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Why Don’t they just Upgrade, Already..?!?

Is it me, or does this seem like it would be a no brainer?? I’ve been in IT for a LONG time. I cut my teeth on Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows 98SE. Microsoft’s Windows XP days were some of my biggest hay days because I wrote literally [...]

May 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Windows Essentials are Dead

Formerly called Windows Live Essentials, this great group of MS created and maintained apps died on 2017-01-10. Introduction Back in the day, Microsoft put out some decent add-on software. This add-on software took on a life of its own and was given [...]

April 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Resetting your Windows PC – Part 2

It’s not as difficult or as time consuming as you may think…   Introduction The other day, we spent a great deal of time going over the prerequisites for determining why and when you should reset your Windows PC. You can see that article [...]

February 7, 2017 // 1 Comment

Resetting your Windows PC – Part 1

In many respects, it’s a lot like resetting your phone… Introduction A couple of years ago, I wrote an article for Soft32 called iDevice Restore Gotchas. It’s a good read. In that article, I covered a few basic points about resetting your [...]

February 1, 2017 // 1 Comment

No New Windows 10 Builds until it Works…

Apparently, there’s a nasty bug that Microsoft is chasing… During a beta period, a tester or test manager should always expect to find bugs and, more importantly to expect run with buggy software. It’s never really end user ready, despite the [...]

May 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Get Your Free Windows 10 While You Can

Apparently, Microsoft was serious about Windows 10 only being free for a year… Sometimes I really have to wonder if the senior leadership team at Microsoft is asleep at the wheel or not; because this just seems stupid. When Windows 10 was released [...]

May 12, 2016 // 0 Comments