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Microsoft previews 'full-Chromium' Edge on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 - Computerworld
24 Jun 2019

Microsoft previews 'full-Chromium' Edge on Windows 7, Windows 8.1  Computerworld

But the company's decision not to stick with a set update schedule when Edge reaches the Stable version raises questions about how quickly the ...


Microsoft Previews New Edge Browser on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 - Redmondmag.com
21 Jun 2019

  1. Microsoft Previews New Edge Browser on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1  Redmondmag.com
  2. Microsoft’s Chromium Edge browser now available on Windows 7 and Windows 8  The Verge
  3. Microsoft launches Chromium Edge builds for Windows 7 and Windows 8  VentureBeat
  4. Microsoft’s Chromium Edge browser comes to Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1  9to5Google
  5. Microsoft's Chromium-powered Edge browser comes to Windows 7 and Windows 8  TechSpot
  6. View full coverage on Google News


Can't pair certain Bluetooth devices anymore on Windows 8 or 10? That's intentional - Ghacks Technology News
12 Jun 2019

Can't pair certain Bluetooth devices anymore on Windows 8 or 10? That's intentional  Ghacks Technology News

You may not be able to pair certain Bluetooth devices with Windows devices after installing the June 2019 patches for Windows.


If You Can't Upgrade From Windows 7 to Windows 10, What Should You Do? - Lifehacker
21 Jun 2019

If You Can't Upgrade From Windows 7 to Windows 10, What Should You Do?  Lifehacker

While I always recommend upgrading to the latest and greatest version of whatever software you're using, this might not be the best option if you're running an ...


How can I make Windows 10 look more like Windows 7? - The Guardian
06 Jun 2019

How can I make Windows 10 look more like Windows 7?  The Guardian

I now have a Lenovo laptop which has Windows 10 installed, but to be honest with you, I preferred Windows 7, which was on my last two computers. What would ...


How to do a clean install of Windows 10: Which option is best for you? - ZDNet
25 Jun 2019

How to do a clean install of Windows 10: Which option is best for you?  ZDNet

A clean install is the ultimate troubleshooting technique, but it's also the best way to repurpose a device you no longer need or to get a *fresh* start. By my count ...


U.S. Government Announces Critical Warning For Microsoft Windows Users - Forbes
18 Jun 2019

U.S. Government Announces Critical Warning For Microsoft Windows Users  Forbes

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a critical warning for users of Microsoft Windows through the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security ...


Microsoft Deprecating Windows To Go - Redmondmag.com
17 Jun 2019

Microsoft Deprecating Windows To Go  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft plans to put an end to its Windows To Go product in the near future, according to a Friday support article.


Alexander: What you can turn off to save PC resources - Star Tribune
25 Jun 2019

Alexander: What you can turn off to save PC resources  Star Tribune

Q: In a recent column (see tinyurl.com/y56nzebs), you advised readers to conserve PC processing power and memory by using the Windows "Task Manager" to ...


Microsoft’s Universal Windows Platform app dream is dead and buried - The Verge
30 May 2019

Microsoft’s Universal Windows Platform app dream is dead and buried  The Verge

Microsoft's dream of Universal Windows apps is over. The software giant is now allowing game developers to submit traditional Win32 games to the store, ...


Bill Gates Just Named His Big Tech Mistake Ever. He Is Totally Wrong About It - Inc.com
25 Jun 2019

Bill Gates Just Named His Big Tech Mistake Ever. He Is Totally Wrong About It  Inc.com

Oh, poor Microsoft. The megacompany missed out on a major opportunity quite a few years ago, and the co-founder of this monolith recently admitted it was a ...


Epic Store is adding one free game per week: Get your copy of 'Last Day of June' - The South African
26 Jun 2019

Epic Store is adding one free game per week: Get your copy of 'Last Day of June'  The South African

Epic have also promised to up the flow of free *content* with new free games available weekly until year-end as opposed to its previous fortnightly schedule.


