Slashdot Items Tagged "windows"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @02:55PM Microsoft Plans Version of Windows 10 For Devices With Limited Storage
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @12:29AM E-Waste Innovator Will Go To Jail For Making Windows Restore Disks That Only Worked With Valid Licenses
Monday April 23, 2018 @06:20PM Microsoft Readies Windows 10 April Update With New Features and Enhancements
Monday April 23, 2018 @05:25PM Surface Phone Speculation Spurred By New Phone APIs In Windows
Monday April 23, 2018 @01:49PM Hacking a Satellite is Surprisingly Easy
Monday April 23, 2018 @10:40AM Microsoft Developers Hid a Secret Puzzle in Windows Backgrounds as They Knew Images Would Leak
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @02:40PM Microsoft Drops OneNote From Office, Pushes Users To Windows 10 Version
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @12:10AM Chrome 66 Arrives With Autoplaying Content Blocked By Default
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @02:55PM Windows 10 Update Will Support More Password-Free Logins
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @07:51AM Microsoft Delays Windows 10 Spring Creators Update Because of 'Higher Percentage of BSODs'
Monday April 16, 2018 @07:44PM Microsoft Built Its Own Custom Linux Kernel For Its New IoT Service
Monday April 16, 2018 @04:59PM ReactOS 0.4.8 Released
Monday April 16, 2018 @12:35AM Microsoft Windows 10 Gains Linux/WSL Console Copy and Paste Functionality
Friday April 13, 2018 @12:28AM Microsoft Discovers Blocking Bug and Delays the Release of Windows 10 Spring Creators Update
Thursday April 12, 2018 @01:12PM You Think Discovering a Computer Virus Is Hard? Try Naming One
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @01:58PM Microsoft Removes Antivirus Registry Key Check for All Windows Versions
Monday April 09, 2018 @03:52PM Microsoft Open-Sources Original File Manager From the 1990s So It Can Run On Windows 10
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:33PM Is Microsoft Trying To Make Windows 10 Mail Worse?
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:05PM Ask Slashdot: Do You Miss Windows Phone?
Friday April 06, 2018 @09:56PM Microsoft Open Source Tool Lets You 'Bring Your Own Linux' To Windows
Friday April 06, 2018 @12:34AM Microsoft Modifies Open-Source Code, Blows Hole In Windows Defender
Thursday April 05, 2018 @04:50PM Microsoft Will Bring 64-Bit App Support To ARM-Based PCs In May
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @12:40AM Chrome Is Scanning Files on Your Computer, and People Are Freaking Out
Monday April 02, 2018 @07:08AM Software Bug Behind Biggest Telephony Outage In US History
Saturday March 31, 2018 @01:43PM Security Experts See Chromebooks as a Closed Ecosystem That Improves Security
Friday March 30, 2018 @04:56PM Microsoft Is 'Demoting' Windows for the Cloud, Says CNN
Friday March 30, 2018 @12:10PM Microsoft Issues Out-Of-Band Security Update To Patch a Meltdown Patch It Released Earlier This Year
Thursday March 29, 2018 @11:00AM Microsoft's Longtime Windows Boss Terry Myerson To Leave the Company Amid a Huge Executive Reorganization
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:21AM Boeing Hit By WannaCry Virus, Fears It Could Cripple Some Jet Production
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @04:10PM Microsoft's Windows 7 Meltdown Fixes From January and February Made PCs More Insecure
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @08:43AM Meltdown Patch Opened Bigger Security Hole on Windows 7
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @04:47PM Microsoft Releases New Tool To Get More Distros on Windows
Thursday March 22, 2018 @12:47PM Windows Server 2019 Will Feature Linux and Kubernetes Support
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @02:26PM Microsoft Says Windows 10 Spring Creators Update Will Install in 30 Minutes
Monday March 19, 2018 @10:10AM Microsoft Brings Native HEIF Support to Windows 10
Sunday March 18, 2018 @03:20AM Ghana's Windows Blackboard Teacher And His Students Have a Rewarding Outcome
Friday March 16, 2018 @02:34PM Microsoft Wants To Force Windows 10 Mail Users To Use Edge For Email Links
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @07:10PM Microsoft Removes Antivirus Registry Key Check for Windows 10 Users
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @11:11AM Microsoft Admits It Updated Some Windows 10 Computers To Newest Build Despite Users Telling It Not To Do That
Friday March 09, 2018 @12:09PM Windows 10's Next Update Will Be Called 'Spring Creators Update'
Thursday March 08, 2018 @06:20PM Windows 10 Is Finally Adding Tabs To File Explorer
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @12:05PM Researchers Bypassed Windows Password Locks With Cortana Voice Commands
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @11:09AM Ask Slashdot: Should We Worry Microsoft Will 'Embrace, Extend, and Extinguish' Linux?
