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  1. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    What to expect when the Windows 10 Anniversary Update installs itself on your computer

    Nobody ever accused Microsoft (MSFT) of having consistent naming sequences. Let’s see: Windows versions have been named, in order, 1, 2, 3, 95, 98, 2000, ME, XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10. And today, there’s a new version: Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Why use three syllables when 10 will do...
  2. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 10 Anniversary Update: the 10 best new features

    In just a few short days, Microsoft will be celebrating Windows 10’s first birthday. It has been a busy year that has seen a number of Windows 10 updates with new features and improvements, but the biggest one is arriving on August 2nd. Microsoft’s free Anniversary Update to Windows 10 includes...
  3. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft Edge Priorities for 2016

    I have been using Microsoft Edge as my default web browser since Windows 10 arrived last July however, since it is in the very early stages of development I have used IE11 a lot and also kept Firefox and Chrome on my system for backup. Early on Microsoft Edge has shown itself to be very fast...
  4. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    5 Windows 10 tricks you need to know

    Windows 10 is now installed on more than 200 million gadgets worldwide. That's quite a feat in the tech world, since its official release was only six months ago. If your computer is one of those gadgets, you've probably found Windows 10 has its share of sheer winning features and...
  5. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    6 quirky features of Windows 10

    Here are 6 issues with some of its new features. Issues with new features By most measures, Windows 10 is a huge improvement over Windows 8 and 8.1, and it’s a very worthwhile upgrade from Windows 7. But, of course, no new OS is perfect upon launch. Here are 6 issues with some of its new...
  6. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    How To: Change How Windows 10 Delivers Updates to Peers

    It's amazing to me to watch news outlets just now peering into Windows 10 features and having something to say about them. Take, for example, the Peer updating capability of Windows 10. Microsoft has titled the feature Delivery Optimization. We've covered it on WindowsITPro a couple times...
  7. AWS

    Site Changes and Information

    I have added chatroom to the site. It will show on the forum index as a small chatbox. You can also access the full chat by using the Chat link in the navigation bar or by clicking the title on the chatbox. If you would prefer not to view the chatbox above the forums on the index page then you...
  8. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft is overhauling Outlook.com with a new look and features

    Microsoft is migrating its Outlook.com email service over to Office 365 soon, and with it will come a new interface and features. In a significant overhaul of Outlook.com, Microsoft is adding 13 new themes to its email service. While the look is familiar, it’s now more closely aligned to the...
  9. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 10 Build 10036 changes detailed in new video

    Earlier today we shared some leaked screenshots from build 10036 of the Windows 10 Technical Preview but now the folks over at WinBeta have published a 6 1/2 minute video showing off many of the changes in this build. If you are like me then seeing actual use and action makes it much easier to...
  10. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Enabling GodMode for Windows 10

    Just a quick-hit tip here. Those that are familiar with gaming know that there's almost always a tweak available to find that will enable god-like powers in games. These tweaks give you things like unlimited lives, indestructibility, and infinite powers. In reality, it's a cheat. But, who hasn't...
  11. AWS

    Associate Your Account With Facebook, Twitter and Google

    To make the site easier for people to join and participate in the discussions I have enabled Facebook, Twitter and Google integration. If you are a visitor it's easier than ever to join the community. Simply select Twitter, Facebook or Google log in option and you'll be a member in seconds. If...
  12. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 9 Preview Expected Next Month

    Microsoft is expected to deliver an early preview version of Windows Threshold next month, the codename for what will likely be named Windows 9. The software maker has been gradually working on the release over the past several months, adding and tweaking features ready for a "technology...
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