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Blogger’s notebook: File Explorer tabs, Ignite, and Windows 11 22H2

It's a big week for Microsoft with the company's Ignite event taking place. With that backdrop, let's look at a few Windows tidbits to keep in mind.

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Android file transfer: How to move data between your phone and computer

Moving files between your Android device and a Windows PC, Mac, or Chromebook doesn't have to be difficult — or dependent on any cloud services.

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Windows 11 22H2 is out, so why isn’t your PC getting it?

Although the latest Windows 11 update was released two weeks ago, many users aren’t yet seeing it offered for download. Here’s why (and what you can do about it).

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Is it finally time to upgrade to Windows 11?

Microsoft's Windows 11 is now almost a year old and has gotten its first major update. If you've been waiting to upgrade, wait no more.

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Windows 11 22H2 gets a slew of new group policy changes

With the latest version of Windows 11 officially out, IT admins have a variety of group policy options at their disposal. Here's a look at what they do.

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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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Windows troubleshooting tips, tools, and techniques

Microsoft offers numerous useful tools that can help users and admins diagnose problems in Windows 10 and 11. Here’s how to use them for best results.

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When Windows updating goes bad — the case of the problematic patch

To update or not to update, for Windows users that is the monthly question. And with last month's KB5012170, you better get the answer right.

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For most users, Windows 11 22H2 doesn’t move the needle

Data from my informal survey shows most Windows 10 users are content with the status quo, and feel no pressure to move to Windows 11 — even with version 22H2 arriving soon.

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Microsoft OneNote cheat sheet

Built into Windows 10 and 11 integrated with Microsoft Office, OneNote is a robust note-taking app that’s free to use. Here’s how to get up and running with it quickly.

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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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Microsoft urges Windows users to run patch for DogWalk zero-day exploit

Despite previously claiming the DogWalk vulnerability did not constitute a security issue, Microsoft has now released a patch to stop attackers from actively exploiting the vulnerability.

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Parallels — the easiest way to run Windows on any Mac

Parallels Desktop 18 makes it easy to run Windows or Linux VMs on Intel and Apple Silicon Macs.

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