Slashdot Items Tagged "windows"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @12:31PM Putin's Internet Czar Wants To Ban Windows On Government PCs
Sunday February 07, 2016 @01:38AM Even With Telemetry Disabled, Windows 10 Talks To Dozens of Microsoft Servers
Saturday February 06, 2016 @05:36PM Windows 10 Gets Core Console Host Enhancements
Friday February 05, 2016 @11:27PM Avast SafeZone Browser Lets Attackers Access Your Filesystem
Thursday February 04, 2016 @12:25AM Ask Slashdot: Fixing UVC Camera Issues Under Windows?
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @08:51AM Microsoft To Acquire SwiftKey Predictive Keyboard Technology Company For $250M
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @12:19PM Windows 10 Passes Windows XP In Market Share
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @12:15AM Windows 10 Now a 'Recommended Update' For Windows 7 and 8.1 Users
Friday January 29, 2016 @12:48PM Microsoft's Windows Phone Platform Is Dead
Friday January 29, 2016 @12:36AM Attackers Use Microsoft Office To Push BlackEnergy Malware
Sunday January 24, 2016 @01:23AM Hot Potato Exploit Gives Attackers the Upper Hand On Multiple Windows Versions
Saturday January 23, 2016 @11:55AM Hot Potato Exploit Gives Attackers the Upper Hand On Multiple Windows Versions
Thursday January 21, 2016 @01:15PM Dropbox launches Windows 10 app for PCs and tablets, promises mobile support &#2
Friday January 15, 2016 @06:46PM Intel Skylake Bug Causes PCs To Freeze During Complex Workloads
Monday January 04, 2016 @05:17PM Why is Microsoft monitoring how long you use Windows 10?
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @01:24PM Microsoft Has Your Encryption Key If You Use Windows 10
Monday December 28, 2015 @01:13AM Microsoft CMO Confirms Development of 'Spiritual Equivalent' of Surface Phone
Monday December 21, 2015 @01:07PM Wine 1.8 Released
Friday December 18, 2015 @10:52PM New Outlook Bug Doesn't Require Users To Interact With Emails To Be Compromised
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @11:27AM Universal Remote Desktop Coming To Windows 10 Soon
Monday December 07, 2015 @01:08PM Microsoft Will Resume Pushing Windows 10 To Machines With Win7, 8.1
Saturday November 21, 2015 @01:10AM Happy 30th Birthday, Windows!
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @12:52PM Microsoft's Plan To Port Android Apps To Windows Proves Too Complex
Thursday November 05, 2015 @12:50PM First Remote-Access Trojan That Can Target Android, Linux, Mac and Windows
Saturday October 17, 2015 @04:09PM Browser Tests Show Edge Fastest, But Weak On Standards
Thursday October 15, 2015 @09:22AM Microsoft Now Uses Windows 10's Start Menu To Display Ads
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @10:27AM From Microsoft, HoloLens VR Dev Kit, New Phones, Continuum
Saturday September 26, 2015 @11:53AM How To Clean the Cruft Left By a Windows 10 Upgrade
Monday September 21, 2015 @11:48AM Ask Slashdot: Herding Cats, Aging Systems?
Thursday September 10, 2015 @01:15PM Microsoft Is Downloading Windows 10 Without Asking
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @01:32PM Ask Slashdot: What Windows-Only Apps Would You Most Like To See On Linux?
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @12:49PM Windows 10 Grabs 5.21% Market Share, Passing Windows Vista and Windows 8
Saturday August 29, 2015 @11:58PM Abusing Symbolic Links Like It's 1999
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @12:08AM A Breakdown of the Windows 10 Privacy Policy
Monday August 24, 2015 @01:55PM Updates Make Windows 7 and 8 Spy On You Like Windows 10
Sunday August 23, 2015 @10:19AM Underground Piracy Sites Want To Block Windows 10 Users
Sunday August 23, 2015 @08:50AM Underground Piracy Sites Want To Block Windows 10 Users
Sunday August 23, 2015 @08:43AM Windows 95 Turns 20
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:24AM Could the Best Windows 10 Laptop Be a Mac?
