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Windows 10 preview toughens up security with stronger vetting of antivirus apps

8 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Microsoft has unleashed another Windows 10 preview build, with only relatively minor changes, but nonetheless there's an interesting move on the security front. Build 17672 (for Redstone 5 , the update due later this year) has been made available to those testers in the ‘skip ahead' program and fast ring, and it contains a major change when it comes to how Windows 10 deals with third-party antivirus software (from the likes of Bitdefender or Kaspersky, to cite a couple of big-name examples). Going forward, the Windows Security Center will require any antivirus app to run as a protected...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is now on Windows 10's Microsoft Store

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is now on Windows 10's Microsoft Store

8 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Canonical released Ubuntu 18.04 LTS in April , and now the popular Linux distribution is available to download from the Microsoft Store in Windows 10 as a UWP app. Running Linux in Windows 10 as an app may be a bit of a baffling concept, but there is some method to this madness. Ubuntu first came to the Microsoft Store as an app last year, and it allows people who install it to run a full Ubuntu terminal from within Windows 10, granting them access to tools such as git, ssh, apt and bash. So, Windows 10 users can now take advantage of the new features that this long term support version of...
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How To Fix Low Disk Space Notifications After Installing Windows 10 April 2018 Update

How To Fix Low Disk Space Notifications After Installing Windows 10 April 2018 Update

8 monthes ago   |   By Bruceb News

This is why Microsoft doesn't have any friends.
If you start seeing a barrage of notifications about “low disk space” on your Windows 10 computer, it is likely to be the result of a bug in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. There's an easy fix - all you have to do is run a short, dangerous command that could potentially kill your computer if you mistype it.
We should not be required to do this. Computers are too hard to use and all too often it's Microsoft's fault.
This fix applies to you only if all the following things are true.
• Your computer installed the Windows 10 April 2018 Update.
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