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Upgrade to Windows 10: It Just Became Easier

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… Read More »Upgrade to Windows 10: It Just Became Easier

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Windows 8 Boot Options

Troubleshooting gets better in Windows 8

Windows 8 has been designed to boot so quickly that you have almost zero reaction time to get to the famous boot screens that allow you to choose a different boot device or enter into the troubleshooting utilities. If you want to enter the boot screens when booting up your PC, you need to hit the F8 key. Usually one tap doesn’t suffice and you’ll need to hit the key repeatedly several times so that Windows can detect one of them.

Windows 7 Beta to be released worldwide tomorrow

Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has announced that a test version of the US software titan’s Windows 7 operating system will be available worldwide on Friday. Earlier he had announced that Windows 7 is nearing completion and is almost ready for release. Windows 7 Beta will be available for all users for testing or regular use until the final version is made available.

ShellExView (Tool Tuesday)

A shell extension is an in-process COM object which extends the Windows’ abilities. Most shell extensions are automatically installed by the operating system, but there are also many other applications that install additional shell extension components. E.