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    New Windows 10 Vulnerability Could Let Hackers Gain Full Access to Your PC

    A security researcher says the hack could give hackers elevated privileges to wreak more havoc on a Windows machine. New Windows 10 Vulnerability Could Let Hackers Gain Full Access to Your PC : Read more
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    Leak Reveals New Surface Pro 6, Surface Book 2 Models

    A leak on Best Buy's webpage shows the first models of the Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 to offer 16GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD. Leak Reveals New Surface Pro 6, Surface Book 2 Models : Read more
  3. Paul Wagenseil

    News Hey, Windows 7 and XP Users -- You Need to Patch Now

    Microsoft is patching Windows XP as well as Windows 7 to fix a wormable flaw in Remote Desktop Protocol. Hey, Windows 7 and XP Users -- You Need to Patch Now : Read more
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    Why HoloLens 2 Is a Big Step Forward

    We got to spend some time using HoloLens 2 and learned why Microsoft thinks it will shape the future of tech. Why HoloLens 2 Is a Big Step Forward : Read more
  5. Mike Andronico

    News Microsoft Build 2019 Highlights: Edge, Cortana and More

    Here are the biggest announcements of Microsoft Build 2019, including major upgrades for Edge and Cortana. Microsoft Build 2019 Highlights: Edge, Cortana and More : Read more
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    How Microsoft Is Making Cortana More Human

    Microsoft showed off at Build 2019 a new approach to voice assistants that will make Cortana sounds more conversational. How Microsoft Is Making Cortana More Human : Read more
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    News Microsoft Wants to Make Voting More Secure by the 2020 Election

    At Build 2019, Microsoft unveiled a new software development kit designed to make voting more secure and accessible for elections. Microsoft Wants to Make Voting More Secure by the 2020 Election : Read more
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    Info Microsoft Reveals $3,500 HoloLens 2 Developer Kit

    Microsoft launched today the HoloLens 2 Development Edition, a $3,500 package designed to help developers build for mixed reality. Microsoft Reveals $3,500 HoloLens 2 Developer Kit : Read more
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    Question Microsoft’s $9,000 Surface Hub 2S Could Be the Ultimate All-in-One for Teams

    Microsoft unveils the newest version of its advanced touchscreen collaboration tool. Microsoft’s $9,000 Surface Hub 2S Could Be the Ultimate All-in-One for Teams : Read more
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    Question Reliable 2in1 laptop-tablets

    I'm looking for a new daily driver and decided to look into the 2in1 market. It doesn't matter to me if the keyboard is convertible or detachable, but there are a few crucial aspects that I need to consider. -Good pen functionality -Quality keyboard -Must last longer than 3 years (I cannot...
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    Cortana Is Dead: Why Microsoft Needs to Move On

    Cortana is dead, but Microsoft doesn't want to admit it yet. Cortana Is Dead: Why Microsoft Needs to Move On : Read more
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    How do I find my Microsoft account number

    Trying to log on to my computer my it’s asking for my password I type it in and it say to use by Microsoft account number where do I find that number?
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    Thunderbolt 3 on MicrosoftSurface Devices

    As a student looking for a new device, nearly every Surface device is a clear top contender for my next device; however, the lack of a Thunderbolt 3 port makes it impossible for me to pull the trigger. The ability to instantly boost performance at home with an external GPU is invaluable...
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    Netflix No Download link in Windows 10

    I downloaded NETFLIX from microsoft store but it does not have the download option. My PC is Windows 10 Please leave out personally identifying information from any posts, thanks. TG-Moderation team
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    how can I get my old email password reset

    locked out of my Microsoft account I'm really lost and need help on this
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    Microsoft HoloLens 2 Rumor Roundup: Everything You Need to Know

    The new HoloLens 2 from Microsoft is expected to be faster, offer a wider field of view and come with a cheaper price tag. Microsoft HoloLens 2 Rumor Roundup: Everything You Need to Know : Read more
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    Using external keyboard with my laptop, when I type 123 quickly it comes out 1222222222223. When I type a long word it will re

