22H2 will be here

And Windows 10 22H2 will arrive this fall, as well. Are you ready?

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Tech hiring enters the Big Freeze

A growing number of tech companies are starting to put the brakes on hiring, but is now the time for them to be stepping back from investing in talent?

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As technology evolves, obsolescence is a given

Remember the old TV show ‘The Jetsons’? How is it that people in the near future never seemed to worry about outdated technology?

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What Microsoft’s results might tell us about Apple’s business

Microsoft confirmed slowing PC sales, attributing this to COVID-19. But could Apple Silicon be eating into the edges of the PC business?

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Microsoft weathers the financial storm with 12% revenue growth

Despite some tricky global headwinds, Microsoft continues to post strong results, buoyed by its cloud business, which surpassed $25 billion in quarterly revenue for the first time.

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For SMBs, Microsoft offers a new layer of server protection

Microsoft this month unveiled a preview of server protection aimed at small and mid-sized businesses, bundling the added security with Microsoft Defender for Business.

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Netflix to launch ad-supported tier with Microsoft in 2023

The streaming giant lost fewer subscribers than expected during the second quarter of 2022, and hopes that a new ad-supported tier will boost growth.

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Microsoft Teams now lets users send short video clip messages

The new asynchronous video chat tool is one of several Teams announcements from Inspire this week, including collaborative annotations and the Excel Live app in Teams meetings.

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Microsoft brings social network-style ‘stories’ to work

The company offered up its take on Facebook and Instagram Stories at Inspire, as Yammer Communities becomes Viva Engage.

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Thinking of an in-place Windows upgrade? Here's how to do it.

Not so long ago, IT admins would scorn the use of an in-place upgrade for Windows hardware. But you don't have to do everything from scratch now.

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