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Recycling activist to be arrested for selling Windows restore discs

A famous e-waste recycling advocate in the United States named Eric Lundgren was sentenced to 15 months in prison and fined $ 50,000 in early April. The reason? He manufactured and sold Windows repair discs. These discs are usually offered by Microsoft itself when selling a license for the operating ...

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Microsoft details ‘S-mode’ of Windows 10

Microsoft has recently confirmed that it will include a new S mode in Windows 10 from 2019, and now the company has given some details on how this will work. The new mode comes to replace Windows 10 S and lessen the confusion caused by the release of the modified ...

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Windows 10 crash prevented antivirus scanning codes from some programs

A threat could have given Microsoft a headache. A vulnerability was discovered in Windows 10 that prevented some lines of code from being scanned by the antivirus under specific conditions, which would allow malware to install themselves on the computer without being noticed. The vulnerability resides in AMSI (Anti-Malware Scan ...

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Fatal crash requires Microsoft to re-enable Skype for Windows

A bug discovered in the Windows version of Skype will require more than a simple upgrade. Microsoft will need to recreate the app to fix the vulnerability that is quite serious, according to security researchers. The flaw was discovered by security researchers Stefan Kanthak. By exploiting it, a hacker can ...

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Microsoft will abandon Windows 10 S to create a new ‘S mode’

Microsoft will slightly alter the strategy of Windows 10 S, OS version limited to running only applications available from the Microsoft Store. Initially aimed at educational devices and low cost, it will also be incorporated into the Home, Enterprise and Pro versions of Windows 10 in a new “S mode.” ...

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Windows will remove fake ‘optimizers’ software that scare users

There are, unfortunately, many seemingly legitimate software in Windows that use dishonest practices to make their users pay for a “PRO” version. Now Microsoft, through Windows Defender, will begin to combat and remove those applications that use the fear tactic to scare its users into shelling out an amount. The ...

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Microsoft terminates Windows 8.1 support

Windows 8.1 has reached the end of its useful life. Microsoft has shut down main support for the operating system, which means the company will no longer develop new features for the platform. This does not mean that users will be left without receiving updates. Microsoft promises to continue releasing ...

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Windows 10 can continue mobile phone tasks on PC in new version of tests

Microsoft has released a new version of testing Windows 10 full of news. Build 17063, as it is called, has the timeline function that allows you to continue work started on the same PC, other computers, or even on Android and iOS. In addition, the update allows you to use ...

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Microsoft begins integrating Cortana with Skype

Microsoft started putting Cortana in Skype. US users can now use the company’s virtual assistant within the messaging app on iOS and Android. Cortana works within Skype more or less like the Google assistant on Allo: it can appear in private and group messages to provide assistance, either by answering ...

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Here comes the next big update of Windows 10

The Lenovo leak was correct. Microsoft has confirmed that the next major update of Windows 10 will be released on October 17 this year, as the Chinese company accidentally anticipated with the announcement of its 2-in-1 Miix computer, with the information removed from the air shortly after . Called Fall ...

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