Best iTunes Alternatives for Windows PC, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS 2019 - Clean Skies News
26 Jun 2019

Best iTunes Alternatives for Windows PC, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS 2019  Clean Skies News

Music is a global commodity, part of the ever-growing entertainment industry. It is diverse in its form as well as the emotions it gives life to. Most people can even ...


Upgrade Your Computer System to Windows 8.1 - SystemTek
17 Jun 2019

Upgrade Your Computer System to Windows 8.1  SystemTek

Back in 2012 when Windows 8 was launched, the touchscreen devices designed for that OS were not yet available to the public. Those that were present were ...


What is MSConfig or System Configuration Utility in Windows 10 - TWCN Tech News
24 Jun 2019

What is MSConfig or System Configuration Utility in Windows 10  TWCN Tech News

Learn how to open & use MSConfig in Windows 10/8/7. It allows you to manage startup items, boot options, Services & boot in Safe Mode, etc.


4 Android data recovery software for PC to avoid nasty surprises - Windows Report
25 Jun 2019

4 Android data recovery software for PC to avoid nasty surprises  Windows Report

iSkysoft Toolbox - Recover, AndroidSoft - Android Data Recovery and FoneDog Toolkit are some of the best Android data recovery software to install on PC.


The new Windows Terminal is now available from the Microsoft Store - TechSpot
24 Jun 2019

The new Windows Terminal is now available from the Microsoft Store  TechSpot

Last month, Microsoft's Build conference saw the company announcing a new "Windows Terminal" app for Windows 10 that's now available to download from its ...


Qatar Airways Raises First Class Lounge Access Cost - One Mile at a Time
26 Jun 2019

Qatar Airways Raises First Class Lounge Access Cost  One Mile at a Time

Since the beginning of this year, Qatar Airways has been selling business class passengers access to their first class lounge in Doha. Specifically, I'm talking ...


Dell's powerful 8-core, all-AMD Inspiron Gaming Desktop is on sale for only $850 - PCWorld
26 Jun 2019

Dell's powerful 8-core, all-AMD Inspiron Gaming Desktop is on sale for only $850  PCWorld

The Dell Inspiron Gaming desktop with a Ryzen 7 2700x and an RX 580 is just $850 right now.


How to rebuild BCD or Boot Configuration Data file in Windows 10 - TWCN Tech News
22 Jun 2019

How to rebuild BCD or Boot Configuration Data file in Windows 10  TWCN Tech News

BCD or otherwise known as Boot Configuration Data contains boot configuration parameters on how to start your Windows. If the configuration file gets corrupted ...


Don’t Downgrade From Windows 10 to Windows 8.1 - How-To Geek
17 Jan 2019

Don’t Downgrade From Windows 10 to Windows 8.1  How-To Geek

Windows 10 can sometimes be a real mess. Between botched updates, treating its users as beta testers, and adding features we never wanted it can be ...


Twin girls, 5 and boy, 11, killed after blaze rips through home in NSW Hunter Valley - 9News
26 Jun 2019

Twin girls, 5 and boy, 11, killed after blaze rips through home in NSW Hunter Valley  9News

Neighbours have described how they tried to save three children tragically killed in a house fire in the NS...


Yes, Windows 8 is Still Unsupported - Thurrott.com
19 Apr 2019

Yes, Windows 8 is Still Unsupported  Thurrott.com

This would be much bigger news if Windows 8 was even supported anymore, but it's not. But it is still perhaps worth noting that Microsoft this week quietly ...


Microsoft advances the death of Windows 8 by 4 years - MSPoweruser
18 Apr 2019

Microsoft advances the death of Windows 8 by 4 years  MSPoweruser

On August 20, 2018, Microsoft made a blog post designed to help developers “effectively plan your development cycles.” The blog post was aimed at telling ...


8 ways to change a child’s ‘bad’ behavior - The Washington Post
25 Jun 2019

8 ways to change a child’s ‘bad’ behavior  The Washington Post

“Max keeps getting in trouble,” my friend Dena said. A sixth-grade teacher sent him to the office for swearing at her. Another reported him for throwing a chair ...


