Slashdot Items Tagged "windows"

Date / Time Story
Monday February 19, 2018 @04:16PM Microsoft Finally Documents the Limitations of Windows 10 on ARM
Monday February 19, 2018 @12:59PM Microsoft Stops Pushing Notifications To Windows 7 and 8 Phones
Monday February 19, 2018 @10:50AM Man, Seeking New Copy of Windows 7 After Forced Windows 10 Upgrade, Sues Microsoft
Friday February 16, 2018 @02:49PM Ask Slashdot: Could Linux Ever Become Fully Compatible With Windows and Mac Software?
Friday February 16, 2018 @01:26AM Electronics-Recycling Innovator Faces Prison For Extending Computers' Lives
Thursday February 15, 2018 @04:33PM Windows 10 Compatibility Issues Forcing US Air Force To Scrap a Significant Number of Computers
Thursday February 15, 2018 @12:20PM Hey Microsoft, Stop Installing Apps On My PC Without Asking
Thursday February 15, 2018 @12:54AM Windows 10 Is Adding an Ultimate Performance Mode For Pros
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @12:36AM Skype Can't Fix a Nasty Security Bug Without a Massive Code Rewrite
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @05:44PM Windows 10 Will Soon Get Progressive Web Apps To Boost the Microsoft Store
Monday February 05, 2018 @09:46AM NSA Exploits Ported To Work on All Windows Versions Released Since Windows 2000
Sunday February 04, 2018 @03:16PM Why Windows Vista Ended Up Being a Mess
Friday February 02, 2018 @02:39PM Microsoft Is Now Selling a Surface Laptop With An Intel Core m3 Processor For $799
Friday February 02, 2018 @12:12AM New Zero-Day Vulnerability Found In Adobe Flash Player
Thursday February 01, 2018 @02:49PM Windows Defender Will Soon Start Removing Applications With Coercive Messaging: Cleaners and Optimizers Put on Notice
Thursday February 01, 2018 @11:08AM Surpassing Windows 7's Market Share For the First Time, Windows 10 Now the Most Popular Desktop OS From Microsoft
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @11:20PM Microsoft's Cloud Bet Continues To Pay Off In Latest Earnings
Monday January 29, 2018 @01:02PM Lenovo's Fingerprint Scanner Can Be Bypassed via a Hardcoded Password
Sunday January 28, 2018 @04:03PM Microsoft Issues Windows Out-of-Band Update That Disables Spectre Mitigations
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @03:03PM Windows 10 Will Soon Let Users Track the Data Microsoft Collects
Monday January 22, 2018 @11:11AM Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 S Laptops Starting at $189 and New Office 365 Tools for Students
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @01:53PM Now Meltdown Patches Are Making Industrial Control Systems Lurch
Sunday January 14, 2018 @11:15PM City of Barcelona Dumps Windows For Linux and Open Source Software
Thursday January 11, 2018 @01:22PM Subscriptions With Automated Recurring Billing Come To Windows 10
Thursday January 11, 2018 @12:33PM Intel Says Chip-Security Fixes Leave PCs No More Than 10% Slower
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @02:26PM Microsoft Announces First Mobile Carriers To Support Always Connected PCs
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @03:10PM 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 @12:59PM Microsoft Details Performance Impact of Spectre and Meltdown Mitigations on Windows Systems
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @08:57AM Microsoft Says No More Windows Security Updates Unless AVs Set a Registry Key
Monday January 08, 2018 @08:58PM Nvidia's GeForce Now Windows App Transforms Your Cheap Laptop Into a Gaming PC
Monday January 08, 2018 @07:13AM Alexa is Coming To Windows 10 PCs From HP, ASUS and Others
Monday January 08, 2018 @07:04AM Microsoft's Meltdown and Spectre Patch Is Bricking Some AMD PCs
Saturday January 06, 2018 @02:55AM Lindows Resurrected! Freespire 3.0 and Linspire 7.0 Linux Distros Now Available
Thursday January 04, 2018 @12:36AM Microsoft Issues Rare Out-of-Band Emergency Windows Update For Processor Security Bugs
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @03:57PM Intel Responds To Alleged Chip Flaw, Claims Effects Won't Significantly Impact Average Users
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @06:51AM Kinect Is Really Dead Now, Basically
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:01PM 'Kernel Memory Leaking' Intel Processor Design Flaw Forces Linux, Windows Redesign
Friday December 29, 2017 @11:08AM Microsoft's Fall Creators Update Already on More Than Half of All Windows 10 PCs
Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:15PM Windows 10 Visits To US Government Sites Surpass Windows 7 For the First Time
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @01:22PM Mozilla Patches Critical Bug in Thunderbird
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @12:40AM Beware: 'Digmine' Cryptocurrency Bot Is Spreading Via Facebook Messenger
Sunday December 24, 2017 @05:11PM More Unix Tools Coming To Windows 10
Thursday December 21, 2017 @09:10AM Security Firm Keeper Sues News Reporter Over Vulnerability Story
Thursday December 21, 2017 @08:42AM Windows 10 Facial Recognition Feature Can Be Bypassed with a Photo
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @04:18PM Microsoft Removes Google's Chrome Installer From the Windows Store
Saturday December 16, 2017 @10:53PM Microsoft Releases a Preview of OpenSSH Client and Server For Windows 10
Saturday December 16, 2017 @10:29PM Windows 10 Bundled a Password Manager with a Security Flaw
Saturday December 16, 2017 @09:26AM Windows 10 Bundles a Password Manager. Password Manager Bundles a Security Flaw
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @12:44AM Ask Slashdot: Biggest IT Management Mistakes?
