Amazingly, Windows 10 Professional out of the box comes with a bunch of useless consumer-grade Apps. Specifically, we’re talking about the “Xbox Game Bar”, “Xbox Live”, and “Xbox Console Companion” Apps. If you’d like to see what we’re talking about, click start and type Xbox to search, it should look like the picture on the right.
If you’re a business running Microsoft’s operating system (~80% of all companies in the world do), you likely know that Microsoft releases updates EVERY month.
What are they for and why so frequent? It’s primarily because of the need for ongoing security fixes.
Microsoft's August patch Tuesday Windows Updates included the following gem that's described as "one of the most severe bugs ever reported to Microsoft".
The Zerologon attack targets Microsoft's on-premise Active Directory product, which is used by 90%+ of all organizations worldwide.
We’re hearing reports of 100,000’s of Microsoft Outlook users worldwide, all experiencing a problem with the program crashing on launch.
There are two workarounds:
1. Run Outlook in safe mode.
While clicking on the shortcut to Outlook, hold down your CTRL-key.
Microsoft just released their Minimum Hardware Requirements, which states that Windows 10 version 2004 will no longer include 32-bit builds for OEM distribution. Before you assume you’re paying the same price for a lesser product, understand the key words here are “for OEM distribution”; essentially, manufacturers will only receive and be able to distribute 64-bit Windows 10 builds starting with the latest version of Windows.