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Microsoft starts Windows 10's 1803-to-1903 forced upgrade

The company said it's starting the process of upgrading Windows 10 PCs running last year's April update and moving those PCs to the latest version of the operating system.

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Microsoft OneNote cheat sheet

Part of Microsoft’s Office suite and built into Windows 10, OneNote is a robust note-taking app that is also available as a free standalone product. Here’s how to get up and running with OneNote for Windows 10.

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How to manage Microsoft Windows BitLocker

Use these techniques to inventory your network to determine which devices have BitLocker.

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How to use the setfactl and getfactl commands: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the setfacl and getfacl commands. They allow you to establish and report on file permissions that reach beyond the traditional read, write and execute permissions on Linux systems.

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Upcoming Windows 10 1909: Update or upgrade? Microsoft clarifies

The next version of Windows 10, due out this fall, will continue to offer Windows Update for Business controls, the company says.

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Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the Insider Preview builds

Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 19H2 and 20H1 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18362.10005 for 19H2, released on July 15, 2019.

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Microsoft previews 'chromified' Edge's group policies to win enterprise approval

Hoping to catch the interest of IT admins, Microsoft is offering a sneak peek of group policies they could use to manage the still-under-development "full-Chromium" Edge.

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How to use the rev command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn the command that reverses text – the rev (reverse) command. At first glance, this command may not seem helpful. But, there are times that it can be quite useful.

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Zoom fixes webcam flaw for Macs, but security concerns linger

The desktop chat app firm this week came under fire for moving slowly to close a potential security flaw affecting macOS users.

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How to set up Microsoft Cloud App Security

This new add-on will let you set up alerts about suspicious sign-on activity for Office 365 and other cloud apps.

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A challenging Patch Tuesday for legacy Windows platforms

This is a big Patch Tuesday for some Windows users. Older systems such as Windows 7 and Server 2008 need both urgent and important updates to resolve publicly disclosed and exploited vulnerabilities. If you are running later versions...

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New Windows 7 'security-only' update installs telemetry/snooping, uh, feature

Three years ago, Microsoft promised to keep Win7 and 8.1 updated with two tracks of patches - Monthly Rollups that include everything and “security-only” patches that are supposed to be limited to security fixes. Guess what just...

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Throwback Thursday: Hardly worth mentioning

Well, she thought you were looking for some weird explanation.

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Windows 10 cheat sheet

Get to know the interface, features and shortcuts in Microsoft's latest operating system. (Now updated for the Windows 10 May 2019 Update.)

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Microsoft’s Windows Update system is broken. Will it ever be fixed?

It’s a bad sign when companies answer complaints and concerns with corporate doublespeak.

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for KB4507453 (OS Build 18362.239), released July 9, 2019.

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4 big, fat, pesky problems with Android Q gestures

Here's hoping Google gets 'em fixed before Q gets finalized.

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Microsoft pares Windows 10 feature upgrades to 1 a year

In a multi-part announcement spread across three blog posts, Microsoft has again given its Windows 10 update model a shake. Here's what the changes mean.

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