Among consumers, the loss has been particularly severe (down 27%), as more are relying on smartphones and tablets for their computing needs – devices that typically don’t run Windows.
Despite the launch of Windows 10 and all the talk about mandatory updates, Patch Tuesday rolls on. Ars Technica recently released an article on the standard privacy settings in Windows 10, and how they can be changed to grant more data protection for the end user. “Oh, and you can also use it to build robotic air hockey tables”.
Windows 10 periodically sends diagnostic data, such as crash reports, which often contain memory dumps that might reference personally identifiable data. A Microsoft spokeswoman stated that Windows 10 was designed to provide users with a simple upgrade experience, and web browser issues aside, it seems to be working. Another awesome feature of Windows 10 is the ability to create unlimited new desktops. By default, Windows updates would be streamed to everybody but the user can tweak this option to make them available to their home network only, or to nobody else. “There are millions of users who love Windows and who are having their choices ignored”, he wrote, “and because of the increased complexity put in everyone’s way”, it may be hard for users to choose an alternative browser to Edge.
Still, any Start menu is better than no Start menu.
Someone has finally found the lightbulbs at Microsoft headquarters and PC users will be very glad to be out of the Darkness…(TM).
Also, your system won’t necessarily be able to handle it even if it is technically compatible.
Microsoft has actually supported high DPI (dots per inch) displays for quite some time and offers scaling for icons and text to make them easier on your eyes. Go to Settings > Update and Security > Windows Update pane.
One is MS15-085, which would allow an attacker to use a USB drive to gain entry to a system. Nevertheless, Bing could weigh on the stock if it fails to achieve the targets Microsoft’s management has laid out for it. Bing has long been a source of red ink for the company, costing the Windows-maker billions of dollars since its inception.
If you’re keen on downloading Windows 10 yourself and haven’t reserved a copy, you can do so via this Windows 10 app. If you take a note on your PC then you’ll see it on your smartphone.
With Windows 10, you can stream Xbox One games right to a low-powered device like a Microsoft Surface.
After agreeing to Microsoft’s terms and conditions and confirming what Windows Edition you want to install, the installer will ask you where you want to install Windows.