Monday August 10, 2015 @07:11AM Windows 10, From a Linux User's Perspective
Sunday August 09, 2015 @01:02PM Windows 10 RSAT, Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 Coming This Month
Thursday August 06, 2015 @08:51AM Israeli Security Company Builds "Unhackable" Version of Windows
Thursday August 06, 2015 @05:33AM Windows 10 Start Menu Wins IDSA Design Award
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @08:51AM Behind the Microsoft Write-Off of Nokia
Saturday August 01, 2015 @02:23PM Ask Slashdot: Can You Disable Windows 10's Privacy-Invading Features?
Saturday August 01, 2015 @01:03PM In Windows 10, Ad-Free Solitaire Will Cost You $10 -- Every Year
Saturday August 01, 2015 @10:17AM Windows 10 Upgrade Strategies, Pitfalls and Fixes As MSFT Servers Are Hit Hard
Thursday July 30, 2015 @12:03PM Windows 10 App For Xbox One Could Render Steam Machines Useless
Thursday July 30, 2015 @09:45AM A Naysayer's Take On Windows 10: Potential Privacy Mess, and Worse
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @01:52PM .NET 4.6 Optimizer Bug Causes Methods To Get Wrong Parameters
Thursday July 23, 2015 @11:45AM Experiment: Installing Windows 10 On a 7-Year-Old Acer Aspire One
Thursday July 23, 2015 @07:52AM Experiment: Installing Windows 10 On a 7-Year-Old Acer Aspire One
Sunday June 28, 2015 @12:42AM Ask Slashdot: Are Post-Install Windows Slowdowns Inevitable?
Saturday June 27, 2015 @09:27AM Samsung To Stop Blocking Automatic Windows Updates
Friday June 26, 2015 @12:32PM Ask Slashdot: User-Friendly, Version-Preserving File Sharing For Linux?
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @07:25AM Ask Slashdot: Keeping Cloud Data Encrypted Without Cross-Platform Pain?
Sunday June 21, 2015 @11:29PM The Unintended Consequences of Free Windows 10 For Everyone
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:34PM Microsoft's Skype Drops Modern App In Favour of Old-Fashioned Win32 App
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @01:30PM Ask Slashdot: Should We Expect Attacks When Windows 2003 Support Ends?
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:18PM Typing 'http://:' Into a Skype Message Trashes the Installation Beyond Repair
Thursday June 04, 2015 @01:35PM Microsoft To Release Low-Cost Windows 10 With Bing Branding
Saturday May 23, 2015 @12:32AM 25 Years Today - Windows 3.0
Friday May 08, 2015 @07:25PM What Might Have Happened To Windows Media Center
Friday May 08, 2015 @06:00PM Fastest 4.5 Watt Core M 5Y71 In Asus T300 Chi Competitive With Full Core i5 CPUs
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @11:06AM Single Verizon IP Address Used For Hundreds of Windows 7 Activations
Sunday May 03, 2015 @12:05AM CareerBuilder Cyberattack Delivers Malware Straight To Employers
Saturday May 02, 2015 @02:45PM Microsoft Releases Visual Studio Code Preview For Linux, OS X, and Windows
Saturday May 02, 2015 @03:44AM Android and iOS App Porting Will Not Be Available At Windows 10 Launch
Friday May 01, 2015 @01:56AM Microsoft Integrates Autodesk's 3D Printing Platform Spark Into Windows 10
Thursday April 30, 2015 @10:02AM Microsoft Announces Windows Holographic Platform
Thursday April 30, 2015 @07:27AM Internet Explorer's Successor, Project Spartan, Is Called Microsoft Edge
Friday April 24, 2015 @11:24PM Buggy Win 95 Code Almost Wrecked Stuxnet Campaign
Thursday April 23, 2015 @12:10PM iTunes Stops Working For Windows XP Users
Thursday April 09, 2015 @04:30PM Virtual Desktop Makes Windows OS Oculus Rift-Capable
Saturday April 04, 2015 @11:00PM Second Technical Preview of Windows Server 2016 Arriving This Spring
Saturday April 04, 2015 @12:13AM The Most Highly Voted Requests In Windows 10 Feedback Pool
Friday April 03, 2015 @05:27PM Microsoft Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @12:03PM Microsoft Considered Giving Away Original Xbox
Saturday March 21, 2015 @08:21PM For Boot Camp Users, New Macs Require Windows 8 Or Newer
Saturday March 21, 2015 @08:23AM South Korea Begins To Deprecate ActiveX
