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Microsoft Edge and Browser Search Results – Give me a Break! Commented on: 21 weeks ago (September 6, 2015)

For some people it's always Microsoft vs. Everyone Else. It was OK for Netscape to have a monopoly lock on the mainstream browser market; not OK for Microsoft to compete with Netscape browsers...

Windows 10 is 10% of total Windows traffic according to GoSquared Commented on: 24 weeks ago (August 21, 2015)

@tman

Why would they not upgrade? It's a free upgrade because it's Microsoft's way of saying, "Mea Culpa, we goofed with Win8 in a very big way and want to make it up to our customers in a...

Windows 10 is Turning Me Back into a Windows 7 User Commented on: 25 weeks ago (August 13, 2015)

The Surface folks bought the whole Ballmer paradigm about Win8 that proved such a mistake for Microsoft. What I could see from iPad day 1, that many others did not (incredibly), is that the whole...

The Old-Style Control Panel is Just a Right-Click Away in Windows 10 Commented on: 27 weeks ago (July 31, 2015)

This menu (or one very close to this) has been in the same place since Win8.1, IIRC...;) (Right-click on the 8.1 start-button-sans-start-menu on the 8.1 desktop)

Let me guess that you weren...

How to make sure your free copy of Windows 10 is activated Commented on: 27 weeks ago (July 30, 2015)

@Auggydoggy

Successful upgrade has two requirements: Win7 Pro x64 has to itself be activated, and your Win7 Pro should be fully updated before Win10 upgrade is attempted. However, in the...

What Apple's financial results tell us about its future Commented on: 27 weeks ago (July 28, 2015)

What it tells me, again, is that Apple is a cell-phone company first, with a number of lesser, secondary businesses, some of which are in decline. Also, the Mac is itself a PC, so any proposed...

Patch for crashing on Windows 10 after update KB3074681 released to Insiders Commented on: 27 weeks ago (July 28, 2015)

KB3074683 works. Solved the problems.

Updated: Windows 10 Update KB3074681 causing crashes for users Commented on: 27 weeks ago (July 27, 2015)

I have already done my obligatory feedback, but I noticed the problem when trying to access my Ethernet adapter through Network & Sharing. Trying to get Properties or Status results in an...

Microsoft's Windows 10 EULA Re-confirms What We Already Knew About Home Edition Updating Commented on: 29 weeks ago (July 17, 2015)

He used to work here, didn't he?...;)

Q. Can I restore my saved Windows 7 disk image to my new Windows 8 PC? Commented on: 29 weeks ago (July 16, 2015)

I haven't read anything from Fred Langa since reading his scathing opinions about Win95 long ago--when he predicted that Microsoft was surely heading in the wrong direction with Win95....;)...

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