Microsoft Issues Patches For PrintNightmare Bug

If you’re one of the legions of Windows users, you may be aware that the OS currently has some printer issues. In fact, they’re so severe that the bug has been dubbed “PrintNightmare,” and note that this flaw affects all versions of Windows. The good news is that Microsoft got to work just after the issue was initially reported, and …

Some Netgear Devices May Have Vulnerabilities According To Microsoft

Do you use a Netgear DGN router, either at home or in your office? If so, be aware that Microsoft has discovered a number of security flaws that impact those devices, if they are running a firmware version older than V1.0.0.60. Those vulnerabilities give attackers access to an unpatched router’s management page, which can be used to bypass whatever network …

Windows 11 Might Change The Blue Screen Of Death

On the heels of Microsoft’s announcement of Windows 11, the Redmond Giant published an overview of the changes we can expect when the new OS rolls out. There’s a lot to like in what the company has told us so far. One change, however, has largely escaped notice. Granted, it’s a small change, but when you see it, you’re sure …

Microsoft May Allow 7th Generation Intel CPU’s On Windows 11

Not long ago, Microsoft announced the development of Windows 11, which formally brought the Windows 10 era to a close. Details were sketchy of course, as is often the case with announcements like the one Microsoft made. However, over time, additional details have come to light. Recently, for instance, the company announced that they were considering lowering the requirements for …

Microsoft Windows Is Working On Windows 11 Update Release

Later this year, the Windows 10 era will officially come to an end with the release of Windows 11. The latest version of the OS promises a raft of new features that will offer a “Next Gen” experience. Here’s a quick overview of what you can expect to see in Windows 11 when it is rolled out: A Totally Redesigned …

Update Windows If Your PC Is Making High Pitched Sounds

Ever since the March 2021 release of Windows 10, 2004 , a small fraction of users have been reporting a mysterious issue with the OS that causes the PC to emit a high pitched sound when using certain apps. Given the intermittent nature of the issue, it proved notoriously difficult to track down, but if it’s been driving you mad …

Support Ending For Windows 7 And 8 Nvidia Graphics Drivers

Does your PC have an NVIDIA graphics card? If so, be aware that the company recently announced that as of October, 2021, they’re suspending support for drivers designed for use with Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1. If you want to keep getting security fixes and updates, you’ll need to upgrade your OS to Windows 10. Feature improvements will …

Latest Windows 10 Update Adds News And Interest Features

Microsoft’s “News and Interests” feature has been on their road map and in testing for quite some time, but recently, the company rolled it out to the mainstream, enabling the new features by default. Apparently, a significant chunk of the Windows 10 user base didn’t get the memo that the feature was coming. This prompted large numbers of questions in …

Microsoft Edge Browser Getting Automatic HTTPS Web Security Feature

The latest version of Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser will follow in the footsteps of the other major browsers on the web. As of Edge 92, the browser will automatically switch users to a secure HTTPS connection when visiting an HTTP address, provided that the browser enables the Automatic HTTPS feature. It’s a good move that’s been in the company’s …

Soon, Windows 10 Releases Will Not Include Internet Explorer

The latest Windows Insider Preview build contains a quirky bit of history, or rather, it specifically doesn’t contain it. That most recent Windows 10 build is the first one ever to be released without the Internet Explorer web browser included in the code. Both Brandon LeBlanc and Amanda Langowski, of Microsoft, confirmed that fact and noted the official passing of …