Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) : features and changes

Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) : features and changes

Windows 10’s April 2018 Update (version 1803) is the current major release (as dated June 2018). In this post we shall look at the new features and changes Microsoft is introducing for the fifth...
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Mac vs Windows – A Comparison Guide

Mac vs Windows – A Comparison Guide

This post is meant to give a comparison between Apple Macintosh computers and a PC running Microsoft Windows. A PC generally refers to a computer that runs on the Windows operating system. It is...
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How to install Windows 10 on your Mac using Boot Camp

How to install Windows 10 on your Mac using Boot Camp

One of the key benefits of running a modern Mac is that you can enjoy having mac OS X and Windows on the same computer. Sometimes you just need access to a Windows system. Apple’s...
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How to restart Windows 10 – and how to activate and use Safe Mode?

How to restart Windows 10 – and how to activate and use Safe Mode?

If you have used Windows 10 for a while, you may have noticed that the "old ways" of booting into Safe Mode no longer work. By that, I mean trying things like pressing the F8 or the Shift + F8 keys on...
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The new Windows 10 Creators Update is available – R1709

The new Windows 10 Creators Update is available – R1709

The next big update for Microsoft’s ubiquitous Windows 10 operating system is here. The Windows 10 Creators Update adds a host of new features from MS Paint reinvented to privacy tweaks. The...
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How to uninstall Windows 10 and revert to Windows 7

How to uninstall Windows 10 and revert to Windows 7

Windows 10 has been a reasonable success since its release, but if you need, or want, to install an older version of Windows (software compatibility) - or perhaps like me you prefer Linux, it is...
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Repair a corrupted Windows 10 – In place upgrade – with no data loss

Repair a corrupted Windows 10 – In place upgrade – with no data loss

In this post we discuss how to repair a corrupted Windows 10 with In place upgrade install of Windows 10 - with no loss of data and programs. Here's How: 1. Sign in to an administrator account...
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How to change Windows 10 to behave and look like Windows 7

How to change Windows 10 to behave and look like Windows 7

Event: I am often asked by clients how do I make Windows 10 work and look like Windows 7? Windows 10 is gradually maturing to be a great OS, however a reasonable number of people still prefer...
Read more...
Windows 7 Updates now Blocked on New Computers : Solution 2017

Windows 7 Updates now Blocked on New Computers : Solution 2017

Microsoft Blocks Windows 7 Updates on New Computers with Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Ryzen, or other unsupported processors. Update: Microsoft does not want you to keep installing Windows 7 (or 8) on new...
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Get The Classic, Ad-Free Windows 7 Games Back On Windows 10

Get The Classic, Ad-Free Windows 7 Games Back On Windows 10

Do you miss the classic games that came with Windows 7? You can install the original Windows 7 games like Spider Solitaire, FreeCell, Hearts and Mahjong on Windows 8 and Windows 10. All you need...
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Setup a POP or IMAP email account in Outlook 2016

Setup a POP or IMAP email account in Outlook 2016

POP vs. IMAP settings Some email software requires you to choose between POP/POP3 and IMAP protocol settings. As a rule of thumb, you should always choose IMAP if you're planning to set up your...
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Changing POP to IMAP in Outlook 2016

Changing POP to IMAP in Outlook 2016

What is the advantage of using IMAP? IMAP is a more modern protocol. Where POP3 just downloads everything to your device and manages it locally, IMAP is more of a syncing protocol. IMAP...
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Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) : features and changes

Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) : features and changes

Windows 10’s April 2018 Update (version 1803) is the current major release (as dated June 2018). In this post we shall look at the new features and changes Microsoft is introducing for the fifth feature update of Windows 10 releasing in spring 2018 — which ...
Read More
Mac vs Windows - A Comparison Guide

Mac vs Windows – A Comparison Guide

This post is meant to give a comparison between Apple Macintosh computers and a PC running Microsoft Windows. A PC generally refers to a computer that runs on the Windows operating system. It is also defined as an IBM-compatible computer, thereby meaning that its architecture is ...
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How to install Windows 10 on your Mac using Boot Camp

How to install Windows 10 on your Mac using Boot Camp

One of the key benefits of running a modern Mac is that you can enjoy having mac OS X and Windows on the same computer. Sometimes you just need access to a Windows system. Apple’s custom-tailored software solution is called Boot Camp, and it’s the easiest ...
Read More
How to restart Windows 10 - and how to activate and use Safe Mode?

