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10 million people now help Microsoft test Windows 10 - The Verge

Microsoft has significantly grown its user base of dedicated Windows testers in recent years. At the launch of Windows 10, nearly two years ago, the software giant had around 5 million testers through its Windows Insider program. Windows Insiders could ...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 »

'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 »

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 »

Fileless UAC Bypass Uses Windows Backup and Restore Utility - Threatpost

One nugget buried in a recent Vault 7 dump was a bypass of User Account Controls in Windows 7 that allows applications to execute code without triggering the familiar prompt to the user that something may be afoot. Microsoft has not, in the past ...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 Use the New Multi-Touch Gestures in Windows 10 Creators Update - groovyPost (blog)

Jealous of Apple's Magic Trackpad? Then you should check out the Windows Precision Trackpad on your Windows 10 device. Share · Tweet · Share · Share · Email · Comments. Many Windows users have envied Apple's line of notebooks for their superb ...and more »

​Windows 10 upgrades: Microsoft sued for millions over lost data and damaged PCs - ZDNet

The class-action suit aims to prove a number of points about the impact of Microsoft's Windows 10 upgrade. Image: Microsoft. Three Illinois residents are leading a class-action suit against Microsoft over data loss and damage to their computers, which ...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 »

Microsoft sued for millions over Windows 10 upgrades - Ars Technica

Unhappy Windows 10 users in Illinois are taking Microsoft to court, claiming that problems caused by the Windows 10 upgrade show that it was negligently designed, that Microsoft fraudulently failed to disclose its defects, and that the upgrade is unfit ...and more »