How to Download Windows 10 For Free, But Only Until December 31

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Users who still want a free copy of Windows 10 can get it — but only for a little while longer.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/260524-download-windows-10-free?source=Computing

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How to Take a Screenshot in Windows

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There are a variety of third-party tools for taking screenshots in Windows, but there are a number of included options that go beyond the Print Screen key. We break them down.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/260311-take-screenshot-windows?source=Computing

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New ARM Always Connected Windows PCs Debut, AMD Ryzen On the Way

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MIcrosoft’s first Windows on ARM machines have debuted, with a claimed 20-22 hours of battery life, all powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259991-new-arm-always-connected-windows-pcs-debut?source=Computing

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Windows 10 Now Runs on 600 Million Devices Worldwide

Windows 10 has hit 600 million devices, up from 500 million worldwide earlier this year. While the company won’t hit its original goal of 1 billion devices by 2018, significant regional disparities in OS usage make its Windows 10 shipments look worse than they really are.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259779-windows-10-now-runs-600-million-devices-worldwide?source=Computing

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HP Caught Installing Spyware on Windows 10 PCs Without Permission

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HP is pushing an update (possibly through Windows Update itself) that installs a telemetry tracker on your system — and it’s doing so without every informing customers that the software has been installed, or explaining what it does.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259605-hp-caught-installing-spyware-windows-10-systems-without-permission-notification?source=Computing

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Key Windows 10 Anti-Malware Tech Critically Broken

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Windows 10 is supposed to include support for memory address randomization techniques that stop certain kinds of malware. Unfortunately, that protection isn’t currently working.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259350-key-windows-10-antimalware-technology-critically-broken?source=Computing

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2nd Gen) Tested: the Ultrabook to Buy if Your Boss Is Paying for It

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For anyone looking for a lightweight Windows notebook that still packs a lot of power and features, we haven’t seen anything better on the market.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/258065-lenovo-thinkpad-x1-yoga-2nd-gen-ultrabook-buy-boss-paying?source=Computing

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Windows 10 Adds Anti-Ransomware Feature in Fall Update

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Microsoft thinks it has a way to prevent ransomware from extorting money from Windows 10 users, and it’s called Controlled Folder Access.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257880-windows-10-adds-anti-ransomware-feature-fall-update?source=Computing

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Launches With Mixed Reality Support

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Windows 10’s Fall Creators Update is now available, with a range of improvements and additional features.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257597-windows-10-fall-creators-update-now-available-adds-edge-onedrive-features-mixed-reality-support?source=Computing

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Microsoft May Be Planning Price Increases for Windows 10

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A new edition of Windows 10 called Windows 10 Pro for Workstations is coming soon, and the version realignment will likely increase costs for system builders. Those costs will probably end up being passed down to consumers, too.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257228-microsoft-may-planning-price-increases-windows-10?source=Computing

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Has Windows 10 Overtaken Windows 7 Yet? Depends Who You Ask

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In the latest update of market share, Windows 10 appears to be closing the gap with Windows 7. However, Microsoft says it caught up earlier this year. So, what’s going on?

The post Has Windows 10 Overtaken Windows 7 Yet? Depends Who You Ask appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256856-windows-10-overtaken-windows-7-yet-depends-ask?source=Computing

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Should Windows 10 Power Users Shut Off Windows Update?

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Windows 10 users can still ‘opt-out’ of updates by turning Windows Update off altogether. Can you get away with doing so, without risking major security problems?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/255686-windows-10-power-users-shut-off-windows-update?source=Computing

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Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Pro for Workstations

Microsoft has announced a high-end Windows 10 SKU that’s meant to bridge the gap between server variants of the operating system and professional workstation alternatives.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254031-microsoft-launches-new-windows-10-variant-windows-10-pro-workstations?source=Computing

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Microsoft, Lenovo to Ship Sub-$300 Windows 10 S Notebooks

Microsoft has announced the first shipping laptops with Windows 10 S at a price tag under $300, but its own partners don’t seem to have gotten the message.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253619-microsoft-lenovo-team-ship-sub-300-windows-10-s-notebooks?source=Computing

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The Eyes Have it: Microsoft Is Building Eye Control Into Windows 10

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Microsoft is adding eye tracking to Windows 10 to improve accessibility options for Parkinsons’ patients, the partially or fully paralyzed, and sufferers of ALS, among others.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253562-eyes-microsoft-building-eye-detection-control-windows-10?source=Computing

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Microsoft Kills Windows 10 Feature Updates For Older CPUs

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Over two years ago, Microsoft promised to provide Windows 10 updates to all hardware over the supported lifetime of the device. That vague phrase has begun to have consequences.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252777-microsoft-kills-windows-10-feature-update-support-pcs-tablets?source=Computing

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Microsoft Unveils Business Subscription Model for Windows, Office

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Microsoft is going to start offering a 365 ongoing subscription service for Windows 10, Office 365, and other products. But don’t worry about consumer subscriptions just yet — there are some good reasons Microsoft is unlikely to take this step.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252328-microsoft-paid-enterprise-business-subscription-model-windows-office?source=Computing

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Windows 10 Has Halved Data Collection: Privacy Watchdog

French data watchdog CNIL has closed its investigation of Microsoft and Windows 10 after updates to the OS cut its telemetry gathering by 50 percent.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251857-french-watchdog-closes-inquiry-windows-10-announces-os-halved-data-collection?source=Computing

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