Real-time captions are now an option on Skype   Microsoft has launched a fantastic new feature for Skype: real-time captions! Even if you don’t need them, captions come in handy for a number of reasons. Launched on the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the new feature allows Skype to use voice recognition […]

Several programs are once again being negatively affected by the Windows 10 Oct 2018 update   Once again, the Windows 10 October 2018 Update is plagued with strange problems. Currently, it’s been noted that the update has the ability to break the seek bar in Windows Media Player. Microsoft has promised to fix the bug, […]

For the second week in a row, Microsoft’s MFA service suffered an outage   On November 19th, Microsoft experienced a 14 hour service interruption as they experienced a problem with their multi-factor authentication (MFA) service that mostly affected their customers in Europe. Another Microsoft MFA outage recently impacted a large number of customers. Most of […]

Using a FIDO2 device now allows you to log into your Microsoft without a password   Microsoft is utilizing a technology called FIDO2 to allow users of Outlook, Office 365, OneDrive, Skype, Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Mixer, the Microsoft Store, Bing, MSN, and Xbox Live on the PC to log in without needing a password. New […]

Windows 10 problematic update from October is repaired and the rollout is resuming   The Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) was originally released on Tuesday, October 2nd. The rollout was paused, however, after a number of users complained that the update had deleted personal files from their computers. Microsoft’s director of Program Management […]

[UPDATED] In multiple countries, users are seeing their Windows 10 Pro Licenses suddenly downgraded to Home   A fresh Microsoft bug took several people by surprise today as they woke up to find their valid Windows 10 Pro license had suddenly downgraded to Windows 10 Home. The deactivation and downgrade seems to have occurred in […]

Information on what features will be included in the October 2018 Update have been announced   The Windows 10 October 2018 Update information has been released to the public. This update is the sixth major update for Windows 10. It follows behind November Update, Anniversary Update, Creators Update, Fall Creators Update, and April 2018 Update. […]

Buggy Windows 10 update patches upset some admins, but Microsoft stands its ground.   After the quality of Windows 10 feature updates was called into question in an open letter from Susan Bradley, Microsoft posted a blog post clarifying their intention with the constant barrage of updates. The open letter addresses several update issues and […]

Microsoft is clarifying their vulnerability patching procedures Microsoft explains how it decides whether a vulnerability will be patched swiftly or left for a version update. Microsoft published a new draft document that explains how they decide whether a security vulnerability will be patched swiftly or if the vulnerability can wait to be fixed during a […]

Changes are coming to the product support forum   Effective starting in July of 2018, Microsoft will no longer provide product support for a number of devices. Microsoft Agent Michelle Mad posted this message in the Microsoft Community: Hello,   Effective July 2018, the Microsoft Community forums listed below will shift support scope and Microsoft […]