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Windows 8

Navigate the ins-and-outs of Windows 8 with how-tos, troubleshooting, news, and reviews.

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Here's what we want to see from Windows 10 on Wednesday

Microsoft's upcoming event should fill in a lot of blanks on its upcoming new software.

By January 19, 2015

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Inside Scoop: What to expect from Microsoft's Windows 10

CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Nick Statt will be traveling to Redmond, Wash., for Microsoft's Windows 10 event January 21. In this Inside Scoop, they discuss the event itself and what Microsoft needs to do to ensure this product is a success.

By January 16, 2015

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Microsoft's 'Windows 10: The Next Chapter' event, join us Wednesday (live blog)

On January 21, Microsoft will stake out the future of Windows, giving us a glimpse of what its software will look like on mobile devices. A successor to Internet Explorer may also be in store.

By January 17, 2015

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Microsoft Windows 8.1

If you're a dedicated Windows 8 hater, the update to Windows 8.1 isn't going to change your mind. For everyone else, this collection of tweaks, fixes, and new features is useful, but everything here should have shipped in the original version last year.

By October 17, 2013

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Microsoft Windows 10

At Microsoft's Windows 10 event, we get more insight into Microsoft's vision of a universal OS.

By January 22, 2015

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Microsoft's Windows RT isn't dead...yet

The software giant says it's working on an update for the versions of its Surface tablet that used an ARM-based chip. But it will only have some of the functionality of Windows 10.

By January 21, 2015

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Microsoft irked by Google's revealing of Windows bug

The software giant slams Google for disclosing a Windows 8.1 security flaw two days before Microsoft planned to issue a fix.

By January 12, 2015

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From 'Windows Phone' to 'Windows 10': Can name change get consumers to notice?

The "Windows Phone" OS will be no more, as the version of Windows 10 tailored for smaller devices will be called simply Windows 10. Will that help improve Microsoft's lot in the smartphone market?

By January 21, 2015

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Microsoft to deliver free upgrades to Windows 10

The company hopes to encourage customers to embrace its new operating system by offering a free refresh for multiple devices.

By January 21, 2015

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Microsoft has 'tailored' version of Windows 10 for phones, tablets

While Microsoft is going for a consistent software experience across all devices, it will have a specific version for devices with a screen size smaller than 8 inches.

By January 21, 2015