operating systems

How to fix the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error in Windows 11
A screenshot of the Blue Screen of Death error in Microsoft Windows 11
Microsoft Windows

How to fix the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error in Windows 11

Encountering Windows' dreaded BSOD error is never fun, but it's possible to diagnose the problem with a few simple steps
2 Dec 2021
Qualcomm's latest chip promises 85% faster Windows-on-ARM machines
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 chip mocked up on a tech-looking graphic
system on chip (SoC)

Qualcomm's latest chip promises 85% faster Windows-on-ARM machines

The 8cx Gen 3 chip targets Windows notebooks with a world-first 5nm architecture
2 Dec 2021
How to boot Windows 11 in Safe Mode
Screenshot of Windows 11's recovery settings menu
Microsoft Windows

How to boot Windows 11 in Safe Mode

Unless you’re a complete Windows 11 novice, you’ll have come across Safe Mode before - but what exactly is it, and how do you access it in Windows 11?
1 Dec 2021
Microsoft hit with formal complaint over "monopolistic" software bundling
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collaboration

Microsoft hit with formal complaint over "monopolistic" software bundling

Nearly 30 tech firms have contacted the EU to voice their concerns about Microsoft's bundling of OneDrive and Teams with Windows
29 Nov 2021
IT Pro Panel: The road to Windows 11
IT Pro Panel: The road to Windows 11
Microsoft Windows

IT Pro Panel: The road to Windows 11

As the new OS gears up for rollout, we talk to our panellists about their upgrade plans
29 Nov 2021
Business customers can get 30% off the Surface Laptop Go for Black Friday 2021
A photograph of two Microsoft Surface Go 3 units showing laptop and tablet modes
Laptops

Business customers can get 30% off the Surface Laptop Go for Black Friday 2021

Microsoft has lowered prices across a range of devices and accessories
26 Nov 2021
Microsoft patch fails to fix Installer zero-day affecting every version of Windows
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zero-day exploit

Microsoft patch fails to fix Installer zero-day affecting every version of Windows

The exploit allows hackers to elevate privileges and create admin accounts
25 Nov 2021
How to move Microsoft's Windows 11 from a hard drive to an SSD
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Microsoft Windows

How to move Microsoft's Windows 11 from a hard drive to an SSD

Breathe new life into your Windows machine with these simple steps
24 Nov 2021
HP reveals Microsoft licensing management service for SMBs
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Cloud

HP reveals Microsoft licensing management service for SMBs

The company wants to make it easier for small businesses to manage their cloud-based subscriptions
17 Nov 2021
Microsoft halves number of Windows 10 updates
PC monitor on a desk stuck on the Windows 10 update screen
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft halves number of Windows 10 updates

The operating system is shifting to an annual release cycle similar to Windows 11
17 Nov 2021
BazarLoader malware abuses Windows 10 apps in 'Call Me Back' attack
The Windows (start menu) key on a keyboard
phishing

BazarLoader malware abuses Windows 10 apps in 'Call Me Back' attack

The highly targeted phishing campaign abuses appxbundle to infect devices
12 Nov 2021
Making the most of Disk Management on Windows 10
Hard disk
Microsoft Windows

Making the most of Disk Management on Windows 10

We look at why disk management is important, how to do it, and its benefits
12 Nov 2021
How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update
PC monitor on a desk stuck on the Windows 10 update screen
operating systems

How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update

Has your PC frozen during an update? Here's how to get it running again
10 Nov 2021
Judge denies Apple appeal in Epic ruling
App Store icon seen on ipad and Epic Games Fortnite icon seen on phone
iOS

Judge denies Apple appeal in Epic ruling

The tech giant will have to allow developers to link to non-App Store payment systems by 9 December
10 Nov 2021
Firefox available on Microsoft Store for first time
Firefox sign in front of a brick building
web browser

Firefox available on Microsoft Store for first time

Gecko-based browser arrives after Microsoft removes restrictions
9 Nov 2021
How to speed up Microsoft's Windows 11
Windows 11 on a HP laptop
Microsoft Windows

How to speed up Microsoft's Windows 11

Is Windows 11 feeling a bit sluggish? Here are some handy tips for tweaking the OS to fit your system
9 Nov 2021
Microsoft is killing OneDrive desktop support on older Windows versions
Image of OneDrive app icon displayed on smartphone
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft is killing OneDrive desktop support on older Windows versions

Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 users will have to upgrade to a newer version or continue to sync files manually to the cloud via OneDrive for web
8 Nov 2021
Windows 11 problems and how to fix them
A screenshot of the Windows 11 Start Menu
Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 problems and how to fix them

A handful of the most common problems plaguing Microsoft's latest operating system
5 Nov 2021
Vulnerability in Linux kernel could let hackers remotely take over systems
Linux within a screen full of code
operating systems

Vulnerability in Linux kernel could let hackers remotely take over systems

Heap overflow attacks can exploit TIPC module in all common Linux distributions
5 Nov 2021
Apple iPad Pro 12.9in (2021) review: A giant leap for Apple silicon
A photograph of the 12.9in Apple iPad Pro on table with some plants
tablets

Apple iPad Pro 12.9in (2021) review: A giant leap for Apple silicon

Paired with a 120Hz display with incredible colour accuracy, the iPad Pro is more deserving of its name than ever
5 Nov 2021
Expired certificate to blame for broken Windows 11 apps
Windows 11 on a HP laptop
Microsoft Windows

Expired certificate to blame for broken Windows 11 apps

Microsoft has released a patch but users are still unable to access the Snipping Tool
5 Nov 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Saying goodbye to software
The IT Pro Podcast: Saying goodbye to software
Software

The IT Pro Podcast: Saying goodbye to software

Why do we find it so hard to let go of our favourite applications?
5 Nov 2021
Microsoft Edge now available for all Linux users
New Microsoft Edge logo on a computer screen
Linux

Microsoft Edge now available for all Linux users

Browser graduates to stable channel
3 Nov 2021