Saturday December 09, 2017 @09:11PM Microsoft's 'Malware Protection Engine' Had A Remote Code Execution Flaw
Saturday December 09, 2017 @02:48PM 'Process Doppelganging' Attack Bypasses Most Security Products, Works On All Windows Versions
Friday December 08, 2017 @05:31AM "Process Doppelgänging" Attack Works on All Windows Versions
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @06:24PM ReactOS 0.4.7 Released
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @12:30AM Google Wants Progressive Web Apps To Replace Chrome Apps
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @02:40PM Microsoft Debuts Windows 10 on ARM; Asus and HP Unveil Laptops With 20-Hour Battery Life, Gigabit LTE
Monday December 04, 2017 @03:34PM Lead Developer of Popular Windows Application Classic Shell Is Quitting
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @02:58PM Windows 10 Now on 600 Million Active Devices
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @01:01PM Microsoft Sees the Future of Windows 10 as Sets, Ditching Windows For a Tabbed App Interface
Monday November 27, 2017 @09:03PM Microsoft Office Now Available On All Chromebooks
Friday November 24, 2017 @03:43PM Linux Pioneer Munich Confirms Switch To Windows 10
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @03:50PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Your Greatest Successes and Weaknesses With Wine (Software)?
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:15PM Microsoft Confirms Surface Book 2 Can't Stay Charged During Gaming Sessions
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:09PM New Windows Search Interface Borrows Heavily From MacOS
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @03:05PM Microsoft Offering Free Windows 10 Development Environment VM for a Limited Time
Friday November 17, 2017 @03:07PM Windows 8 and Later Fail To Properly Apply ASLR
Friday November 17, 2017 @02:48PM Windows 8 and Later Fail to Properly Apply ASLR
Monday November 13, 2017 @06:38PM All Major Browsers Now Support WebAssembly
Monday November 13, 2017 @12:14PM Munich Council: To Hell With Linux, We're Going Full Windows in 2020
Thursday November 09, 2017 @05:57PM Ask Slashdot: What Should A Mac User Know Before Buying a Windows Laptop?
Thursday November 09, 2017 @01:27PM Windows 10's Version of AirDrop Lets You Quickly Share Files Between PCs
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:15PM Microsoft Releases Standards For Highly Secure Windows 10 Devices
Monday November 06, 2017 @05:56PM Microsoft Releases Standards for Highly Secure Windows 10 Devices
Saturday October 28, 2017 @06:29AM NotPetya Outbreak Left Merck Short of HPV Vaccine Gardasil
Thursday October 26, 2017 @05:22PM Microsoft Is Working On a Foldable Device With a Focus On Pen and Digital Ink
Monday October 23, 2017 @01:43PM Windows 10's 'Controlled Folder Access' Anti-Ransomware Feature Is Now Live
Friday October 20, 2017 @11:44PM Consumer Reports Refuses To Recommend Microsoft Surface Book 2
Friday October 20, 2017 @03:16PM 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 @03:32PM Microsoft Teases Multi-Day Battery Life For Upcoming ARM-Powered Windows Devices
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @01:35PM Microsoft Begins Rolling Out Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @08:27AM Microsoft Surface Book 2 Puts Desktop Brains in a Laptop Body
Monday October 16, 2017 @04:19PM Microsoft's Fall Update With Redesigned Xbox Dashboard Is Now Available To All
Sunday October 15, 2017 @06:44PM Munich Plans New Vote on Dumping Linux For Windows 10
Friday October 13, 2017 @11:13PM Over 500 Million PCs Are Secretly Mining Cryptocurrency, Researchers Reveal
Friday October 13, 2017 @03:42PM Dutch Privacy Regulator Says Windows 10 Breaks the Law
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @03:31PM How Does Microsoft Avoid Being the Next IBM?
