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  1. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 10 Preview Stats: Two-Thirds Of Testers Live Dangerously

    It’s official: Most people who tried Windows 10 ignored our warnings. Microsoft released some glowing Windows 10 stats on Monday. Already more than 1 million people have registered with Windows Insider to become a Windows 10 tester. Great! More than 200,000 suggestions or complaints have been...
  2. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Securely Format a Drive in Windows 8 from the Command Line

    As you probably know, formatting a hard drive doesn't completely erase the data on it. You must overwrite the data to securely destroy it, preferably multiple times. Windows 8 let's you do this with the format command and the /p parameter. Now, all you need is Windows 8. (Format H: /P:7) The...
  3. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows XP Is Enjoying A Very Strong Life After Death

    When Windows 8 launched in 2012, Microsoft struggled to convince users that they should make the switch. The new UI was unfamiliar and unresponsive, the critical reaction was skeptical at best and most importantly, there wasn’t really anything wrong with Windows 7. In fact, two years later...
  4. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 9 Features - Price - Release Date

    Microsoft's new Windows 9 OS is expected to be released in Spring 2015 Windows 9 was been a hot topic of discussion even before the launch of Windows 8. The current Microsoft OS is almost two years old, but it has failed to impress users. Though the updates improved on some of the features, the...
  5. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Will Windows 9 Go Free To Tempt Us Into An Upgrade?

    Windows 9 news is coming at a faster clip now that we're drawing closer to its likely September 30 debut, and the latest concerns the new OS's price. According to Russian leaker WZOR (via Myce) Microsoft is planning some nice incentives to get folks to upgrade to Windows 9. For Windows 8.1...
  6. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Command Central - Godmode Tools

    Command Central: Windows functions in one place How did an essentially undocumented trick, designed for IT administrators and commonly called GodMode, go viral on the Internet? Certainly the all-powerful connotation of the name aroused interest. But it’s this function’s one-stop list of Windows...
  7. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 8 Died at Launch, Microsoft Moves on to Windows 9

    Microsoft attempted something different and daring with Windows 8. It introduced a whole new interface and means of interaction with your PC that was identical to a smartphone or tablet. It threw out the “Start” menu and mouse-driven interface people had used for decades in favor of a...
  8. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 9: Start Menu To Return, Rumored To Be Free

    Microsoft's reboot of its operating system is expected to be released at some point next year. The Microsoft Windows operating system is possibly the most successful piece of software in the history of computing. It is certainly the iconic package on which Microsoft Corporation has built its...
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