Windows Core OS runs on Intel Lakefield CPU in alleged Benchmark

Windows Core OS runs on Intel Lakefield CPU in alleged Benchmark

Image Courtesy: Cage Ata Microsoft is working on Windows Core OS and Windows Lite version of its Windows operating system for dual-screen and 2-in-1 devices – aimed at rivalling Google’s Chromebooks. We recently spotted a benchmark of Windows Core OS on Geekbench with an unknown Intel processor. T……

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Hints of Microsoft’s modular Windows Core OS spotted in support doc

Hints of Microsoft’s modular Windows Core OS spotted in support doc

At the October 2019 event, Microsoft might announce the long rumoured dual-screen device with lightweight Windows Core OS, which has been specifically designed to support dual displays hardware. Image Courtesy: Harry Over the past few years, and especially over the last few months, we have come ac……

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  • 6 months ago (09-16)
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Windows Update KB4516067 breaks Internet Explorer on Surface

Windows Update KB4516067 breaks Internet Explorer on Surface

Image Courtesy: CNET Windows 10’s latest update is causing a string of issues for users and it looks like Microsoft has also shipped a buggy update to old Surface PCs. Windows Update KB4516067, which was shipped to devices like Surface 2 and Surface RT, comes with a critical bug that breaks Intern……

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  • 6 months ago (09-14)
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Microsoft adding DRM 4K streaming support to Chromium for Windows

Microsoft adding DRM 4K streaming support to Chromium for Windows

The classic Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 can play certain protected streaming content in UltraHD or 4K resolutions. Netflix offers Ultra HD streaming on Windows 10 with the old Microsoft Edge and its Microsoft Store app. Microsoft has already added experimental flags to Chromium-based Microsoft E……

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  • 6 months ago (09-02)
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More mentions of Microsoft’s ‘next-gen Windows Core OS’ spotted

More mentions of Microsoft’s ‘next-gen Windows Core OS’ spotted

The long-rumoured Windows Core OS (a modular version of Windows) is being prepared for “next-gen” Microsoft devices. This is what is suggested by a LinkedIn profile of a Microsoft Software Engineer, which was discovered earlier today. Image Courtesy: Niels Laute “Delivering Azure-powered device ma……

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  • 7 months ago (08-17)
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New details of Microsoft’s modular Windows Core OS appear online

New details of Microsoft’s modular Windows Core OS appear online

Windows Core OS, a modular and adaptive version of Windows intended to run on foldable devices could well have a new Action Center. According to a new piece of information discovered by us, Microsoft might be developing a new version of Action Center exclusively for Windows Core OS. This is sugge……

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  • 7 months ago (08-06)
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Microsoft brings PDF features and more to Chromium on Windows

Microsoft brings PDF features and more to Chromium on Windows

Microsoft recently recreated Edge browser on Chromium-platform to offer better interoperability, including cross-platform support and faster updates. Microsoft is working on a number of new features and improvements for Chromium which should benefit Edge, Chrome and other browsers built on this o……

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  • 7 months ago (08-03)
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Google Chrome 76 Released for Linux, Windows, and Mac with 43 Security Fixes

Google Chrome 76 Released for Linux, Windows, and Mac with 43 Security Fixes

Google promoted today the Chrome 76 web browser to the stable channel for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, Windows, and macOS. Google Chrome 76.0.3809.87 is now available as the latest stable version of the popular and cross-platform web browser from Google, based on the open source ……

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  • 7 months ago (07-31)
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Microsoft discusses the benefits of Windows as a service

Microsoft discusses the benefits of Windows as a service

Image Courtesy: Microsoft We’re in the “Windows as a service” era and Microsoft make improvements to Windows 10 as necessary over time. Windows 10 as a service is updated every month with general or security improvements, and twice a year with new features. The traditional Windows servicing approa……

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  • 7 months ago (07-23)
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Microsoft’s Q4 2019 earnings: Windows up a lot

Microsoft’s Q4 2019 earnings: Windows up a lot

Microsoft has released their earnings report for the Q4 of their 2019 fiscal year (as distinct from the calendar year). As Windows 7 nears end of life, Windows OEM Pro revenue has once again rebounded, growing 18% YoY. Microsoft attributes this to healthy Windows 10 demand in advance of Windows ……

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  • 7 months ago (07-19)
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Disaster: SFC/scannow is broken- who will save us now?

Disaster: SFC/scannow is broken- who will save us now?

Microsoft’s software repair tool has got an issue; and in an own goal, the source of the problem is Windows Defender. The sfc/ scannow is a command to run System File Checker, which replaces corrupted Windows files with a cached version. In a somewhat ironic turn of events, a bug has caused SFC ……

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  • 8 months ago (07-17)
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Microsoft will notify users when Windows 10 version reaches end-of-support

Microsoft will notify users when Windows 10 version reaches end-of-support

A couple of months back we reported that Microsoft has been working on an automated system to notify users when Windows 7 reaches its end-of-support life. Back then the feature was limited to Windows 7 as the OS is reaching end-of-support this year. However, it looks like the feature is not limit……

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  • 8 months ago (07-15)
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