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Next Steps for Windows 10 Commented on: 47 weeks ago (October 7, 2014)

I'm pleased that Quick Launch taskbar still works as it does in 8.x. Not so pleased that W10 coding breaks Money 2004, especially as it ran in 8.x. Still, work in progress....and good so far.

Microsoft Expands Surface Pro 3 Docking Preorders to the UK, Elsewhere Commented on: 1 year ago (July 22, 2014)

Quote "UK pricing is 165 pounds, or about $281, well over the accessory's $200 price in the US." Unquote

Nothing new there, then!

Office 365 Home and Personal Subscribers Get 1 TB of Free OneDrive Storage Starting Today Commented on: 1 year ago (July 16, 2014)

The 1TB storage is shown available on my account as of now 16 Jul 14 @1540 hrs GMT (UK)

Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop Review Commented on: 1 year ago (September 15, 2013)

A detachable numeric keypad may be a boon to us left-handers, BUT the mouse looks particularly right-handed. At least "normal rodents" can be used with some left-handed comfort.

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 Now Available on MSDN, TechNet Commented on: 1 year ago (September 10, 2013)

An upgrade keeping all applications, settings and personal files is available upgrading from W8 Pro to W8.1 Pro, but using the TechNet key. Obviously this key may/will "die" when TechNet dies...

Windows 8.1 Review Commented on: 1 year ago (September 8, 2013)

Media Centre from W8 to W8.1 (preview) does not migrate over, but you can re-install Media Centre again from W8.1 (preview) using the previous Media Centre key. I would suggest that this will...

Windows 8.1 Book: Thinking About the TOC Commented on: 2 years ago (September 1, 2013)

I also think that the task based TOC would be better, but I would also suggest that Chapter 0 (?) may benefit from being a summary of the changes between Windows 8 and 8.1.
While not many...

Microsoft Explains SkyDrive Integration in Windows 8.1 Commented on: 2 years ago (July 22, 2013)

I understand that there is trademark issue with "SkyDrive". Evidently BSkyB ( tv company ) are contesting it.


Hands-On with Windows 8.1: System Recovery Commented on: 2 years ago (July 17, 2013)

The legacy "Windows 7 Backup didn't feature in Windows 8.0 Preview, but surfaced (no pun intended!) in 8.0 RTM.

I assume what you're saying that this is totally dead in 8.1. That will be...

Microsoft Delivers More Fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview Commented on: 2 years ago (July 17, 2013)

Well done MS - 3 weeks ahead of the next Patch Tuesday. Obviously the end of the 4 week cycle.

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