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On the Road with Windows 10 Build 9901 Commented on: 3 days ago (December 16, 2014)

"Third and perhaps most important, if you upgrade to this build (or clean install it), you won't be able to upgrade to future technical preview builds. So anyone who installs this will be wiping...

Windows 10 Build 9901: New Settings Commented on: 4 days ago (December 15, 2014)

@rseiler

Yes, the CPL version of Windows Update has now been deprecated, Which doesn't bother me so long as no functionality winds up lost--that hasn't been the case for Metro so far...

Microsoft Hints at New Pricing Model for Windows Commented on: 1 week ago (December 9, 2014)

Enterprise and a sizable percentage of the consumer marketplace would *prefer* upfront pricing, and that's a lesson that Microsoft will choose to forget at its own peril. Most sensible, smart...

Yet Another Update for Windows 10 Build 9879, But This One's a Doozy (Updated) Commented on: 1 week ago (December 9, 2014)

No probs with explorer here, unless one of the symptoms was repetitive update failures--which I solved by using Microsoft's 8.1 WU reset program. Since I did that, no more update failures.

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Cortana Heads to France, Germany, Italy and Spain Commented on: 1 week ago (December 7, 2014)

I often wonder if people realize how juvenile they appear when holding up their phones in public and listening to a disembodied voice. Surely they know, right? "Uh oh, there goes another idjut...

Microsoft Details Schedule for Windows 10 Commented on: 1 week ago (December 6, 2014)

Two key questions need answering at some point:

1) Will Win8.1 customers be treated to a gratis upgrade to Win10?

2)If the OS ships later than expected, will the various tech...

Microsoft Offers a Workaround for Windows 10 Build 9879 Update Issue Commented on: 2 weeks ago (December 5, 2014)

This particular Microsoft route seems a bit convoluted... What I did was to simply Bing "problems with Windows update" and uncovered a link for a simple WU reset program Microsoft has made...

Windows 10 Build 9888 Leaks Commented on: 2 weeks ago (December 3, 2014)

Explorer crash bug was fixed by the December Win10TP rollup--I installed yesterday, file dated 12/1, via Windows update.

About Windows update: be good to yourself and use the Explorer.exe...

Amazon Kindle Fire Phone First Impressions Commented on: 2 weeks ago (December 1, 2014)

I know, but it's just a cell phone...Who cares?...;)

Windows 10 Build 9879 Heads Out to Slow Ring Testers Commented on: 2 weeks ago (November 29, 2014)

@c_desul

Bing the word "Ghostery" and your wish shall be granted. McAffee is horrible, btw--dump it, fast. Windows Defender (included in the Win10TP) is much, much better. Turning off...

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