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @10:51AM Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 'S Mode'
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @10:43PM Chrome 65 Arrives With Material Design Extensions Page, New Developer Features
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @09:34AM Kali Linux For WSL Now Available in the Windows Store
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @01:29AM Chrome On Windows Ditches Microsoft's Compiler, Now Uses Clang
Monday March 05, 2018 @10:52AM Windows Phone 8.1 Users Are Having Trouble Downloading Apps From the Store
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @11:40AM Microsoft Updates Guideline on Windows Driver Security
Monday February 26, 2018 @05:38PM Microsoft Starts Selling Lumia Windows Phones Again
Monday February 26, 2018 @04:37PM Apple To Suspend iTunes Store Support For 'Obsolete' First-Gen Apple TV
Monday February 26, 2018 @01:50AM Hackers Are Selling Legitimate Code-signing Certificates To Evade Malware Detection
Thursday February 22, 2018 @01:19PM Intel, Microsoft, Dell, HP and Lenovo Expect PCs With Fast 5G Wireless To Ship Next Year
Monday February 19, 2018 @05:16PM Microsoft Finally Documents the Limitations of Windows 10 on ARM
Monday February 19, 2018 @01:59PM Microsoft Stops Pushing Notifications To Windows 7 and 8 Phones
Monday February 19, 2018 @11:50AM Man, Seeking New Copy of Windows 7 After Forced Windows 10 Upgrade, Sues Microsoft
Friday February 16, 2018 @03:49PM Ask Slashdot: Could Linux Ever Become Fully Compatible With Windows and Mac Software?
Friday February 16, 2018 @02:26AM Electronics-Recycling Innovator Faces Prison For Extending Computers' Lives
Thursday February 15, 2018 @05:33PM Windows 10 Compatibility Issues Forcing US Air Force To Scrap a Significant Number of Computers
Thursday February 15, 2018 @01:20PM Hey Microsoft, Stop Installing Apps On My PC Without Asking
Thursday February 15, 2018 @01:54AM Windows 10 Is Adding an Ultimate Performance Mode For Pros
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @01:36AM Skype Can't Fix a Nasty Security Bug Without a Massive Code Rewrite
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @06:44PM Windows 10 Will Soon Get Progressive Web Apps To Boost the Microsoft Store
Monday February 05, 2018 @10:46AM NSA Exploits Ported To Work on All Windows Versions Released Since Windows 2000
Sunday February 04, 2018 @04:16PM Why Windows Vista Ended Up Being a Mess
Friday February 02, 2018 @03:39PM Microsoft Is Now Selling a Surface Laptop With An Intel Core m3 Processor For $799
Friday February 02, 2018 @01:12AM New Zero-Day Vulnerability Found In Adobe Flash Player
Thursday February 01, 2018 @03:49PM Windows Defender Will Soon Start Removing Applications With Coercive Messaging: Cleaners and Optimizers Put on Notice
Thursday February 01, 2018 @12:08PM Surpassing Windows 7's Market Share For the First Time, Windows 10 Now the Most Popular Desktop OS From Microsoft
Thursday February 01, 2018 @12:20AM Microsoft's Cloud Bet Continues To Pay Off In Latest Earnings
Monday January 29, 2018 @02:02PM Lenovo's Fingerprint Scanner Can Be Bypassed via a Hardcoded Password
Sunday January 28, 2018 @05:03PM Microsoft Issues Windows Out-of-Band Update That Disables Spectre Mitigations
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @04:03PM Windows 10 Will Soon Let Users Track the Data Microsoft Collects
Monday January 22, 2018 @12:11PM Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 S Laptops Starting at $189 and New Office 365 Tools for Students
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @02:53PM Now Meltdown Patches Are Making Industrial Control Systems Lurch
Monday January 15, 2018 @12:15AM City of Barcelona Dumps Windows For Linux and Open Source Software
Thursday January 11, 2018 @02:22PM Subscriptions With Automated Recurring Billing Come To Windows 10
Thursday January 11, 2018 @01:33PM Intel Says Chip-Security Fixes Leave PCs No More Than 10% Slower
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @03:26PM Microsoft Announces First Mobile Carriers To Support Always Connected PCs
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @04:10PM Dell's Mobile Connect Application Will Allow Users To Easily Mirror Their Smartphone on PC; To Come Pre-installed On Company's Future PCs
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @01:59PM Microsoft Details Performance Impact of Spectre and Meltdown Mitigations on Windows Systems
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @09:57AM Microsoft Says No More Windows Security Updates Unless AVs Set a Registry Key
