Windows 10 1809 delay: New Arm PCs having to ship with untested Windows 1803

Windows 10 1809 delay: New Arm PCs having to ship with untested Windows 1803

Microsoft’s stalled rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 October Update, version 1809, has thrown a spanner in the works for new Arm-based Windows laptops from Samsung and Lenovo. Windows 10 1809 is still on hold a month after Microsoft pulled it because it was deleting users photos and documents after installation. That was a…

Microsoft’s problem isn’t how often it updates Windows—it’s how it develops it

Microsoft’s problem isn’t how often it updates Windows—it’s how it develops it

Time to zap those bugs — Buggy updates point at deeper problems. Peter Bright– Oct 20, 2018 2:15 pm UTC Enlarge / Windows 10 during a product launch event in Tokyo in July 2015.Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesIt’s fair to say that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update has not been Microsoft’s most successful update.…

Microsoft’s problem isn’t how often it updates Windows—it’s how it develops it

Microsoft’s problem isn’t how often it updates Windows—it’s how it develops it

Enlarge / Windows 10 during a product launch event in Tokyo in July 2015. Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesIt’s fair to say that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update has not been Microsoft’s most successful update. Reports of data loss quickly emerged, forcing Microsoft to suspend distribution of the update. It has since been fixed…

Microsoft Fixes and Explains Lost Files Issue with Windows 10 Version 1809

Microsoft Fixes and Explains Lost Files Issue with Windows 10 Version 1809

News Microsoft Fixes and Explains Lost Files Issue with Windows 10 Version 1809 By Kurt Mackie 10/09/2018 Microsoft on Tuesday offered an explanation, an apology and a future resolution for its flawed Windows 10 version 1809 release last week, which caused files to go missing for some users. Some users really did lose files, which…

Microsoft launches Office 2019 for Windows, macOS

Microsoft launches Office 2019 for Windows, macOS

Microsoft today launched Office 2019 for Windows and macOS, giving its most important customers – volume licensees – first crack at the application suite. Also on Monday, the Redmond, Wash. company committed to a successor to Office 2019, ending renewed speculation that this release would be the last outside a subscription. Office 2019 will roll…

Microsoft starts rolling out Office 2019 for Windows and Mac

Microsoft starts rolling out Office 2019 for Windows and Mac

The preview period is over. Microsoft is making Office 2019 generally available starting today, September 24, for Windows and Mac. Office 2019 is the successor to Office 2016. It’s the “perpetual,” on-premises version of Microsoft’s Office suite and includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, Access and Publisher. Microsoft released a preview of these applications…