Tag: Windows 8

Tips for Speeding Up Windows 10 to Run Faster

Windows 10 runs much faster than previous versions of Windows by default, even on PCs with traditional hard drives. However, everyone likes to make the OS faster and more responsive. Here’s a look at a few simple things you can do to improve Windows 10 performance. …

Best Windows apps this week

One-hundred and seventy in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps and games released for Windows 8.x and Windows 10 in the past seven days. Several interesting games and apps were released this week including this week's "app of the week" Tap …

How to roll back your Windows 10 upgrade

Hundreds of millions of Windows 10 users can’t be wrong -- or can they? I hear from people every day who tried the Win10 upgrade and for a variety of reasons -- broken drivers, incompatible programs, unfamiliarity, fear of snooping, doubt about Win10’s future -- want …

Remove old Wireless networks in Windows 10

Whenever you connect to a wireless network using a device running Windows 10, a profile is saved to the computer. That's useful if you need to connect to the network again in the future as it makes that operation easier, especially if the access password is …

How to generate a battery report in Windows

Windows ships with built-in operations to generate a battery report, a detailed status report highlighting useful information about the battery and its usage history. If you run the Windows operating system on a battery powered device, you are probably keeping an eye on the battery status …

Download Windows 7 and 8.1 ISO Images from Microsoft

It is rather difficult to download ISO images for previous versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system from official sources. Microsoft wants users to use the company's Media Creation Tool instead which downloads and creates installation media on a system running a supported operating system version. …

Win10 Wizard is a Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant

Win10 Wizard is a free upgrade assistant to upgrade old versions of Windows to Windows 10, and to configure these upgraded systems once Windows 10 is installed. There is certainly no shortage of programs (GWX Control Panel, GWX Stoppper) to keep Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system …

Microsoft Security Bulletins For February 2016

The Microsoft Security Bulletins overview for February 2016 provides you with detailed information about security and non-security patches that Microsoft released for its Windows operating system and other company products since the January 2016 release. The overview begins with an executive summary listing the most important …

How to Map a Network Drive in Windows

Mapping a drive in Windows is one of those essential skills everyone should know how to perform. Whether you are at home or at the office, there are many useful reasons to map a drive. It may sound complicated, but it’s actually really simple to do. Mapping a drive …

Enterprises eye a fast switch to Windows 10

Enterprise interest in Windows 10, getting onto it and off Windows 7, is at an unprecedented level, research firm Gartner said today. Although in virtually all cases tha interest has not yet translated into actual deployments, it signals a faster move to the new OS than …

Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware Beta is out

Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware is a new product by security firm Malwarebytes designed to protect Windows systems against so-called ransomware attacks that has been released as a beta version to the public two days ago. Malwarebytes continues to expand its portfolio. After releasing Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit some time ago …