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Microsoft will kill some Windows 7 and 8.1 support in April

Events of the past week have drawn into sharp focus the likely result of next month's patching cycle.If you have a Windows 7 or...

The goal of a new machine

Not every computer owner would be as pleased as Andrew Wheeler that their new machine could run “all weekend” without crashing.But not everyone’s machine...

Microsoft releases multiple fixes for CRM bugs, including Win10 emergency patch...

Heads up, those of you who had problems with last week’s botched security patches, which clobbered Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 and CRM 2013 OnPremises reports;...

Search begins for workarounds to Microsoft’s Win7/8.1 on Kaby Lake/Ryzen patch...

Microsoft is carrying through on its threat to actively block Windows 7 and 8.1 updates on the latest Kaby Lake and Ryzen processors.Some folks are...

The search for workarounds to the Win7 Kaby Lake/Ryzen patch ban

Microsoft’s going ahead with its threatened block of Win7 and 8.1 updates on the latest Kaby Lake and Ryzen processors.Some folks are looking at...

Windows 10: DoubleAgent zero-day hijacks Microsoft tool to turn antivirus into...

Microsoft's Application Verifier tool can be used by attackers to grab control of antivirus software, researchers say.

How to fix 5 Windows 10 headaches

Microsoft Windows 10 has gone a long way towards fixing the problems that were endemic with earlier versions of Windows—notably Windows 8.But it’s still...

Microsoft, stop sabotaging Windows 10

Windows 10 is a good operating system, the first one since Windows 7.But Microsoft seems determined to penalize users who adopt it. The latest beta...

Microsoft issues KB 4015348 emergency fix for Windows 10

In the past hour, Microsoft released a new cumulative update for Windows 10 Anniversary Update, version 1607.The latest incarnation of Win10 Anniversary Update now...

Microsoft issues KB 4015438 emergency fix for Windows 10

In the past hour, Microsoft released a new cumulative update for Windows 10 Anniversary Update, version 1607.The latest incarnation of Win10 Anniversary Update now...

Mystery update KB 3150513 makes yet another reappearance

On Thursday Microsoft re-re-released KB 3150513, the mystery update that has long raised suspicions among those of us who prefer our Windows snooping to be overt,...

Botched Windows patch KB 3178690 freezes, crashes Excel 2010

If you use Excel 2010 and your spreadsheets are suddenly acting strange—freezes, crashes for no apparent reason—you likely have Windows Automatic Update turned on....