MSN apps will be retired on Windows 8.1 next month - OnMSFT
03 May 2019

MSN apps will be retired on Windows 8.1 next month  OnMSFT

Microsoft has started warning users of its MSN apps for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 that the apps will be deprecated next month. The German blog DrWindows ...


Microsoft discontinuing Windows 8.1 MSN apps - MSPoweruser
02 May 2019

Microsoft discontinuing Windows 8.1 MSN apps  MSPoweruser

We reported 2 weeks ago that Microsoft was advancing the shutdown of app updates for Windows 8 via the Microsoft Store. That operating system would now ...


New Cumulative Updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 now available for testing - MSPoweruser
26 May 2019

New Cumulative Updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 now available for testing  MSPoweruser

Microsoft has released new Cumulative Updates in preview for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 for IT administrators and enthusiasts to test prior to their roll-out in ...


Microsoft gets sloppy shutting down Windows 8 Live Tile service, gets pwned (updated) - OnMSFT
17 Apr 2019

Microsoft gets sloppy shutting down Windows 8 Live Tile service, gets pwned (updated)  OnMSFT

Back in the day, when Microsoft was full of promise and high hopes for Windows 8 and its forced implementation of a tiled interface, a *service* and solution for ...


Microsoft announces it will soon stop supporting apps for Windows 8 - TechRadar
22 Aug 2018

Microsoft announces it will soon stop supporting apps for Windows 8  TechRadar

The software giant also announced when updates will cease for existing apps, too.


How to downgrade Windows 10 - Tech Advisor
08 May 2019

How to downgrade Windows 10  Tech Advisor

Can you go back to Windows 7 or an earlier version of Windows 10? We answer your questions about downgrading Windows 10.


Still Using Windows 7? How to Upgrade to Windows 10 Before 2020 - MakeUseOf
02 May 2019

Still Using Windows 7? How to Upgrade to Windows 10 Before 2020  MakeUseOf

While it's easy to think of Windows 7 as a modern operating system, it actually launched all the way back in 2009. After just over 10 years of support, Microsoft ...


Microsoft is embracing Chromium, bringing Edge to Windows 7, Windows 8, and macOS - VentureBeat
06 Dec 2018

Microsoft is embracing Chromium, bringing Edge to Windows 7, Windows 8, and macOS  VentureBeat

Microsoft today embraced Google's Chromium open source project for Edge development on the desktop. The company also announced it is decoupling the ...


Rufus adds the ability to download Windows 8.1, 10 ISOs directly from the app - MSPoweruser
19 Mar 2019

Rufus adds the ability to download Windows 8.1, 10 ISOs directly from the app  MSPoweruser

Rufus is a handy tool that allows users to create bootable drives from ISO files. The tool currently allows users to create bootable flash drives to install Windows ...


GPT vs MBR: Which hard drive format your should choose - Tech Advisor
11 Dec 2018

GPT vs MBR: Which hard drive format your should choose  Tech Advisor

If you're installing a new hard drive or building a PC from scratch you'll need to properly format the hard drive. So which format should you pick - GPT or MBR?


Patch Tuesday updates hit Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs - MSPoweruser
15 May 2019

Patch Tuesday updates hit Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs  MSPoweruser

Microsoft isn't terrible when it comes to providing support for older versions of its operating system. The Windows maker recently pushed Patch Tuesday update ...


How to Turn Off Windows Defender in Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP Permanently - Gadgets 360
01 Feb 2019

How to Turn Off Windows Defender in Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP Permanently  Gadgets 360

Turn off Windows Defender in Windows 10, 8.1, 7, and XP permanently or temporarily by following these steps.


Microsoft's April 2019 Updates are Causing Windows to Freeze - BleepingComputer
11 Apr 2019

Microsoft's April 2019 Updates are Causing Windows to Freeze  BleepingComputer

Conflicts between antivirus software and the recent Microsoft April 2019 Patch Tuesday updates are causing Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, ...


