Introducing an Easier Upgrade The new, streamlined Microsoft business model created enormous success for the Windows 10 operating system. Long a first choice for entrepreneurs, Windows now fills screens in millions of office buildings, homes and classrooms around the world. This popularity contributed to public interest in the upgrading process. People wondered whether they could get Windows 10 free of charge, how long beta stages would last, how to get the latest version, and whether all users (including existing Microsoft customers) must first obtain a product key. Questions circulated in public about “digital entitlement“. Upgrading in The Past Previously, customers using Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 had to depend on Windows Update in order to…
Everyone creates and shares files and documents, everyone uses email, and everyone struggles to manage the excessive amounts of data flooding into our lives every day. The Findwise Findability Survey 2014 found that time wasted searching and dealing with documents cost organizations more than 20% of their total productivity, and almost $20,000 per employee per year. Lookeen Desktop Search is a great solution for anyone who has ever struggled to find an important email or document, or who has given up on their extensive and time-consuming filing system. What is Lookeen? Lookeen is a Windows desktop search tool that makes the task of finding your documents, emails, attachments, appointments…
In a startling revelation, Terry Myerson, who runs Microsoft’s operating systems unit, announced that all users of Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 will get a free upgrade to Windows 10. This also includes everyone who are, either knowingly or unknowingly, running a non-genuine version of Windows! This seems to be Microsoft’s plan to battle pirates who have always managed to get the upper hand in this. The best way to stop piracy is to just give it away for free 🙂 “We are upgrading all qualified PCs, genuine and non-genuine, to Windows 10,” he said in a telephone interview with Reuters. The plan is to “re-engage” with the hundreds of millions…
If you're using any version of Windows, one of the biggest problems, even today is the slow speed of copying files. I experience this just a few days back when trying to clean up my external hard disk on Windows 8.1.
I love Windows 8. Even though Microsoft took away the start menu in Windows 8, I have never felt it missing because, I simply hit the windows key and type the name of the app I am searching for. This is something that I did with Windows 7 as well.
I purchased a Dell laptop in early 2010 and getting drivers from Dell for laptops that old is impossible. On the bright side, there are other laptop manufacturers, like Gateway, who have maintained up to date drivers. I upgraded to Windows 8 around a month back and as part of the process, I had to uninstall my incompatible touchpad drivers.
With Windows 8, the way we interacted with Computer has changed enormously. By default, Windows 8 looks better and more beautiful than its predecessors. It boasts many new fancy features and customization capabilities like a Smartphone/Tablet.
A month back we told you how to get hold of Windows 8 Media Center for your Windows 8 PC for free. And it seems like pirates have used this method to find a workaround in the Windows activation program Using this method, you can now simply activate your copy of Windows 8! Below is screenshot of my Windows 8 Pro with Media Center edition which I purchased last month.
I upgraded my old (though still robust) Dell Inspiron 15 to Windows 8 over the weekend. I've struggled quite a bit since then to get it up and running and finally ended up resetting my computer. It has been stable since then and the operating system is definitely faster than Vista and Windows 7.
Windows 8 Release preview is already available and if you've decided to give it a shot, you'll notice the big changes to Windows 8 over Windows 7. In line with the Windows 8 release, Microsoft, yesterday, unveiled a range of new mice and keyboards that are ready to work with Windows 8. It doesn't mean your existing mouse and keyboard will stop working, but, the new series is specially designed to get the most of Windows 8.