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Get Off Windows XP

That it is time to say goodbye to Windows XP is old news. Microsoft has given Windows XP users a lot of advisories about end of support for the legacy software, asking people to upgrade to newer versions of the operating

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Exploring Windows 8.1 Start Screen and Start Button Options and Configurations

In Windows 8.1, the Start Button is back – but not the classic Start menu. In this post, Mike Hildebrand and I present you a couple of solutions that should help the traditional mouse and keyboard users (like us) get

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The Windows 8 Reset your PC feature

When you are prompted to choose and option, select the Troubleshoot tile In a recent blog post, Refresh your Windows 8 system from a Recovery Drive, I showed you how to use Windows 8’s Refresh your PC tool in order

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10 Windows 7 commands every administrator should know

PC troubleshooting is becoming less common in larger organizations, but consultants and techs in smaller shops still have to get their hands dirty identifying and fixing desktop problems. Oftentimes, troubleshooting Windows 7 means delving into the command line. Here are

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Microsoft launches Windows 8

During the event, Microsoft executives and vice-presidents took to the stage to show off the latest statistics and figures for Microsoft, Windows 8, and Surface. Here are the latest numbers you need to know: More than 1 billion Windows PC users

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