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Text Messages from Microsoft – Genuine or Phishing?

If you receive text messages from Microsoft, they could be genuine, or they could be some kind of phishing attempt. We’ll discuss both in this post about why Microsoft is texting you. With text messaging becoming so popular, scams involving SMS’s […]

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How to report bug, issue or vulnerability to Microsoft

Any software can have issues even though they pass through rigorous testing by professionals. The same happens with Windows and any other products developed by Microsoft. The good thing is that Microsoft is open if somebody wants to share their feedback […]

What is Microsoft’s Security Servicing Criteria for Windows?

Microsoft is a company that is committed to protecting its customers from vulnerabilities that affect its products, services, and devices. To solve most issues, the software giant tends to release a software update to get the job done, and over […]

How to find out if Microsoft Services are down or not

Problems can come uninvited, and the Microsoft authentication issue is a case in point. It recently hit several key services of the company like Office 365, Outlook.com, OneDrive, Skype, XBox Live, Microsoft Azure, etc. The services either stopped responding to […]

How to use the new Microsoft web-based Privacy Dashboard

Microsoft has made some changes to how it collects personal data of users, and how users manage what the company collects. It’s a whole new web-based Privacy Dashboard that works and probably works better than what was available before. For […]

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MSRT adds more Unwanted Software to its detection capability

Sometimes, in addition to the software we want to install, software developers often bundle unwanted programs along with it. Some of them do not stop at this point. They go to the extent of changing your browser settings without seeking […]

How Computer Scientists are working at Microsoft to solve Cancer

Microsoft is the world’s largest software firm and has the best computer scientists you can find from all over the globe. But, a certain group of these experts is working towards a larger and society-centered goal: Solving the problem of Cancer […]

Microsoft loves Open Source

Why is Microsoft hearting Linux & Open Source now?

There was a time when Microsoft was totally against Open Source software and considered many of them, including Linux, as opponents. However, 2014 saw an event where the stage backdrop said Microsoft loves Linux (with a heart symbol). In the […]

List of best Android apps from Microsoft

If you’re an Android user, then it is clear you have some interest in Microsoft products, unless you’re just here to take a peek at what the software giant is doing. These days, Microsoft is focusing a lot on Android […]

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A History of Microsoft Windows – Timeline

Don’t be surprised if I say that 9 out of 10 computers run some version of the Windows operating system, today. However, no one could have predicted this outcome when the whole journey started with MS-DOS and a vision to […]

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How does Microsoft make money from Android

Many of us often wonder how Microsoft makes money from Android OS. The revenue probabilities point towards the products that Microsoft creates for Androids. But then, aren’t they freemium goods? I mean, Word for Android or Office for Android and […]