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No New Windows 10 Redstone 5 Preview Build Is Coming This Week Due to a Blocking Bug - Wccftech

It's almost end of the week but Microsoft hasn't yet dropped a new Preview build to its Windows 10 Insiders. With the previous drop, the company suggested that the development of Windows 10 Redstone 5 is largely finished with Microsoft now focusing on ...

Microsoft posts bumper Q4, with Windows, Surface, Azure all up - Ars Technica

The corporate transition to Windows 10 is proving to be a boon for Windows revenue—and the PC market as a whole—though Gartner reckons this only has another two years or so to run before the upgrade cycle nears completion. But the consumer PC ...

No new Windows 10 Insider Builds this week - MSPoweruser

It's already nearly the end of the week, but if you have been hitting refresh in checking for updates on your Windows 10 Insider PC you might as well stop, as the Windows 10 Insider team has announced on Twitter that there will be no new software this ...

Fix: Black Screen After Sleep Windows 10 - Appuals

Windows releases frequent updates to fix various problems which are present in the operating system. Even though most of the problems are solved very quickly, the famous error of the screen going black after waking up from sleep mode continues to ...

Microsoft launches public preview of Windows 10 IoT Core Services - ChannelLife NZ

Microsoft's IoT partners, resellers, integrators, and OEMs will soon be able to access Windows 10 IoT Core Services. Windows IoT principal program manager Dan Harman says Microsoft has officially announced the public preview of Windows 10 IoT Core ...

Windows 10 is still installed on under 700 million active devices - Neowin

Today, Microsoft released its earnings report for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2018, and despite continued growth from Windows 10 and the More Personal Computing category as a whole, Windows 10 is still not installed on 700 million active devices.

Windows 10 is still not yet on 700 million 'active' devices - ZDNet

During the company's Q4 FY'18 analyst call on July 19, CEO Satya Nadella said Windows 10 was "active" on nearly 700 million devices. That's compared to 600 million, which was the most recent milestone Microsoft had revealed back in late November 2017.

How to install Windows on a Chromebook - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL - WBRC FOX6 News -

Somewhat like a virtual machine, this will open a window that shows an entirely different operating system that you can use. The key to this method — and the caveat — is that you need another Windows 10 machine connected to the internet that you can ...

Microsoft Store on Windows 10 updated with new interface and remote app installs - WindowsLatest (blog)

Microsoft is rolling out a server update for the Microsoft Store in Windows 10 and the new interface is available for everyone. The latest update brings some UI changes to apps and games product page. Microsoft has tweaked the product page for PCs and ...

How To Create or Reinstall a Windows 10 Recovery Disc - Sanvada Tech News (blog)

No matter what, we all fall into some OS issues on the gadgets that we use at some point. Most of the time, it's with the Windows PCs that we use. As we already know that Windows 10 is already out here for a couple of years, it has been made the least ...

Microsoft reports strong Q4 earnings as Surface and gaming both up - The Verge

Microsoft posted the fourth quarter of its 2018 financial results today, reporting revenue of $30.1 billion and net income of $8.9 billion. Revenue has increased 17 percent year over year, and net income is up an impressive 35 percent. Microsoft's ...

Microsoft wants to win over consumers again, but with a half-hearted effort - MSPoweruser

Microsoft also plans to try and push the cheaper Surface Go running Windows 10 S and Office 365 as part of its strategy to “win back the consumers”. This will include marketing and resources specifically aimed at consumers. Medhi also spoke of a new ...

Microsoft Tackles Long-Term IoT Device Support and Maintenance - eWeek

Microsoft is betting that businesses offering internet of things (IoT) gadgets and services are in it for the long haul by rolling out a new service that takes some of the risk out of selling devices powered by Windows 10 IoT Core. "IoT devices are ...

