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Posts Tagged ‘windows update’



Is It Safe to Delete Windows.old Folders?

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Beverly from Taunton MA writes:

I have an ASUS CM5570 that is 4 years old as of Aug 9. It came with VISTA and a Win 7 Home Premium upgrade. I then purchased Win 7 Ultimate. Now I have all of them aboard under Windows, Windows old, Windows old.000 and windows old .oo1. Could I remove any of them because my HD is 3/4 full

Windows 8.1.1 – What’s New

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Windows 8.1.1 is here – we highlight the best features of the most recent update. Continue reading

My Weather Widget Looks Terrible After Update

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

After a Windows update, Ray’s weather widgets look all wrong. We look at some possible fixes. Continue reading

Microsoft has some critical security patches ready for Windows. That includes one for Windows Defender and a vulnerability that lets hackers get to your computer through TrueType font files. Continue reading

One of the selling points for the Microsoft Surface is the easy-to-attach lightweight Touch and Type cover keyboards. But while these keyboards are small and light, they don’t have all the features of a full size keyboard. Now there’s an update for the service that will users to toggle between what the keys on the top row do and also offer some shortcuts. Continue reading

Which Windows Updates To Install?

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

I have replaced the hard drive on an older XP machine and have re-installed XP Pro and SP1, SP2 and SP3. After the installation there was still about 150 updates that MS auto updater says need to be installed. Are all of these necessary? How can I determine which ones to download and install? Continue reading

Windows 8 Updates: Apps Not Included

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

If you’ve been using Windows for a while, you know that Windows Update is the place to go to update your windows software. Previously, I covered the importance of checking Windows Update for windows 8 users frequently the first few months. Thanks to one of our users, Ron, who commented on that story, I was prompted to investigate the statement he made: that Apps will not be updated in Windows Update, but rather, only in the store interface. Continue reading

Manually Install a Windows Update

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

This tip describes how to manually install a difficult Windows Update from the Microsoft Technet Security website. Continue reading

Install a Stubborn Windows Update

Monday, April 25th, 2011

Windows Update (KB2446708) has been causing problems for many users. We’ll show you how to deal with a stubborn Windows Update. Continue reading

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