operating systems

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Editor goes head to head with Grammarly

Microsoft looks to improve your writing with new Grammarly competitor
31 Mar 2020
operating systems

Don't like Windows 10? Here's how to uninstall it

You can also use Linux alongside Windows 10 for a dual-boot setup
31 Mar 2020
operating systems

Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?

Can the open-source OS really stand up to Microsoft's enterprise juggernaut?
31 Mar 2020

WireGuard VPN bundled into latest Linux release

Version 5.6 includes features such as USB 4 support and inclusion of the popular open-source virtual private network
31 Mar 2020
operating systems

How to get help in Windows 10

Find out how to get expert help and support for Windows 10 from Microsoft and others
30 Mar 2020
operating systems

17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them

Tips covering everything from upgrade issues and freeing up storage, to solving privacy errors and using safe mode
26 Mar 2020
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft puts Windows development on lockdown

The tech giant will only work on essential security updates for all Windows iterations from May onwards
25 Mar 2020
operating systems

How to upgrade to Windows 10 for free

The free upgrade window closed in 2016, but you can still upgrade to Windows 10 for free
23 Mar 2020
cyber security

Hackers expose yet another Windows 10 vulnerability

A patch could take weeks to arrive
23 Mar 2020
operating systems

Report: Apple is aware of iOS 13 hotspot disconnect issue

Apple gives authorized service providers a workaround until it fixes the issue
23 Mar 2020
Microsoft Windows

Windows Defender bug causes files to be skipped during malware scans

Early investigations suggest the issue may relate to a recent botched Windows 10 update
23 Mar 2020
operating systems

Google bins Chrome 82 development amid coronavirus delays

Company is skipping ahead to 83, which will be promoted when Chrome 81 is out of the beta channel
23 Mar 2020
Google Android

Google suspends all Chrome releases due to adjusted work schedules

No Chrome updates during reduced work schedules
20 Mar 2020

Microsoft Edge branded as ‘worrisome’ for user privacy

Research claims the web browser sends telemetry data and URLs to back-end servers
18 Mar 2020
Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 hits one billion active devices

Microsoft reaches its target two years later, after the death of its mobile OS and Windows 7
17 Mar 2020
Microsoft Windows

Bill Gates leaves Microsoft's board of directors

Looking back at the Harvard dropout who changed the world of business
16 Mar 2020
Microsoft Windows

How to screenshot in Windows 10

Windows 10 offers eight ways to take a screenshot. Which do you prefer?
13 Mar 2020

Microsoft Build shifts to a virtual setting amid coronavirus scare

A little late to the virtualization party, Microsoft Build finally joins Facebook F8 and Google I/O in moving online
13 Mar 2020
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft quickly releases patch for wormable SMB flaw

Flaw was leaked yesterday and fixed today
12 Mar 2020
operating systems

Dear Jon, I’ve gone and bought a Mac…

When making the leap from Windows to Mac, it can be hard to make a smooth transition
9 Mar 2020
Microsoft Office

How to password protect a Word document

Protect your sensitive Word documents with a password.
6 Mar 2020
operating systems

Windows 10 vs Windows 8.1: which is best for you?

We rate Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 in a number of key categories for professional users
5 Mar 2020
operating systems

How to factory reset Windows 10

If your Windows 10 system isn't playing ball, you can reset it back to its factory conditions
4 Mar 2020