Windows

Microsoft Introduces Windows 7 Update Charges And Upgrade Pop-Ups

March 17, 2019

Microsoft has announced is will start taking payments for ongoing Windows 7 support STEVE KOTECKI Spotted by the ever-alert Mark Wyciślik-Wilson for BetaNews, Microsoft has used blog post promoting its Microsoft 365 subscription service to quietly announce it will start taking payments for extended security support for Windows 7 users at the end of the month. Why pay? Because […]

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Latest Windows 10 update is causing issues with gaming performance and mice

March 10, 2019

Microsoft’s latest cumulative update, KB4482887 (OS Build 17763.348), was supposed to bring many mainstream, quality of life improvements to Windows 10, including limited support on certain devices for the new retpoline patch that helps with Spectre mitigation performance. Instead, users are reporting performance issues with games and with mice. Microsoft has acknowledged this and is […]

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Google Says Upgrade To Windows 10 After Critical Flaws Found In Chrome And Windows 7

March 9, 2019

Earlier this week Google released an update for the Chrome web browser that it urged users to ensure was implemented immediately. That was because the Threat Analysis Group at Google had uncovered a critical zero-day vulnerability that was already being exploited in the wild. Now a Google security engineer, Clement Lecigne, has warned that another zero-day vulnerability […]

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5 Windows 10 security settings to tweak

February 19, 2019

The task of securing desktops is a never-ending one, but IT can start by making a few changes to Windows 10 security settings. Windows 10 has some great security enhancements, such as Windows Defender and some kernel improvements. If IT pros don’t apply a security baseline, however, they risk making their organizations vulnerable to security […]

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Windows 10: Microsoft disables a key feature of Media Player on Windows 7

February 17, 2019

Windows 7 users will no longer be able to view information (metadata) on Windows Media Player.(AFP) Microsoft has already announced it will end support for Windows 7 by end of the next year. But until then Microsoft faces a daunting task of making Windows 7 users upgrade to Windows 10, especially when its free upgrade […]

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Karol Bagh hotel fire: Blame game between north civic body, fire department

February 17, 2019

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has put the blame of the at Hotel Arpit Palace in Karol Bagh that killed 17 persons, on Tuesday on the Delhi Fire Service (DFS).(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO) The North Delhi Municipal Corporation, in its internal inquiry into the fire at Hotel Arpit Palace in Karol Bagh that killed 17 persons, […]

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