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @12:28PM Microsoft May Have Price Increases in Store For Windows 10 Pro Workstation, Win 10 Downgrade Customers
Monday October 09, 2017 @02:27PM Windows 10 Update Removes Windows Media Player
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @06:28PM Mozilla To End All Firefox Support For XP, Vista In June 2018
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @09:17AM HP's Spectre x360 13 Promises Up To 16 Hours of Battery Life in a Faster, Cooler Design
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @06:25PM According To Star Trek: Discovery, Starfleet Still Runs Microsoft Windows
Monday October 02, 2017 @03:10PM Microsoft Shutters Groove Music, Will Move Users To Spotify
Sunday October 01, 2017 @02:06PM New 'Illusion Gap' Attack Bypasses Windows Defender Scans
Thursday September 28, 2017 @06:09AM New "Illusion Gap" Attack Bypasses Windows Defender Scans
Sunday September 24, 2017 @04:32PM Richard Stallman vs. Canonical's CEO: 'Will Microsoft Love Linux to Death?'
Thursday September 21, 2017 @06:03PM Why You Shouldn't Imitate Bill Gates If You Want To Be Rich
Thursday September 21, 2017 @03:39PM Ford Is Using Microsoft's HoloLens To Design Cars In Augmented Reality
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @06:03PM Bill Gates Says He's Sorry About Control-Alt-Delete
Saturday September 16, 2017 @12:08AM HP Users Complain About 10-Minute Login Lag During 'Win 10 Update'
Friday September 15, 2017 @11:01PM 'Bashware' Attacks Exploit Windows 10's Subsystem for Linux
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @03:30PM BlueBorne Vulnerabilities Impact Over 5 Billion Bluetooth-Enabled Devices
Monday September 11, 2017 @11:35PM ShadowBrokers Releases NSA UNITEDRAKE Manual That Targets Windows Machines
Saturday September 09, 2017 @06:28PM Ask Slashdot: What Can You Do With An Old Windows Phone?
Friday September 08, 2017 @12:10PM Bug In Windows Kernel Could Prevent Security Software From Identifying Malware
Thursday September 07, 2017 @09:21AM Bug in Windows Kernel Could Prevent Security Software From Identifying Malware
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @03:11PM Chrome 61 Arrives With JavaScript Modules, WebUSB Support
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @03:25PM Microsoft Extends Free Windows 10 S-To-Pro Upgrade Deadline
Friday September 01, 2017 @11:28AM Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to Arrive October 17
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @09:02AM Amazon's Alexa and Microsoft's Cortana Are Going To Work Together
Monday August 28, 2017 @11:30PM New York City Cops Will Replace Their 36,000 Windows Phones With iPhones
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @03:46PM Microsoft .NET Core 2.0 For Linux Released; Redhat Will Bundle Microsoft's .NET
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @01:31PM Microsoft Will Never Again Sneakily Force Windows Downloads on Users
Thursday August 17, 2017 @12:48PM In Defense of the Popular Framework Electron
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @11:53AM We're Not Walking Away From Continuum, Says HP
Friday August 11, 2017 @06:03PM Russian Group That Hacked DNC Used NSA Attack Code In Attack On Hotels
Thursday August 10, 2017 @08:59AM Kaspersky Drops Antitrust Complaint After Microsoft Promises To Make Changes To Windows 10
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @04:13PM Microsoft Dumps Notorious Chinese Secure Certificate Vendor
Saturday August 05, 2017 @06:06PM The NSA Intercepted Microsoft's Windows Bug Reports
Friday August 04, 2017 @02:12PM Microsoft Will Not Patch SMBLoris Vulnerability
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @03:53PM Microsoft Is Updating the Windows Console Colors For the First Time In 20 Years
Monday July 31, 2017 @04:05PM Microsoft's Windows Phone Keyboard For the iPhone Is Dead
Monday July 31, 2017 @02:19PM Microsoft Won't Patch 20-Yr-Old SMBv1 Vulnerability (You Should Just Turn the Service Off)
Saturday July 29, 2017 @12:48AM Microsoft's 'Windows Subsystem For Linux' Finally Leaves Beta
Thursday July 27, 2017 @03:23PM FreeBSD 11.1 Released
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @01:39PM Microsoft Launches Windows Bug Bounty Program With Rewards Ranging From $500 To $250,000
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @03:42AM Microsoft Confirms It's Not Killing Off Paint After Outpouring of Support
