Expected? You tell. It looks like Microsoft is removing support for its next generation file system, ReFS, in Windows 10. And instead, the company will leave it in two other variants of its OS. Windows 10 Enterprise and the newly announced Windows 10 Pro for Workstations. The feature debuted back in 2013 on Windows...

If there is one confirmation we have of Windows 8.1, it’s that Microsoft is all set to bring a number of really interesting changes to its flagship operating system, both under and over the hood. The stage was already set with Windows 8, and now is the perfect time to expand upon. But while a glimpse of everything...

Alright let’s face it, Windows 9 is still at least a little ways away (depending on if you believe Windows 9 is really Blue or not). At this point, little solid information is heading our way. That said, there is certainly plenty to speculate on. What’s the point? Not everyone likes thinking about the future, but some...

As early back as 2003, Microsoft has been promising a new file system to replace NTFS, originally known as WinFS. Now, in 2012 a new file system finally is coming. So what is ReFS all about and does it have anything to do with the original WinFS announcement? First off, WinFS was a technology designed as a relational...

Microsoft have updated their Windows 8 Development blog. This time, they have announced an update to their file systems for Windows Server 8. It’s called ReFS, (which stands for Resilient File System). The post was authored by Surendra Verma, a development manager on their Storage and File System team. The key goals of...