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You Can Still Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free!

Windows 10 is not perfect, but it’s a significant improvement on everything that’s gone before, mainly thanks to the three massive upgrades it’s received: the Anniversary Update, Creators Update, and the Fall Creators Update.Unfortunately, if you’re still using Windows 7 or 8, you’ve missed the initial free update period and you’re now cursed to be stuck in the past forever… Or are you? Actual...
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Windows Media Player Disappeared? Get It Back!

Microsoft isn’t quite as bad as Google when it comes to trashing much-loved apps, features, and services, but lately the company seems to be moving in that direction. In 2017, we saw the demise of Microsoft Live Essentials and the first hints that Microsoft Paint might be coming to an end. Now, with the release of the Fall Creators Update, Windows Media Player has fallen by the wayside. It goes m...
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How (Not) to Upgrade to the Latest Windows 10 Version

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709) has officially launched worldwide on October 17, 2017. This is the fourth major release rolling out to users, and it's a continuation of the Creators Update that introduces a new set of features and changes to enhance productivity while keeping your device more secure.In this new version, you'll find new features, such as My People and OneDriv...
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7 Windows Maintenance Mistakes You Should Never Make

Every Windows user knows that you need to perform regular maintenance to keep your computer running smoothly. But what needs to be done has changed with recent versions, especially with Windows 10.What should you do, and what are the big pitfalls to avoid? We’ll show you the biggest maintenance mistakes to avoid so you can streamline the process and get back to work. 1. Cleaning the Registry ...
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How to Prevent Windows 10 Restarts When You’re Actively Using It

Imagine that you’re in the deep state of flow on an important paper or project. You can feel all the jigsaw pieces falling into place. And, just then…Windows decides to restart. This isn’t random. Your Windows 10 machine is installing the latest updates and restarts because it needs to finish the process. And while it’s necessary, it can be extremely irritating because you wanted to get that ...
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Windows 10 Project Neon How Will Windows Change Its Look

Windows 10 is a work-in-progress. With every major update, Microsoft introduces new features. This year’s Redstone 3 update, which will follow the Windows 10 Creators Update, will include a functional and aesthetic shift called Project NEON.Some of the features of NEON can already be seen in the latest builds of apps such as Groove Music, and Connected Animations. Acrylic brings blurring effec...
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You can still get Windows 10 for free with this trick

Microsoft is still offering Windows 10 for free to people who use “assistive technologies”. All you have to do is visit the Assistive Technologies offer page and click the “Upgrade Now” button to get started. It’ll download a tool that will upgrade your Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 system to Windows 10. It works just like the previous “Get Windows 10” tool that was available to everyone during Windows 10’...
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11+ New Features Coming to Windows 10 in 2017

It’s only been a few months since Microsoft started rolling out the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. And it’s almost time for the next major overhaul. The Creators Update (also known as “Redstone 2”) is due to hit Windows 10 computers in Spring 2017.If you’re on the Windows Insider Preview program, you can already play with beta versions of some of the new features already. If you’re not, keep r...
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The Windows 10 Anniversary Update’s Best New Features

Windows 10 is the latest operating system from Microsoft and has recently made it's major update - the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Everyone has been saying it's boringly called "Anniversary update" but anyway that's how Microsoft wants it to be called simply because it dropped just on time the OS' one year anniversary. So now do you get it?This update was a huge one as it touches all parts ...
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How to Block the Very Aggressive Windows 10 Prompt Upgrade on Windows 7 & 8.1

As the Windows 10 adoption rate is slowing down, Microsoft ramps up its efforts to make users upgrade. Come 2016, many people will wake up to a new operating system, despite never having consciously consented to the upgrade. Even those of you who have previously removed updates and installed tools to block the Get Windows 10 app (GWX) could be affected.We show you what’s going on and how to pu...
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