Woody Leonhard

Senior Contributing Editor

Woody Leonhard is a senior contributing editor at InfoWorld and author of dozens of Windows books, including Windows 10 All-in-One for Dummies. Get the latest on and vent your spleen about Windows at AskWoody.com.


How to ensure you're running a stable Windows 10 version

How to ensure you're running a stable Windows 10 version

If you don’t want to be one of Microsoft's unpaid beta testers, it's easy to wait until new versions are ready for prime time

Microsoft fixes Windows 7 'Group B' security-only patching method

Microsoft fixes Windows 7 'Group B' security-only patching method

Great news: TechNet blog eschews fixing Win7/8.1 security-only bugs with monthly rollup patches

Microsoft releases nonsecurity patches for Office 2016, 2013, Click-to-Run

Microsoft releases nonsecurity patches for Office 2016, 2013, Click-to-Run

After a bobbling start, the patches are available in Windows Update and WSUS

Flash is down but not out in the latest version of Chrome

Flash is down but not out in the latest version of Chrome

Don't believe reports that Chrome 55, released over the weekend, 'kills' Flash. But it is a significant step in the ongoing battle against Flash

Windows 10 sees slight uptick in use, but IE and Edge continue to decline

Windows 10 sees slight uptick in use, but IE and Edge continue to decline

November wasn’t kind to Microsoft’s browsers, but Win10 is showing some signs of life

New Microsoft Security Essentials, KB 3205972, fixes right-click scan bug

New Microsoft Security Essentials, KB 3205972, fixes right-click scan bug

Tests show 4.10.209.0 brings back the 'Scan with Microsoft Security Essentials' option in context menus

Microsoft deems Windows 10 Anniversary Update enterprise-ready

Microsoft deems Windows 10 Anniversary Update enterprise-ready

The version you're likely running right now, 14393.447, officially rolls out to the corporate crowd

Microsoft modifies November patches to bypass Lenovo server conflicts

Microsoft modifies November patches to bypass Lenovo server conflicts

Installing any of a wide variety of security patches causes Lenovo servers to hang on the splash screen, but a fix is available

Microsoft enhances troubleshooting support for OneDrive for Business

Microsoft enhances troubleshooting support for OneDrive for Business

There’s a new tool from Microsoft that scans files for headache-inducing problems in OneDrive for Business

20 ways to hate Windows 10 less

20 ways to hate Windows 10 less

These tips and tricks will make the parts of Win10 that you actually use work better

The time is right to update Windows and Office

The time is right to update Windows and Office

If you've been blocking automatic updates, the coast is now reasonably clear to apply Microsoft’s November patches

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