Monday, October 21, 2013 - 12:20pm

jbisko: I believe the workaround won't work with a Windows 8 OEM licence (preinstalled major computer manufacturer, not the system builder version) since they use a different licensing method....

Friday, August 16, 2013 - 6:25am

I always wondered why Apple has never got into trouble over this, since many of its antics makes what Microsoft got into trouble over look like childs play!

(and until recently, in many...

Friday, August 16, 2013 - 6:19am

But Google does impose strict conditions on OEMs if they wish to include any of the major Google Services like Play and Gmail. This is why initial Android tablets shipped without them. This is...

Friday, August 9, 2013 - 9:55am

Vista may not have been what was initially intended (Longhorn) but without it Windows 7 wouldn't have been the success it has.

Much of the complaints with Vista were due to device and...

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 8:08am

Quote "Extending Win8's PC Restore/Reset features to incorporate user installs/customisations for a 'base image' would be a far better thing to do"

Seems SlimWare Utilities have introduced...

Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 7:15am

I understand what Microsoft is trying to do with the new backup/restore features and I can appreciate it'll work for some, but for many there are two main flaws:

1. Large software installs...

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