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    Windows blue screen

    HI All, I have the following error and nothing on the internet seems to be working I tried it ALL. log file: C:\Windows\System32\Logfiles\SrtTrail.txt for Windows 10. The question, how can I reinstall windows and without using a new key(i already paid for windows), I dont have my windows...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Windows 10 is replacing Command Prompt and PowerShell

    Windows 10 is replacing Command Prompt and PowerShell Microsoft announced at its Build developer conference that it will be launching a new command-line terminal. The new Windows Terminal aims to deliver a big improvement on the current Command Prompt and PowerShell programmes, and is likely...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Windows 10 will now ask before installing large feature updates

    Windows 10 will now ask before installing large feature updates Microsoft is rolling out a change to its Windows 10 updates which gives users more control over when they download and install feature updates. These updates are much larger than standard updates, and can take subsequently take...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Windows 10 May Update can't be installed if you connect a USB drive

    Windows 10 May Update can't be installed if you connect a USB drive Microsoft has warned that users who try to install its upcoming May Update will be greeted by an error message if they have an external USB or SD storage device connected to their computer. The company said in a post on its...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Major changes coming to Windows 10 in May 2019 update

    Major changes coming to Windows 10 in May 2019 update Microsoft has confirmed that its next feature update will be named the May 2019 update, adding that it will bring "significant changes" to the Windows update process. While previous feature updates were automatically installed on Windows 10...
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    In a stunning reversal, Microsoft makes major changes to Windows 10 updating

    In a stunning and unexpected change, Microsoft will no longer force feed updates on Windows 10 users. Instead, it will adopt a more measured approach that balances the needs of its customers with its desire to keep the userbase secure and up-to-date. “We are excited to announce significant...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Over 800 million devices run Windows 10

    Over 800 million devices run Windows 10 Microsoft has stated that over 800 million devices are running Windows 10 today. Microsoft executive Yusuf Mehdi tweeted the news on Thursday, thanking customers for helping the company to achieve this goal.
  8. Jamie McKane

    Updating Windows 10 Home is confusing - Research

    Updating Windows 10 Home is confusing - Research Despite the various improvements made to the update process in Windows 10, many Home users still find it too complex, according to researchers by University College London. The research surveyed 93 Windows 10 Home Edition users and found that...
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    Afrikaans spell checker

    Hello everyone I am looking for a Afrikaans spell check for Windows 10, Office 2013. I downloaded WSpel, but (1) they do not have instructions for Windows 10 - and the Windows 8 instructions do not work. (2) When I completed the entire instruction, my system crashed and the spell check did not...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft releases old-school file manager for Windows 10

    Microsoft releases old-school file manager for Windows 10 Microsoft has released the original Windows File Manager as a Windows 10 app on the Microsoft Store. The application was released as an open-source project in 2018 and is now available to download.
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    Installing windows 10 basic on windows 7 professional laptop

    Hi I recently reinstalled windows 10 on my 64bit laptop new ssd drive. I backed up drive C and performed a clean install on the ssd. Now I have another laptop, it runs windows 7 professional 32 bit, I am thinking of installing the backed up 64 bit drive C on the windows 7 Pro laptop, will this...
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    Hard drive being detected as USB ?

    My laptop recently started giving me issues and I had to reinstall Windows after wiping the drive. However, for some reason the updates for windows do not want to install due to it reading the hard drive as a USB drive instead of a hard drive. I had a similar issue with a different machine about...
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    Connect to Telkom Mobile using built-in modem on Windows 10?

    Hi I have a laptop with a built-in HSPA modem and SIM card slot. It is running Windows 10 Pro 64 bit (v. 1803). When the SIM card is inserted, Windows is able to detect the Telkom Mobile network in the network menu that opens from the system tray. It shows "TelkomSA (HSDPA)" and...
  14. GeorgeAF

    Repurposes Hard Drives

    I had an HP Pavilion 360X convertible laptop running on Windows 10. It was a great laptop/notebook. I say it was because it recently just stopped working. I am trying to repurpose it's hard drive into a multimedia drive as it had lots of movies and music. My question is, if I get the 2'5...
  15. Jamie McKane

    How to find your Windows 10 key - and check if it is legitimate

    How to find your Windows 10 key - and check if it is legitimate A MyBroadband reader recently contacted us with a Windows 10 issue - he could not change his background wallpaper. While most PC users would laugh at a call for help in this case, further investigation revealed a more complex problem.
  16. Jamie McKane

    Windows 10 sends your usage data to Microsoft even after you disable monitoring

    Windows 10 sends your usage data to Microsoft even after you disable monitoring Windows 10 is reportedly continuing to collect app usage data despite the activity history feature being disabled by users. Users on Reddit have complained that despite disabling the activity history option in...
  17. Jamie McKane

    How to generate a detailed battery report in Windows 10

    How to generate a detailed battery report in Windows 10 Windows 10 has a built-in tool which allows you to inspect the health of your laptop's battery. As detailed by Softpedia, laptop users can make use of an integrated feature to generate a detailed battery report, potentially identifying...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Windows 10 to get redesigned icons

    Windows 10 to get redesigned icons Microsoft is planning a major overhaul of its Windows 10 icons along with changing the icons for its Office Suite. The company unveiled its new icons for Office 365 applications earlier this week, but this is just the beginning of the icon redesign for...
  19. Jamie McKane

    The alternatives to Windows 10 if you are tired of broken updates

    The alternatives to Windows 10 if you are tired of broken updates Microsoft's Windows operating system remains the most popular in the world and will probably retain this position for the foreseeable future. Despite this, the latest version of Windows is not without its flaws.
  20. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft working with Google on Chrome for Windows 10 on ARM

    Microsoft working with Google on Chrome for Windows 10 on ARM Google is being assisted by Microsoft as it works to bring Google Chrome to Microsoft's Windows 10 on ARM platform, 9to5Google reports. This move comes as Windows 10 tries to catch up with other operating systems regarding support...
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