Monday January 08, 2018 @09:58PM Nvidia's GeForce Now Windows App Transforms Your Cheap Laptop Into a Gaming PC
Monday January 08, 2018 @08:13AM Alexa is Coming To Windows 10 PCs From HP, ASUS and Others
Monday January 08, 2018 @08:04AM Microsoft's Meltdown and Spectre Patch Is Bricking Some AMD PCs
Saturday January 06, 2018 @03:55AM Lindows Resurrected! Freespire 3.0 and Linspire 7.0 Linux Distros Now Available
Thursday January 04, 2018 @01:36AM Microsoft Issues Rare Out-of-Band Emergency Windows Update For Processor Security Bugs
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @04:57PM Intel Responds To Alleged Chip Flaw, Claims Effects Won't Significantly Impact Average Users
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @07:51AM Kinect Is Really Dead Now, Basically
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @06:01PM 'Kernel Memory Leaking' Intel Processor Design Flaw Forces Linux, Windows Redesign
Friday December 29, 2017 @12:08PM Microsoft's Fall Creators Update Already on More Than Half of All Windows 10 PCs
Thursday December 28, 2017 @05:15PM Windows 10 Visits To US Government Sites Surpass Windows 7 For the First Time
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @02:22PM Mozilla Patches Critical Bug in Thunderbird
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @01:40AM Beware: 'Digmine' Cryptocurrency Bot Is Spreading Via Facebook Messenger
Sunday December 24, 2017 @06:11PM More Unix Tools Coming To Windows 10
Thursday December 21, 2017 @10:10AM Security Firm Keeper Sues News Reporter Over Vulnerability Story
Thursday December 21, 2017 @09:42AM Windows 10 Facial Recognition Feature Can Be Bypassed with a Photo
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @05:18PM Microsoft Removes Google's Chrome Installer From the Windows Store
Saturday December 16, 2017 @11:53PM Microsoft Releases a Preview of OpenSSH Client and Server For Windows 10
Saturday December 16, 2017 @11:29PM Windows 10 Bundled a Password Manager with a Security Flaw
Saturday December 16, 2017 @10:26AM Windows 10 Bundles a Password Manager. Password Manager Bundles a Security Flaw
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @01:44AM Ask Slashdot: Biggest IT Management Mistakes?
Saturday December 09, 2017 @10:11PM Microsoft's 'Malware Protection Engine' Had A Remote Code Execution Flaw
Saturday December 09, 2017 @03:48PM 'Process Doppelganging' Attack Bypasses Most Security Products, Works On All Windows Versions
Friday December 08, 2017 @06:31AM "Process Doppelgänging" Attack Works on All Windows Versions
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @07:24PM ReactOS 0.4.7 Released
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @01:30AM Google Wants Progressive Web Apps To Replace Chrome Apps
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @03:40PM Microsoft Debuts Windows 10 on ARM; Asus and HP Unveil Laptops With 20-Hour Battery Life, Gigabit LTE
Monday December 04, 2017 @04:34PM Lead Developer of Popular Windows Application Classic Shell Is Quitting
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @03:58PM Windows 10 Now on 600 Million Active Devices
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @02:01PM Microsoft Sees the Future of Windows 10 as Sets, Ditching Windows For a Tabbed App Interface
Monday November 27, 2017 @10:03PM Microsoft Office Now Available On All Chromebooks
Friday November 24, 2017 @04:43PM Linux Pioneer Munich Confirms Switch To Windows 10
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:50PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Your Greatest Successes and Weaknesses With Wine (Software)?
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @06:15PM Microsoft Confirms Surface Book 2 Can't Stay Charged During Gaming Sessions
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:09PM New Windows Search Interface Borrows Heavily From MacOS
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:05PM Microsoft Offering Free Windows 10 Development Environment VM for a Limited Time
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:07PM Windows 8 and Later Fail To Properly Apply ASLR
Friday November 17, 2017 @03:48PM Windows 8 and Later Fail to Properly Apply ASLR
Monday November 13, 2017 @07:38PM All Major Browsers Now Support WebAssembly
Monday November 13, 2017 @01:14PM Munich Council: To Hell With Linux, We're Going Full Windows in 2020
Thursday November 09, 2017 @06:57PM Ask Slashdot: What Should A Mac User Know Before Buying a Windows Laptop?