Windows Defender ATP Support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Reaches 'General Availability' - Redmondmag.com
22 Feb 2019

Windows Defender ATP Support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Reaches 'General Availability'  Redmondmag.com

The Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) *service* can now be used to help address security issues with Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 clients.


Patch Tuesday: Here’s what’s fixed in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 - MSPoweruser
12 Feb 2019

Patch Tuesday: Here’s what’s fixed in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1  MSPoweruser

Patch Tuesday is not just for Windows 10. For the 50-odd percent of us on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, here is what's new and fixed: PC users on Windows 7 ...


February's Windows and Office patches look ripe, but look out for Win 8.1 - Computerworld
04 Mar 2019

February's Windows and Office patches look ripe, but look out for Win 8.1  Computerworld

With a few lingering holes plugged in the past couple of days, it looks like the coast is clear for applying the February 2019 Windows, Office and Net patches.


Microsoft’s Chromium Edge browser is now officially available to test - The Verge
08 Apr 2019

Microsoft’s Chromium Edge browser is now officially available to test  The Verge

Microsoft is releasing a developer preview of its new Edge browser. Built on the Chromium project, it includes full support for Chrome extensions. Developers ...


Windows 10 finally has the market share of a flagship operating system - The INQUIRER
02 Apr 2019

Windows 10 finally has the market share of a flagship operating system  The INQUIRER

WINDOWS 10 is finally starting to look like a flagship operating system if the number of users is a measure. The March 2019 figures from Netmarketshare are out ...


Windows Security Warning: New Exploit Is Targeting Versions 8 to 10 - Forbes
13 Mar 2019

Windows Security Warning: New Exploit Is Targeting Versions 8 to 10  Forbes

Microsoft's Patch Tuesday was a particularly big one this week: It included two actively-exploited Windows zero-day vulnerabilities. The first, impacting Windows ...


Patch Tuesday for Windows 7 and 8.1 brings a number of security fixes (changelog) - MSPoweruser
09 Apr 2019

Patch Tuesday for Windows 7 and 8.1 brings a number of security fixes (changelog)  MSPoweruser

Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 remains supported, at least for now, which means Microsoft has also released a number of security updates and other fixes for the ...


​Saying goodbye to Windows 8: Where did it all go wrong? - ZDNet
11 Jan 2018

​Saying goodbye to Windows 8: Where did it all go wrong?  ZDNet

Microsoft's ill-fated operating system was a 'bet-the-company' moment that didn't pay off.


[Updated: It's fixed] The Windows Store is currently having issues on Windows 8.1, Windows RT and Windows Phone 8.1 - OnMSFT
11 Dec 2018

[Updated: It's fixed] The Windows Store is currently having issues on Windows 8.1, Windows RT and Windows Phone 8.1  OnMSFT

The Windows Store is apparently having some issues on Windows 8.1, Windows RT and Windows Phone 8.1, with users being unable to download apps or ...


Windows 7 Support Ends in One Year - Here's Why You Should Care - TechCo
18 Jan 2019

Windows 7 Support Ends in One Year - Here's Why You Should Care  TechCo

Here's one for your diaries. Microsoft is stopping support of Windows 7 in January 2020, marking the end of over a decade of *service* from the operating system, ...


[UPDATED] Windows 10 Pro Licenses Are Being Downgraded To Windows 10 Home - Forbes
08 Nov 2018

[UPDATED] Windows 10 Pro Licenses Are Being Downgraded To Windows 10 Home  Forbes

If you have a valid Windows 10 Pro license, you may be waking up to a puzzling notification asking you to activate your copy of Windows 10. That's because ...


Oh look, another broken Windows update! KB4493472 and KB4493446 causing issues - Ghacks Technology News
11 Apr 2019

Oh look, another broken Windows update! KB4493472 and KB4493446 causing issues  Ghacks Technology News

Reports are coming in left and right that the recent security updates for Windows are causing issues on machines they are installed on under certain ...


