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  1. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Kindle eReaders Crash Computers Running Windows 10 Anniversary Update

    Here’s the latest in a growing list of post-AU update complaints. In addition to reports of AU killing digital cameras worldwide, apparently if you simply plug your Kindle eReader (Paperwhite, Voyage - doesn’t matter which edition) into a USB port, Windows 10 with the Anniversary Update will...
  2. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft says it will still accept Bitcoin after 'inaccurate' info released

    Bitcoin was almost dealt a major blow today when it seemed Microsoft would stop accepting the cryptocurrency for digital purchases through customer accounts. But the company now says an update to a support page was posted erroneously and contained "inaccurate" information. Bitcoin, Microsoft...
  3. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    How to Prevent Windows 10 from Upgrading your System as a Recommended Update

    As of 01 February 2016, Windows 10's status as an update on Windows 7 and 8.1 systems changes from Optional to Recommended and there is one setting in Windows Update on both systems you need to change to make sure you do not get upgraded before you are ready. It was last fall when Terry...
  4. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Block the Windows 10 upgrade using these steps from Microsoft

    There is no doubt that one of the biggest discussions that has happened about Windows 10 here at the SuperSite for Windows is the automatic upgrade prompts and downloads. In the past we have recommended several tips for dealing with the Windows 10 upgrade for those who want to remain on their...
  5. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    The best hidden features in Windows 10's major update

    Microsoft's first major Windows 10 update debuted yesterday with some new features and changes. Most of the additions are obvious, but there are a few hidden away. Here are several Windows 10 features you might not have discovered yet. Find my device You're probably used to using a find my...
  6. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft fixes five critical flaws, including two hitting all versions of Windows

    Every supported version of Windows should get an update, fixing two issues: one in Internet Explorer 7 and later, and the other in Windows Journal. You can count this month's most critical patches on one hand. That's the good news. The bad news is that almost every major Microsoft product...
  7. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    10 Days to Windows 10

    With just 10 days left until Windows 10 begins its General Availability (GA) on 29 July 2015 the marketing push is about to crank up the volume. Windows Insiders and those who follow tech news closely already know about GA for Windows 10 and so these final 10 days are a known quantity...
  8. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 10 will cost $119 if you're not eligible for Microsoft's free upgrade

    Microsoft is giving the bulk of its Windows users a free upgrade to Windows 10 so long as they update within the first year. But for people who aren't eligible for that promotion, the company is maintaining status quo on single license pricing. If you've got an outdated version of Windows...
  9. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Installing Snagit 7.2.5 Last Freeware Version

    Download SnagIt version 7.2.5 here. http://www.oldapps.com/SnagIT.php?app=7312c4b314b8aed61a8b92367cf008e1 This version of Snagit is the last free version and it isn't a trial version. You have to install it in the following manner. First window, Uncheck the box Sign me up.... Second...
  10. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 9926 Receives An Update Roll Up

    Microsoft's Gabe Aul, the ring master of the Windows 10 Technical Preview, just tweeted that a new update rollup was released today for the Windows 10 Technical Preview and that it contains performance and reliability improvements. Here is the list of fixes and improvements it brings to your...
  11. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 8.1 Update 2

    Most readers of this site know all about the convoluted history of Windows 8.1 Update 2, which Microsoft recently demoted to the less interesting August 2014 update rollup. But now that this update is available, we can see that there are a few more new features that were not previously confirmed...
  12. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft May Do The Unthinkable To Make You Dump XP, Vista And Windows 7

    Windows is one of Microsoft’s main money makers, and the company is interested in seeing as many current Windows users move to its latest operating system as possible. However, no matter what the company does, there still are plenty of users who are on older Windows versions, including Windows...
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