Category Archives: Windows

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: a few notes [Updated]

Tomorrow, August 2nd, Microsoft will release the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the very first major update since the July 29th update deadline. Most users will barely notice this update even though some details should be taken into account. In first … Continue reading

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Windows 95 Video Guide with Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry: PCs explained by “Friends” actors

Back in 1995! The world was raving for Friends sitcom and Windows 95 has just been released. Someone thought it was a good idea to put Hollywood stars Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry in this video acting like themselves trying … Continue reading

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A pocketful of early Internet Service Providers greeting packs from 1994.

Digging in my vintage-computer mess, I found this pack from Xmas 1994 – labelled Software ETC.   I barely reminded that a long-time friend, Claudio, brought me this stuff from a trip in the USA – where early Internet was … Continue reading

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Don’t panic: even though Windows 7 free support ends today, we’ve still got five years ahead…

Today is the last day of what Microsoft calls “mainstream support” and this has been planned since a long time. Windows 7 users don’t panic: Windows 7 will get security updates and patches for the next five years, the real … Continue reading

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Blast from the Windows-past: how to delete file & folders from NTFS drive with wrong names & nested folders

You never learn enough… (about Windows, I mean). Problem. During a routine backup operation, I found a Windows NTFS drive contained several files and folders which could not be deleted due to wrong naming. Yes, it’s 2014 and we’re still … Continue reading

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