Thursday November 09, 2017 @02:27PM Windows 10's Version of AirDrop Lets You Quickly Share Files Between PCs
Monday November 06, 2017 @07:15PM Microsoft Releases Standards For Highly Secure Windows 10 Devices
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:56PM Microsoft Releases Standards for Highly Secure Windows 10 Devices
Saturday October 28, 2017 @07:29AM NotPetya Outbreak Left Merck Short of HPV Vaccine Gardasil
Thursday October 26, 2017 @06:22PM Microsoft Is Working On a Foldable Device With a Focus On Pen and Digital Ink
Monday October 23, 2017 @02:43PM Windows 10's 'Controlled Folder Access' Anti-Ransomware Feature Is Now Live
Saturday October 21, 2017 @12:44AM Consumer Reports Refuses To Recommend Microsoft Surface Book 2
Friday October 20, 2017 @04:16PM Google Says 64 Percent of Chrome Traffic On Android Now Protected With HTTPS, 75 Percent On Mac, 66 Percent On Windows
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @04:32PM Microsoft Teases Multi-Day Battery Life For Upcoming ARM-Powered Windows Devices
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @02:35PM Microsoft Begins Rolling Out Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @09:27AM Microsoft Surface Book 2 Puts Desktop Brains in a Laptop Body
Monday October 16, 2017 @05:19PM Microsoft's Fall Update With Redesigned Xbox Dashboard Is Now Available To All
Sunday October 15, 2017 @07:44PM Munich Plans New Vote on Dumping Linux For Windows 10
Saturday October 14, 2017 @12:13AM Over 500 Million PCs Are Secretly Mining Cryptocurrency, Researchers Reveal
Friday October 13, 2017 @04:42PM Dutch Privacy Regulator Says Windows 10 Breaks the Law
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @04:31PM How Does Microsoft Avoid Being the Next IBM?
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @01:28PM Microsoft May Have Price Increases in Store For Windows 10 Pro Workstation, Win 10 Downgrade Customers
Monday October 09, 2017 @03:27PM Windows 10 Update Removes Windows Media Player
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @07:28PM Mozilla To End All Firefox Support For XP, Vista In June 2018
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @10:17AM HP's Spectre x360 13 Promises Up To 16 Hours of Battery Life in a Faster, Cooler Design
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @07:25PM According To Star Trek: Discovery, Starfleet Still Runs Microsoft Windows
Monday October 02, 2017 @04:10PM Microsoft Shutters Groove Music, Will Move Users To Spotify
Sunday October 01, 2017 @03:06PM New 'Illusion Gap' Attack Bypasses Windows Defender Scans
Thursday September 28, 2017 @07:09AM New "Illusion Gap" Attack Bypasses Windows Defender Scans
Sunday September 24, 2017 @05:32PM Richard Stallman vs. Canonical's CEO: 'Will Microsoft Love Linux to Death?'
Thursday September 21, 2017 @07:03PM Why You Shouldn't Imitate Bill Gates If You Want To Be Rich
Thursday September 21, 2017 @04:39PM Ford Is Using Microsoft's HoloLens To Design Cars In Augmented Reality
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @07:03PM Bill Gates Says He's Sorry About Control-Alt-Delete
Saturday September 16, 2017 @01:08AM HP Users Complain About 10-Minute Login Lag During 'Win 10 Update'
Saturday September 16, 2017 @12:01AM 'Bashware' Attacks Exploit Windows 10's Subsystem for Linux
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @04:30PM BlueBorne Vulnerabilities Impact Over 5 Billion Bluetooth-Enabled Devices
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @12:35AM ShadowBrokers Releases NSA UNITEDRAKE Manual That Targets Windows Machines
Saturday September 09, 2017 @07:28PM Ask Slashdot: What Can You Do With An Old Windows Phone?
