Redmond releases add-on for Chrome – dubbed 'Windows Defender Browser Protection' – effectively giving up a major asset in its own Edge browser.
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The company delayed the update, which had been expected to arrive on either April 3 or April 10, for an unspecified period.
New documentation, still in draft form, details how companies can craft specialised reports and custom alerts from Windows Analytics' data.
Users spread the blame around as DisplayLink technology goes dark after Apple’s update to its PC OS.
The company also plans to end support for 1607 to users of Windows 10 Home and Pro.
Beginning with the upcoming spring update to the OS – likely to arrive in early April – users will find the upgrade process is faster.
Microsoft has mandated that its built-in Edge browser handle the opening of links within the Windows Mail app.
But Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs must still contain approved antivirus to receive post-Spectre/Meltdown patches.
Based on the current progress for Windows 10 version 1809, due out later this year, it now looks like the earlier update for the OS will arrive early April.
Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection can detect ongoing attacks on corporate networks, investigate and provide response recommendations.
With Windows Insider build 17083, Microsoft responded to criticism about transparency by adding a 'Diagnostic Data Viewer' app to the OS for beta users to try out.
Gartner findings show that while companies use a variety of Office 365 elements, only two – email and the Office apps – provide real value.
Microsoft warns that Windows 7 PCs would run slower after installing the updates, as will older PCs running Windows 10.
Windows users warned they must have up-to-date anti-virus software to receive updates aimed at fending off attacks linked to Meltdown and Spectre flaws.
2017's final Windows 10 feature upgrade is being pushed out to customers faster than Microsoft released the year's first revision.