‘Free’ Windows 10 upgrade: Could this be a honey trap set by Microsoft? - TechGenix
09 Apr 2019

‘Free’ Windows 10 upgrade: Could this be a honey trap set by Microsoft?  TechGenix

Windows 7 end of life is approaching and with it comes the temptation to take advantage of the free Windows 10 upgrade. But is it risk-free?


Widespread reports of freezing with yesterday’s Win7 and 8.1 Monthly Rollups, KB 4493472 and KB 4493446 - Computerworld
10 Apr 2019

Widespread reports of freezing with yesterday’s Win7 and 8.1 Monthly Rollups, KB 4493472 and KB 4493446  Computerworld

While most of Patch Tuesday seems to be going relatively smoothly, Win7, Win8.1, Server 2008 R2 and 2012 R2 machines are seeing multiple problems with ...


Microsoft Confirms Latest Updates Are Freezing Windows -- Here's How To Fix It - Forbes
12 Apr 2019

Microsoft Confirms Latest Updates Are Freezing Windows -- Here's How To Fix It  Forbes

Microsoft hasn't got a great reputation when it comes to updates causing problems for Windows users. The latest Patch Tuesday updates have made that ...


Is Windows secure and private? | Windows versions 10, 8 & 7 - https://proprivacy.com/
09 May 2019

Is Windows secure and private? | Windows versions 10, 8 & 7  https://proprivacy.com/

If you have ever wondered how secure your version of windows is, then take a look at this guide. We review privacy and security of Windows 10 - 7. And give you ...


Microsoft really doesn’t want you to use Internet Explorer anymore - The Verge
08 Feb 2019

Microsoft really doesn’t want you to use Internet Explorer anymore  The Verge

Microsoft wants IT admins to stop pushing Internet Explorer as the default browser. Microsoft calls it a compatibility solution, rather than a browser people should ...


What It Means When Microsoft Stops Supporting Your Version of Windows - How-To Geek
02 Nov 2018

What It Means When Microsoft Stops Supporting Your Version of Windows  How-To Geek

Microsoft only supports each version of Windows for so long. For example, Windows 7 is currently in “extended support” until January 14, 2020, after which ...


Windows 7 Update Support Ends One Year From Today - ExtremeTech
14 Jan 2019

Windows 7 Update Support Ends One Year From Today  ExtremeTech

Anyone still clinging to Windows 7 is going to be counting the days with dread from here on out. In ...


How to keep Windows 7 - Tech Advisor
10 Sep 2018

How to keep Windows 7  Tech Advisor

Windows 10 is the operating system Microsoft wants you to run. But for steadfast Windows 7 users, you can keep using your nine-year-old software if you really ...


Microsoft Advising Developers to Port Windows 8/8.1 Apps to Windows 10 - eWeek
27 Aug 2018

Microsoft Advising Developers to Port Windows 8/8.1 Apps to Windows 10  eWeek

Microsoft is advising application developers that it will no longer accept new applications for Windows Phone 8 or 8.1 after Oct. 31 and suggesting that the best ...


Windows Update failed? Here are 10 fixes you can try - ZDNet
14 Jan 2019

Windows Update failed? Here are 10 fixes you can try  ZDNet

Don't ya just hate it when Windows Update fails? Fortunately, there are ways to fix the problem. We'll show you 10 tricks you can try that should get your ...


Microsoft Windows Security Updates December 2018 release overview - Ghacks Technology News
11 Dec 2018

Microsoft Windows Security Updates December 2018 release overview  Ghacks Technology News

Microsoft released security updates for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows and other company products on December 11, 2018.


Two-thirds of Steam users now run Windows 10 - VentureBeat
02 Apr 2019

Two-thirds of Steam users now run Windows 10  VentureBeat

More than two in every three gamers, or 67.15 percent, on Valve's Steam PC gaming community and store are now using Windows 10.


