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Mingis on Tech: The main changes coming to Windows 10 this spring

The next update to Windows 10 is expected to arrive soon, so it's a good time to look at what's coming. Windows expert Preston Gralla has the details.

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Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to know going forward

As you've likely heard by now, there are some problems with Intel, AMD, and ARM processors. Called Meltdown and Spectre, the discovered attack possibilities are rather severe, as they impact pretty much every technical device on the...

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It's not to late! See Amazon's Last Minute Gift Ideas, On Your Doorstep By Christmas - Deal Alert

Right now you can still order lots of great gifts from Amazon, and they'll get to you by Christmas. But don't delay.

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How to fix a hard disk in Windows using the command prompt

Computerworld Windows expert Preston Gralla walks you through the steps needed to easily repair a corrupted hard disk using the command line or PowerShell.

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60% off Logitech G105 Gaming Keyboard - Deal Alert

With LED backlighting, programmable g-keys for single actions and macros, and anti-ghosting capabilities, the G105 Logitech gaming keyboard is built for serious gaming.

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China pays for Windows XP addiction as 'WannaCry' hits

The WannaCry ransomware has wormed its way into tens of thousands of Windows PCs in China, where Windows XP remains relatively popular.

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Some HP PCs are recording your keystrokes

Security company Modzero found a program acting as a keylogger in certain HP PCs.

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Up to 60% Savings on Steam Gaming Gear With These Active Discounts - Deal Alert

If you're into Steam Gaming, or know somebody who is, you should consider these deals currently active on Steam gear.

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39% off Dell Computer Ultrasharp U2415 24.0-Inch Screen LED Monitor - Deal Alert

Revel in the superior screen performance of the Dell UltraSharp 24 inch Monitor, loaded with premium features for an exceptional viewing experience, without the premium price tag.

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Experts contend Microsoft canceled Feb. updates to patch NSA exploits

Microsoft may have delayed its February security update slate to finish patching critical flaws in Windows that a hacker gang tried to sell.

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Microsoft kills off security bulletins after several stays

Microsoft this week retired the security bulletins that for decades have described each month's slate of vulnerabilities and patches for customers.

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UEFI flaws can be exploited to install highly persistent ransomware

A team of researchers from security vendor Cylance demonstrated a proof-of-concept ransomware program that ran inside a motherboard's Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI).

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Mingis on Tech: Diving into Windows 10 Creators Update and the future of OSes

Coming soon to a PC near you: Windows 10 Creators Update. But what's much less certain is what comes after that for PCs, and Macs and mobile devices. A voice-activated future, anyone?

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Microsoft stays security bulletins' termination

Microsoft today postponed the retirement of the security bulletins it uses to describe in detail each month's slate of vulnerabilities and patches.

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Microsoft still plans to ship two Windows 10 upgrades in 2017

Microsoft has reaffirmed that it will issue two Windows 10 upgrades this year, twice the number of 2016 but still shy of the firm's original plans.

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23% off EVGA Supernova G3 750W 220-G3-0750-X1 Fully Modular Power Supply - Deal Alert

This power supply features 80 PLUS Gold rated efficiency, and clean, continuous power to every component. The ECO Thermal Control Fan System offers fan modes to provide zero fan noise during low load operations.

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Microsoft shelves all February security updates

Microsoft today took the unprecedented step of postponing an entire month's slate of security updates for Windows and its other products.

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22% off Intel NUC Kit Mini PC - Deal Alert

Intel's NUC Kit is equipped with Intel’s newest architecture, the 6th generation Intel Core i5-6260U processor. Intel Iris graphics 540 with 4K display for brilliant resolution. Room for a 2.5” drive and an M.2 SSD for lightning fast...

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