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by burger2227
Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability
Replies: 58
Views: 61594

Re: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability

Microsoft will fix currently exploited vulnerability affecting IE9,10 and 11 At 7.44% Internet Explorer still has more market share than Edge and only slightly less than Firefox. It is therefore good news that Microsoft is set to fix a flaw in the browser which could result in Remote Code Execution...
by burger2227
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 161
Views: 85891

Re: Windows 10 news

Goodbye Microsoft Edge, welcome Microsoft (Chromium) Edge As of Wednesday, January 15 , Microsoft will begin pushing its new, Chromium-based version of the Edge browser to Windows 10 Home and Pro users. We covered the beta version of Chromium-based Edge in November. The beta was still pretty raw th...
by burger2227
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 14
Views: 9740

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Quickly Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 for Free With This PowerShell Script If you, or someone you know, has been clinging to Windows 7 until the bitter end , you should know that your operating system won’t receive any more security updates past January 15. Now is as good a time as any to finally...
by burger2227
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 14
Views: 9740

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Microsoft Patch Alert: December patches hang Win7 Pro endpoints and force Server 2012 reboots “In our investigation we confirmed the problem having to do with KB4530734 (December Monthly Rollup for Windows 7 Service Pack 1). More specifically, we believe it had something to do with KB4531786 (Servi...
by burger2227
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 14
Views: 9740

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

You Can Still Upgrade to Windows 10 For Free, Here's How Microsoft doesn’t talk about that Windows 10 free upgrade offer anymore, but devices with legitimate Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 licenses could be upgraded to Windows 10 for free using the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool. To get Windows 10, you’l...
by burger2227
Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 161
Views: 85891

Re: Windows 10 news

This free Windows 10 upgrade offer still works. Here's why -- and how to get it In January 2017, I wrote a post titled " Here's how you can still get a free Windows 10 upgrade. " It has become the single most popular post I've ever published at ZDNet, and it still gets hundreds of thousands of page...
by burger2227
Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 161
Views: 85891

Re: Windows 10 news

Received error that Photo app did not open in the "required amount of time" soooo...
YOU LOSE!

Chrome browser may not be able to find tabbed web pages, may need reboot
by burger2227
Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 161
Views: 85891

Re: Windows 10 news

Edge browser fails to open twice from taskbar...slower than Chrome... Microsoft gets ready to roll out the new Edge to Windows 10 via Windows Update Beginning January 15, 2020, Microsoft will be delivering its new Chromium-based Edge browser automatically to Windows 10 users via Windows Update , un...
by burger2227
Thu Dec 12, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 161
Views: 85891

Re: Windows 10 news

Updated after a wake up reboot was needed to do anything...

Chrome browser seems slower also...


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by burger2227
Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 14
Views: 9740

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Here's what will happen to your Windows 7 PC on January 15, 2020
Microsoft is ready to push a full-screen warning to Windows 7 users who are still running the OS after January 14. The nag-screen payload is part of the December 10 Patch Tuesday monthly rollup.
by burger2227
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 14
Views: 9740

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Microsoft to end updates to Windows 7's free AV software, Security Essentials "No, your Windows 7 computer is not protected by MSE ( (Microsoft Security Essentials)) after January 14, 2020 ," the company said in a support document mainly concerned about the Extended Security Updates (ESU) being shi...
by burger2227
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microsoft: Switch to iOS or Android because Windows 10 Mobile is ending
Replies: 1
Views: 5832

Re: Microsoft: Switch to iOS or Android because Windows 10 Mobile is ending

Windows 10 Mobile reaches its end of life on Tuesday Still, Microsoft had a responsibility to support the devices it did sell to customers, especially enterprise customers. That responsibility finally ends on December 10 and those devices will no longer receive even security updates. The phones wil...
by burger2227
Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 161
Views: 85891

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft Starts Forced Feature Updates on Windows 10 1809 Microsoft says that Windows 10 1909 feature updates will start automatically installing on Windows 10 1809 devices beginning today to smooth out the update process to a more recent Windows 10 version. "Beginning today, we will slowly start ...
by burger2227
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 161
Views: 85891

Re: Windows 10 news

Upgraded 32 bit laptop to 1909 and now taskbar stays out all the time, still slow... https://i.postimg.cc/5yyyYPRM/screenshot-168.png Taskbar apps do not respond when clicked on forever! Chrome wake ups often result in having to restart browser...50/50 on restore OS reminds me of XP at its worst......
by burger2227
Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HPE tells users to patch SSDs to prevent failure after 32,768 hours of operation
Replies: 0
Views: 985

HPE tells users to patch SSDs to prevent failure after 32,768 hours of operation

HPE tells users to patch SSDs to prevent failure after 32,768 hours of operation Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) warned customers last week to install a critical firmware patch to prevent SAS SSDs (Serial-Attached SCSI solid-state drives) from permanently failing after 32,768 hours of operation --...
by burger2227
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 161
Views: 85891

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft has turned Outlook into a Progressive Web App If you’re using a Chromium browser like Chrome or Brave , then the Outlook.com support is live right now. You can simply “install” Outlook.com from the address bar, and it will be treated as if it’s a native app in Windows or macOS. Microsoft ...
by burger2227
Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 161
Views: 85891

Re: Windows 10 news

Edge vs. Chrome: Microsoft's Tracking Prevention hits Google the hardest The new Edge browser, built on the same open source code as Google Chrome , contains a new Tracking Prevention feature that blocks third-party trackers and, at the Strict setting, many ads. Tests show that one in four items bl...
by burger2227
Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fake Windows update email installs ransomware on PCs
Replies: 0
Views: 1122

Fake Windows update email installs ransomware on PCs

Fake Windows update email installs ransomware on PCs Researchers from Trustwave’s SpiderLabs discovered the spam emails, which come with an 'Install Latest Microsoft Windows Update now!' or 'Critical Microsoft Windows Update!’ subject line. Microsoft, of course, doesn’t send out Windows updates thr...
by burger2227
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 161
Views: 85891

Re: Windows 10 news

For the first time in many months my laptop woke up quickly today and the Chrome browser responded well without having to restart it! Taskbar is not hiding at the moment however... Try Windows key and then left click mouse away from taskbar and start menu tiles. I have delayed the 1909 upgrade and ...
by burger2227
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 161
Views: 85891

Re: Windows 10 news

How to get the Windows 10 November 2019 Update Beginning today, November 12, the November Update is available for customers seeking to install the latest release. If you are ready to install the update, open your Windows Update settings (Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update) and select Che...