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Q. Can I keep a virtual Windows 7 PC on my Windows 10 machine so my printer works? Commented on: 2 weeks ago (May 4, 2016)

That's not entirely correct.

It depends a great deal on which VM system you're using. Hyper-V is exceptionally weak in features and hardware support compared to other products like VMWare...

iPad Pro and Surface: Two different worlds Commented on: 35 weeks ago (September 15, 2015)

"(Office is also backed by paid Office 365 subscriptions, while indie iOS developers struggle to make money in Apple's current App Store model.)"

What was the reason for this statement? It...

Surface 3 with LTE devices now available for pre-order from Microsoft Commented on: 37 weeks ago (September 3, 2015)

Sadly - they don't support AWS1700, so T-Mobile ONLY on 4G and no support for Wind in Canada.

August firmware updates released for Surface Pro 2 and 3 Commented on: 39 weeks ago (August 20, 2015)

And it doesn't actually update anything for Surface Pro 3s.

Unlocked Surface 3 LTE devices now available in US Commented on: 42 weeks ago (July 28, 2015)

"Currently they are only unlocked for AT&T and T-Mobile though."

What the heck does this mean? You can't 'unlock' a cellular device for a given network. Either it's locked to a...

Windows Media Center not Quite Dead Yet Commented on: 43 weeks ago (July 22, 2015)

AHA!!!! I bought a new PC last week - this is the system I use Media Center on - and it wouldn't download the TV Listings or cable provider data for days! Now I know what's up.

Man, I...

How Windows 10 Will Handle Clean Installs Commented on: 47 weeks ago (June 24, 2015)

If it works like Vista/Win7/Win8 and Win8.1 do it - it's a mix of ten or so markers in the computer including amount and arrangement of RAM, hard drive ID, CPU. ethernet MAC address and so on. You...

Microsoft plans to push mobile build 10136 to Windows 10 Insiders tomorrow Commented on: 49 weeks ago (June 15, 2015)

Gnar.. I was going to upgrade to 10136 since I've had to back out (Nokia 822 - did not play nice with 10080) but if 10145 is now next week.. I may just wait.

Windows 10 Deprecated Features with Alternatives Commented on: 49 weeks ago (June 9, 2015)

"There are a few alternatives that exist already, including XBMC and Plex, but the closest you'll get to the Windows Media Center experience is MediaPortal. "

If you're using Media Center...

Windows 10 can be clean installed during and after free upgrade Commented on: 49 weeks ago (June 9, 2015)

There are still two specific scenarios not addressed:

1. I want to completely wipe my hard drive (viruses or a new hard drive for example) and reinstall from scratch. I'm assuming that...

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