Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

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

Microsoft sets post-retirement patching record with Windows XP fix – 5 years after support ended

What happened to Windows 10 1909?

What happened to Windows 10 1909?

If past were prologue, this fall's version of Windows 10 would already be in the hands of Insiders for testing. But it's yet to be seen.

Mozilla apologizes for Firefox add-on breakdown

Mozilla apologizes for Firefox add-on breakdown

The browser developer offered a detailed explanation for why Firefox add-ons stopped working earlier this month and a mea culpa to reassure users such problems would not happen again.

Coming to Windows 10: More browsers, not fewer

Coming to Windows 10: More browsers, not fewer

As the company transitions its Edge browser in Windows 10 to one that's Chromium based, it also plans to maintain support for IE11. For IT admins, the variety of browser iterations could get confusing.

Edge for Mac leaks; Beta build for Windows 10 quickly follows

Edge for Mac leaks; Beta build for Windows 10 quickly follows

Microsoft is in the midst of revamping the browser, which will soon be based on the same open-source Chromium technologies that run Google Chrome.

Microsoft will demote IE to a 'mode' inside Edge

Microsoft will demote IE to a 'mode' inside Edge

The move will allow companies who continue to use the legacy browser to run web sites or web apps inside the upcoming Chromium-based Edge.

Mozilla issues fix after it lets cert expire and Firefox add-ons go belly-up

Mozilla issues fix after it lets cert expire and Firefox add-ons go belly-up

A Sunday afternoon browser update fixed the lapsed certificate, which Mozilla had used to digitally sign Firefox extensions. After the certificate expired, the browser add-ons stopped working.

Windows by the numbers: Maybe Windows 7 doesn't want to retire

Windows by the numbers: Maybe Windows 7 doesn't want to retire

With the countdown on to the January end-of-support date for Windows 7, the aging operating system doesn't seem to be going anywhere fast.

Top web browsers 2019: Chrome dumps user share

Top web browsers 2019: Chrome dumps user share

It was a good month for Mozilla's Firefox browser, which is at its highlest level of use in a year, and for the Microsoft IE/Edge combo. The user share for the two browsers jumped 1.4 points.

Microsoft tells IT admins to nix 'obsolete' password reset practice

Microsoft tells IT admins to nix 'obsolete' password reset practice

The company now says forcing users to routinely reset passwords at pre-set time intervals doesn't work as well other security options.

Brave browser debuts working BATs-for-ads concept

Brave browser debuts working BATs-for-ads concept

The browser maker has rolled out one form of Brave Ads and its scheme to tie them to 'payments' based on users agreeing to view the ads.

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

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

Every time Google updates its browser, it publishes release notes aimed at enterprises to highlight upcoming additions, substitutions, enhancements and modifications. Here's some of what's coming.

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