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @03:48PM Microsoft Blacklists Fake Finnish Certificate
Sunday March 15, 2015 @07:38AM Microsoft Has Received 1 Million Pieces of Feedback For Windows 10
Thursday March 12, 2015 @03:13PM Linux Might Need To Claim Only ACPI 2.0 Support For BIOS
Monday March 09, 2015 @12:34PM Listen To a Microsoft Support Scam As It Happened
Thursday March 05, 2015 @09:58AM Microsoft Convinced That Windows 10 Will Be Its Smartphone Breakthrough
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @01:50PM Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions
Monday February 23, 2015 @12:26AM Ars: SSL-Busting Code That Threatened Lenovo Users Found In a Dozen More Apps
Thursday February 12, 2015 @09:08AM Microsoft Fixes Critical Remotely Exploitable Windows Root-Level Design Bug
Monday February 02, 2015 @12:31AM Users as guinea pigs for Windows 10
Monday January 26, 2015 @12:30AM DirectX 12 Lies Dormant Within Microsoft's Recent Windows 10 Update
Friday January 23, 2015 @12:41AM Adobe Patches One Flash Zero Day, Another Still Unfixed
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @09:42PM Microsoft Reveals Windows 10 Will Be a Free Upgrade
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @12:44AM How To Hijack Your Own Windows System With Bundled Downloads
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @09:39AM Microsoft Ends Mainstream Support For Windows 7
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:22PM Google Throws Microsoft Under Bus, Then Won't Patch Android Flaw
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:51AM Microsoft Restricts Advanced Notification of Patch Tuesday Updates
Sunday December 21, 2014 @01:35AM 65,000 Complaints Later, Microsoft Files Suit Against Tech Support Scammers
Saturday December 20, 2014 @07:02AM Hackers Used Nasty "SMB Worm" Attack Toolkit Against Sony
Friday December 19, 2014 @12:40AM Critical Git Security Vulnerability Announced
Monday December 15, 2014 @02:47PM Forbes Blasts Latests Windows 7 Patch as Malware
Friday December 12, 2014 @08:20PM Ask Slashdot: Best Software To Revive PocketPCs With Windows Mobile 5-6?
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @12:21PM Microsoft's New Windows Monetization Methods Could Mean 'Subscriptions'
Thursday December 04, 2014 @10:46AM Windows 10 Adds Battery Saver Feature
Thursday November 27, 2014 @02:02PM Windows 10 To Feature Native Support For MKV and FLAC
Friday November 21, 2014 @06:35PM Windows Kernel Version Bumped To 10.0
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @12:13PM Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Patch For Windows
Sunday November 16, 2014 @11:19AM GTK+ Developers Call For Help To Finish Cross-Platform OpenGL Support
Saturday November 15, 2014 @07:05AM Microsoft Aims To Offer Windows 10 Upgrades For All Windows Phone 8 Lumias
Sunday November 02, 2014 @03:56PM Windows 8 and 8.1 Pass 15% Market Share, Windows XP Drops Below 20% Mark
Sunday November 02, 2014 @02:19PM Will HP's $200 Stream 11 Make People Forget About Chromebooks?
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @12:48PM OEM Windows 7 License Sales End This Friday
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @07:36AM Microsoft Works On Windows For ARM-Based Servers
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @11:41PM The Classic Control Panel In Windows May Be Gone
Monday October 20, 2014 @11:38PM More Eye Candy Coming To Windows 10
Sunday October 12, 2014 @07:59AM How Poor Punctuation Can Break Windows
Saturday October 11, 2014 @11:11AM Windows Users, Get Ready For a Bigger-Than-Usual Patch Tuesday
Thursday October 09, 2014 @03:56AM The Malware of the Future May Come Bearing Real Gifts
Friday October 03, 2014 @11:25PM Possible Reason Behind Version Hop to Windows 10: Compatibility
Thursday October 02, 2014 @12:24PM Lost Opportunity? Windows 10 Has the Same Minimum PC Requirements As Vista
Thursday October 02, 2014 @06:40AM Will Windows 10 Finally Address OS Decay?
