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09.21.12
Microsoft issues security patches for Flash vulnerabilities in Windows 8 and Internet Explorer
09.21.12

Microsoft issues security patches for Flash vulnerabilities in Windows 8 and Internet Explorer

As promised, Microsoft is issuing a security patch for a Flash vulnerability on Windows 8 in Inter...

By S. Silbert,   09.21.12
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09.17.12
Adobe Photoshop won't support Windows XP in next major release
09.17.12

Adobe Photoshop won't support Windows XP in next major release

If you still cling to that Windows XP-powered PC as your graphics workhorse, Adobe reckons it's ti...

By M. Smith,   09.17.12
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09.03.12
Hate Windows 8 already? The Pro OEM edition will let you downgrade as far back as Vista
09.03.12

Hate Windows 8 already? The Pro OEM edition will let you downgrade as far back as Vista

Relax, Gabe Newell. If you buy a new Windows 8 Pro PC and discover that you really do detest the O...

By S. Sakr,   09.03.12
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08.08.12
Google Chrome for Windows gets more secure Flash player, gives users a browsing sandbox safety net
08.08.12

Google Chrome for Windows gets more secure Flash player, gives users a browsing sandbox safety net

Chrome turned 21 last week, and in that new version, Google's made playing Flash videos in its brow...

By M. Gorman,   08.08.12
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07.11.12
Microsoft advises nuking Windows Gadgets after security hole discovery, we mourn our stock widgets
07.11.12

Microsoft advises nuking Windows Gadgets after security hole discovery, we mourn our stock widgets

Whether you see Windows Vista and Windows 7 Gadgets as handy tools or a blight upon a pristine des...

By J. Fingas,   07.11.12
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07.02.12
StatCounter: Windows 7 now powering most PCs, passed 50-percent threshold in June
07.02.12

StatCounter: Windows 7 now powering most PCs, passed 50-percent threshold in June

Windows 8 may be on the horizon with a fall 2012 release, but Microsoft's current OS, Win 7, just...

By Z. Honig,   07.02.12
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06.28.12
Microsoft reportedly plans Windows 8 upgrades all the way from XP, wants us to just let go of the past
06.28.12

Microsoft reportedly plans Windows 8 upgrades all the way from XP, wants us to just let go of the past

Microsoft has been promising a cheap-and-cheerful upgrade path to Windows 8 for those who buy new...

By J. Fingas,   06.28.12
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06.14.12
Windows updated with better checking for bad digital certs after Flame malware incident
06.14.12

Windows updated with better checking for bad digital certs after Flame malware incident

Having already pushed one patch to servers as part of its response to the recently discovered Flame...

By R. Lawler,   06.14.12
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05.22.12
DICE to require 64-bit OS for some 2013 games, that Windows ME box in the den isn't cutting it
05.22.12

DICE to require 64-bit OS for some 2013 games, that Windows ME box in the den isn't cutting it

We're entering a world of mainstream 64-bit computing -- whether we like it or not. Just weeks aft...

By J. Fingas,   05.22.12
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