Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 02:53

I get 'failed to check for new preview build, please try again later. 0x800700EA'. I'm in the UK -- are they rolling out by region? Other Windows Updates are OK.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 02:52

I get 'failed to check for new preview build, please try again later. 0x800700EA'. I'm in the UK -- are they rolling out by region? Other Windows Updates are OK.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 17:02

Thanks for alerting us to the update. I think I have experienced the definition of irony -- in order to install the update and experience the improvements in battery life it first told me I had to...

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 08:19

Like wandered (and lots of others reviewing on the Windows Phone Store) the Solitaire Collection is a battery and CPU hog on a phone (mine's an 8X but other reports are on 920s) -- makes the phone...

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 03:09

8 to 8.1 keeps everything, including apps.
8.1 Preview to 8.1 keeps data but you have to reinstall your applications.

Friday, April 12, 2013 - 08:04

It depends if your college is using Office365 or Exchange On Premises. If it's Exchange On Premises then you'll get the new Outlook Web App when (if) they migrate to Exchange Server 2013.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 08:29

and of course "Paul Thurrott's Pocket Guide to the naming of the Paul Thurrott's Guide Books" for the DVD extra

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 08:29

I agree with noirsoft:

Paul Thurrott's Field Guide to X for a large book
Paul Thurrott's Pocket Guide to X for a small book

Good luck!

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 08:24

Makes sense: that looks like Exchange 2013 OWA.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 13:18

Good article: no need for NT, just follow these guidelines (and if you're an Admin rolling out 8, use GPO to achieve some of the same).

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 10:27

People are making interesting suggestions but most of the solutions (including this article) are sledgehammer to crack a nut!

The one sensible idea in the comments here is the idea of a...

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 10:17

Chimera13 -- and you can Federate Lync with other organizations with Lync, for example (not knowing your business) any of your customers who have Lync.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 09:03

Microsoft isn't getting out of IM; they do it brilliantly in Lync. Which is now handled by the Skype division... Paul has called it -- the issue is in the Skype division's management by Microsoft...

Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 09:03

I just got an 8X on Vodafone in the UK and the update was applied automatically as soon as I connected to a wireless network.

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