Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

Gregg Keizer covers Windows, Office, Apple/enterprise, web browsers and web apps for Computerworld.

Fast forward: What's coming in future versions of Chrome?

What's in the latest Firefox update? Mozilla muzzles all auto-play audio

What's in the latest Firefox update? Mozilla muzzles all auto-play audio

Firefox 66 now turns off all auto-playing audio; promises smoother scrolling; and offers clearer warnings of potential security problems before a website is rendered.

What's in the latest Chrome update?

What's in the latest Chrome update?

The newest version of the popular browser, Chrome 73, adds support for Progressive Web Apps on Macs and patches 60 vulnerabilities.

When Windows 10 feature upgrades collide

When Windows 10 feature upgrades collide

The botched rollout of last fall's Windows 10 feature upgrade means the upcoming release of its successor could cause trouble for users not ready to update their computers again so soon.

Windows 10 to automatically uninstall faulty monthly updates

Windows 10 to automatically uninstall faulty monthly updates

Expected to be included in the upcoming feature upgrade for Windows 10, the new functionality will back out of failed installations and then wait 30 days before trying the install again.

Microsoft to soon start nagging Windows 7 users about looming end times

Microsoft to soon start nagging Windows 7 users about looming end times

The so-called 'courtesy reminders' will be showing up on users' PCs beginning in April, nine months before support for Windows 7 ends.

Mozilla launches free in-browser (any browser) file-sharing service

Mozilla launches free in-browser (any browser) file-sharing service

Firefox Send is a website anyone can use free of charge to transfer files. Links to the files can be set to expire in a week or less, and downloads can be limited in number.

Microsoft retreats from rapid release tempo for System Center

Microsoft retreats from rapid release tempo for System Center

The company plans to drop Semi-Annual Channel feature upgrades for its enterprise suite of client and server management tools to better 'optimize the way we are delivering new features.'

Microsoft's 800M claim for Windows 10 signals migration acceleration

Microsoft's 800M claim for Windows 10 signals migration acceleration

If those numbers are accurate, the company is 80% of the way toward its goal of Windows 10 on 1 billion PCs and devices. But Windows 7 remains popular, too.

How to go incognito in Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge

How to go incognito in Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge

While 'incognito' mode in any of the big four web browsers offers a measure of privacy, it doesn't completely hide your tracks online. Here's how the feature works, and how to use it.

Microsoft to start selling Windows 7 add-on support April 1

Microsoft to start selling Windows 7 add-on support April 1

'Extended Security Updates' will give enterprise customers more time to move off Windows 7 by providing security fixes for OS vulnerabilities after support ends in January 2020.

Windows by the numbers: Windows 7 is one obstinate OS

Windows by the numbers: Windows 7 is one obstinate OS

Even as its end-of-support deadline draws ever closer, Windows 7 apparently gained users in February, casting doubt on just how well how customer migrations to Windows 10 are doing. Even Windows XP gained users.

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