Windows 7

Easy Tool for Moving from Windows7 to Windows10

Here is a good tool for moving all data from one legacy Windows7 install to a new Windows10 machine.  Laplink makes a product called PCMover Express, that is free for the this transition.  Support for Microsoft...

FSLogix – Create more portable computing sessions when using physical devices

FSLogix is a set of solutions that enhance, enable, and simplify non-persistent Windows computing environments. This solution are appropriate for Virtual environments in both public and private clouds. This sol...

Microsoft Office 365 User for Azure – Upgrade to Windows10

So as of May of this year Microsoft is allowing all Office365 (O365) business users to upgrade their local desktop/notebook machines to Windows 10.  This initiative is due to all the features that Windows10 pro...

WaaS! What Windows as a Service means for IT professionals

Windows as a service means less control for IT professionals. Faster upgrade cycles, single rollup patching, and no more service packs. Aggressive upgrade cycles means that you can no longer deploy a version of...

Monthly patch rollups for Windows 7, 8.1 start October 2016

Monthly patch rollups for the Windows 7, 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 and Server 2012 R2 operating systems will commence in October 2016. Microsoft will also move the same monthly rollup mod...

Ransomware like scam – Windows Product Key is “Invalid”

  Now that ransomware is on the brain, a few crooks posing as tech support are tailoring their skills to work the system. A lock screen appears on your PC and claims that a users Windows license has expire...

Microsoft Pushes Back Windows 7/8.1 End Date

It appears Microsoft is trying to get users to upgrade to Windows 10 by finally pulling the plug on Windows 7 and 8.1. Well. Sorta. The painstaking process of adapting older operating systems to Intel’s r...

Windows 7…on the way out

Designed in 2005, over ten years ago, Windows 7 is still used among common user and business owners alike. Microsoft released the Windows 7 Service Pack 1, more than 5 years ago in 2011. A more recent Service P...

Remoting into Your Home Computers

My husband who is a programmer recently asked me how he could remote into his desktop pc when he was sitting in bed working on his laptop. This is a common utility I use whenever I’m working at home on m...

Bootcamp – Windows on a Mac?

Mac’s are really popular because of the design of their laptops. The metal casings are pretty steamlined and very durable. Because of this people are using Mac’s more and more. However many busin...