Microsoft Windows Security Updates April 2019 overview - Ghacks Technology News
09 Apr 2019

Microsoft Windows Security Updates April 2019 overview  Ghacks Technology News

Microsoft released security updates for supported versions of Windows and other company today on the April 9, 2019 Patch Tuesday.


Windows 7 Users Are Refusing to Upgrade to Windows 10: Here's Why - Laptop Mag
01 May 2019

Windows 7 Users Are Refusing to Upgrade to Windows 10: Here's Why  Laptop Mag

Windows users aren't abandoning Windows 7 for Windows 10, even as the aging operating system nears the end of its life.


Net Applications: Windows 10 passes Windows 7 in market share - VentureBeat
01 Jan 2019

Net Applications: Windows 10 passes Windows 7 in market share  VentureBeat

More than three years after its release, Windows 10 has passed Windows 7 in market share. That means more desktop computers are now running Microsoft's ...


Rufus 3.5 with Windows 10 and 8.1 download option - Ghacks Technology News
18 Mar 2019

Rufus 3.5 with Windows 10 and 8.1 download option  Ghacks Technology News

The next version of Rufus, a small portable tool to create bootable USB Flash drives, includes an option to download the Windows versions Windows 10 or ...


Microsoft Windows Security Updates January 2019 overview - Ghacks Technology News
08 Jan 2019

Microsoft Windows Security Updates January 2019 overview  Ghacks Technology News

An overview of all Microsoft security updates released for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows and other company products on January 8, 2019.


Microsoft Abandons 'Windows 8': Everything You Need To Know - Forbes
12 Jan 2016

Microsoft Abandons 'Windows 8': Everything You Need To Know  Forbes

Today is the last day. If you're still using Windows 8 then it is time to upgrade because from 13 January 2016 Microsoft MSFT +0% ...


Microsoft 'Ends' Windows 7 And Windows 8 - Forbes Now
03 Nov 2016

Microsoft 'Ends' Windows 7 And Windows 8  Forbes Now

Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 are history as Microsoft confirms new commitment to Windows 10...


Microsoft Windows Security Updates March 2019 overview - Ghacks Technology News
12 Mar 2019

Microsoft Windows Security Updates March 2019 overview  Ghacks Technology News

Today is the third patch day of the year 2019. Microsoft released updates for Microsoft Windows, Office, and other company products on March 12, 2019.


Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 Offline Installer download - Ghacks Technology News
20 Apr 2019

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 Offline Installer download  Ghacks Technology News

Microsoft released the final version of the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 on April 18, 2019; links to offline installer and web installer are provided.


Microsoft Translator now no longer available for Windows 8.1 - MSPoweruser
06 Jul 2018

Microsoft Translator now no longer available for Windows 8.1  MSPoweruser

Last year we wrote that Microsoft has deprecated the Microsoft Translator app on older versions of Windows (Windows 8, Windows Phone 7.1 and Windows ...


Microsoft now faces a big Windows 10 quality test after botched update - The Verge
08 Oct 2018

Microsoft now faces a big Windows 10 quality test after botched update  The Verge

Microsoft is facing questions over recent Windows 10 bugs that have caused freezing, data deletion, and other problems. Microsoft is facing a big test of its ...


Microsoft Released Windows 7 & 8.1 Cumulative Updates KB4345459 & KB4345424 - BleepingComputer
18 Jul 2018

Microsoft Released Windows 7 & 8.1 Cumulative Updates KB4345459 & KB4345424  BleepingComputer

If you're still running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, then it's time to head to Microsoft's Update Catalog website to download new cumulative updates. The software ...


Tiworker.exe high disk usage in Windows 10, 8.1 or 7 [FIXED] - Windows Report
04 Mar 2019

Tiworker.exe high disk usage in Windows 10, 8.1 or 7 [FIXED]  Windows Report

Fix Tiworker.exe high disk usage by running the troubleshooter, updating Windows, performing a clean boot, running SFC and DISM, whitelisting Tiworker.exe..


