Category: Microsoft

Microsoft Exec Blames WannaCry Ransomware on NSA Vulnerability Hoarding Program

Microsoft Exec Blames WannaCry Ransomware on NSA Vulnerability Hoarding Program

| May 15, 2017

Microsoft’s Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith has penned a blog post today, accusing the NSA of stockpiling exploits, failing to protect its hacking tools, and indirectly causing the WannaCry ransomware outbreak. Smith is asking for a collective action between software vendors, cyber-security researchers, and governments across the world, “to take a different approach and adhere […]

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Unofficial Windows 10 Creators Update Changelog

Unofficial Windows 10 Creators Update Changelog

| April 8, 2017

Microsoft is set to launch the Windows 10 Creators Update next week, on Tuesday, on April 11, at which time we’ll have all the official details about the company’s next major Windows 10 version. In the meantime, Microsoft has published a list of data the Creators Update (CU) will collect from users, and has started […]

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Windows 10 Started Showing Ads on LockScreen — Here's How to Turn It OFF

Windows 10 Started Showing Ads on LockScreen — Here’s How to Turn It OFF

| February 27, 2016

If you’ve upgraded your older version of Windows OS to an all new Windows 10 operating system then you may have noticed an advertisement appearing on your desktop or laptop’s lock screen over the past couple of days. Yes, this is what Microsoft has chosen to generate revenue after offering Free Windows 10 Download to […]

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Just like Windows 10, Windows 7 & 8 also spy on you

Just like Windows 10, Windows 7 & 8 also spy on you

| September 14, 2015

No plan to install Windows 10 due to Microsoft’s controversial data mining and privacy invasions within the operating system? Well, Windows 7 and Windows 8 OS users should also be worried as Windows 10 spying is now headed their way too… Microsoft has been caught installing latest updates onto Windows 7 and Windows 8 computers that […]

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Windows 10 Automatic Updates Start Causing Problems

Windows 10 Automatic Updates Start Causing Problems

| July 29, 2015

Last week Microsoft MSFT +1.26% confirmed every Windows 10 update will mandatory and installed automatically. This was met with a hostile reception from Forbes readers with over 100 comments on my news article voicing their concern. And now some of those fears have been realised… With just four days left before launch, Windows 10’s policy […]

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Windows 10 Arrives on July 29

Windows 10 Arrives on July 29

| June 3, 2015

It’s official: Microsoft’s Windows 10 will be available on July 29. By the end of next month, Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users canupgrade to Windows 10 for free or buy a new PC with the new OS pre-installed. The initial OS release will be limited to PCs and tablets. A Windows 10 upgrade for […]

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Win7 reaches milestone; prepare for its demise

Win7 reaches milestone; prepare for its demise

| January 11, 2015

By Susan Bradley It might be difficult to believe, but on Jan. 13 we begin the final countdown for Windows 7. On that date, one of Microsoft’s best and most successful versions of Windows hits its official “end of mainstream support.” Here’s what that means for all Win7 users. Windows 7 enters its extended-support phase […]

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