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Planning to update to Windows 11? A checklist before you do

With the Oct. 5 launch date less than a month away, it's time to think about when Windows users should move from 10 to 11. (Helpful hint: Don't rush.)

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Microsoft likely to offer Extended Security Updates for Windows 10 in 2025

By offering the extended support, organizations could safely run Windows 10 for years after its planned 2025 retirement.

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The Windows print nightmare continues for the enterprise

KB5005652, meant to address “PrintNightmare” vulnerabilities, is causing some enterprise users to be prompted to reinstall print drivers or install new drivers — which they can’t do without admin privileges.

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How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

Worried about privacy in Windows 10? Here's what you can do.

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11 questions for Windows users

It’s time for my survey of Windows users: I want to get an idea of how you use Windows, what you think of Windows 11, and what other options you use or may be considering.

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Build the ultimate bootable Windows repair drive

Load up a USB drive with the right software, and you’ll have a complete toolkit to restart, troubleshoot, and repair Windows PCs.

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Parallels Desktop 17 will run Windows 11 on Macs

Parallels has introduced Parallels Desktop 17 for Mac, officially ushering in Windows 11 support on M1-based systems.

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The case of the cranky Chrome install

Sometimes an install just won’t work as it should on Windows 10 —no matter what you try to do. When all else fails, start from scratch, and even consider a hardware upgrade while you’re at it.

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Microsoft: Use deadline policies and a 'cloud cadence mindset' for faster patching

The most important Windows policies enterprises can use to speed up Windows servicing involve deadline configurations.

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Patch Tuesday, 'C release' updates to continue for Windows 11

It's official: For better or worse, Windows 11 will be serviced on a monthly basis just like Windows 10.

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Getting ready for 21H2 (and maybe Windows 11)

Windows 10 21H2 will be here before you know it (as will Windows 11). So now's a good time to get a handle on how, when and whether to update.

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How to fix a frozen Start menu or taskbar in Windows 10

Before you restart your PC, try this.

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Say goodbye to all that: Microsoft ends Windows-as-a-Service

With the arrival of Windows 11, and its once-a-year update cadence, Microsoft is effectively turning its back on its Windows-as-a-service model.

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Not yet running Windows 10 21H1? It’s time

If you are still running Windows 10 2004 or 20H2, it’s time to move to 21H1. Here's how to do that and what to keep in mind as we roll toward the release of Windows 11.

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Upgrading your PC’s hardware for Windows 11

Microsoft’s stringent hardware requirements for Windows 11 have left many wondering if they can — or should — upgrade their current PCs to support the upcoming OS.

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Windows 11: The long migration

Moving from one operating system to another can be a grind — like watching sausage being made. Get ready for the long process of moving on from Windows 10 to its successor.

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What enterprise needs to know about Windows 11

We've collected some of the most salient points about the upcoming Windows 11, the ones enterprise IT admins will most need to know.

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Before we get Windows 11, can Microsoft fix Windows 10?

Later this week, Microsoft is set to talk about the future of Windows. But it still needs to fix a few things in Windows 10.

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