Why patches are failing to secure Windows 7

Why patches are failing to secure Windows 7

Kicking off the three-year countdown to end extended user support, Microsoft is bringing an end to the Windows 7 era — and for good reason. Because it’s so outdated, security patches are no longer able to keep it safe. Without a solid operating system, not only will users work at sluggish speeds, but they’ll also be susceptible to numerous cyber threats that could ruin their business.

Addressing Window 10’s user complaints

Addressing Window 10’s user complaints

Windows 10 had a rough year. It’s been flooded with numerous complaints from users claiming that they were “tricked” into upgrading Windows 7 and uncontrollable OS updates. The new year is a time for new things, and that’s exactly what Microsoft is planning to do in 2017. It’s been speculated that Microsoft plans on addressing certain issues, but there are still many that are left unattended to.

Microsoft Edge Not as Adobe Flash-Friendly

2016december29_windows_bMicrosoft Edge has recently been changed and updated. While this is nothing unusual, what is unusual is the sudden choice to no longer be as Adobe Flash-friendly as it once was. The blocking of Adobe Flash by Microsoft’s primary web browser can have significant repercussions for businesses and web users alike.

Increasing Windows update speeds

2016december14_windows_bOne of the issues that face most users of Microsoft’s latest operating system platform is the amount of time and processing power required to perform Windows 10 updates. This issue causes problems both for businesses and individual users alike, because the newest Windows operating system processes these updates automatically.

What major Paint updates can mean for you

2016november28_windows_bUpdates to the Microsoft Paint program have been a long time coming, and finally, Microsoft has delivered. Recently, the company announced major innovations to this longstanding entry-level image editing program, and it renamed the application to Microsoft Paint 3D. If you find yourself wondering how the new Microsoft Paint 3D can benefit your business computing and IT work, here are some changes to Microsoft Paint that you might find useful.

Microsoft reveals new Windows 10 features

2016november11_windows_bWindows 10 is the newest version of Windows that aims to make the user experience more streamlined and enjoyable. However, as wonderful as the new features are, you may know nothing of them because they’ve been revealed somewhat sneakily. If you are curious about the latest Windows 10 features and how they can improve your experience, continue reading to learn more.

Windows 10: tailoring your notifications

2016september23_microsoftwindowsnewsandtips_bRegardless of the app, platform, or operating system, digital notifications are a tricky business. Our devices are overcrowded with software of varying importance, and without proper customization the stream of information can become overwhelming. Thankfully, Windows 10’s action center is built atop a solid foundation — it just needs a bit of help.