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Operating systems, Windows

Beware: Microsoft’s Windows 10 October Update has been chewing up users’ files

October 5, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

WELL, YOU can’t say 3 Comments. As ever, the internet is a-buzz with what’s wrong with the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, which appears to have slipped through the net into a stable build. Usually though, we’d expect it to […]


Operating systems, Software Category, Windows

Windows 10 adoption could catch up to Windows 7 by the new year

October 1, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT could see Windows 10 finally catch up to evergreen Windows 7 by the new year if this months market share figures are anything to go by. The monthly numbers from Netmarketshare show 40.88 per cent of desktop users on […]


Operating systems, Windows

Opinion: Microsoft and partners evolve the modern enterprise desktop

September 25, 2018

Via: TechSpot

From different types of buying, leasing, and hardware “as a service” business models for physically acquiring the PC, to several means of delivering the Windows desktop to a given device, to multiple choices of productivity suites and means of interacting […]


Application Software, Software Category

How to watch Now TV on Windows

September 21, 2018

Via: PC Advisor

Now TV is a serious rival to the likes of Netflix and Amazon Prime, but it has one annoying disadvantage if you usually watch on your desktop or laptop: you have to download a dedicated app, rather than stream videos […]


Application Software, Development Software, Software Category

Sublime Git is a clean code editor for merge conflicts

September 21, 2018

Via: The Next Web

Sublime HQ – the folks behind the excellent text editor Sublime Text – has released a code editor for developers that focuses on a clean interface for coding and solving git merges. It’s called Sublime Git, and it’s available for […]


Operating systems, Windows

How to use BitLocker encryption in Windows 10

September 12, 2018

Via: PC Advisor

One of the extra features you get in Windows 10 Pro, compared to the Home version, is BitLocker. It allows you to encrypt all the data on your hard drive(s) so no-one can access it without your Windows login details. […]


Operating systems, Windows

How to add new users in Windows 10

September 11, 2018

Via: PC Advisor

If you share your PC or laptop with with family members or house mates, then separate user profiles are the way to go. These allow you to cordon off software, files, and browsing histories, as well as stopping others from […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google is adding native Windows file sharing support to Chrome OS

September 11, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Coming soon to Chrome OS will be the ability to enable native file sharing and network browsing to Windows machines. Users will be able to add the network share to the Files app and look through files as if it […]


Operating systems, Software Category, System Software, Windows

Microsoft gives a longer grace period for Windows 10 updates

September 7, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT IS to slow down the rate of updates to Windows 10 for corporate clients after IT admins complained they were drowning in patches. Since Windows 10 launched, the company has been working to a “Windows-as-a-Service” model whereby updates are […]


Operating systems, Software Category, System Software, Windows

Microsoft confirms Windows 7 support can be extended: for a price

September 7, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS ANNOUNCED that it will offer an extension to Windows 7 support. For a price. Because of course. Windows 7 is due to reach end of life (EOL) in less than 500 days on 14 January 2020, but around […]