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Office Mobile won't work on your tablet PC without this trick

If you try to use a corporate or education Office 365 subscription on a personal tablet, Microsoft will lead you astray

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How to uninstall programs and apps in Windows 10

You can still use the Control Panel, but there are also options to uninstall from the Start menu and the Settings app

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10 reasons you should upgrade to Windows 10

Windows diehards take note: Win10 is more than a misguided mash-up of Win7 and Win8

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You don't need the Windows 10 free copy icon anymore

Looking for the missing free copy icon? It's been replaced. There's a new direct link that works like a champ

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High-resolution displays reveal Windows 10 blind spot

With high-DPI displays on the rise, apps for Windows 10 must scale well on those displays -- but many don't

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IT hears the siren call of free Windows 10 upgrades

Two-thirds of polled IT pros agree that the free upgrade makes them more likely to adopt the new OS

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Windows 10 review: Hold off if you use Windows 7

Windows 10 is what Windows 8 should have been, but it has too many rough edges to attract Windows 7 users. Continuous upgrades could change that as early as this fall

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Windows 10: What we like, what we don't like

Computerworld contributing writer/reviewer Preston Gralla summarizes three features of Windows 10 that he likes and two features he doesn't like. The new operating system from Microsoft launches for consumers on Wednesday, July 29.

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Windows 10 patch KB 3074683 fixes Explorer crash caused by KB 3074681

Microsoft actually provides documentation on the new patch, but it's befuddling for several reasons

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Windows 10 roll-out will break Internet traffic records

Microsoft will break Internet traffic records this week as it begins to distribute Windows 10.

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On the road to Windows 10: Nvidia driver tests KB 3073930 patch blocker

Some are pushing a handy troubleshooter to block the forced Win10 update with Nvidia 353.54 driver -- but it doesn’t work the way you think

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Windows 10 patch KB 3074681 crashes Explorer

On Saturday Microsoft released yet another undocumented patch that's causing problems on some PCs, but a fix is said to be on the way

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On the road to Windows 10: Rollout plans and rumors

Windows 10 will roll out in three distinct phases, but there are still many unanswered questions about timing. Here’s what to watch for as July 29 draws near

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Windows 10: Fact vs. fiction

With Win10 slated to drop July 29, we give you the straight dope on support, upgrades, and the state of the bits

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Firmware update for Surface 3, Surface Pro 3 triggers error 0x80246013

There are also reports that the undocumented update to Windows 10 build 10240 causes an error with the Surface Pro 2

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Windows 10 gets two more patches overnight: KB 3074679 and KB 3074686

Windows 10 testers receive two more patches, one of which plugs the security holes in MS15-078 and SA 2755801

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Microsoft patches caused fewer problems over the past 3 months -- for a change

The list of problematic patches took a nose dive at the end of April. Whatever they're drinking in Redmond, it's working

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On the road to Windows 10: Problems with forced updates and KB 3073930

Windows 10 has several interrelated methods for removing/blocking forced updates, but they don’t all work

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