Microsoft Confirms that Windows 10 will also be Version 10 Internally Commented on: 6 days ago (November 22, 2014)

Yes, winver.exe shows Version 6.4 (Build 9879)

Why does Belarc Advisor report:
For my Win 8.1 system
Windows 8.1 Professional with Media Center (x64) (build 9600)

For my...

Windows Technical Preview Install Guide: Clean Install Commented on: 1 week ago (November 17, 2014)

Me too. While I have most of the same questions my main concern is the safety of personal information. It seems everything gets hacked these days. Is the information heavily encrypted? Is it "...

Windows Technical Preview is Microsoft's Alchemy Moment Commented on: 8 weeks ago (October 3, 2014)

Great article! Clearly emphasizes that the desktop and traditional PCs with large sometimes multiple monitors is not dead. Yes, lots of folks love the new touch screens and all the small devices...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Tip: Manage Disk Space Commented on: 32 weeks ago (April 11, 2014)

It doesn't know anything about other partitions on my boot drive or other drives in the computer. Pretty useless compared to some desktop file managers.

Windows 8.1 Tip: Download a Windows 8.1 ISO with a Windows 8 Product Key Commented on: 1 year ago (October 21, 2013)

Beware! Windows 8.1 has problems with some wireless and wired network adapters. The symptom is that network connectivity suddenly disappears. Re-enabling the network on the Network Connections...

In Blue: Start Experience Changes Commented on: 1 year ago (May 29, 2013)

Will this update be a "Refresh"? Somehow refresh is considered a good thing. It would take me most of a day to reinstall programs and configure them correctly. Not a good thing for me.

No Surprises in Metro App Usage Report Commented on: 1 year ago (May 26, 2013)

I open a "Metro" app about once a week and I use my devise about 4 hours a day. So I don't understand how you can say "less than once a day" is not using the device. Why once a week? Because I've...

Windows 8 Tip: Reset or Refresh Your PC Commented on: 1 year ago (March 17, 2013)

I don't understand why Refresh is such a wonderful thing. Its quick then it will take a couple of 8-hour days to reinstall some 25 programs. They may remember their configuration which is some...

Windows 8 Tip: Embrace Change Commented on: 1 year ago (December 9, 2012)

I feel the few minutes I spent installing Classic Shell to Not be a waste of time. While I seldom used the Start button in any version of Windows I do find that booting directly to the Desktop to...

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