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Finally, Windows Media Player is getting an upgrade

Like any other operating system, Windows has always come with its set of first-party utilities for the most basic needs, from calculators to media players to drawing tools. Most of these haven’t seen any notable update in years, possibly decades, like the venerable Microsoft Paint that has remained the same since 2012 until recently. It seems […]

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Microsoft finally fixes PrintNightmare vulnerability with KB5005031 and KB5005033 updates

To help address the ongoing problems with the so-called PrintNightmare vulnerability (CVE-2021-34527), Microsoft has announced a change to the default behavior of the Point and Print feature in Windows. The change has been delivered via the KB5005033 and KB5005031 update and means that in order to install printer drivers, users will have to have administrative privileges. This […]

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Microsoft retire’s Windows 10 in Oct 2025

Ahead of Microsoft’s big announcement about the ‘next generation of Windows’ (just 10 days from today) the OS maker has issued an important support notice for Windows 10 users. Microsoft’s Product Lifecycle pages have been updated to clearly signal the retirement date for Windows 10 Home, Pro, Pro Education, Pro for Workstations. Chiseled into the gravestone, by […]

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Windows 10: Become a pro with these 11 hacks

This is your guide to mastering Windows 10, including taking screenshots, shutting down background apps and saving your battery. cnet.comWhether you’ve been using Windows 10 for years or have only recently upgraded, there are plenty of new and old tips, tricks and hidden features to learn that will make using your laptop every day faster and smoother. […]

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Windows 10 May 2020 Update review:

The next update to Windows 10 is right around the corner, keeping in line with the twice-a-year update schedule — once in the spring and once in the fall. Known as the Windows 10 May 2020 Update, this one seeks to tweak some things across the operating system that’s now used on 1 billion devices across the world. That […]

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Get Microsoft Office For Free

Microsoft Office can be expensive: The stand-alone versions of the software, which are becoming increasingly rare as Microsoft grows Office 365, start around $150 and only go up from there. Subscriptions to Office apps start at $7 per month or $70 per year, and prices quickly increase for professional versions of the software. While future versions […]

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How to backup your computer

Don’t put it off: Read our step-by-step guide to backing up your computer Viruses, malware, and ransomware pose an ever-present threat to modern internet users. That’s why it’s more important than ever that you know how to back up your computer. Making sure all of your most important files and folders are locked away somewhere […]

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Windows 10: A guide to the Insider Preview builds

Microsoft never sleeps. Even before the Windows 10 November 2019 Update (version 1909) started to roll out, the company began working on upcoming feature updates to Windows 10. As it did with version 1909, Microsoft has been releasing a series of public preview builds to members of Microsoft’s Windows Insider Program. In December 2019, Microsoft also […]

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