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  1. Jamie McKane

    New Windows 10 update lets you kill annoying startup apps

    New Windows 10 update lets you kill annoying startup apps Microsoft has released its Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18965 (20H1) for Windows users who have signed up to the Insider programme. This build allows users greater control over applications which restart upon powering up your PC - a...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Dangerous security flaws found in Windows 10

    Dangerous security flaws found in Windows 10 A number of security vulnerabilities have been discovered in Windows 10. The security flaws are similar to those exploited by the self-replicating WannaCry ransomware in 2017. The four exploits discovered by Microsoft are "wormable", which means...
  3. Jamie McKane

    New Windows 10 start menu accidentally leaked to testers

    New Windows 10 start menu accidentally leaked to testers An issue with Microsoft's Insider Programme caused the company to accidentally release a Windows 10 build which was never meant to ship to testers. Windows Central got hold of the leaked build and noted an overhaul of the operating...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Chromium Edge to become default Windows 10 browser in 2020 - Report

    Chromium Edge to become default Windows 10 browser in 2020 - Report Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-based Edge browser could become the default Internet browser for Windows 10 next year, according to code revealed in the latest version of the operating system's preview build. Software engineer...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Windows 7 users are taking their time upgrading to Windows 10

    Windows 7 users are taking their time upgrading to Windows 10 Data from NetMarketShare shows that the Windows 10 users barely grew over the course of June, increasing by just 0.06% to a market share of 45.79%. Windows 7's market share dropped slightly from 35.44% to 35.38%, and these numbers...
  6. GreatWmR

    Disabling one internet source

    I recently got a dongle to use for gaming my adsl line i can see is network 3 on my pc and the dongle shows up as network 7 now is there a way i can disable say network 3 temporally on my windows 10 pc so that it just uses the dongle for that time being? I've just been plugging out the cable...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Why some Bluetooth devices don't work with Windows 10 anymore

    Why some Bluetooth devices don't work with Windows 10 anymore Microsoft has released new security updates for Windows 10 to address a security flaw related to Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) devices. The company revealed in an advisory that it has disabled the pairing of some BLE devices due to a...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Windows 10 extends its lead over Windows 7

    Windows 10 extends its lead over Windows 7 NetMarketShare has released its May 2019 desktop operating system market share data, which shows that Windows 10 continues to extend its lead over Windows 7. Windows 10 now boasts a 45.73% portion of the desktop OS market share, a significant increase...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Great news for PC gamers using Windows

    Great news for PC gamers using Windows Microsoft plans to launch a whole new version of its Xbox Game Pass package for PC gamers, the company announced in a blog post. The company first launched Xbox Game Pass in 2017, allowing players on Xbox One to access a large library of games for a...
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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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  16. 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.
  17. 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...
  19. 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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