Microsoft fixes Windows 10 issue behind displays going black

Microsoft fixes Windows 10 issue behind displays going black

Microsoft says that it fixed a known issue affecting devices running Windows 10, version 2004 since June and causing external displays to go black when drawing in certain applications including Microsoft Office Word and Whiteboard. After impacted external monitors go black, users will also see that their graphics cards are marked as having issues in the Windows […]

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The Windows XP source code was allegedly leaked online

The Windows XP source code was allegedly leaked online

The source code for Windows XP SP1 and other versions of the operating system was allegedly leaked online today. The leaker claims to have spent the last two months compiling a collection of leaked Microsoft source code. This 43GB collection was then released today as a torrent on the 4chan forum . Included in this torrent is the alleged source code […]

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Many businesses still dependent on outdated software

Many businesses still dependent on outdated software

A significant portion of the country’s businesses still rely on old, dead operating systems, which puts them at grave cybersecurity risk. Research by Kaspersky found that four in ten of very small businesses (VSB), and roughly half of small and medium-sized businesses (SMB), still rely on operating systems such as Windows XP or Windows 7 which are […]

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Windows 7 usage finally starting to fall

Windows 7 usage finally starting to fall

Figures show solid rise for Windows 10 at the same time. As the Windows 7 end of life date draws closer, users are finally starting to move over to Windows 10 in greater numbers. According to the latest operating system market share figures from Net Applications Windows 7’s share of the overall market (which includes Apple’s operating […]

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Most NHS computers haven’t switched to Windows 10

Most NHS computers haven’t switched to Windows 10

Windows 7 is still the preferred OS for more than a million of devices. More than a million computers belonging to the NHS are currently running the Windows 7 operating system, which some MPs see as a potential problem. The operating system in itself is not the problem, according to Jo Platt MP, shadow cabinet office minister, […]

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The end of the desktop?

The end of the desktop?

We’ve been predicting for a while that Microsoft is moving us away from its PC-centric Windows operating system to a cloud-based rental version of Windows. Now, with the Windows Virtual Desktop beta finally showing up, we’re a step closer to the death of the PC. When the first PC was released it changed everything. Before it, […]

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