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What to expect with Windows 9

With Build 9834 leaks and confirmations springing up all over, here’s what to expect from Microsoft on Sept. 30

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Microsoft sets Windows 9 reveal for Sept. 30

Microsoft issued invitations on Monday for a Sept. 30 event where it will unveil the next version of Windows, according to multiple online reports.

Latest Windows 9 leak shows unified notification center

Windows 9 will include a one-stop shop for system notifications if a leaked video is any indication

The top 14 hidden features in Windows, iOS, and Android

Betcha don't know all these nifty tricks and time-saving tips to boost your productivity

Leaked Windows screenshots look legit -- and hold some surprises

Two German blogs posted the same 21 screenshots of the next version of Windows, build 9834. Here's what you may not have noticed

Microsoft expanding Windows on Devices program

Microsoft wants to put a small version of Windows 8 on more developer boards

Windows 9 leak shows multiple desktops, notifications, new Start menu, and more

The new Windows is coming, and it looks a lot more like Windows

Microsoft's new Update Tuesday looks a whole lot like the old Black Tuesday

This month's truly gargantuan update includes a couple worthwhile new Windows features -- hardly the rapid delivery of new features that Microsoft touted

Microsoft tries yet again to fix Surface Pro 3 Wi-Fi problems

Initial reports about the Surface Pro 3's sixth firmware update in three months are promising, but users are still having Wi-Fi wake-up problems

Microsoft patch KB 2918614 triggers 'key not valid for use,' more errors

August's Windows Installer Service patch causes wide range of inscrutable problems on Windows 7 and Windows 8 machines

Intel's Core M chips headed to 20 Windows tablets, hybrids

No Android devices are on the radar yet for Core M chips, which bring PC-like performance to paper-thin tablets

Microsoft re-releases botched Windows 8.1 Update 2 patch KB 2975719

New Windows 8.1 Update 2 version 2 may come with an unpleasant requirement that you uninstall old versions

Windows 8's uptake climbs but still trails Vista's

Windows 8 moved into a forward gear last month for the first time since May, but the OS trailed Windows Vista's tempo of six years ago

15 simple, secret Windows tips and tricks to save you time

From old-school task switchers to Jump List and taskbar tricks, here are some ways to make the most of working with Windows

Good news for Microsoft: China wants to dump Windows

If China makes good on its threat to break up with Windows, Microsoft could lose the battle -- yet win the war

Microsoft ships replacement patch KB 2993651 with two known bugs

Microsoft re-releases botched MS14-045/KB 2982791 'Blue Screen 0x50' patch, buries tip to manually uninstall first patch, and introduces more problems

Windows rumor roundup: Cloud hypervisors, Threshold RT, and Metro

Speculation abounds about the next iteration of Windows, and here are some of the nuggets in the dreck

New Windows coming in late September -- but which one?

Nobody seems to know whether 'Threshold' and 'Windows 9' will be one and the same or separate operating systems

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