Patch now! Why the BlueKeep vulnerability is a big deal - We Live Security
22 May 2019

Patch now! Why the BlueKeep vulnerability is a big deal  We Live Security

Here's what you need to know about the high-severity security hole that could be exploited for WannaCryptor-style attacks.


Windows 7 and 8.1 Now Support Windows Defender ATP - Redmond Channel Partner
22 Feb 2019

Windows 7 and 8.1 Now Support Windows Defender ATP  Redmond Channel Partner

Microsoft on Friday announced the "general availability" of Windows Defender ATP support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.


Windows 8 vs Windows 10 Comparison: Which is Better? - Tech Advisor
11 Dec 2017

Windows 8 vs Windows 10 Comparison: Which is Better?  Tech Advisor

We compare Windows 8 and Windows 10 to help you choose whether to upgrade.


Microsoft confirms you really, really don’t need to ‘safely remove’ USB flash drives anymore - The Verge
08 Apr 2019

Microsoft confirms you really, really don’t need to ‘safely remove’ USB flash drives anymore  The Verge

Microsoft is confirming once and for all that — in Windows 10 — safely ejecting a drive is no longer a thing you need to worry about. Windows 10 has a feature ...


It walks, it talks, it falls over a bit. Windows 10 is three years old - The Register
16 Jul 2018

It walks, it talks, it falls over a bit. Windows 10 is three years old  The Register

Sunday is a big day in Vulture Central. No, not the football. Sunday is three years to the day when Microsoft's apology for the Windows 8 generation was ...


Windows To Go: How to Install and Run Windows 10 from a USB Drive - TechSpot
28 Nov 2018

Windows To Go: How to Install and Run Windows 10 from a USB Drive  TechSpot

Did you know that a full copy of Windows can be installed and run from a USB drive? Microsoft introduced "Windows To Go" with Windows 8 Enterprise and has ...


How to Download Windows 10 for Free - ExtremeTech
04 Jan 2018

How to Download Windows 10 for Free  ExtremeTech

Users who still want a free copy of Windows 10 can get it, at least until Microsoft makes good on ...


Latest Patch Tuesday Updates Bring Several Issues to Windows 10, 7 and 8.1 - Wccftech
15 Apr 2019

Latest Patch Tuesday Updates Bring Several Issues to Windows 10, 7 and 8.1  Wccftech

Microsoft released Windows cumulative updates last week to several versions of the operating system, including the October 2018 Update. This particular ...


Microsoft announces Windows Terminal and WSL 2, coming in June - VentureBeat
06 May 2019

Microsoft announces Windows Terminal and WSL 2, coming in June  VentureBeat

At its Build 2019 developers conference today, Microsoft announced a slew of offerings for Windows developers, including Windows Terminal, Windows ...


How to check SMB version on Windows 10/8/7 - TWCN Tech News
13 Nov 2018

How to check SMB version on Windows 10/8/7  TWCN Tech News

SMB or Server Message Block Protocols are used to connect your computer to an external server. Windows 10 ships with support of these protocols but they are ...


Some Windows 7, 8.1 users reporting Security Essentials and Windows Defender problems - ZDNet
19 Mar 2019

Some Windows 7, 8.1 users reporting Security Essentials and Windows Defender problems  ZDNet

Some Windows 7 and 8.1 users are noticing that their automatic anti-malware protection has been turned off and are seeing out-of-date virus definitions.


How to prepare for Windows 7 End of Life - TechRadar
21 Mar 2019

How to prepare for Windows 7 End of Life  TechRadar

As Windows 7 reaches its 'End of Life' stage, Microsoft will stop supporting it. Here's how to prepare if you still use the old operating system.


Inside Microsoft’s vision for the future of Windows, Office, and work - The Verge
08 May 2019

Inside Microsoft’s vision for the future of Windows, Office, and work  The Verge

Microsoft has a 7000-square-foot space dedicated to prototyping the future. We got to see a number of demonstrations of future concepts of Windows, Office, and ...


