New Edge Browser Coming To Windows 10 Through Updates

Microsoft Edge has been changed and improved many times. It is now Chromium-based, and is one important step closer to widespread release. At present, the new browser is available to Windows 10 Insiders in the “Release Preview” ring. It will remain there for at least a few weeks for testing. Assuming no major problems are revealed, it will be delivered …

Windows 10X Will Assist With Folding Screens And Dual Monitors

A lot of people raise a curious eyebrow when they hear the term Windows 10X for the first time. It’s a bit of a niche product, but it is interesting. In recent years, several smartphone manufacturers have announced that they’d be experimenting with models sporting larger screens. For example, folding smartphones that when unfolded give you much more screen real …

New Windows 10 Search Issue May Just Require A Reboot

On February 5th, after the latest Windows 10 update, many users found that they were unable to make use of the search function built into the operating system. The most common result was a blank black or gray box when a search is executed. While no one at Microsoft has stated definitively what the core issue is with search, there …

People Are Moving From Windows 7 To Windows 10 For Security

Despite the age of the OS, Windows 7 has enjoyed a surprisingly large and loyal user base. That changed suddenly when Microsoft finally pulled the plug on Windows 7 support. It couldn’t have come as a surprise to many people. After all, the company has been sounding the alarm and has announced the end of support date for more than …

One More Update For Windows 7 Will Address Wallpaper Issue

As you’re probably aware, Microsoft has officially pulled the plug on Windows 7 support for everyone except those who are paying for the privilege via the company’s ESU (Extended Security Updates) policy. The final Windows 7 update was KB4534310. After that, unless you’ve paid for ESUs, no further updates are coming, no exceptions. Well, except for this one exception. After …

Windows 7 Has Reached The End Of Support

Microsoft would like you to know that Windows 7 has reached the end of the road. No more security updates are coming, and there are no more patches or bug fixes. So from here, every newly discovered security flaw is essentially a zero-day issue. The company has been loudly advertising the fact that the end is nigh for Windows 7 …

Support For Many Microsoft Apps Will Stop In 2020

The year 2020 looks to be interesting and exciting in a variety of ways, but it also will usher in a tremendous amount of change. If you’re an IT manager, be aware that this year a number of Hallmark Microsoft products will reach their End of Support. That means the company won’t be issuing any further security patches for newly …

ISO Files Are Being Used To Deliver Malware

Researchers at Trustwave have observed a notable increase in the use of .ISO files to deliver malware. Hackers have relied on poisoned disk image files for years to deliver malware to their targets. It makes sense in a Windows environment because it allows attackers to disguise their payloads as an innocent, standard file type. In terms of scope and scale, …

Windows 7 End of Life

Windows 7 Support Officially Ends Today

Windows 7 End of Life has arrived. Microsoft is ending support for this aging operating system on January 14, 2020. This means a decade after introducing Windows 7, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or patches unless you purchase Extended Security Updates from Microsoft. Tech support from Microsoft for any Windows 7 issues also ends today. We strongly recommend …

Windows 10 Update Caused Issues With File Explorer

Have you already installed Windows 10, build 1909? If so, then you’ve probably noticed that the latest build update introduced a few bugs to Windows File Explorer. After installing the latest build, users began reporting issues with the search field that caused it to become unresponsive and the search box to become blurry. Other users reported that after the latest …