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How to improve Dynamic Lock in Windows 10 Creators Update

Dynamic Lock is a convenient, if somewhat imperfect, new feature that uses the proximity of a Bluetooth-paired phone to handle Windows 10 device access. Here’s how a handy tool will give you more control over when the lock kicks in. ...

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Windows Embedded's future looks rocky

Microsoft's apparent replacement versions for Windows Embedded -- which are based on Windows 10 -- have some limitations. Here's what you need to know.

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Microsoft launches Windows 10 beta program for business users

Business users get access to their own version of the Windows 10 beta program this week. Microsoft unveiled the Windows Insider Program for Business, alongside its first post-Creators Update Windows 10 beta.

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Microsoft hikes Windows 10 savings claims by 28%

Microsoft this week boosted by 28% its claim of how much enterprises can save by moving to Windows 10.

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The Weekly Wrap: Time to prep for Windows 10 Creators Update

The latest version of Windows 10 arrives on April 11, but you can get it now if you want. Here's what you need to know before you download.

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Creators Update notes: Boot Camp issues and personal experience

So far it’s a mostly smooth rollout, with just a few hiccups here and there.

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Windows 10 data collection: What you need to know

The operating system has been collecting telemetry on users and apps since 2015; despite recent changes, it’s still gathering information.

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Antsy Windows 10 users can grab Creators Update now

Microsoft on Wednesday began letting antsy customers download Creators Update, the latest Windows 10 feature upgrade.

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Microsoft tries to appease Windows 10 data collection critics

Microsoft today revealed more about what info Windows 10 collects from users, hoping to quell long-simmering resistance to the OS's data gathering practices.

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Microsoft reveals what data Windows 10 collects from you

In an effort to be more transparent, Microsoft revealed more about what data Windows 10 Creators Update will collect from users' PCs and clarified what the privacy settings mean.

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Review: Windows 10 Creators Update is here and worth the download (with video)

Windows 10 Creators Update, the latest version of Microsoft's new operating system update, offers some interesting new features worth knowing about.

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Windows 10 powers 9% of business PCs

Windows 10 powered about 9% of all business personal computers a year and a half after its launch, according to Austin, Texas-based Spiceworks.

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Windows 7 is in no rush to leave

Microsoft Windows 7 may not be quietly going into the night; new data shows it still runs 54% of all Windows computers.

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10 hidden features in the new Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft is also adding several under-the-covers changes that may not be as showy, but are equally important. They affect the underlying way that the OS works, and how you may use it on a more technical level. Here are 10 that you...

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Impatient Windows 10 users can download Creators Update April 5

Microsoft said that Windows 10 users eager for the next feature upgrade may download it manually beginning on April 5.

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Windows 10's next major update arrives April 11

After months of waiting, beta tests, and trickles of information about new features, the next major update for Windows 10 will arrive on April 11. Microsoft announced Wednesday that the Creators Update, as it’s known, will start...

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What you need to know about Windows 10, UWP and desktop apps

With the Creators Update, Microsoft is making it easier to wrap existing desktop apps in the new Universal Windows Platform format.

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Excel for Windows finally gets real-time collaboration

People working on Excel spreadsheets will be able to do so live from Microsoft’s app for Windows. Microsoft launched a beta update for the app’s real-time co-authoring feature, allowing testers to collaborate with one another on the...

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Microsoft winds up work on Windows 10 Creators Update

Work on Microsoft Windows 10's next feature upgrade, dubbed the Creators Update, appears to be done, with a release expected within two weeks.

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Microsoft paces delivery of Windows 10 upgrades

If Microsoft rolls out next month's Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade as it did 2016's mid-year refresh, it will take about three months for the latest version to reach most eligible devices.

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