Friday September 08, 2017 @01:10PM Bug In Windows Kernel Could Prevent Security Software From Identifying Malware
Thursday September 07, 2017 @10:21AM Bug in Windows Kernel Could Prevent Security Software From Identifying Malware
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:11PM Chrome 61 Arrives With JavaScript Modules, WebUSB Support
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @04:25PM Microsoft Extends Free Windows 10 S-To-Pro Upgrade Deadline
Friday September 01, 2017 @12:28PM Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to Arrive October 17
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @10:02AM Amazon's Alexa and Microsoft's Cortana Are Going To Work Together
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @12:30AM New York City Cops Will Replace Their 36,000 Windows Phones With iPhones
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @04:46PM Microsoft .NET Core 2.0 For Linux Released; Redhat Will Bundle Microsoft's .NET
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @02:31PM Microsoft Will Never Again Sneakily Force Windows Downloads on Users
Thursday August 17, 2017 @01:48PM In Defense of the Popular Framework Electron
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @12:53PM We're Not Walking Away From Continuum, Says HP
Friday August 11, 2017 @07:03PM Russian Group That Hacked DNC Used NSA Attack Code In Attack On Hotels
Thursday August 10, 2017 @09:59AM Kaspersky Drops Antitrust Complaint After Microsoft Promises To Make Changes To Windows 10
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @05:13PM Microsoft Dumps Notorious Chinese Secure Certificate Vendor
Saturday August 05, 2017 @07:06PM The NSA Intercepted Microsoft's Windows Bug Reports
Friday August 04, 2017 @03:12PM Microsoft Will Not Patch SMBLoris Vulnerability
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @04:53PM Microsoft Is Updating the Windows Console Colors For the First Time In 20 Years
Monday July 31, 2017 @05:05PM Microsoft's Windows Phone Keyboard For the iPhone Is Dead
Monday July 31, 2017 @03:19PM Microsoft Won't Patch 20-Yr-Old SMBv1 Vulnerability (You Should Just Turn the Service Off)
Saturday July 29, 2017 @01:48AM Microsoft's 'Windows Subsystem For Linux' Finally Leaves Beta
Thursday July 27, 2017 @04:23PM FreeBSD 11.1 Released
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @02:39PM Microsoft Launches Windows Bug Bounty Program With Rewards Ranging From $500 To $250,000
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @04:42AM Microsoft Confirms It's Not Killing Off Paint After Outpouring of Support
Monday July 24, 2017 @09:51AM Microsoft Paint To Be Killed Off After 32 Years
Thursday July 20, 2017 @10:52AM Windows 10 Will Cut Off Devices With Older CPUs
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @10:38AM Avast Now Owns CCleaner After Acquiring Piriform
Monday July 17, 2017 @08:03PM Exploit Derived From EternalSynergy Upgraded To Target Newer Windows Versions
Monday July 17, 2017 @05:31PM Exploit Derived From EternalSynergy Upgraded to Target Newer Windows Versions
Monday July 17, 2017 @04:54PM Windows 10 Creators Upgrade Cuts Support For Some Intel PCs Early
Monday July 17, 2017 @12:40PM 'Windows 10 Is Failing Us'
Monday July 17, 2017 @11:26AM Media Player Classic Home Cinema (MPC-HC) for Windows Pushes What Could Be Its Last Update
Sunday July 16, 2017 @09:04PM Microsoft Yanks Three Bad Patches Of Their Last Outlook Patch
Sunday July 16, 2017 @12:06PM Ask Slashdot: What Software (Or Hardware) Glitch Makes You Angry?
Friday July 14, 2017 @01:59AM PC Shipments Hit the Lowest Level In a Decade
Wednesday July 12, 2017 @12:31AM 24 Cores and the Mouse Won't Move: Engineer Diagnoses Windows 10 Bug
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @10:12AM Ubuntu Has Arrived in the Windows Store
Monday July 10, 2017 @04:02PM Ubuntu Is Now Available On the Windows Store
Monday July 10, 2017 @10:06AM Microsoft Will Sell Office, Windows as a Bundle
Saturday July 08, 2017 @04:52PM Microsoft's Last 'Bug Bash' Before Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
Friday July 07, 2017 @12:34AM OneDrive Has Stopped Working On Non-NTFS Drives
Thursday July 06, 2017 @06:04PM WikiLeaks Unveils CIA Implants That Steal SSH Credentials From Windows, Linux PCs
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @07:27PM OpenBSD Will Get Unique Kernels On Each Reboot
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @05:48PM Linux Is Not As Safe As You Think
Friday June 30, 2017 @01:17PM India Presses Microsoft For Windows Discount in Wake of Cyber Attacks
Friday June 30, 2017 @08:25AM France Drops Windows 10 Privacy Case After Microsoft Changes Telemetry Settings