Turn off ads in Windows File Explorer

March 24th, 2017

2017March23Windows_AAdvertisements are invading every corner of our digital lives, but if there were one place users thought they’d be safe, it’d be Windows’ File Explorer. But that’s no longer the case. Microsoft has started advertising products inside the window users access to navigate their hard drive.

The list of Cortana commands you need

March 8th, 2017

170px_shutterstock_288103838If you aren’t using Microsoft’s voice-activated personal assistant, Cortana, you’re missing out on some beneficial, hands-free functionality. Because Cortana is now fully integrated into Windows 10, she can help you launch applications, make dinner reservations, and more.

Microsoft’s Windows 10 upgrade for SMBs

February 17th, 2017

Windows-170px-01Microsoft has announced that it will bring back free Windows 10 upgrades, but on one condition: Only small- and medium-sized businesses that have previously passed on the offer are eligible. So if you or someone you know has declined Microsoft’s previous proposition, here are some reasons you might want to reconsider.

The countdown begins for Windows 7 users

February 1st, 2017

img-window7-170px-op1As the saying goes: Out with the old, in with the new. That’s exactly what Microsoft is encouraging Windows 7 users to do as soon as possible. It’s been reported that Windows 7 in 2017 is so outdated that patches are unable to secure it anymore. Maybe it’s the nostalgic qualities that make it hard for users to take the leap.

Window 10’s biggest flaws addressed

January 14th, 2017

img-windows10-170px-op1In the past year, Microsoft was heavily criticized for forcing the Windows 10 OS update on PC users. After thousands of customer complaints, the tech giant vowed to make changes and appease disgruntled end users. With the new year are signs that the firm is finally tending to these problems.

Adobe Flash Blocked by Microsoft Edge

December 30th, 2016

2016december29_windows_aRecently, Microsoft has made new upgrades to their web browser platform. Despite numerous changes, one making the biggest waves for users of all kinds is the lack of instant and easy compatibility with Adobe Flash. Adobe Flash is a web platform and add-on that many business websites have put to extensive use.

Microsoft speeds up Windows updates

December 15th, 2016

2016december14_windows_aWindows 10, the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system, has proved to be a system full of many strengths and some very decided weaknesses. One of the biggest flaws of this particular operating system is the fact that Windows Updates are often clunky, take a great deal of time, and use large amounts of processing power.

Classic Microsoft Paint gets big updates

November 29th, 2016

2016november28_windows_aMicrosoft Paint has long been a staple to the Windows computing platform for many years. And only recently has this cornerstone application been updated with the introduction of a new program, Microsoft Paint 3D. If you have long awaited such an upgrade, you’ll be delighted to hear about the the new changes.

New Windows 10 features you should know about

November 12th, 2016

2016november11_windows_aAs Microsoft outlines new updates to its latest platform, Windows 10, many people do not even realize that changes are afoot. In fact, a lot of the best new features Windows 10 has to offer have been sneakily revealed, and so many people don’t even know that’s been happening.

Windows 10 flaws patched

October 28th, 2016

2016october27_windows_aAs a new and gigantic improvement on versions 7, 8 and 8.1, Windows 10 bears a significant burden in regards to security. Despite being regarded as one of the best Windows operating systems supported, it suffers from imperfections, just like every other piece of software on the market.