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @11:39AM HP Introduces Sub-$100 Windows Tablet
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @08:50AM Microsoft's Asimov System To Monitor Users' Machines In Real Time
Saturday September 13, 2014 @09:00AM Linux distro to vampire XP install?
Friday September 12, 2014 @11:57AM Windows Tax Shot Down In Italy
Friday September 12, 2014 @10:05AM Windows tax shot down in Italy
Friday September 12, 2014 @08:33AM Italy: High Court shoots down Windows tax
Thursday September 11, 2014 @11:19PM City of Turin to Switch from Windows to Linux and Save €6M
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @10:31AM Steve Ballmer Authored the Windows 3.1 Ctrl-Alt-Del Screen
Saturday August 30, 2014 @01:01AM Microsoft Releases Replacement Patch With Two Known Bugs
Thursday August 28, 2014 @01:07PM Microsoft Dumps 1,500 Apps From Its Windows Store
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @08:28AM Chromium 37 Launches With Major Security Fixes, 64-bit Windows Support
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @08:12PM TechCentral Scams Call Center Scammers
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @12:24PM New Windows Coming In Late September -- But Which One?
Sunday August 24, 2014 @02:22PM Munich Council Say Talk of LiMux Demise Is Greatly Exaggerated
Thursday August 21, 2014 @06:36AM Microsoft's Windows 8 App Store Is Full of Scamware
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @11:12AM New HP Laptop Would Mean Windows at Chromebook Prices
Friday August 15, 2014 @01:35AM Microsoft Black Tuesday Patches Bring Blue Screens of Death
Friday August 08, 2014 @01:24PM Skype Reverses Decision To Drop OS X 10.5 Support, Retires Windows Phone 7 App
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @07:54AM Leaked Docs Offer Win 8 Tip: FinFisher Spyware Can't Tap Skype's Metro App
Saturday July 12, 2014 @07:28AM Chinese Hackers Infiltrate Firms Using Malware-Laden Handheld Scanners
Thursday July 03, 2014 @02:37PM Researchers Disarm Microsoft's EMET
Friday June 27, 2014 @08:38PM Microsoft Suspending "Patch Tuesday" Emails
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @08:54AM Grand Theft Auto V For Modern Platforms Confirmed
Tuesday June 03, 2014 @05:51AM Windows 8.1 Finally Passes Windows 8 In Market Share
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @03:43AM China looks to Linux as Windows alternative
Saturday May 24, 2014 @09:37PM TechCrunch and Others On the Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @02:45PM China Bans Government Purchases of Windows 8
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @10:52AM China Bans Government Purchases of Windows 8
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @07:08AM China excludes Windows 8 from new government computers,plans to migrate to Linux
Friday May 09, 2014 @06:31AM How Munich switched 15,000 PCs from Windows to Linux
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @08:43AM Anti-Virus Is Dead (But Still Makes Money) Says Symantec
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @07:38AM The Upcoming Windows 8.1 Apocalypse
Monday May 05, 2014 @11:35PM Microsoft Cheaper To Use Than Open Source Software, UK CIO Says
Friday May 02, 2014 @12:52AM XP Systems Getting Emergency IE Zero Day Patch
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @12:39AM Microsoft Confirms It Is Dropping Windows 8.1 Support
Friday April 11, 2014 @06:42AM Stung By File-Encrypting Malware, Researchers Fight Back
Thursday April 10, 2014 @12:37PM Ask Slashdot: How To Start With Linux In the Workplace?
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @01:30PM Meet the Diehards Who Refuse To Move On From Windows XP
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @01:30PM Windows 8.1 Update Released, With Improvements For Non-Touch Hardware
Sunday April 06, 2014 @11:11PM Should Microsoft Be Required To Extend Support For Windows XP?
Sunday April 06, 2014 @04:12PM Slashdot Asks: Will You Need the Windows XP Black Market?