Monday July 24, 2017 @08:51AM Microsoft Paint To Be Killed Off After 32 Years
Thursday July 20, 2017 @09:52AM Windows 10 Will Cut Off Devices With Older CPUs
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @09:38AM Avast Now Owns CCleaner After Acquiring Piriform
Monday July 17, 2017 @07:03PM Exploit Derived From EternalSynergy Upgraded To Target Newer Windows Versions
Monday July 17, 2017 @04:31PM Exploit Derived From EternalSynergy Upgraded to Target Newer Windows Versions
Monday July 17, 2017 @03:54PM Windows 10 Creators Upgrade Cuts Support For Some Intel PCs Early
Monday July 17, 2017 @11:40AM 'Windows 10 Is Failing Us'
Monday July 17, 2017 @10:26AM Media Player Classic Home Cinema (MPC-HC) for Windows Pushes What Could Be Its Last Update
Sunday July 16, 2017 @08:04PM Microsoft Yanks Three Bad Patches Of Their Last Outlook Patch
Sunday July 16, 2017 @11:06AM Ask Slashdot: What Software (Or Hardware) Glitch Makes You Angry?
Friday July 14, 2017 @12:59AM PC Shipments Hit the Lowest Level In a Decade
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @11:31PM 24 Cores and the Mouse Won't Move: Engineer Diagnoses Windows 10 Bug
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @09:12AM Ubuntu Has Arrived in the Windows Store
Monday July 10, 2017 @03:02PM Ubuntu Is Now Available On the Windows Store
Monday July 10, 2017 @09:06AM Microsoft Will Sell Office, Windows as a Bundle
Saturday July 08, 2017 @03:52PM Microsoft's Last 'Bug Bash' Before Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
Thursday July 06, 2017 @11:34PM OneDrive Has Stopped Working On Non-NTFS Drives
Thursday July 06, 2017 @05:04PM WikiLeaks Unveils CIA Implants That Steal SSH Credentials From Windows, Linux PCs
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @06:27PM OpenBSD Will Get Unique Kernels On Each Reboot
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @04:48PM Linux Is Not As Safe As You Think
Friday June 30, 2017 @12:17PM India Presses Microsoft For Windows Discount in Wake of Cyber Attacks
Friday June 30, 2017 @07:25AM France Drops Windows 10 Privacy Case After Microsoft Changes Telemetry Settings
Thursday June 29, 2017 @08:45AM Windows 10 Will Soon Protect Files and Folders From Ransomware
Thursday June 29, 2017 @08:28AM The Biggest Windows 10 Shop? Microsoft Partner Accenture
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @11:35PM London Metropolitan Police's 18,000 Windows XP PCs Is a Disaster Waiting To Happen
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @06:27PM WikiLeaks Dump Reveals CIA Malware For Tracking Windows Devices Via WiFi Networks
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @11:33PM Britain's Newest Warship Runs Windows XP, Raising Cyber Attack Fears
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @03:23PM Microsoft Bringing EMET Back As a Built-In Part of Windows 10
Monday June 26, 2017 @08:43AM Google Chrome Bests Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera In Independent Battery Life Tests
Friday June 23, 2017 @04:26PM 32TB of Windows 10 Internal Builds, Core Source Code Leak Online
Friday June 23, 2017 @02:43PM WikiLeaks Doc Dump Reveals CIA Tools For Hacking Air-Gapped PCs
Friday June 23, 2017 @12:27PM Microsoft Claims 'No Known Ransomware' Runs on Windows 10 S. Researcher Says 'Hold My Beer'
Thursday June 22, 2017 @03:00PM Fireball Browser Hijack Impact Revised After Microsoft Analysis
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @11:16PM Microsoft Admits Disabling Anti-Virus Software For Windows 10 Users
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @03:32PM How Hollywood Got Hacked: Studio at Center of Netflix Leak Breaks Silence
Sunday June 18, 2017 @12:04AM Microsoft Will Disable WannaCry Attack Vector SMBv1 Starting This Fall
Thursday June 15, 2017 @10:30AM Green Party Leaders Don't Want Windows In Munich
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @10:40PM NSA Links WannaCry To North Korea
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @12:28PM Oil Changes, Safety Recalls, and Software Patches
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @04:23PM Microsoft to Disable SMBv1 (WannaCry Attack Vector) Starting This Fall
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @12:36PM Microsoft Warns of 'Destructive Cyberattacks', Issues New Windows XP Patches
Friday June 09, 2017 @03:01PM Why Does Microsoft Still Offer a 32-bit OS?
