Tag 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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Bill Gates’ letter celebrating Microsoft 40th anniversary

This is awesome! The real letter that Bill Gates sent to Microsoft employees for the company’s 40th anniversary. The Verge reports: Gates sent the following letter to Microsoft employees today to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary. The letter was posted … 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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Windows 8 on sale on Oct. 26th

Ok, are you tired of using Windows 7 or the Windows 8 public beta? Microsoft on Wednesday announced a release date of Oct. 26 for the consumer release of Windows 8. The company had previously announced a “late October” launch … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Public Preview under test

Windows 8 is here to stay so I decided to download the (free) Windows 8 Public Preview and give it a try. You can too, just start from here http://preview.windows.com. It will ask you for a valid e-mail where it … Continue reading

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