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Microsoft Teams comes to Linux

The launch of the highly requested Linux desktop client is designed to help Microsoft appeal to developers.

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Patch Tuesday brings a reprise of the Autopilot debacle, now quashed, and another Win7 nag

December’s Patch Tuesday seems to be causing few problems — no doubt because it’s a very minimal crop, with very few announced bug fixes. The 'exploited' security flaw is a yawner. A one-off patch for Autopilot, KB 4532441, has...

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7 reasons Chromebooks are ideal for enterprises

New data shows Chrome OS on target to become the No. 2 operating system among PCs. Is it time for your business to replace Windows or macOS devices with Chromebooks?

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How to secure your domain name services

Follow these steps to protect your websites at the server and workstation.

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to the current version of Windows 10 as it's released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB4530684, released Dec. 10, 2019.

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Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the Insider Preview builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 19037 for 20H1, released on Dec. 6, 2019.

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Office 365 on Windows 7 gets free patches until 2023

The end of support in January for Windows 7 does not mean the end of support for Office 365 ProPlus. Users of the latter will get security updates, but no new features.

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Answering your Windows questions: December 2019

Computerworld contributor Preston Gralla answers viewers' questions about Windows 10 (and Windows 7) with Executive Editor Ken Mingis.

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Review: Two weeks with a 16-in. MacBook Pro

Apple's newest laptop is absolutely the most capable Apple notebook I’ve ever used.

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Microsoft to end updates to Windows 7's free AV software, Security Essentials

When support for Windows 7 ends on Jan. 14, Microsoft will also stop providing new malware signatures for its home-grown Security Essentials software.

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Patch Tuesday alert! Protect your machine by pausing updates

If you’re running Win10 1903 or 1909, setting up a temporary patching pause is quick and easy. Other versions, not so much. Opt out of cannon-fodder mode with these simple steps.

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28 keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know

This collection of keyboard shortcuts for macOS can help users get the most from their iMacs, MacBook Pro and MacBook laptops.

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How to use the date command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the date command. In its simplest form, it provides the date and time in a nice format, including the time zone.

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Microsoft cheat sheets: Dive into Windows and Office apps

These guides will help you find your way around several generations of Microsoft’s Office apps for Windows — and Windows itself.

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All’s clear to install Microsoft’s November patches

The one pervasive bug — an Access 'Query xxx is corrupt' error in all Office patches — has a manual fix. Everything else looks good to go. For those of you who have been putting off patching until the coast is clear, well, the coast...

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Microsoft’s JEDI contract move: Those are not the cloud providers you’re looking for

Just like old times, Windows was the company’s secret weapon in winning the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract.

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Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 hits late wall, stalls

With support for Windows 7 ending in January, the push to upgrade to Windows 10 continues. But the pace of Win10 adoptions stalled in November.

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Microsoft Patch Alert: November patches behave themselves – with a few exceptions

After all the calisthenics required by the October 2019 patches, November gave us a much-deserved break. Although Win10 1909 has some lingering problems, other versions– Win7, 8.1, Win10 1803, 1809, and 1903 – saw relatively few...

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