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Yet Another Update for Windows 10 Build 9879, But This One's a Doozy (Updated) Commented on: 12 weeks 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.

Cortana Heads to France, Germany, Italy and Spain Commented on: 12 weeks 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: 12 weeks 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 weeks ago (November 29, 2014)


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...

HP Stream 13 First Impressions Commented on: 13 weeks ago (November 29, 2014)

You can't get more "Fischer-Price" than Apple, imo...;) It's always puzzled me the importance some people place on how they *think* the outside shell of a tech-product looks--what sort of "image...

Microsoft Band Tip: Set Daily Goals Commented on: 14 weeks ago (November 24, 2014)

Ok, I think enough is enough, Paul (j/k, sort of)...;) Microsoft releases a fitness band and suddenly the "Thurrot WinSupersite" is transformed into "Thurrot's Gold-Key Gym"?

I mean,...

Microsoft Will Try to Fix Windows 10 Build 9879 Commented on: 14 weeks ago (November 22, 2014)


I believe it's a reading comprehension issue. People read "Beta OS, use at your own risk," but their brains see, "Best OS, use for everything you need." Speech comprehension...

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