Windows 10 feature updates now get up to 30 months of support (for Enterprise and Education users anyway)

Microsoft released two major Windows 10 feature updates per year, but if you’re not ready to upgrade right away, the company continues to support older versions for 18 months. That’s not a lot of time compared to the 5 years of support Microsoft offered for earlier versions of Windows, but since Windows 10 updates are […]

Microsoft InPrivate Desktop feature to let you run untrusted apps in a secure, sandboxed environment

Most modern web browsers have a private browsing mode that lets you surf the web without saving any data to your history making it safe to look for birthday presents or… other things in privacy. Google calls the feature incognito mode. Mozilla calls it Private browsing. And in Microsoft’s Edge web browser, it’s called InPrivate […]

Differences between Windows 10 S, Home, Pro, Enterprise, and Education

This week Microsoft introduced a new version of Windows 10 which is designed for education, but available to anyone willing to try an operating system that’s a bit more locked down in exchange for the promise of better performance and security. Windows 10 S can only run apps downloaded from the Windows Store, which limits the […]

Microsoft steps up Edge browser security by running it in a virtual environment

Microsoft is working on a new security feature for Windows 10’s Edge web browser designed to let businesses and other enterprise customers keep computers safe from malware. IT administrators can basically create a list of trusted websites that can be accessed normally. Any time a user opens a site that’s not on that list, Edge will […]

Differences between Windows 10 Home, Pro, Enterprise, and Education

Microsoft will start rolling out Windows 10 on July 29th. In the weeks that follow, you’ll be able to update to Windows 10 for free if you’re using a computer that runs Windows 7 or later, buy a new PC with Windows 10 pre-installed, or buy a boxed (or downloadable) copy of Microsoft’s latest operating […]

Windows 10 to come in Home, Mobile, and Pro editions (plus a few more)

Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system is set to launch this summer, with versions PCs, smartphones, tablets, and other devices. Ahead of that launch, Microsoft is outlining the different versions of Windows 10. There will be 6 or more different Windows 10 editions, although only 3 of them are really aimed at consumers. The others are […]