Windows

Windows Calculator will get a Graphing Mode: first look

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/17/windows-calculator-will-get-a-graphing-mode-first-look/

8 hrs ago

Microsoft released a new build to the Fast Ring Windows Insider channel yesterday. The update increases the build to version 19546 and one of the changes that it brings along with it […]

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Step away from that Windows 7 machine, order UK cyber-cops: It's not safe for managing your cash digitally

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/14/windows_7_uk_cybercops/

2 days ago

Mainstream support officially ends today

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Welcome to the 2020s: Booby-trapped Office files, NSA tipping off Windows cert-spoofing bugs, RDP flaws...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/14/patch_tuesday_january_2020/

2 days ago

Patch Tuesday Grab your Microsoft, Adobe, SAP, Intel, and VMware fixes now

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Are you getting it? Yes, armageddon it: Mass hysteria takes hold as the Windows 7 axe falls

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/14/windows_7_hysteria/

2 days ago

Only Linux, um, Windows 10 can save you!

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates January 2020 overview (end of Windows 7 support edition)

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/14/microsoft-windows-security-updates-january-2020-overview-end-of-windows-7-support-edition/

3 days ago

Welcome to the first Microsoft Patch Day overview of 2020 and the last Patch Day for the company's Windows 7 operating system (as well as for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server […]

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Windows 7 Support ends today: here are your options

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/14/windows-7-support-ends-today-here-are-your-options/

3 days ago

Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system has reached the end of its lifetime, at least for home users. Microsoft will release a final round of patches for the operating system later today before […]

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Rumor: Windows 10 Store for Business and Education are going away

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/13/rumor-windows-10-store-for-business-and-education-are-going-away/

4 days ago

When Microsoft launched the Windows 10 operating system in 2015, it included a Windows Store application designed as a central repository for applications and other offers. One of the main ideas behind […]

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Microsoft Windows 10 Search Indexer Diagnostics

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/12/microsoft-windows-10-search-indexer-diagnostics/

5 days ago

Microsoft released a new application for the company's Windows 10 operating system recently that helps administrators troubleshoot Windows Search related issues. Windows Search is a core part of the operating system as […]

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Hey kids! Ditch that LCD and get ready for the retro CRT world of Windows Terminal

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/10/windows_terminal_goes_retro/

6 days ago

An update inbound with Search, Settings and Scanlines

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Schedule your computer to shut down, restart, sleep with Adios - Shutdown timer for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/10/schedule-your-computer-to-shut-down-restart-sleep-with-adios-shutdown-timer-for-windows/

7 days ago

Not everyone shuts down their computer whenever they are finished with whatever they used it for. It's a good way to lower power consumption and also prevent an unexpected shutdown in case […]

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Windows 7 and Server 2008 end of support: What will change on 14 January?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/09/windows_7_server_2008_end_of_support/

7 days ago

Businesses have many options, but with 25% of Windows users still on 7, security is a worry

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Shhh! It's us, Microsoft. Yes, it's 2020. We're here with a new build of Windows 10

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/09/windows_insider_build/

7 days ago

Ghost of Windows Future takes a bow while the Ghost of Windows Past spots XP in the wild

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Google Chrome will support Windows 7 until at least July 2021

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/10/google-chrome-will-support-windows-7-until-at-least-july-2021/

7 days ago

Microsoft will end support for its Windows 7 operating system next week on January 14, 2020. The last Patch Day for Windows 7 will provide users with a last round of security […]

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Microsoft Partners may request Windows Update blocks if drivers are incompatible

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/09/microsoft-partners-may-request-windows-update-blocks-if-drivers-are-incompatible/

a week ago

A new document by Microsoft reveals that Microsoft Partners may request Windows Update blocks for their devices or hardware if they find out that certain drivers are incompatible with new feature updates […]

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Notes is a simple and free note-taking application for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/09/notes-is-a-simple-and-free-note-taking-application-for-windows/

a week ago

Sometimes, we may need a quick way to write down something. Notes is a simple and free note-taking application for Windows that can be used for that. The program is portable, but […]

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Batch-Image-Cropper is a new free image cropping program for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/06/batch-image-cropper-is-a-new-free-image-cropping-program-for-windows/

2 weeks ago

Resizing many images at the same time is one thing, but cropping them can be a pain due to the manual effort involved. BIC - Batch-Image-Cropper is a new free image cropping […]

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PicoTorrent is an open source lightweight Bittorrent client for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/04/picotorrent-is-an-open-source-lightweight-bittorrent-client-for-windows/

2 weeks ago

qBittorrent is arguably the go-to choice for many users, with Deluge and Transmission being good alternatives. And if you're still using uTorrent, you probably shouldn't. PicoTorrent is another option that you could […]

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Enable dark theme on Windows 10 with a single click or hotkey using Easy Dark Mode

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/02/enable-dark-theme-on-windows-10-with-a-single-click-or-hotkey-using-easy-dark-mode/

2 weeks ago

Dark themes have been gaining popularity over the past few years among computer and mobile users, and companies have started to integrate dark modes into their programs and operating systems. Darker themes […]

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The perils of running Windows 10 on a 4K monitor

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/02/the-perils-of-running-windows-10-on-a-4k-monitor/

2 weeks ago

As you may know already, I bought a brand new 4K monitor from LG last month to improve my productivity further and check out how good, or not, 4K has become on […]

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Empty the recycle bin on Windows boot with the free Auto Recycle Bin tool

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/01/empty-the-recycle-bin-on-windows-boot-with-the-free-auto-recycle-bin-tool/

2 weeks ago

How often do you delete files? And how many of those go to the recycle bin? When was the last time you emptied the bin? Simple questions that experienced users may be […]

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