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'Free' Windows 10 Reveals Its Expensive Secret

Forbes - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Microsoft has long stated Windows 7 and Windows 8 users will enjoy a free upgrade window during Windows 10's first year of release (July 29, 2015 to July 29, 2016).
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Facebook And Messenger Apps Come To Windows 10

Lifehacker Australia - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The Facebook app can be accessed from the Start Menu and it's designed to load up your News Feed much faster than your browser or previous iterations of the app (there was a Facebook app for Windows 8). You'll get built-in desktop notifications, and ...
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Windows 10 growth slows as OS X makes market share gains

BetaNews - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Usage of Windows 8.x stayed largely stable (12.11 percent compared to 12.01 percent in March), but the balance between Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 (9.16 percent down from 9.56 percent) shifted slightly, with the older version seeing slight growth (2.95 ...
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New Windows 10 Updates Causing Serious Problems

Forbes - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Windows 10 'Anniversary Update' Has Great Secret Features · Microsoft Makes Windows 10 Upgrades Automatic For Windows 7, Windows 8 · Microsoft Reveals Real Cost Of 'Free' Windows 10 · 'Windows 8' Support Ends: Everything You Need To Know.

Microsoft Monday: Windows 10 Nagware Stops Reporter, Iron Man Xbox One, Cortana Drops Google Search

Forbes - ‎3 hours ago‎
If you have a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows 8, then you most likely received “nagware” about upgrading to Windows 10.
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What's the best Windows phone? The best Windows phones you can buy in the UK...

PC Advisor - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Here we've collected and ranked the best smartphones running Windows Phone 8 and Windows 10 which you can buy right now.
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Why the Windows 10 Start screen is slowly growing on me

ZDNet - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Windows 8 felt a lot like a shotgun wedding. Whether we wanted it or not, we were all forced into the brand-new and definitely-not-our-Start-menu Start screen.
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How to uninstall QuickTime for Windows

PCWorld - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Windows Vista and 7 users will be able to find the Control Panel as an option after clicking Start. If you're using Windows 8 or 8.1, Microsoft has instructions on how to open the Control Panel. For Windows 10, right-click the Start button in the lower ...
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Windows 95 on the Apple Watch features the world's most twee Start button

TechCrunch - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Windows 95, 8 GB of storage and half a gig of RAM is an embarrassment of riches. It's an embarrassment of riches.
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Microsoft Edge: 8 tips to get started with the Windows 10 browser - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
When Windows 10 burst on to our PCs in July 2015, one of the most anticipated new features was Microsoft's shiny new web browser, Edge.
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The complete guide to customizing Windows 10

CNET - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
How to customize the Windows 10 Start menu: We were all excited about the return of the Start menu -- even though it's more like a hybrid of the Windows 8 Start screen and the Windows 7 Start menu rather than a traditional Start menu. Here's how to ...

Disk Cleanup button missing in Windows 10/8/7

TWCN Tech News (blog) - ‎13 hours ago‎
If you find that the Disk Cleanup button is missing from the Drive Properties box of your Drive on your Windows 10/8/7 PC, then it is quite possible that your Registry may have got corrupted. In such a case you may need to make some changes to it. This ...
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How To Downgrade From Windows 10 To Win 7 Or 8

ValueWalk - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
If like many you are a windows 7 or 8 stalwart and have so far refused to switch over to Windows 10 then this article is not for you (yet), however, what if you've switched over and realised that your computer has slowed down or that you simply do not ...

Windows 8 zmizí za pár měsíců z obchodů - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Prim aktuálně v obchodech hrají počítače s operačním systémem Windows 10, celá řada strojů má ale stále ještě předinstalované osmičky. To by se ale mělo v dohledné době změnit. Windows 8 čeká stejný osud jako starší sedmičky, u kterých byl prodej tzv.

Windows 10 işlevlerini 7 ve 8'e getirin!

Vatan - ‎17 hours ago‎
Windows 7, kullanım verilerine baktığımızda en popüler Windows sürümü olmayı sürdürüyor. Bunun arkasında Windows 7'nin hızlı ve stabil bir işletim sistemi olması gibi nedenler var. Windows 7 kullananların çoğu, Windows 10'a yükseltmek için yeterli ...

Confirm/Deny UEFI Boot-up on Win10

TechTarget (blog) - ‎15 hours ago‎
Thanks to Shawn Brink at for putting an excellent tutorial together to explain how to determine UEFI boot-up presence or absence on Windows 10 PCs.

Windows Update error 0x80070490 while updating Windows 10/8/7

TWCN Tech News (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
If you receive a Windows Update error 0x80070490 while updating your Windows operating system, here are few steps you could try to help resolve the issue.

Favorite Lake or River: Norris, TN (press release) - ‎12 hours ago‎
Have any of you taken the plunge? I'm a Windows 7 Pro user and absolutely despise Windows 8. Is 10 more like 8 or 7? I'm getting prompted for the free update and I'm sure 7 will go the way of XP sooner or later.

Hacker Group Exploits 'Hot Patching' In Windows To Cloak Cyber Espionage

Dark Reading - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The hot patching feature was removed in Windows 8 and has not been included in subsequent releases of Windows. Platinum, though, appears to believe that enough of their targeted users will continue to run the earlier versions of Windows to make the ...