For those who wish to test the new Windows 10 Technical Preview within a virtual machine, there are a number of virtual machine programs for you to choose from. One popular program is VMWare Player, the free alternative to VMWare Workstation, which allows you to install operating systems virtually.
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Due to Windows 10 Tech Preview is not officially supported by VMware Workstation 10, you may need to do some extra steps during the installation, but in general it works very smooth and definitely can help you to experience this future version of Windows from Microsoft.
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Since Windows 10 is a technical preview, Microsoft recommends that you avoid installing it on your primary system. Because VMware Fusion 7 provides an isolated environment, it’s an excellent choice to run the Windows 10 Technical Preview on a Mac.
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VMware Workstation 11 arrives this month with Windows 10 Tech Preview readiness and cloud connectivity with VMware vCloud Air integration. vCloud Air is a public cloud platform built on vSphere and compatible with on-premises datacenters includes infrastructure, disaster recovery, and various applications as service offerings.
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Microsoft providing Windows 10 Technical Preview release under Insider Program in order to collect feedback from users and help shape the final version of the operating system. According to Privacy Statements for Windows Technical Preview, Microsoft is using build in keylogger to collect users’ data including what you typed, apps for compatibility, and collect voice information when you use speech to text.
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Microsoft has now made a Technical Preview of the Windows 10 available to download for those who are interested. To download, you first need to join Windows Insider Program. The Windows 10 Technical Preview will expire on April 15, 2015 and available in English, Chinese Simplified, and Brazilian Portuguese.
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WinHEC will no longer be an annual event but a series of small conferences and workshops that will be organized more frequently according to the needs of the different countries where they will be staged. The announcement was made on the official Windows blog by Microsoft official Matt Perry.
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Microsoft’s Azure cloud-computing service experienced a major global outage Monday that lasted for around five hours. Azure was restored after a disruption that affected at least six major components in multiple data centers, the world’s biggest software maker said on its website.
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Skype 2.19 update for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 released, update includes Cortana integration and video upgrade preview improvements for Windows Phone 8.1, and increased language support from 19 to 51 languages, fast app resume, and improved notifications for both Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.
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Microsoft released advance notification of security bulletins for June 2014 Patch with seven security Bulletins, which will address several vulnerabilities in Microsoft products, out of which two are marked critical and rest are important in severity. Affected software including various Microsoft software, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer. The update for Internet Explorer addresses CVE-2014-1770, which Microsoft has not seen used in any active attacks.
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Microsoft has announced Windows 8.1 with Bing, new edition of Windows will be featured on low cost devices.
As we move forward, many of these lower cost devices will come with a new edition of Windows called Windows 8.1 with Bing. Windows 8.1 with Bing provides all the same great experiences that Windows 8.1 offers with the Windows 8.1 Update, and comes with Bing as the default search engine within Internet Explorer. And of course customers will be able to change that setting through the Internet Explorer menu, providing them with control over search engine settings. This new edition will be only be available preloaded on devices from our hardware partners. Some of these devices, in particular tablets, will also come with Office or a one-year subscription to Office 365.
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After perform Windows 8.1 Update, Windows Store apps now have close and minimize buttons and one can always access taskbar from Store apps by just moving mouse cursor to bottom edge of the screen by default. This article show you the steps to disable shows running Windows Store apps on the taskbar.
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Windows Update released Windows 8.1 Update to all existing Windows 8.1 users as mandatory update. In this article, we will use a free tool called Rufus to create bootable USB then boot from the bootable media to begin the installation of Windows 8.1 Update. This update method also helpful when PC is unbootable or you like to install Windows 8.1 Update on newly assembled computer.
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According to official announcement from Microsoft Support KB 2919355, Microsoft will released Windows 8.1 Update 1 to public on 8th April 2014. Windows 8.1 Update 1 will be offered for free via Windows Update instead of Windows Store.
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Dell and Microsoft work together to simplify your IT. Windows 8 is ready to give your business the tools you need to meet your workers’ changing IT needs in a way that’s reliable, productive and secure.
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