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Official: Windows 10 has hit the 400 million device mark

Pro version accounts for growing share of business PC sales

Heathrow airport and stock exchange throw mystery BSODs

BSOD WATCH Bonus: even more Acorn on show

Windows Server 2016: Leg up or lock in?

Microsoft Ignite Software Assurance licensing tags along

Windows 10 backlash: Which? demands compo for forced upgrades

If MS bricked your box, MS oughta cough up, says consumer org

Microsoft deletes Windows 10 nagware from Windows 7 and 8

Windows Update silently did the deed, added a few security fixes for .Net Framework too

BSODs of the week: From GRUB to nagware

'Free for personal use' might not include a stadium. Just sayin'

Microsoft's Service Fabric for Linux hits public preview

Platform as a Service for MS cloud: This one's for the Windows-wielding Linux lovers

'Oi! El Reg! Stop pretending Microsoft has a BSOD monopoly!'

Your wish, dear reader, is our command. Including an Acorn BSOD. Yup, that Acorn

Linus Torvalds won't apply 'sh*t-for-brains stupid patch'

He's sweary, but probably right on 'fundamentally insane' idea of driver/firmware disconnect

Debian plugs Linux 'TCP snoop' bug

Happy Labor Day, US sysadmins. Everyone else, you know what to do

'I'm sorry, your lift has had a problem and had to shut down'

More BSODs for your schadenfraude

Latest Intel, AMD chips will only run Windows 10 ... and Linux, BSD, OS X

Water cooler El Reg answers your questions while you wait for make all to finish

Windows 10 now rules the weekend, taking over from Windows 7

Redmond's latest is climbing nicely, mostly at Windows 7's expense

OpenBSD 6.0 lands

VAX support no longer devils the devs

Ice to see you! Windows 10 fix for freezing PCs finally flung at folks

If the update doesn't work, you'll have to co

Crash test dummy? Love the excitement of breaking an OS? Fedora 25 Alpha has landed

It's supposed to end in tears. Then you can file a bug report

Windows 10 Anniversary on a Raspberry Pi: Another look at IoT Core

Hands on Neat platform but should we just use Linux?

BSODs at scale: We laugh at your puny five storeys, here's our SIX storey #fail

Windows in a state of undress, all over the world

Having offended everyone else in the world, Linus Torvalds calls own lawyers a 'nasty festering disease'

Time for a compendium of abuse

Linux turns 25, with corporate contributors now key to its future

What's the weather in Hell today? Linus Torvalds has visited Microsoft at LinuxCon

Kindle Paperwhites turn Windows 10 PCs into paperweights: Plugging one in 'triggers a BSOD'

More Anniversary Update woe reported by frustrated users

Google Fuchsia OS eyes non-Linux things

Embedded is the web's next frontier

Kaspersky launches its own OS on Russian routers

Four-year build results in OS that aims to secure industrial control systems, мы думаем

Chocolate Factory exudes Nougat as Android 7 begins rollout

Newer Nexus owners get it first, the rest will have to wait

Five-storey Blue Screen Of Death spotted in Thailand

Where have you seen Windows #fail? And at what scale? Send them in, readers

Systemd adds filesystem mount tool

Linux mount gets a systemd wrapper

Windows 10 Anniversary Update completely borks USB webcams. Yay.

Official Redmond response: Customers love Win10

iPhone: Apple's Mac battle with Windows rebooted

Status quo déjà vu, for the mobile generation

Windows 10 needs proper privacy portal, says EFF

Slams 'questionable tactics to cause users to download software many didn’t want'

Happy Anniversary: What’s new, what’s missing in Microsoft’s giant mobile update

Smarter, leaner update

Microsoft to overhaul Windows 10 UI – with a 3D Holographic Shell

IDF16 We're a long way from the Start Menu now

Some Windows 10 Anniversary Update: SSD freeze

OS and apps & data on different storage media? Oops

Farewell Patch Tuesday fragmentation: from October, MS will roll just one monthly patch

Downside: that zero-day is still zero-month

Google's brand new OS could replace Android

webOS, BeOS and Android heritage

Business users force Microsoft to back off Windows 10 PC kill plan

Support for Skylake kit extended until end of life for Windows 7 and 8.1

FreeBSD devs ponder changes to security processes

Flaws were being discussed publicly, but not officially revealed to users

London's Met Police has missed the Windows XP escape deadline

27,000 PCs still compute like it's 2001

Breaking 350 million: What's next for Windows 10?

Time to re-discover the lost art of selling PCs

Linux 4.8 rc1 lands, with Surface 3 support promised!

10787 files changed, 612208 insertions, 272098 deletions and lots of doc updates

Windows 10 Anniversary Update is borking boxen everywhere

Microsoft's response: Have you tried uninstalling it and installing it again?

Microsoft: You liked Windows 10 so much, you'll get 2 more in 2017

No new features until then, apparently

Microsoft takes five months to replace broken patch

System Centre's Windows Server Operating System MP was bad at recognising disks