Category: Microsoft

Microsoft has taken another step towards making Windows 10 passwordless Microsoft has been working on removing passwords from Windows 10 and Microsoft Accounts for a number of months now. The next major update to Windows 10 aims to move them one step further along their plan of a passwordless future where remembering complex passwords, having […]

Version 1903 for Windows 10 has made its debut The Microsoft Windows 10 May Update, version 1903, has been released and is available to both business customers and consumers. If you’re not already running the previously most recent Windows 10 update – version 1809 – don’t worry; you’ll be able to go straight to the […]

Microsoft recommends securing networks by having a separate device for admin tasks Microsoft’s Security Team has some insightful advice on how companies can reduce the risk of security breaches. Their recommendation is in regards to how companies should deal with administrator accounts. They recommend that employees with administrative access should be using a separate device […]

Windows 10 has FIDO2 certification for Windows Hello Yogesh Mehta, Microsoft’s Group Manager leading the Crypto, Identity & Authentication PM team in the Azure Core OS organization made an announcement confirming that, with the release of the forthcoming Windows 10 May update, Windows Hello will become a fully FIDO2 certified authenticator. The FIDO (Fast Identity […]

Microsoft has begun rolling out an option for controlling feature updates   Microsoft has finally begun to implement a new option for controlling feature updates that could bring an end to surprise Windows 10 updates. This new ‘Download and install now’ feature should help Windows 10 users avoid accepting a feature update unintentionally. Typically, a […]

PCs that use USB storage or SD cards may have disrupted Windows update   Users that are using USB storage devices and/or SD cards will need to remove them prior to the May 2019 Windows 10 update, as Microsoft has stated that they’ll block the update from running on devices with those elements connected. Microsoft […]

Even if you don’t use Internet Explorer, hackers may be able to steal your data   A newly discovered Windows security flaw could allow hackers to use Internet Explorer to steal your data, even if you never open Internet Explorer and use it. Hackers are taking advantage of a vulnerability using .MHT files, the same […]

A form of DirectX 12 has been released for gaming on Windows 7   Microsoft posted an update on their DirectX Blog to let everyone know that they’ve brought a form of DirectX 12 to Windows 7. They’ve brought this latest DX12 version to Windows 7 for World of Warcraft. This was a response to […]

If you use Windows 7, don’t miss the next update   Support is set to end for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020, but in order to continue receiving Windows updates for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 until then, you’ll need to make sure to allow the next update. It’s critical as it adds […]

Cortana is being separated from search in Windows 10 In the near future, Windows 10 will direct you toward a built-in search experience for any text queries and Cortana will handle any voice queries. Microsoft is making big changes to Windows 10 by decoupling Cortana and search. By separating search and Cortana in the Windows […]