1. alimac

    Free upgrade to Windows 10 for Windows 7 SP1 and 8.1 users

    still available A special version of Microsoft's utility "Upgrade Advisor to Windows 10" will allow users of Windows 7 SP1 and 8.1 to upgrade to Windows 10 for free For users of Windows 7 and 8.1, the planned annual period of free upgrade to Windows 10 officially ended on July 29, 2016 ...
  2. alimac

    Microsoft issues emergency Windows update to disable Intel’s buggy Spectre fixes

    Microsoft has been forced to issue a second out-of-band security update this month, to deal with the issues around Intel’s Spectre firmware updates. ntel has been advising PC makers and customers to simply stop updating their firmware right now, until properly tested updates are available...
  3. gadgethome

    Windows 8 RT version - any recovery media?

    Been given a Dell Windows 8 RT tablet. They cannot remember the logon password. I tried going through the windows Reset option, it reboots and then asks you to insert the recovery media. Also tried a few USB bootable password recovery software but the tablet will not boot from it even though USB...
  4. T

    Microsoft plans to remove Paint from Windows

    After being around for 32 years and becoming one of the most recognized elements of the Windows operating system, Microsoft is planning to kill off graphics app Paint. The Redmond firm has threatened to depreciate the long-running program in the next Windows 10 update. more here Microsoft plans...
  5. Exos

    Keep Your SSD Healthy (And Other Tips) [Windows & Mac]

    There are a number of tweaks you need to consider for an SSD, also you need to remember it isn't a "storage" device as such, it's primarily used for booting OS, increasing speed. Need to consider that you may have to store all you pictures and things you want to keep on an external device...