Rod Trent

Xbox One Controller Firmware Rolling Out to Preview Program
A firmware update for the Xbox One controller is rolling out to Preview Program participants, fixing widely reported connection issues.
Vivaldi - New Web Browser in Tech Preview Looks a Lot Like Opera
A new web browser has entered the already crowded market. Vivaldi is the brainchild of former CEO and co-founder of Opera, Jon von Tetzchner.
Microsoft FY15 Q2 Earnings Preview: Strong Cloud Numbers, Devices Improving
Later today Microsoft will be revealing its earnings for FY15 Q2 in an investors call and webcast. Here's some highlights about what will be announced.
Windows Server 2003 End of Life Won't Get Antimalware Reprieve
Microsoft has officially stated that you can expect no antimalware support for Windows Server 2003 after its retirement date on July 15, 2015.
Windows 10 Build 9926: Continuum Makes an Appearance as Tablet Mode 1
Continuum is available in Windows 10 Build 9926 and is a great start.
Windows 10 Build 9926: Charms is Dead, Long Live Notifications Center 23
Christened as part of the Windows 8 release, the Charms Bar is now a non-existent participant in Windows 10.
Windows 10 Build 9926: Quick Access and Libraries Living in Harmony
Windows 10 provides multiple ways for customizing easy access to frequently used files and folders.
Windows 10 Build 9926: The Quick Access Feature and Changing File Explorer's Startup Folder 2
Quick Access is a new File Explorer feature for Windows 10 that provides easy access to recent folders and files.
Community Solutions: Making Windows 10 Build 9926 Work with Surface Pro 3 Video 1
Thanks to the hard work of community members over the weekend, we have some potential fixes for video problems brought on after installing Windows 10 Build 9926 on a Surface Pro 3.
Windows Update Logging Change in Windows 10 Build 9926
There's a change for Windows Update logging in Windows 10 Build 9926 that you should be aware of.
Windows 10 Build 9926: Where's Windows Update? 13
Windows Update gets a new home in Windows 10 Build 9926.
Fixing Windows 10 Apps that Won't Launch or that Hang on the App's Splash Screen 3
If, after installing Windows 10 Build 9926, you have problems running included apps, reregistering the apps using this command may fix the logjam.
Gotchas with Windows 10 Build 9926, Known and Unknown 24
Windows 10 9926 brings with it both awesome new features to try out and a list of potential problems.
Surface Pro 3 Video Anomalies and Windows 10 Build 9926 26
If you're having performance issues with your Surface Pro 3 after installing Windows 10 Build 9926, there's a fix.
Upgrade Windows 7 or 8 to the Latest Windows 10 Build 11
Microsoft is making its future upgrading process available in the latest Windows 10 Build.
Is Microsoft taking the Windows 10 Start Screen in the wrong direction?
January 26, 2015

Sony leaving the PC market was not a loss.

Windows 10 Build 9926: Charms is Dead, Long Live Notifications Center
January 26, 2015

The quick access to frequent settings is on the Notifications Center window.

Fixing Windows 10 Apps that Won't Launch or that Hang on the App's Splash Screen
January 26, 2015

A couple things to highlight here. First, Mahjong is not an included app, it's something installed from the Windows Store. Secondly, if you install from the beta store, there'...

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