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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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Windows 10 has date of the next update leaked by manufacturer

The Fall Creators Update of Windows 10 can be released on October 17th. The date was leaked by Lenovo along with the company’s new 2-in-1 computer, the Miix 520. The information was not yet confirmed by Microsoft, but the page with the leak was removed shortly thereafter. Scheduled initially for ...

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Microsoft’s virtual reality will be compatible with Steam content

To promote Windows 10 as the ideal platform for virtual reality fans, Microsoft has announced a partnership with Valve that should greatly increase the content available in its operating system. Valve has been working for some time on Steam VR, a platform that is compatible with Oculus Rift and HTC ...

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