Monthly Archives: April 2019

Microsoft Paint won’t be banished to oblivion—for now

    One of technology’s last truly innocent creations just got an 11th hour reprieve. Microsoft Paint, the 33-year old program released with the first version of Windows back in 1985, is not being banished to the oblivion of the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Will Soon End Support for Windows 7. Now What?

If you haven’t already upgraded to Windows 10, add the task to your to-do list Over the next few weeks, millions of PC users will receive pop-up messages from Microsoft informing them that the Windows 7 operating system will reach … Continue reading

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Microsoft is considering dropping its Windows password expiration policy

Microsoft has proposed scrapping a policy in Windows that requires users to periodically change their login password. In a blog post, the software giant said its new draft security configuration baseline settings would no longer force users whose accounts are … Continue reading

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Microsoft: FCC massively overstating how many Americans have broadband access

US has “no accurate, comprehensive, and public estimate of broadband coverage”, Microsoft tells lawmakers. According to Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai, the FCC’s current strategy has done wonders for closing the digital divide between those with access to broadband … Continue reading

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Windows 7 problems: Microsoft blocks April updates to systems at risk of freezing

Microsoft halts Windows 7 patches for Sophos users after updates trigger boot failures, which also affect Avast users. Microsoft has blocked this week’s monthly and security-only Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 updates for Sophos antivirus users after widespread reports that … Continue reading

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This Is How Often You Should Be Rebooting Your Router

© Provided by Trusted Media Brands, Inc. Dual band wifi router indication The Internet: can’t live with it, can’t live without it. Whether you’re using it to pay your bills online, watch your favorite streaming service or connect with friends … Continue reading

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Chromium-based Microsoft Edge will be able to stream videos in 4K

Microsoft is almost ready to officially roll out the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge. Early leaks have already given us a fair idea of what to expect but it looks like Microsoft might have a surprise for us. It looks like Chromium-based … Continue reading

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