No new Windows 10 Insider build this week as Microsoft plans “a few code changes” - OnMSFT (blog)

Sorry Windows Insiders, there won't be a new Redstone 5 build this week. The Windows Insider team has just came back from the Inspire conference in Las Vegas, but that trip isn't the reason for the delay. While the team didn't go into too much details ...

No new Windows 10 Insider Previews this week due to a blocking bug - Neowin

Typically, Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build to the Fast ring every week, or at least that's what the Insider team aims for. In fact, the Slow ring should be monthly, despite it's unreasonably slow pace. But as can often be the ...

Microsoft reportedly working on other ways besides PWAs to close Surface Phone app gap - MSPoweruser

Memorable recent examples include Windows Phone and the Windows 10 Store. Microsoft's next venture is believed to be the Andromeda OS, a version of Windows 10 for pen-based devices. Recently the arrival of Progressive Web Apps, which already has ...

Microsoft's plan to try to win back consumers with 'Modern Life Services' - ZDNet

Your Phone on Windows 10 will allow users to respond to text messages on their Windows desktops, as well as drag and drop photos from their desktops and send them via their phones without actually having to access the phones. The idea is by not having ...

Windows Server 2019 and Windows 10 become the first OS with leap seconds' support - Appuals

Windows Server 2019 and Windows 10 will become the first ever operating systems to be extending support for leap seconds, Microsoft today revealed. The next Windows update which is scheduled for fall came after international governmental regulations ...

Microsoft Releases Huge OneNote Update for Windows 10 - BleepingComputer

Microsoft has released a huge update for the Windows 10 OneNote app that introduces a slew of new features for general public and Windows Insiders. With this new update, Microsoft is adding the live tile improvements such as a title to create a new ...

Windows 10 Insiders update brings sharper screenshots with a new Screen Sketch update - Brinkwire (press release)

Screen Sketch, the replacement for the Snipping Tool, was first announced with the Windows 10 Insider Preview build 17704. The app has now been updated to version 10.1806.1901.0 and it brings improvements for sharper screenshots in the new build.

Windows 10 is a personal computer operating system developed and released by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems. It was officially unveiled in September 2014 following a brief demo at Build 2014. The first version of the operating system entered a public beta testing process in October, leading up to its consumer release on July 29, 2015.

Windows 10
A version of the Windows NT operating system
Windows 10 Logo.svg
Windows 10 build 14393 (Redstone).png
Windows 10 version 1607, showing the Start menu and Action Center
Developer Microsoft
OS family Microsoft Windows
Source model Closed source and shared source
Released to
July 15, 2015; 17 months ago (2015-07-15)
July 29, 2015; 16 months ago (2015-07-29)
Latest release 1607 (10.0.14393.576)
Latest preview 1703 (10.0.14986.1001)
Marketing target Personal computing
Update method Windows Update, Windows Store, Windows Server Update Services
Platforms IA-32, x86-64, ARM, ARM64
Kernel type Hybrid (Windows NT)
Userland Windows API
.NET Framework
Universal Windows Platform
Windows Subsystem for Linux
Default user interface Windows shell (Graphical)
License Trialware, Microsoft Software Assurance, MSDN subscription, Microsoft Imagine
Preceded by Windows 8.1 (2013)
Official website
Support status
  • Mainstream support until October 13, 2020,
  • Extended support until October 14, 2025
Version 1607 LTSB:
  • Mainstream support until October 12, 2021
  • Extended support until October 13, 2026

Windows 10 is a personal computer operating system developed and released by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems. It was officially unveiled in September 2014 following a brief demo at Build 2014. The first version of the operating system entered a public beta testing process in October, leading up to its consumer release on July 29, 2015.

