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Windows at 30: Microsoft’s biggest OS missteps


How to buy a productivity tablet

Whether you're opting for an iPad or a Surface, here are five things to consider before you buy a tablet.

Windows at 30: What we've loved

Happy 30th, Windows: What we've loved through the years

Celebrate three decades of Microsoft's desktop innovation with a trip down 64K memory lane

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Microsoft pulls Windows 10 support from Intel's Galileo boards

Support for Microsoft's Windows 10 edition for IOT on Galileo's board will end on Nov. 30

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Bing gains search share after Windows 10 gives it a hand

Search query volume up 5 percent since Windows 10's launch, beats industry growth average

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Microsoft debuts controls that postpone Windows 10 feature upgrades up to a year

The move puts the final 'Windows Update for Business' pieces in place

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Microsoft fixes Hyper-V bug in Windows

While it's not critical, this Hyper-V bug can cause denial-of-service issues in guest VMs

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Windows 10 upgrade woes include deleted apps, system hangs

The rollout of Windows 10 version 1511 has hit a few bumps, but we have solutions

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Review: New Windows 10 version still can't beat Windows 7

Microsoft’s 'Fall Update' promised to put the finishing touches on Windows 10 -- it doesn’t

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Microsoft launches Windows 10, Version 1511, build 10586

Users can manually upgrade to the latest version of Windows 10 now, or wait and have it done for them overnight

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Microsoft surreptitiously reissues botched patch KB 3097877 for Windows 7

The new, fixed patch has the same KB number as the old, bad patch that crashed Outlook and busted network logon

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Box boosts Windows 10's enterprise potential with new app

The Box app works across PCs, tablets, and smartphones

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KB 3097877 crashes Outlook, causes network sign-in black screens

Also, the Win7 sidebar and gadgets disappear, and Asus Audio Center dies

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Windows 10 Insiders: Make sure your PC updated to build 10586.3

It's a good idea to be on the latest build, as the next version of Windows 10 could roll out as early as tomorrow

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KB 3105210, KB 3105213 Windows 10 updates lead Patch Tuesday deluge

Twelve Security Bulletins covering 49 separately identified vulnerabilities, two additional security patches, 39 nonsecurity Office patches, and two confusing Win10 cumulative updates

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We shouldn’t have to fear Apple and Microsoft updates

The continuous flow of OS updates from Apple and Microsoft has dangerous consequences

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Dell, HP support agents advise callers to ditch Windows 10

Microsoft’s pursuit of widespread Windows 10 adoption could face a stumbling block in customer service call centers

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What to watch for as Windows 10 Fall Update draws near

Build 10586 – apparently intended as the 'final' Win10 FU – is out to the Fast ring, but its release to the masses is still anybody's guess

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Get Windows 10? Microsoft's push comes to shove

We all learned in kindergarten that bullying and breaking promises is wrong -- so cut it out, Microsoft

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