Microsoft Is Killing Skype Classic on November 1, and Here’s Why People Are Upset - How-To Geek
19 Oct 2018

Microsoft Is Killing Skype Classic on November 1, and Here’s Why People Are Upset  How-To Geek

After some delays, Microsoft is finally going to kill Skype Classic on November 1. If you're a Skype user, you'll have to upgrade from Skype 7 to Skype 8 or stop ...


Windows, Mac, or Linux? We compare the pros and cons of these computing platforms - ZDNet
08 Apr 2019

Windows, Mac, or Linux? We compare the pros and cons of these computing platforms  ZDNet

We take a hyperbole-free, zero-snark, and comprehensive look at why you might want to choose each of the big three operating systems. If you're considering a ...


Microsoft 'Confirms' Windows 7 New Monthly Charge - Forbes
08 Sep 2018

Microsoft 'Confirms' Windows 7 New Monthly Charge  Forbes

has always described Windows 10 “as a *service*” and leaks have already revealed new monthly charges are coming. Of course, for Windows 7 owners this was ...


Dropbox app ceases working on Windows 8.1 PCs and tablets - OnMSFT
13 Jul 2018

Dropbox app ceases working on Windows 8.1 PCs and tablets  OnMSFT

Dropbox appears to have ended support for their official app on PCs and tablets running the Windows 8.1 operating system. The Dropbox app can no longer be ...


A look at the evolution of the Windows 8 Start screen - Windows Central
03 Jan 2018

A look at the evolution of the Windows 8 Start screen  Windows Central

The Windows 8 Start screen was the biggest change to Windows since Windows 95, and that was a big deal at the time. The Start screen was a brand new ...


Windows 10 v Windows 8.1 v Windows 7: Microsoft to pull support for Windows 8 apps - Channel Pro
12 Nov 2018

Windows 10 v Windows 8.1 v Windows 7: Microsoft to pull support for Windows 8 apps  Channel Pro

If you've been running Windows 7 or 8.1, the chances are you will have been prompted to upgrade to Microsoft's latest operating system - Windows 10. However ...


Should I buy a Windows 8.1 PC now or wait for Windows 10? - The Guardian
21 May 2015

Should I buy a Windows 8.1 PC now or wait for Windows 10?  The Guardian

Bryant wants to know whether he should buy now and await a free upgrade to Windows 10, or wait to buy a laptop with it already installed. Jack Schofield.


Windows 10 Leak Exposes Microsoft's New Monthly Charge - Forbes
04 Aug 2018

Windows 10 Leak Exposes Microsoft's New Monthly Charge  Forbes

Microsoft will soon launch a new monthly charge for Windows 10...


Leaking Windows 8: The Story Behind the 'Security' Wallpaper - Thurrott.com
24 Apr 2018

Leaking Windows 8: The Story Behind the 'Security' Wallpaper  Thurrott.com

Today, we live in the golden age of receiving builds of Windows before they are released to the general public. But not that long ago, trading builds was a form of ...


Clean out junk files in Windows 7, 8.1, and 10 - CNET
06 Jun 2018

Clean out junk files in Windows 7, 8.1, and 10  CNET

Just like your fridge, a computer's storage space needs to be cleaned out every once in a while to keep things running smoothly. "Temporary" files can get left ...


Do You Need the Professional Edition of Windows 8? - How-To Geek
26 Sep 2016

Do You Need the Professional Edition of Windows 8?  How-To Geek

If you're looking to purchase Windows 8, there are two main editions you need to concern yourself with: Windows 8 (similar to the Home edition in previous ...


Is it worth upgrading to Windows 8.1? - The Guardian
06 Dec 2013

Is it worth upgrading to Windows 8.1?  The Guardian

Dave Null wants to know if it's worth upgrading from Windows 8, and Margaret from Windows 7.


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