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Windows 11 22H2 printer bug breaks key features for some users

September 30, 2022

Via: Techradar

Windows 11 22H2 is embroiled in a fresh bug controversy, with the big feature update causing trouble with printers. Microsoft updated its support document(opens in new tab) on known issues with 22H2 to explain more about a fresh bug which […]


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Microsoft finally confirms the release date for Windows 10’s major 2022 update

September 26, 2022

Via: Techradar

In the midst of Windows 11 gaining its first major update, Microsoft also confirmed that a 22H2 update for Windows 10 is scheduled to arrive in October. However, if you’re looking for huge features to further hold you off from […]


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Torvalds confirms Rust is coming to the new version of Linux

September 21, 2022

Via: Techradar

Linux creator Linus Torvalds has reportedly committed to bringing Rust to the operating system. In an email received by ZDNet(opens in new tab), Torvalds said that the programming language will make it to version 6.1 of the Linux OS “unless […]


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Full-screen widgets are coming to a future Windows 11 update

September 15, 2022

Via: Techradar

A better view for your widgets in Windows 11 is finally happening thanks to a recent Insider build that’s available to download. If you’re a member of the Windows Insider program(opens in new tab) on the Dev Channel (which allows […]


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Hands-on with Microsoft’s CBL-Mariner 2.0 Linux

September 12, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft’s CBL-Mariner Linux distribution is becoming more and more important to Azure, both in the cloud and on premises. As well as hosting the GUI features of WSL 2 in Windows 11, it’s the container host in Azure Kubernetes Service […]


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Linux systems are being hit with more ransomware than ever

September 2, 2022

Via: Techradar

Targeted ransomware attacks are becoming more common as an increasing number of businesses adopt Linux systems, new research from Trend Micro has found. Overall, it says 63 billion threats were blocked by the company’s systems in the first half of […]


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The next Windows 11 update will finally make Task Manager useful again

August 30, 2022

Via: Techradar

Task Manager in Windows 11 has always been a last resort for users trying to troubleshoot their PCs, me included, but it’s been left by the wayside by Microsoft for years. Yet with the upcoming Sun Valley 2 update, it’s […]


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Microsoft might have just accidentally leaked the name of the next big Windows 11 update

August 24, 2022

Via: Techradar

Get ready, because the upcoming major update to Windows 11 is almost here, with funky new features like an improved taskbar, app folders, and the resurrection of Windows Media Player. We’re really looking forward to – wait, what’s this? What […]


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Linux 6.0 is here – here’s all you need to know

August 15, 2022

Via: Techradar

Linus Torvalds has announced the latest Linux update – version 6.0 – has arrived for testing. In a public statement(opens in new tab), Torvalds explains that “there’s nothing fundamentally different about this release” despite taking on the new 6.0 number, […]


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Windows 10 22H2 could save you from the tyranny of Windows 11

July 27, 2022

Via: Techradar

More evidence has emerged that Windows 10 will be getting a major update, known as 22H2, and that’s great news for people who would want to stick with the older operating system, rather than upgrade to Windows 11. As Windows […]


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There’s another great reason to update to 64-bit Linux now

July 26, 2022

Via: Techradar

Anyone still considering whether to update to 64-bit Linux kernels(opens in new tab) now has another big motivation after it was revealed 32-bit editions won’t be getting a major security fix. Intel’s Pawan Gupta recently took to the lore.kernel.org mailing […]


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New Windows 11 update breaks the Start menu because Microsoft hates us all

July 25, 2022

Via: Techradar

It looks like Microsoft has once again shipped dodgy Windows 11 updates, with reports suggesting that the two latest cumulative updates have been causing serious issues with the Start menu. The updates in question are KB5015882 and KB5015814, and it […]


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Microsoft Patch Tuesday update has broken another really important software

July 18, 2022

Via: Techradar

It seems some updates that came as part of this month’s Patch Tuesday(opens in new tab) broke MS Access runtime applications. Multiple users have reported having this issue to Microsoft, saying MS Access 2016(opens in new tab) and MS Access […]


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Major Windows update is coming in 2024, could be Windows 12

July 15, 2022

Via: GSMArena.com

According to a new report by Windows Central, Microsoft will adopt a three-year OS release cycle, with the next release marked for 2024. It’s unclear whether it will be Windows 12 or a version number of Windows 11. At the […]


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Rocky Linux 9.0 rocks new build system

July 14, 2022

Via: Info World

Rocky Linux 9.0, the latest version of the open source enterprise OS designed to be fully bug-for-bug compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), is now generally available. The update includes new security and networking features, and a new open […]


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Google’s Chrome OS Flex is now available for old PCs and Macs

July 14, 2022

Via: The Verge

Google is releasing Chrome OS Flex today, a new version of Chrome OS that’s designed for businesses and schools to install and run on old PCs and Macs. Google first started testing Chrome OS Flex earlier this year in an […]


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Windows 11 finally performs almost as well as Windows 10 – but is it too little too late?

July 7, 2022

Via: Techradar

A high-level overview of Intel’s 14th Generation Core ‘Meteor Lake’ platform for mobile PCs obtained by Igor’s Lab shows massive advancements that the company plans to bring to the market next year. Intel’s 14th Generation Core “Meteor Lake” processors will […]


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There’s a better way to bypass Windows 11 install restrictions

July 1, 2022

Via: The Verge

Windows 11 comes with more restrictive install requirements when compared to its predecessor, including restrictions on older processors as well as requiring an internet connection and Microsoft account. Luckily, there are workarounds that allow for upgrades to Windows 11 on […]


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This promising new Windows 11 feature is coming to more users

June 20, 2022

Via: Techradar

Windows 11 users are set for a newly spiced up search function with the latest round of updates. The new “Search Highlights” feature promises to “present notable and interesting moments of what’s special about each day – like holidays, anniversaries, […]


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One of the best new Windows 11 features is almost here

June 10, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft has kicked off the rollout of a highly-anticipated new feature for Windows 11 that should make browsing through files and folders simpler. In the latest Windows 11 preview build (25136) – now available to members of the early-access program […]