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'Windows 10 destroyed our data!' Microsoft hauled into US court - The Register

Updated Three people in Illinois have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft, claiming that its Windows 10 update destroyed their data and damaged their computers. The complaint [PDF], filed in Chicago's US District Court on Thursday, charges that Microsoft ...and more »

With new security features in place is it time to try Microsoft Edge? - TechRepublic

Over the past few weeks or so, I have been confronted with situations where a malicious website has locked my browser and declared, in loud spoken words, that my computer was "infected" with a serious virus. The voice also claimed to be Microsoft ...and more »

How to Use the New Multi-Touch Gestures in Windows 10 Creators Update - groovyPost (blog)

Many Windows users have envied Apple's line of notebooks for their superb touchpad gestures. Microsoft's long-awaited answer to Apple's multitouch mouse gestures is the Precision Touchpad. A Windows Precision Touchpad is a built-in mouse touchpad ...and more »

Ways to adapt to Microsoft patching changes - TechTarget

Microsoft switched to rollup patches for Windows Server operating system, which means administrators need to establish some best practices to avoid issues during or after a patch is applied. In October 2016, Microsoft switched its patching model for ...and more »

Class action claims Windows 10 upgrade damaged computers - ConsumerAffairs

Photo (c) barek2marcin - Pixabay Consumers may remember with some annoyance how persistent Microsoft was back in 2015 when it came to getting consumers to install Windows 10. The company stated late that year that it would be making Windows 10 a ...and more »

Excel for Windows finally gets real-time collaboration - Network World

Microsoft has brought live, collaborative editing to its Excel app for Windows through a beta update it launched on Tuesday. The new feature lets testers collaborate with one another on the same file from inside the app. Live collaboration has been a ...and more »

'Windows 10 has a keylogger' story is back, three years after we first broke it - The INQUIRER

WINDOWS 10 still has a pseudo-keylogger and it's still turned on by default, according to claims from Redditors. The INQUIRER first pointed to the fact that the terms and conditions of the Windows 10 Insider programme included an agreement to accept ...and more »

Microsoft loves Linux so much, its OneDrive web app runs like a dog on Windows OS rivals - The Register

Ever since Satya Nadella took over the reins at Microsoft, the Windows giant has been talking up how much it loves Linux – but it appears this hasn't trickled down to its OneDrive team. Plenty of Linux users are up in arms about the performance of the ...and more »

How to sideload Microsoft Edge extensions on Windows 10 - Windows Central

Starting with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft Edge includes support for extensions, which are small programs intended to add new features and enhance the web browser experience. Microsoft makes these extensions available through the ...and more »

Microsoft releases Win10 Creators Update—but proceed with caution - InfoWorld

Microsoft has quietly released the full, original disk images (ISOs) for build 15063 of Windows 10 version 1703—the Creators Update, codename Redstone 2—and yesterday Windows fan Steve Truman, @KPRP42, published a list of links to Microsoft's ...and more »