Windows 10 included a password manager complete with massive password-stealing potential

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/17/windows-10-keeper-vulnerability/ Microsoft has been bundling a password manager that features a dangerous flaw with some versions of Windows 10, a Google security researcher has revealed. Tavis Ormandy noticed that his copy of Windows 10 included Keeper, which he had previously found to be injecting privileged … Read more

Windows 10 gets native OpenSSH client and server

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/14/windows-10-native-openssh-client-server/ It’s quite interesting to see just how far Microsoft has come since Satya Nadella became CEO. The company has gotten out of its comfort zone and made its products more appealing to a wider range of customers, embracing rival platforms and the open-source community. Having … Read more

How to Block or Allow a WiFi Network in Windows 10

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/zcItG8vpdYU/ When you click on the network icon on your taskbar to connect to a WiFi network, Windows will show all the Available WiFi networks. This makes it easy to quickly choose a network and connect to it. However, if you have a … Read more

Start Menu Not Working in Windows 10? Here’s How to Fix It

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/89vJ_Jy9xRM/ The Start menu in Windows 10 is one of the most cherished and iconic features of Microsoft’s operating systems. And while it seems strange to have such powerful emotions for a mere software feature, the mass opprobrium against the Start menu-less Windows 8 … Read more

Microsoft unveils the first Always Connected ARM-powered Windows 10 PCs

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/05/always-connected-arm-powered-windows-10-pcs/ Today, at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit, Microsoft and Qualcomm officially unveiled the first ARM-powered Windows 10 laptops. These devices, referred to as Always Connected PCs, are always on, always connected (via LTE), and promise “incredible” battery life. How incredible? Well, depending on how … Read more

Get ‘Windows 10: All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition’ ($19 value) FREE for a limited time

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/05/get-windows-10-all-in-one-for-dummies-2nd-edition-19-value-free-for-a-limited-time/ Windows 10: All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition includes all the guidance you need to make the most of this latest update of Windows. This freshly updated resource cuts through the jargon and covers everything you need to know. It shows you how to set up multiple … Read more

Steam: Windows 7 now nearly three times more popular than Windows 10

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/04/steam-windows-7-way-more-popular-than-windows-10/ While Windows 10 still lags behind Windows 7 in terms of market share, there’s one section of user that has embraced the new operating system since day one — gamers. That’s no surprise of course, as they like to run the latest and greatest … Read more

NetMarketShare: Windows 7 has been losing share faster than we thought

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/04/windows-7-losing-share-faster-than-thought/ Each month, analyst firm NetMarketShare releases numbers showing the state of the desktop operating system market, and we report on it. This month, it showed the gap between Windows 10 and Windows 7 narrowing significantly (although the two operating systems aren’t quite as close … Read more

StatCounter: Windows 10 fails to overtake Windows 7, but edges slightly closer

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/01/statcounter-windows-10-fails-to-overtake-windows-7-but-edges-slightly-closer/ When StatCounter released its operating system usage share figures last month it showed the gap between Windows 7 and Windows 10 had narrowed significantly. It looked, based on that data, as if the new operating system would overtake the old one during November, but … Read more

Best Windows 10 apps this week

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/01/best-windows-10-apps-this-week-52/ Two-hundred-and-fifty-nine in a series. Welcome to this week’s overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 on the Windows Store in the past seven days. Microsoft revealed this week that the company’s Windows 10 operating system was installed on more … Read more

NetMarketShare: Windows 7 still well ahead of Windows 10

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/01/netmarketshare-windows-7-still-well-ahead-of-windows-10/ According to the latest figures from NetMarketShare, Windows 10 is edging closer to Windows 7’s usage share, but it still has a way to go until it overtakes it. In October, Windows 10 saw its slowest growth in months, posting a gain of just … Read more

Windows 10 is now on 600 million active devices

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/29/windows-10-is-now-on-600-million-active-devices/ At 2015’s Build developer conference, Microsoft announced that it anticipated over 1 billion Windows 10 devices to be in consumers hands within 2 years, but thanks to the failure — and ultimate death — of Windows 10 Mobile, that was clearly never going to … Read more

Bad news for Windows 10 testers — you may not get access to all future features

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/28/bad-news-for-windows-10-testers/ Microsoft is working in earnest on the next feature update of Windows 10, codenamed Redstone 4. It’s already released a number of builds to Insiders in the Fast ring, and today the software giant revealed some of the big new features users can look … Read more

Fall Creators Update already on over 20 percent of Windows 10 PCs

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/28/windows-10-fall-creators-update-on-over-20-percent/ Microsoft released the Creators Update for Windows 10 back in April, but it was a glacial, and at times problematic, rollout. A fortnight after the initial launch, Microsoft warned users to wait until they were offered it, rather than opting for a manual update, … Read more