How to restart Windows 10 – and how to activate and use Safe Mode?

If you have used Windows 10 for a while, you may have noticed that the "old ways" of booting into Safe Mode no longer work. By that, I mean trying things like pressing the F8 or the Shift + F8 keys on your keyboard while ...
Read More
The new Windows 10 Creators Update is available - R1709

The new Windows 10 Creators Update is available – R1709

The next big update for Microsoft’s ubiquitous Windows 10 operating system is here. The Windows 10 Creators Update adds a host of new features from MS Paint reinvented to privacy tweaks. The Creators Update will begin being pushed out to users via Windows Update on ...
Read More
How to uninstall Windows 10 and revert to Windows 7

How to uninstall Windows 10 and revert to Windows 7

Windows 10 has been a reasonable success since its release, but if you need, or want, to install an older version of Windows (software compatibility) - or perhaps like me you prefer Linux, it is practical to uninstall Windows 10 and install whichever OS you ...
Read More
Repair a corrupted Windows 10 - In place upgrade - with no data loss

Repair a corrupted Windows 10 – In place upgrade – with no data loss

In this post we discuss how to repair a corrupted Windows 10 with In place upgrade install of Windows 10 - with no loss of data and programs. Here's How: 1. Sign in to an administrator account in Windows 10. 2. If you have not ...
Read More
How to change Windows 10 to behave and look like Windows 7

How to change Windows 10 to behave and look like Windows 7

Event: I am often asked by clients how do I make Windows 10 work and look like Windows 7? Windows 10 is gradually maturing to be a great OS, however a reasonable number of people still prefer the traditional Windows 7 interface. If you computer ...
Read More
Windows 7 Updates now Blocked on New Computers : Solution 2017

Windows 7 Updates now Blocked on New Computers : Solution 2017

Microsoft Blocks Windows 7 Updates on New Computers with Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Ryzen, or other unsupported processors. Update: Microsoft does not want you to keep installing Windows 7 (or 8) on new computers with newer chips. If you try, you’ll see an “Unsupported hardware” ...
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Get The Classic, Ad-Free Windows 7 Games Back On Windows 10

Get The Classic, Ad-Free Windows 7 Games Back On Windows 10

Do you miss the classic games that came with Windows 7? You can install the original Windows 7 games like Spider Solitaire, FreeCell, Hearts and Mahjong on Windows 8 and Windows 10. All you need to is run a small free executable provided by Winaero ...
Read More
Setup a POP or IMAP email account in Outlook 2016

Setup a POP or IMAP email account in Outlook 2016

POP vs. IMAP settings Some email software requires you to choose between POP/POP3 and IMAP protocol settings. As a rule of thumb, you should always choose IMAP if you're planning to set up your email address on multiple devices (e.g. home computer, iPad and a ...
Read More
Changing POP to IMAP in Outlook 2016

Changing POP to IMAP in Outlook 2016

What is the advantage of using IMAP? IMAP is a more modern protocol. Where POP3 just downloads everything to your device and manages it locally, IMAP is more of a syncing protocol. IMAP synchronizes all changes to the server and treats your email server — ...
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Understanding and Using Backups

Understanding and Using Backups

Implement your own Backup System: Backing up computer data has become an imperative job for Windows users. This occurs because data safety is very critical and every user must be aware that unpredictable events can happen and that could destroy important data on their PC’s ...
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