    I have a dell laptop, windows 8.1. I am using an external Microsoft ergonomic keyboard. When I type 123, for example, it comes out 122222233333. When I type now, it comes out nooooooo, and the w is missing. Have tried to adjust repeat delay and repeat rate with no success. Thank you in advance...
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    Microsoft surface RT not booting

    After I turned off surface RT, it never booted again, the charger works, and I have plugged it in all day. Tried everything other's recommend on the Microsoft forum and still nothing. I'm a teen who needs a laptop and can't afford a new one, please help. BTW, I'm a tech savvy who can take...
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    Windows Live Essentials on Windows Server

    Hi, I am trying to install Windows Live Essentials 2012 on Windows Server 2016. I've made sure that .NET framework 3.5 is installed. Whenever I run the installer, the progress bar moves all the way to 100%, but then comes up with the error in the linked picture. Any help as to what is causing...
  20. PhilipMichaels

    HoloLens 2 Will Likely Launch Feb. 24 at Mobile World Congress

    Microsoft is hosting an event at Mobile World Congress in February, and all signs point to a new version of its HoloLens augmented reality headset. HoloLens 2 Will Likely Launch Feb. 24 at Mobile World Congress : Read more
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    Can you try these little performance apps and evaluate them for me?

    The official site: https://www.koshyjohn.com/software/ Please install and evaluate DiskMax and Memory Cleaner. PS: THIS IS NOT SPAM!!! These programs were developed by a Microsoft programmer. See https://www.koshyjohn.com/about/career/ for his professional credentials first if you wish. My...
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    How to disable safe Mode on Microsoft 8 dell

    How to disable safe Mode on Dell Microsoft 8? I’m guessing this is my problem. I accidentally interrupted the factory reset and my computer turned off. Now when I power it on it says that it’s Preparing Automatic Repair then it says Diagnosing Pc. After that the screen turns black and restarts...
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    X1 Extreme or Surfacebook 2

    X1 Extreme or surfacebook 2?? or different I'm starting education in construction mangement and architechtual technology in february, and need a laptop. For the first time money shouldn't be considered. I know they might be a bit overkill both of them, but i dont want but a cheaper laptop and...
  24. misssmith11

    Xbox One 2018 Review: A Much-Improved Console Missing One Big Thing

    Five years after the launch of the original Xbox One, we examine the console line's successes and failures. Xbox One 2018 Review: A Much-Improved Console Missing One Big Thing : Read more
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    Microsoft's Next Xbox Is Codenamed Anaconda — And It Will Be Powerful

    The company is said to be planning two consoles that will launch in 2020. Microsoft's Next Xbox Is Codenamed Anaconda — And It Will Be Powerful : Read more
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    Solved! Improvements for gaming in my HP 245-G5(AMD)

    I got a new laptop HP 245-G5 for 22500 Indian Rupees.. RAM: 4 GB (2 slots available, one 4GB stick inserted) HDD: 500 GB(5400rpm) Processor : AMD Quad-Core A6-7310 Clock-speed: 2.0 Ghz Graphic Processor :AMD Radeon R2 OS: Windows 10 pro I know it cant perform like a gaming pc /laptop.. But can...
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    Solved! Intel video drivers broken

    Since the Windows 10 October update. My Toshiba satellite C-55A has broken Intel video drivers. Will Microsoft ever fix this issue? I've tried every Intel driver on the Toshiba and Intel websites. Can I use Microsoft?
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    Microsoft's Andromeda Could Have This Clever Folding Mechanism

    A clever new hinge design teases how Microsoft’s phone-in-tablet-disguise Andromeda may unfold at the touch of a button. Microsoft's Andromeda Could Have This Clever Folding Mechanism : Read more
  29. Paul Wagenseil

    Is Microsoft Stealing Your Data? It's Complicated

    Reddit users think Microsoft may be recording their activities without their permission. But the explanation may be far less sinister. Is Microsoft Stealing Your Data? It's Complicated : Read more
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    Microsoft Killing Edge Browser to Make Chrome-Powered Alternative (Report)

