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Why 16 is the new 8 for Windows 10

Microsoft’s Teams collaboration platform has become something of a memory hog, meaning Windows 10 users need at least 16GB of RAM to keep things running smoothly.

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Windows Update for Business: details, details

Though most Windows 10 users assume Windows update for Business is mainly for, well, business use, it offers plenty of options for controlling updates and working with Intune.

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Microsoft hands IT admins beefed-up Windows release health hub

The Windows release health dashboard, which the company previewed at its Ignite conference, details known issues and blockers affecting Windows 10.

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Everything you need to know about Windows 10X

Microsoft’s messaging around its upcoming Windows 10 variant has changed over time. You have questions? We have answers.

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Patch Tuesday recap: This month, an ‘Ides of March’ update?

As the month winds down, some users may still be having issues with problematic printer drivers and updates. Here’s how to move beyond them.

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How to replace Edge as the default browser in Windows 10 — and why you shouldn’t

Here’s how to make Chrome, Firefox, or another browser the primary one in Windows 10. (But are you sure you want to?)

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Microsoft urges enterprise to test Windows 10 21H1 as May launch looms

The has not yet announced a launch date for this year's Windows 10 update, the first feature upgrade of 2021.

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Too many desktop eggs in one cloud basket?

The future of the desktop may be on the cloud, but that doesn't mean it's a great idea.

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Microsoft, we need to have a talk

This time it's not us, it's you, Microsoft. Your patching process and flawed updates are still creating problems.

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How to choose the right Windows 10 preview and update channels

Individual users and IT administrators alike are confused by the options Microsoft offers for Windows 10 Insider Previews and updates. Here’s help choosing the best method of testing and updating Windows 10 for yourself or your...

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Stuck on Windows 10 1909? Some workarounds on moving forward

The next feature release of Windows 10, 21H1, is due out in the next couple months. But what happens if you’re still on an older version and want to get unstuck? Here’s what to do.

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Windows 10’s Remote Desktop options explained

Should you use Remote Desktop Connection, the Remote Desktop app, or MSRDC Windows Desktop to access Windows 10 PCs remotely? We detail the options and provide some troubleshooting tips in case things go wrong.

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Patch Exchange now, and test your Windows updates

If it weren't for some serious security issues involving on-premises Microsoft Exchange servers, I'd say things look pretty good for this month's batch of patches.

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Users condemn Microsoft for removing KB IDs from some bug documentation

The company moved away from the identifier in some Windows update release notes — it had been used for decades — and users remain angry.

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What's in the latest Edge update? Vertical tabs for all, and faster start-ups

Version 89 of Microsoft's Edge browser kills off 33 security vulnerabilities and is supposed to boost startup times by up to 41%.

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Pause Patch Tuesday updates, watch out for Exchange server attacks

It’s usually better to wait when Microsoft releases its monthly updates to avoid potential problems. That’s true for March. But companies using Microsoft Exchange should make sure they’re not affected by recent attacks.

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When Windows bug fixes go bad, IT can now roll back individual changes

Microsoft this week unveiled 'Known Issue Rollback,' which allows IT admins roll back individual non-security elements of an update if the change breaks something.

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Of February’s patches, Ignite, and the fate of Windows 10 feature releases

February's over, so it's time to focus on this week's Microsoft Ignite event — and what the company has in mind for future features updates for Windows 10.

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