Microsoft would like Windows 10 users to stand in line in an orderly fashion and wait their turn to update to the Creators Update (CU), the latest major edition of the Windows 10 OS, released on April 11.
Today, Microsoft pledged itself to a new release schedule for Windows 10, for which the Redmond company promises to release all major features during two update periods, one in March and one in September, each year.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16179 for PC and Insider Preview Build 15205 for Mobile to insiders on the fast ring, Of particular note is the introduction of Hyper-V snapshots and Power Throttling to Build 16179.
License keys for Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 can be used to activate a fresh copy of the Windows 10 Creators Update, even if Microsoft has "officially" stopped offering free upgrades to Windows 10 back in the summer of 2016.
A few hours ago, Microsoft officially launched the Windows 10 Creators Update, which has slowly started rolling out to a few selected Windows 10 users and will continue to reach new devices in the upcoming weeks.
Microsoft is set to launch the Windows 10 Creators Update next week, on Tuesday, on April 11, at which time we'll have all the official details about the company's next major Windows 10 version. Until then, here's an unofficial changelog.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16170 to PC insiders on the fast ring, As Microsoft just released the Creators Update, new builds won't have any big changes or features added for the near future. Microsoft also announced that they have officially launched the Windows Insider Program for Business.
Microsoft adds Uninstall button for OneDrive. Users no longer have to walk on nails and sacrifice lambs to the Microsoft deity in order to uninstall OneDrive from their PCs.
Microsoft turned a new leaf today and published a list of diagnostics data the company will be collecting from users of Windows 10 Creators Update, scheduled for launch next week, on April 11.
Microsoft will officially release Windows 10 Creators Update on April 11, the same day it will retire Windows Vista, but users unwilling to wait that long can install it starting today, April 5, using the Windows 10 Update Assistant.
Three angry Windows 10 users have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft over botched Windows 10 upgrades, which plaintiffs claim destroyed their data, damaged computers, and incurred lost time and money.
A new User Access Control (UAC) bypass technique relies on altering Windows registry app paths and using the Backup and Restore utility to load malicious code without any security warning.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 15055 to PC and Mobile insiders on the fast ring, Like the previous release, this release focuses on fixing bugs and does not provide any new features. Of particular note, are the resolution of installation issues that people were experiencing in previous builds.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 15048 for PC to insiders in the fast ring, This release is almost entirely bug fixes and improvements, with no new features added.
Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 15046 for PC to insiders in the fast ring, For the most part, this release is a bug fix with cosmetic changes. The most notable new feature, though, is the introduction of Application Installation Control, which allows admins to control what types of applications can be installed in Windows.
Starting with Windows 10 build number 15042, Microsoft will allow administrators to block the installation of Win32 applications on their computer.
EU's main privacy watchdog has expressed displeasure with Microsoft's new privacy controls that the company announced last month and plans to ship with Windows 10 Creators Update, scheduled for launch later in April.
Yesterday Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 15031 for PC to insiders in the fast ring, This release introduces two new features called Dynamic Lock and Compact Overlay Windows.
Proof-of-concept code for a zero-day in the SMB (Server Message Block) protocol that affects several Windows versions has been published online today, sending sysadmins into a frenzy to protect vulnerable machines.