    After three years of poor performance, the in-development Microsoft browser uses the systems behind the world’s most popular browser Microsoft Killing Edge Browser to Make Chrome-Powered Alternative (Report) : Read more
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    Microsoft Working On Foldable Surface Codenamed Centaurus

    The heir of the mythical Courier may be coming next fall. Microsoft Working On Foldable Surface Codenamed Centaurus : Read more
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    Microsoft May Actually Release Its Foldable Andromeda in 2019

    Expect a new Surface and Xbox products, too. Microsoft May Actually Release Its Foldable Andromeda in 2019 : Read more
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    Find a Fake Microsoft URL

    I need to know how to bring up a Fake Microsoft Pop-Up that gives these false warnings about the browser being locked.
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    Problem with creating a c++ project in visual studio 2017

    I have visual studio 2017 installed on my laptop and have a problem with creating a project. So i want to create a win32 console application in c++ and when i click on that the window on the picture appears as normal. Then i name the file and select a place. Then when i click on ok, the white...
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    Microsoft Surface Headphones Review: An Excellent Debut

    Despite not rising to the standard set by Bose and Sony, the Microsoft Surface Headphones is a pleasant surprise with solid sound and noise cancellation. Microsoft Surface Headphones Review: An Excellent Debut : Read more
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    You Can Now Skype on Amazon Echo: Here's How

    Here's how to make Skype calls with Alexa. You Can Now Skype on Amazon Echo: Here's How : Read more
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    MS Office 2013 bootstrap error after reviewing forum posts no solution

    Microsoft Bootstrap Error again... I have read a great many forum posts on how to fix the Bootstrap Error for installing MS Office 2013 Pro Plus. I have ran the microsoft fixit tool for Office, uninstalled Office 2000 from the Add/Remove programs list. Ran Task Scheduler and removed Office from...
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    Microsoft Surface Studio 2 Review: The Best Is Back

    The Microsoft Surface Studio 2 is the best touch-screen all-in-one you'll find for drawing and digital creation, but even with updated hardware, this device is not as amazing the second time around. Microsoft Surface Studio 2 Review: The Best Is Back : Read more
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    Trying to upload my qualifications from Microsoft Word 2010 however, I see file not supported,need assistance please.

    Need assistance on when trying to chose file from Microsoft windows 2010, however it is saying file not supported, how can i fix this problem?
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    Solved! Microsoft Surface : problem with the USB port for an external screen

    Hello    I have a Microsoft Surface 3 256G on which I try unsuccessfully to connect an external screen ASUS MB168B with an USB cable : it connects / disconnects in a loop without stopping. I tested on another laptop under Windows 10, the screen works well and is recognized without problems). I...
  41. Paul Wagenseil

    Watch Out! Embedded Microsoft Word Videos Could Infect Your PC

    A vulnerability in Microsoft Word lets you alter code of an embedded video to load malware instead, according to a security firm. Watch Out! Embedded Microsoft Word Videos Could Infect Your PC : Read more
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    I cant decide which one to buy

    Hello, I'm gonna buy a Laptop for my daily stuff and also a bit programming, with Microsoft Visual Studio, and cant decide between 2 Laptops. -Hp Envy 13 https://www.otto.de/p/hp-envy-13-ah0005ng-notebook-intel-core-i7-33-8-13-3-256-gb-8-gb-707843264/#variationId=707843265 -Asus Zenbook S...
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    When I reinstall windows 10, can I use a complety New Microsft account.

    At the moment I`m having trouble with my Wifes PC due to the fact I have used the same Microsoft account e mail at some point. Also, the original e mail account I used is no longer valid! Both are running Windows 10, one a 64 bit and the other 32bit. Getting on a bit and am getting very...
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    My browsers cannot open websites

    Since 2 days, my browsers are not able to open any websites. I have used Mozilla Firefox & Microsoft Edge. I use EPIC PRIVACY browser occasionally and I tried it. It is able to open any website when its proxy is on but same problem when its proxy is off. There is no virus or malware detected...
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    I have a microsoft wireless keyboard which uses a USB port How do I use it on my roku tv?