Saturday April 05, 2014 @10:02AM Microsoft's Security Products Will Block Adware By Default Starting On July 1
Friday April 04, 2014 @08:34PM UK Government Pays Microsoft £5.5M For Extended Support of Windows XP
Thursday April 03, 2014 @03:36PM .NET Native Compilation Preview Released
Thursday March 27, 2014 @02:47PM Ask Slashdot: Preparing For Windows XP EOL?
Saturday March 22, 2014 @02:57PM They're Reading Your Mail: Microsoft's ToS, Windows 8 Leak, and Snooping
Thursday March 20, 2014 @07:47AM Ex-Microsoft Employee Arrested For Leaking Windows 8
Saturday March 15, 2014 @12:41AM Mozilla Scraps Firefox For Windows 8, Citing Low Adoption of Metro
Thursday March 13, 2014 @04:55PM VLC Finally Launches App For Windows 8
Thursday March 13, 2014 @02:46PM Microsoft Dumping License Fees For Windows Phone?
Sunday March 09, 2014 @08:41AM Google Blocking Asus's Android-Windows "Duet"?
Sunday March 09, 2014 @02:02AM Ars Technica Reviews Leaked Windows 8.1 Update
Wednesday March 05, 2014 @12:42PM OpenShift Now Supports Windows; GoDaddy Joins OpenStack
Wednesday March 05, 2014 @11:33AM Microsoft's Attempt To Convert Users From Windows XP Backfires
Saturday March 01, 2014 @12:24AM Free (Gratis) Version of Windows Could Be a Reality Soon
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @01:29PM Ford Dumping Windows For QNX In New Vehicles
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @06:51AM Complete Microsoft EMET Bypass Developed
Sunday February 23, 2014 @09:26AM Microsoft Confirms Windows 8.1 Spring Update, To Focus On Non-touch Devices
Sunday February 23, 2014 @02:33AM Microsoft Said To Cut Windows Price 70% For Low Cost Devices
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @01:14PM Windows 8 Metro: The Good Kind of Market Segmentation?
Sunday February 09, 2014 @09:51PM Wine On Android Starts Allowing Windows Binaries On Android/ARM
Sunday February 09, 2014 @02:45PM Windows Replacement? ReactOS 0.3.16 Gets Themes, CSRSS Rewrite, and More
Sunday January 26, 2014 @02:01PM Michaels Stores Investigating Possible Data Breach
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @12:25PM HP Brings Back Windows 7 'By Popular Demand' As Buyers Shun Windows 8
Sunday January 19, 2014 @05:22PM Ask Slashdot: Configuring Development Environment On a Shared Workstation?
Saturday January 18, 2014 @01:01AM Microsoft Quietly Fixes Windows XP Resource Hog Problem
Thursday January 16, 2014 @04:32PM Microsoft Remotely Deleted Tor From Windows Machines To Stop Botnet
Friday January 03, 2014 @07:26AM Unencrypted Windows Crash Reports a Blueprint For Attackers
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @10:12AM 4 Tips For Your New Laptop
Monday December 30, 2013 @12:48AM Chromebooks Have a Lucrative Year; Should WinTel Be Worried?
Sunday December 29, 2013 @08:54PM PC Plus Packs Windows and Android Into Same Machine
Sunday December 22, 2013 @11:07AM Microsoft's Ticking Time Bomb Is Windows XP
Friday December 20, 2013 @09:45PM Open Source Add-on Rewrites the User Interface of IE11
Friday December 20, 2013 @07:13PM Microsoft Security Essentials Misses 39% of Malware
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @03:39PM Chat with Microsoft Beat Journalist Preston Gralla (Video)
Thursday December 05, 2013 @08:51AM China Prefers Sticking With Dying Windows XP To Upgrading
Saturday November 30, 2013 @12:54PM Intel Linux Driver Now Nearly As Fast As Windows OpenGL Driver
Saturday November 30, 2013 @02:32AM A Mercenary Approach To Botnets
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @02:41PM Speed Test 2: Comparing C++ Compilers On WIndows
Thursday November 21, 2013 @10:17AM Microsoft Customers Hit With New Wave of Fake Tech Support Calls