Browsing articles tagged with " Microsoft"
May 29, 2019
Shannon.Smith

Is there a new version of Windows 10 called “Ultra”?

Is there a new version of Windows 10 called “Ultra”?

Microsoft and its PC partners may be ready to take the wraps off a new Windows 10 Home edition that potentially would work on more powerful PCs than those which ship with regular Windows 10 Home.

Microsoft looks to be adding another new Windows 10 edition to its line-up. Dell mentioned a Windows 10 Home Ultra edition in its specs for the next XPS 13 2-in-1 device it announced at Computex on May 28.

May 9, 2019
Deborah.Moore

Everything you need to know about Windows updates

Understanding the different monthly security and quality updates for Windows, and how they’re getting more efficient.  — Thanks to TechRepublic for this informative blog!

Since October 2003, the second Tuesday of the month has seen a slew of fixes and updates for Windows — but those aren’t the only updates that come out for Windows every month.

Nov 15, 2011

Revenge of the Stuxnet: Microsoft isn’t ready to face off with Duqu

Yes folks, this time last week it was Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday, unfortunately this new patch won’t fully solve the latest of troublesome trojans, Duqu (not to be confused an evil Jedi master).

Duqu is a recent meddling malware that many suspect may have been created by the same person, or persons, who created Stuxnet, arguably the most important malware in history. However, where Stuxnet primarily targeted automation and PLC gear, Duqu acts as a recon drone for future attacks, collecting various information from infected systems. I dare say that I am not alone in assuming that a bigger threat might be out there, lying dormant, awaiting this information only to wreak havoc on PCs worldwide.

Oct 11, 2011
itay

BIOS gets the Boot

The Microsoft BUILD convention is finally behind us, but with the recent announcement of the new Windows 8 boot process, many developers of 3rd party software and hardware have returned worried.

Microsoft seems to be doing away with the BIOS it has relied on since day one. Instead, Windows 8 PCs will rely on an implementation of UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface), claiming that it is more flexible and programmable than soon to be decedent BIOS. The UEFI will liaise between the Windows 8 operating system and the firmware.

Sep 1, 2011
itay

Microsoft’s “Accidental” Leak is a Buzz-Kill

The biggest buzz in the tech world is that Microsoft “accidentally” exposed the new Windows 8 file Explorer. In the post, that appeared on August 29th on Microsoft’s MSDN.COM blog for developers, screen shots of the new Explorer graphic user interface (GUI) and descriptions were revealed to further whet consumers’ appetite for the upcoming Windows 8.

Microsoft stress that “Windows 8 is an opportunity to substantially improve the (user) experience for everyone”, claiming that “Customers have a lot of suggestions for how they’d like to see Explorer evolve”.

Oct 26, 2010
Valerie Hayworth

4 Ways to Keep the Ghouls & Goblins Away From Your PC

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The Ghouls – Internet Hackers

“Hackers are attacking PCs with Internet access every 39 seconds.”

- Hackers Attack Every 39 Seconds – James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland

The Goblins – Free Downloads

Based on last month’s poll results, it’s pretty clear that the majority of voters, that is, 58% of you wait for feedback from trusted sources before you update your browser. But how do you decide if a “trusted source” is to be trusted? What should you look for?

Sep 28, 2010

Surf the Web with IE 9 – Reimage Has Got You Covered

Microsoft released Internet Explorer 9 Beta, the latest version of its popular browser software. For this release the company focused on paring down the browser experience so that users can quickly and easily access rich, HTML5-enabled sites.

1. Should You Upgrade? We’ve Got You Covered.

The virtual world is constantly updating, as we all know. But Reimage has got you covered.

Reimage Customers Browser Statistics

Reimage Customer's Browser Statistics

Sep 2, 2010
Anat

How to Run Microsoft Update in Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7

How to Run Windows Update in Windows XP

How to Run Windows Update in Windows Vista

How to Run Windows Update in Windows 7

Sep 2, 2010

The PC Key to Happiness – A Properly Maintained OS

Routine maintenance is highly recommended to guarantee efficient and reliable PC performance, even when there is nothing clearly wrong with your computer. Failure to perform maintenance on your PC will eventually cost you – whether it’s in the form of money spent on repair or replacement, loss of data and/or time wasted.

These days money unnecessarily spent hurts more than ever, and the important files that we keep stored on our computers are sometimes irreplaceable. Maintenance can help you achieve the best performance out of your PC without making a costly trip to your local repair shop to help you fix a problem you could have prevented yourself.

Aug 11, 2010
Valerie Hayworth

Windows security update causes ‘blue screen of death’ for some

Windows users reported receiving the blue screen of death on their computers after installing Microsoft’s latest security updates released in February.

Most of the people complaining on a Windows forum said they had the problem on Windows XP, but one person also reported problems on Windows 7.

Users posted a fix on the site that they said seemed to work, but that didn’t necessarily quell the anger.

Where at Microsoft do I send my invoice for hours spent fixing this BS?” one person wrote.

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