Windows Vista RC1 scales back UAC warnings
In a new FAQ, the Internal Revenue Services explains that the digital currency should be considered property for your tax purposes.
Microsoft may be moving toward bringing back the Start button and allowing users to boot straight to the desktop with its coming Windows 8.1 release later this year.
Windows Vista Home Basic is essentially warmed-over Windows XP, Windows XP SP3. If you're currently happy with Windows XP SP2, we see no compelling reason to upgrade. On the other hand, if you need a new computer right now, Windows Vista is stable enough for everyday use.
UAC was one of Vista's most annoying features, and it's still hanging around like a bad smell in Windows 7. It is much less intrusive though -- here's how to customise it
They slow you down, but those pop-up security alerts do serve an important purpose.
Microsoft made some changes to a much-maligned User Account Control feature, but experts say the default still puts consumers at risk.
The IRS is not answering questions about internal documents showing the agency believes Americans have "generally no privacy" in their e-mail, Facebook chats, and Twitter direct messages.
BeyondTrust report says companies should set most workers as standard users and not administrators to avoid being exposed to attacks.
Amid sharp criticism from some corners, Microsoft says it will take steps to strengthen a controversial security feature.