Windows 10 introduces what Microsoft described as "universal apps"; expanding on Metro-style apps, these apps can be designed to run across multiple Microsoft product families with nearly identical code‍—‌including PCs, tablets, smartphones, embedded systems, Xbox One, Surface Hub and Windows Holographic. The Windows user interface was revised to handle transitions between a mouse-oriented interface and a touchscreen-optimized interface based on available input devices‍—‌particularly on 2-in-1 PCs; both interfaces include an updated Start menu which incorporates elements of Windows 7's traditional Start menu with the tiles of Windows 8. The first release of Windows 10 also introduces a virtual desktop system, a window and desktop management feature called Task View, the Microsoft Edge web browser, support for fingerprint and face recognition login, new security features for enterprise environments, and DirectX 12 and WDDM 2.0 to improve the operating system's graphics capabilities for games.

Microsoft described Windows 10 as an "operating system as a service" that would receive ongoing updates to its features and functionality, augmented with the ability for enterprise environments to receive non-critical updates at a slower pace, or use long-term support milestones that will only receive critical updates, such as security patches, over their five-year lifespan of mainstream support. Terry Myerson, executive vice president of Microsoft's Windows and Devices Group, argued that the goal of this model was to reduce fragmentation across the Windows platform, as Microsoft aimed to have Windows 10 installed on at least one billion devices in the two to three years following its release.

Windows 10 received mostly positive reviews upon its original release in July 2015; critics praised Microsoft's decision to downplay user-interface mechanics introduced by Windows 8 (including the full screen apps and Start screen) in non-touch environments to provide a desktop-oriented interface in line with previous versions of Windows, although Windows 10's touch-oriented user interface mode was panned for containing regressions upon the touch-oriented interface of Windows 8. Critics also praised the improvements to Windows 10's bundled software over Windows 8.1, Xbox Live integration, as well as the functionality and capabilities of Cortana personal assistant and the replacement of Internet Explorer with Microsoft Edge.

Critics characterized the initial release of Windows 10 in July 2015 as being rushed, citing the incomplete state of some of the operating system's bundled software (such as the Edge web browser), as well as the stability of the operating system itself on launch. Windows 10 was also criticized for limiting how users can control its operation, including limited controls over the installation of updates on the main consumer-oriented edition in comparison to previous versions. Privacy concerns were also voiced by critics and advocates, as the operating system's default settings and certain features require the transmission of user data to Microsoft or its partners. Microsoft has also received criticism for how it has distributed Windows 10 to users of existing versions of Windows, which has included the automatic downloads of installation files to computers, the recurring display of pop-ups advertising the upgrade, and allegations of the installation process being scheduled or initiated automatically without expressed user consent.

Up to August 2016, Windows 10 usage was increasing, with it then plateauing, and with previous versions of Windows declining in their share of total usage as measured by web traffic. The operating system is running on more than 400 million active devices and has an estimated usage share of 24.43% on traditional PCs and 12.08% across all platforms (PC, mobile, tablet, and console).

Windows 10 - Beginners Guide [Tutorial]

This tutorial provides a detailed beginners guide to Windows 10. This covers the Windows 10 Start Menu, System Settings, Windows 10 Universal Apps, Taskbar ...

Windows 10 (Beginners Guide) 2018

The Windows 10 operating system has been out for more than a couple years now. I still get questions on how to perform certain tasks and which settings to use ...

Windows 10 Home vs Pro: What's the Difference Anyway?

Is Windows 10 Pro really worth the extra cost? More Tech Discussions ➤ ...

Windows 10 Tips & Tricks (You Wish You Knew Earlier!)

In this video, I will show you 10 cool tips and tricks for Windows 10 that you wish you knew earlier. Some of these are hidden features that you should know and ...

You Can Still Upgrade To Windows 10 For FREE in 2018

You Can Still Upgrade To Windows 10 For FREE in 2018 If you missed the update deadline to upgrade to Windows 10 for free from Windows 7, Windows 8 and ...

WINDOWS 10 APRIL 2018 UPDATE - Top 5 BEST NEW Windows Features, Build 1803 [SPRING CREATORS UPDATE]

The Windows 10 "Spring Creators Update" or "April Update" via Build 1803 brings a LOT of new features to the operating system. Here's my top 5 favorite new ...