Friday June 09, 2017 @12:18PM Tim Cook Takes Swipe at Windows During MIT Commencement
Friday June 09, 2017 @09:01AM Skype Retires Older Apps for Windows, Linux
Thursday June 08, 2017 @11:06PM Intel Fires Warning Shot At Qualcomm and Microsoft Over Windows 10 ARM Emulation
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @03:48PM WannaCry Exploit Could Infect Windows 10
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @10:25AM Google Releases Chrome 59
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @09:44AM Kaspersky Files Antitrust Complaint Against Microsoft Over Disabling Its Antivirus Software
Monday June 05, 2017 @12:30PM Microsoft Leak Reveals New Windows 10 Workstation Edition For Power Users
Friday June 02, 2017 @11:39PM Chinese 'Fireball' Malware Infects Nearly 250 Million Computers Worldwide
Friday June 02, 2017 @03:09PM Microsoft Accidentally Released Internal Windows 10 Development Builds
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @04:23PM Qualcomm, Microsoft Announce Snapdragon 835 PCs With Gigabit LTE
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @11:36PM Windows XP Computers Were Mostly Immune To WannaCry
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @01:19PM Microsoft's Looking To Reboot Mobile with New Software and Hardware: Sources
Monday May 29, 2017 @11:13AM PC Market Could Return To Growth in 2019
Sunday May 28, 2017 @12:40AM Security Analyst Concludes Windows 10 Enterprise 'Tracks Too Much'
Friday May 26, 2017 @02:08PM In a Throwback To the '90s, NTFS Bug Lets Anyone Hang Or Crash Windows 7, 8.1
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:36PM Windows Switch To Git Almost Complete: 8,500 Commits and 1,760 Builds Each Day
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @02:58PM Intel Drops Thunderbolt 3 Royalty, Adds CPU Integration and Works Closely With Microsoft
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @12:23PM Microsoft To Launch Its Netflix-Style Game Pass On June 1; Live Gold Subscribers Get Early Access
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @11:39AM Chinese Giant Huawei Gets Serious About PC Business, Announces Plans For Global Expansion
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @09:05AM Microsoft's New Surface Pro Features Faster Intel Kaby Lake Processor, 13.5 Hours of Battery Life
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @08:52AM Microsoft Announces 'Windows 10 China Government Edition', Lets Country Use Its Own Encryption
Saturday May 20, 2017 @12:33AM Stealing Windows Credentials Using Google Chrome
Friday May 19, 2017 @02:31PM Linux Distros Won't Run On Microsoft's Education-Focused Windows 10 S OS
Friday May 19, 2017 @02:16PM Almost All WannaCry Victims Were Running Windows 7
Friday May 19, 2017 @01:41PM French Researchers Find Last-ditch Cure To Unlock WannaCry Files
Friday May 19, 2017 @01:11PM CIA Co-Developed 'Athena' Windows Malware With US Cyber Security Company, WikiLeaks Reveals
Thursday May 18, 2017 @10:39PM ReactOS 0.4.5 Released
Thursday May 18, 2017 @02:47PM Windows XP PCs Infected By WannaCry Can Be Decrypted Without Paying Ransom
Thursday May 18, 2017 @12:57PM 'WannaCry Makes an Easy Case For Linux'
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @10:59AM Group Linked To NSA Spy Leaks Threatens Sale of New Tech Secrets
Monday May 15, 2017 @11:36PM 'Don't Tell People To Turn Off Windows Update, Just Don't'
Monday May 15, 2017 @02:39AM Slashdot Asks: In the Wake Of Ransomware Attacks, Should Tech Companies Change Policies To Support Older OSs Indefinitely?
Sunday May 14, 2017 @08:37PM Microsoft Blasts Spy Agencies For Leaked Exploits Used By WanaDecrypt0r