    I am trying to use my microsoft wireless keyboard which uses a USB port. How do I get the two to connect so I use the keyboard as a remote?
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    Why does Microsoft keep the registry?

    Linux does not use a registry. Settings are kept in a file with the applications.The registry is always a mess and more money is spent on non Microsoft applications to fix the registry than on Windows applications. Why not keep settings in a file with the application?
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    Microsoft user ID

    Hi everybody, I've been having lots of trouble getting into my microsoft account. I'm using my school email and trying to download office that the school gave me. Apparently my password is incorrect and this is what I get when I try to enter my user ID...
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    New 'Cold Boot' Attack Unlocks Mac, PC Disk Encryption

    If you think your files are safe because you use Microsoft’s BitLocker or Apple’s FileVault to encrypt your hard drive, you might be wrong. New 'Cold Boot' Attack Unlocks Mac, PC Disk Encryption : Read more
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    Windows 10 Bugs You to Try Edge Before Other Browsers

    Windows 10 version 1809, currently available to Windows Insiders, prompts users to give Edge a try before installing Chrome or Firefox. Windows 10 Bugs You to Try Edge Before Other Browsers : Read more
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    Strange Visual Studio error

    This error is occurring and preventing a project from being built I cannot figure out what to do here and it is very frustrating. Here is the pastebin: https://pastebin.com/8VeEEYem Edit:fixed link
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    Love microsoft digital imaging suite 9, it won't install on Windows 10. Any hints ?

    I love love this program. All my pictures were on my old Windows 7 which crashed. Bought Acer Windows 10 and tried to set up Microsoft Digital Image Suite 9 and it won't set-up. I have the discs and they won't install. Any thoughts ?
  52. henrytcasey

    Microsoft Reveals Oct. 2 Event: New Surface Imminent?

    On October 2, Microsoft is expected to reveal its next Surface devices and show more of the next major Windows 10 update. Microsoft Reveals Oct. 2 Event: New Surface Imminent? : Read more
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    Alexa, Play Halo: Xbox One Gains New Voice Controls

    Alexa is now the new Kinect. Alexa, Play Halo: Xbox One Gains New Voice Controls : Read more
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    Should I return my Surface Laptop?

    Hey guys, Since this is quite a specific question, I chose to make a thread. I'm a beginning Industrial Product Design student, and since I postponed choosing a laptop till the end of the vacation, I only had a few days to decide. I'm going to be working with solidworks and in my personal...
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    Microsoft account suspended

    Hi everyone, Today, I got an ssd and put windows on it. Everything is going well except I want to put office 2016 on the ssd instead of reading it off my hard drive. When I try to sign into my microsoft account, this is what happens...
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    Xbox All Access Includes Xbox One and Games for $22 a Month

    For 24 bite-sized monthly payments, you can receive an Xbox One S or Xbox One X that's yours forever. Xbox All Access Includes Xbox One and Games for $22 a Month : Read more
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    Can Office Migrate to New Computer?

    When I log in with my Microsoft Account on office.com/setup it shows that I have two Microsoft Office products in my account. Both are called Microsoft Office Pro Plus 2016 and both also show the product keys and have download button for the installer. One is installed on my desktop and the...
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    Microsoft Thwarts Russian Hacking Attempt on U.S. Elections

    Microsoft has purchased several domains that Russian hackers were using to spread malware. Microsoft Thwarts Russian Hacking Attempt on U.S. Elections : Read more
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    Here’s How to Use Cortana with Alexa (and Vice Versa)

    Alexa and Cortana cozy up. Here’s How to Use Cortana with Alexa (and Vice Versa) : Read more
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    Windows Finally Gets One of the Mac’s Best Features

    Your Phone helps you easily share photos between your phone and Windows PC, and more features are on the way. Windows Finally Gets One of the Mac’s Best Features : Read more