Austrian outfit hacked European and Central American companies
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Microsoft furious

Austria-based company named DSIRF used multiple Windows and Adobe Reader zero-days to hack organisations located in Europe and Central America.

Windows 10 breaks USB printers
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Because it can

Windows 10's latest update released on June 28, 2022, has a nasty habit of breaking USB printers.

Microsoft releases Autopatch
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For Windows 10 and 11

Software King of the World, Microsoft has released its Windows Autopatch which is aimed at enterprise users of Windows 10 and Windows 11.

Windows on Arm is a bit of a downer
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And pricey

Windows on Arm laptops are starting to wake up the market, but the price and technology limitations are keeping everything in the status quo for now.

Rufus 3.16 works around Volish restrictions
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Yes, you can install Windows 11 on older machines

Microsoft’s restrictions on devices that could run Windows 11 are seen as a major pain. Most users on older PCs see the “this PC doesn’t currently meet the minimum system requirements to run Windows 11” message.

Microsoft updates Windows for Android
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More integration than you can poke a stick at 

Microsoft has updated the Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) to Android 12.1 and shipped improvements to Android integration with Windows, networking, the camera in apps, and the Settings app.

A relationship with Bill Gates is apparently toxic
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Melinda Gates points out what many Windows users already knew

The former wife of software king of the world, Sir William Gates III has admitted that it ended when she realised she could not trust his terms and conditions anymore.

OS/2 about to get a modern browser
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Firefox no longer warpy enough for time warps

The OS/2 community is getting close to obtaining a modern browser on their ancient platform.

Windows needs eight hours to update properly
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My PC seems to be chatting to Vole a lot

Windows PCs will spend rather a long time talking to Seattle, according to the Microsoft IT Pro Blog.

2022 is the year of Android on the Window’s desktop
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Windows 11 will get Android Apps next month

Microsoft is planning to launch a public preview of its Android apps for Windows 11 next month.