Along with the Windows 10 updates, Patch Tuesday updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 have also begun rolling out. As usual, Windows 7 updates are only for those who have opted for paid patches.
Microsoft has issued a reminder that it is retiring Windows Thin PC next month. The SKU is based on Windows Embedded Standard 7 and is a stripped down version of Windows 7 for low performance PCs.
In this week's recap, we take a look at yet another version of PrintNightmare, the confirmation of Humankind launching on Game Pass day one, and much more. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
Along with Windows 10, cumulative updates are rolling out to Windows 8.1 and eligible Windows 7 users. There are fixes for the recent vulnerabilities, along with the usual crop of improvements.
Microsoft has released another patch for the critical PrintNightmare vulnerability. It makes major changes to the Point and Print functionality on Windows, and immediate installation is recommended.
Microsoft has announced that it is expanding App Assure to support Windows 365. Customers can now engage directly with Microsoft in case they face compatibility issues on its latest offering.
In addition to serving cumulative updates for Windows 10, Microsoft is releasing patches for Windows 8.1 and eligible Windows 7 users. They bring security improvements and other fixes.
This past week has seen PrintNightmare patches come out (and be contested), the arrival of new Insider builds, additional Game Pass games, and more. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
Despite claims to the contrary, Microsoft says that its PrintNightmare patch works as intended. It states that security researchers who are calling it ineffective are using insecure configurations.
Security researchers are reporting that Microsoft's fix for the PrintNightmare vulnerability that rolled out to most Windows versions is ineffective, and can let attackers completely bypass it.
According to a FAQ document published by Lenovo, Windows 7 users will not be able to upgrade to Windows 11 directly and will need to do a fresh install if they plan to make a jump to Windows 11.
Microsoft has offered some further mitigations against the highly dangerous PrintNightmare exploit. The company has also given it a CVSS rating of 8.8/10, which almost awards it "critical" severity.
An exploit called "PrintNightmare" is being investigated by Microsoft. It potentially affects all versions of Windows. U.S. CISA has marked it as "critical" as it can lead to remote code execution.
Nvidia today announced that it will stop providing Gamer Ready Driver updates for OS generations older than Windows 10, starting this October. The only exception is for critical security updates.
Microsoft is rolling out the monthly patches for Windows 7 users that have opted to pay for Extended Security Updates and for Windows 8.1 users. Here's what's new in these updates.
The monthly Patch Tuesday updates for all supported Windows versions are out, including for Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 users, with the latter available to extended security update subscribers.
A new acquisition, new content for games, and even new Surface devices were all unveiled this week. If you haven't had time to catch up, make sure to do so via our handy weekly recap.
Microsoft has released its monthly set of updates for all supported versions of Windows. As usual, that includes Windows 8.1 and, for those paying for extended security updates, Windows 7.
The week that's just gone by has brought us news of the ongoing Exchange vulnerabilities, the completion of Microsoft's ZeniMax buyout, and much more. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
It's once again time for Microsoft's Patch Tuesday, meaning there are updates rolling out to all supported versions of Windows. That includes Windows 8.1 and, for ESU customers, Windows 7.
Microsoft is once again rolling out a catch of updates to all supported versions of Windows, going as far back as Windows 7, for customers that pay for it. Here's what's new for it and Windows 8.1.
We're now on the second Tuesday of January, and the first Patch Tuesday of the year, with cumulative updates for supported versions of Windows. Here's what's new for Windows 7 and 8.1.
An old build of Microsoft's canceled, modular OS for traditional PCs has leaked online. The operating system was codenamed Polaris and will be superseded by Windows 10X later this year.
Mozilla has released Firefox 84. It brings WebRender to more systems including some Linux computers, it's the last version to support Adobe Flash and it now supports Apple Silicon CPUs natively.
As is the case every second Tuesday of the month, cumulative updates are rolling out for all supported Windows versions, which include Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 users who have paid for updates.
This Windows 7 reference provides shortcuts, tips, and tricks for the popular operating system. Use it to brush up on the basics and to find alternate methods to your favorite commands.
Google says that it will extend Chrome support on Windows 7 till January 2022, six months more than it promised earlier. It cites slower migration to Windows 10 due to the pandemic as a reason.
The past seven days saw the release of Microsoft's Series X|S consoles, the arrival of a bunch of patches for Windows, and EOL dates for Surface devices. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
As is customary every second Tuesday of the month, cumulative updates are rolling out for all supported Windows versions, including Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 users paying for extended updates.
Google's Project Zero team has disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in Windows that enables elevated code execution that is currently being exploited. Microsoft is expected to patch the bug next month.
As we reach the second Tuesday of October, it's yet again time for a round of Windows updates, and that includes older versions of Windows, like Windows 8.1 and even 7, if you're paying for it.
Microsoft has released its usual array of updates for the month, bringing new security and quality fixes to all supported versions of Windows. That includes Windows 8.1 and, for ESU customers, 7.
A new report has emerged claiming that Microsoft fixed a significant security vulnerability in various versions of Windows, even though a Google-owned service disclosed it to Microsoft in 2018.
As we're once again on the second Tuesday of the month, it's time for Microsoft's round of updates. Windows 8.1 has updates for everyone, but Windows 7 users need to be paying for ESU.
As we reach the second Tuesday of yet another month, Microsoft has released the usual series of updates to supported versions of Windows, including Windows 8.1 and, for ESU customers, 7.
According to an updated support page, Microsoft is planning to retire the ability to fetch files from a Windows PC running OneDrive, which will no longer be possible after the end of the month.
This week, Microsoft started pushing an update to Windows 8.1 and unsupported Windows 7 PCs that installs its new Chromium-based Edge browser. The browser does not replace Internet Explorer.
As it always does on the second Tuesday of each month, Microsoft has released updates to every supported version of Windows. That includes Windows 8.1 and, for ESU customers, Windows 7.
Today at its Build 2020 developer conference, Microsoft announced a bunch of new features that are coming to its Edge browser, and it also confirmed that the browser is rolling out soon.
This week saw the release of a bunch of Surface devices, Halo 2 Anniversary on PC, the May 2020 Update to MSDN and so much more. Be sure to check out our overview to catch up on all the news.