Posts Tagged ‘Windows 10’

Know Your Tech: Breadcrumbs

Posted October 03, 2018 by
A trail of breadcrumbs can be a useful thing, whether you’re using it like Hansel and Gretel to find their way back home, or you’re using it in computing to find your way back to a page you were previously on. Today’s tech term is dedicated to the latter. What is Breadcrumb Navigation? As per…

Tip of the Week: Set Your System up with the Apps You like to Use

Posted August 29, 2018 by
Sometimes you’ll open up a document and it will open up in a default program on your computer that you never use, or one that you might not even know you have. This can happen with common types of file formats, like PDFs or MP3s, that could be opened by more than one program on…

Tip of the Week: Saving a Windows Product Key to a Microsoft Account

Posted December 06, 2017 by
To activate Windows 10, every user will need a product key. Every legitimate version of the software has one, but often times, users will need the product key later down the road, only to find that they’ve lost it or tossed it. For this week’s tip, we’ll describe a way to link your software’s product…

It’s Time To Update Your Windows 10 PC

Posted October 11, 2017 by
There are a number of different Windows 10 versions out there right now, ranging from 1511 to 1709.  These numbers represent various patch levels and security updates to the Windows 10 platform.  It is important to keep your version of Windows up to date to remain secure, but Microsoft is now also giving you a…

Will These End Of Life Events Affect Your Company’s IT?

Posted September 20, 2017 by
One of the best ways your organization’s network can remain secure is to always use the most recent version of any critical software solutions on your network. Unfortunately, making the jump to a more recent operating system is easier said than done, particularly for small businesses that have limited budgets. The problem of security becomes…

How To Automatically Open A Windows App In Fullscreen

Posted September 12, 2017 by
If you’re a regular user of Windows applications, you’ll notice that they will, by default, open into smaller windows, allowing users to customize the size of their windows as need be. Usually, when you want to increase the size of the app, you have to click the maximize button in the top-right corner. However, you…

Microsoft “Slims” Down Windows 10 With New Operating System

Posted July 10, 2017 by
Have you ever tried using a Google Chromebook for work purposes? While it might offer the ability to browse the web on a budget, the device is limited by the operating system’s lack of functionality. Microsoft has created a similar operating system in the form of Windows 10 S, which uses less processing power than…

Setup A New Windows 10 PC In One Hour Or Less

Posted April 18, 2017 by
ZDNet put out an interesting article today: “How to set up a new Windows 10 PC perfectly in one hour or less” details step by (major) step directions on how to setup a new PC with Windows 10 or reload an older PC with Microsoft’s newest operating system.  While this article is definitely geared towards…

Be More Efficient With These Windows 10 Shortcuts

Posted March 20, 2017 by
A mouse can be very handy when it comes to navigating around the documents you have to work on, but it can also slow you down. Fortunately, key command shortcuts exist for situations just like these, and as Windows 10 has continued to improve, more shortcuts have been included to accomplish more tasks with improved…

Microsoft: Windows 7 In 2017 Is So Outdated That Patches Can’t Keep It Secure

Posted January 17, 2017 by
Are you still running Windows 7 on any of your devices?  Or worse yet, Windows Vista or Windows XP?  If so, then our friends at ZDNet say that it is definitely time to upgrade as the security in Windows 7 is completely out of date and unable to keep up with modern security threats.  Windows…

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