Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: don’t be spooked
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: don’t be spooked. Today (October 17, 2017) Microsoft released another one of those mammoth Windows 10 updates. The last one, Spring 2017, terrorized unprepared Windows 10 users for several months. What are these mammoth updates? Instead of rolling out a new operating system or service pack, Microsoft, starting with Windows… (0 comment)

Windows 10: tales from the upgrade whirlwind
Windows 10: tales from the upgrade whirlwind. Microsoft continues to ram Windows 10 down people’s throats: from interrupting a weather forecast, a livestream video game, I’ve had clients tell me they’ve repeatedly said no to the update and then turned around to find it upgrading their computer without their clicked consent. The good news is… (0 comment)

Why is Windows 10 still not ready? This morning after the latest round of Windows updates, my desktop icons are now invisible. The labels are there which is somewhat helpful. Interestingly the icons show up if I look at the folder in Explorer. Earlier this week another set of Windows updates disabled my laptop keyboard… (0 comment)

Windows 10 Essentials in Video
Windows 10: is it really an upgrade from 8.1 or just another graphic nightmare tacked on top of Windows 7? Here’s some Windows 10 Essentials in video. It is an upgrade and it’s a lot of work to get it configured properly. Windows 10 Settings Again, Microsoft has spliced a new Settings area onto the… (0 comment)

Step by Step Upgrade to Windows 10
Here’s my first step by step upgrade to Windows 10 experience: Preparation First I already pre-registered my laptop for the upgrade. See my blog about how to do that. Second, just in case, I backed up all my files, both in the cloud and on a local external drive. Third, I paused my antivirus protection. Fourth,… (0 comment)