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FAQ: Windows 10 LTSB explained

The 'Long-term Servicing Branch' of Windows 10 was initially aimed at enterprises that wanted to avoid Microsoft's Windows-as-a-service model and delay frequent feature updates. Here's how it's supposed to work.

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Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Your one-stop source for Chrome OS advice, insight, and analysis — from someone who's covered Chromebooks closely since the start.

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The definitive Windows 7 retirement timeline countdown

In less than 14 months, Microsoft's popular Windows 7 runs out of general support, a deadline that's pushing businesses to move up to Windows 10. These are the dates to pencil in as the transition to 10 gathers steam.

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Black Friday deals: PC and PC component steals

Laptops, processors, and video cards are on sale almost everywhere, but these particular deals will actually save you some real cash.

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Amid calls for a Windows bug status dashboard, Microsoft belatedly agrees to build one

The move, expected to roll out in 2019, comes in the aftermath of the company's botched rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

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Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Microsoft is releasing new versions of Windows 10 on a set schedule – and just as regularly retiring older versions from support. Here are all the dates you need to know about through Windows 7's retirement in 2020 and beyond.

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With Windows 10 1809 re-release, Microsoft decides not to cheat on promised support

By acting as if the Windows 10 rollout delay had not happened, Microsoft ensured that users will generally get the support timeline they expect.

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Best cheap laptops: We rate the best-sellers on Amazon and Best Buy

If you have $500 (or less), we've found the best cheap laptops on Amazon and Best Buy. The ones that give you the best bang for buck. Keep reading to find our top picks.

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Microsoft takes second swing at Windows 10 1809, re-issues troubled upgrade

The 'October' update rollout was put on hold for 38 days after a file-deletion bug caused problems.

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The best laptops: Premium laptops, cheap laptops, 2-in-1s, and more

From budget, to ultraportable, to gaming laptops, our top picks feature the best tech advances in laptop PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials, and include portables from HP, Dell, and Apple.

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Get 90% Off Your First Year of RemotePC, Up To 50 Computers for $6.95

RemotePC by iDrive lets you connect to your work or office computer securely from anywhere, and from any iOS or Android device. Right now their 50 computer package is 90% off or just $6.95 for your 1st year.

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Windows 10 rollout snafu: Day 37

Microsoft's fall feature upgrade, released on Oct. 2, was pulled from distribution four days later. The company has yet to restart the release.

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10 killer PC upgrades that are shockingly cheap

Looking to put more pep in your PC's step? These surprisingly cheap PC upgrades and accessories do the trick without breaking the bank.

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NZXT H700 Nuka-Cola case unboxing, teardown, and giveaway announcement

Alaina unboxes and tears down NZXT's gorgeous Fallout-inspired H700 Nuka-Cola case with help from Gordon and Adam. Stay tuned for our live build and giveaway next Monday, November 12th at 10 a.m. Pacific Time!

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As Windows 10 delay continues, support shortfall grows

Microsoft stopped distribution of the OS earlier this month after a file-deletion bug caused problems for users; with October almost over, the rollout delay could disrupt scheduled support timelines.

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Windows revenue remains in a $4.6B rut

Microsoft's quarterly earnings this week showed that while commercial sales of Windows 10 PCs are on the rise, consumer interest remains slack.

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1,500 Windows 10 Insiders may have been bitten by file-deletion bug

The bug, which forced Microsoft to pull the Windows 10 1809 feature upgrade from distribution, showed up during Insider testing before the OS was released.

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Critics warn Microsoft it needs to fix broken update process

Microsoft's decision this month to stop distribution of the fall feature upgrade to Windows 10 is only the latest sign of a broken update process. Upset users want that fixed.

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