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Windows 7 Still The Top OS

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Windows 7 is still the top OS, despite the offer of a free upgrade to 10. Continue reading

Readers Speak Out : What OS Are You Using?

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

We break down our readers preferred operating systems and find that they stand out from the crowd. Continue reading

How to save some money on upgrading Windows Vista to Windows 10. Continue reading

With the latest update to Chrome, Google is ending support for several operating systems. Continue reading

Windows 7 Is Still Top Operating System

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Windows 7 still rules the roost, but Windows 10 is coming on strong. Continue reading

What About Vista?

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Vista users are feeling left out. Is there anything they can do? Continue reading

Where Is The Start Button?

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

A guide to finding the Start Button in Microsoft Windows 7, 8.1 and 10. Continue reading

How Long Will Windows 7 Last?

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

How long until Microsoft pulls the security support plug on Windows 7? We look at the support lifecycle and how to extend it. Continue reading

Short Question About Vista

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Bob has a quick question about Windows Vista and Windows 10. We We’ve got a quick answer in our Quick Tip. Continue reading

Vista & Windows 10

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

Where do Vista users stand for a free Windows 10 upgrade? We break it down. Continue reading

Does the arrival of Windows 10 mean support is stopping for earlier Windows operating systems? Continue reading

Is Vista Safe To Use?

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Norma wants to know if it’s safe to use Windows Vista. We check out how long the operating system will be supported. Continue reading

How Many People Still Use Vista?

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Barbara wants to know how many people still use Windows Vista. We check out the stats. Continue reading

In The News 08-15-14

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

XP Share Dips Below 25%

Windows XP can still be found on just under 25% of computers accessing the Internet, according to NetMarketShare.  That’s down from just under 40% in July of 2013. 

Security support for the XP ended back in April and users have been slow to let go.  Windows 7 is the most popular operating system, found on 51% of

Is Gmail telling you to upgrade to a modern browser? Why it’s happening and what can be done about it. Continue reading

Frank likes Windows Vista just fine and doesn’t understand why people say Win 7 is better. We look at the differences between the operating systems. Continue reading

Matt would like to upgrade to the newest version of Internet Explorer, but his Vista OS won’t allow it. Is there anything he can do? Continue reading

Alternatives To Vista

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Alice has Vista, but isn’t crazy about it. She can’t afford an expensive new system and wants to know about her alternatives. Continue reading

John wants to know if he can upgrade Windows Vista on his laptop to Windows 7 without overwriting his pictures and documents. Continue reading

Can I Replace XP With Vista?

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Colin has an old copy of Vista still in the box. He wants to know if it’s okay to use it to replace XP. Continue reading

Learn how to fix a “security center service cannot be started” message in Windows. Continue reading

Tony from New York City writes: I use a desktop computer with OS Vista and IE 9. On some websites, I am told that I am using an out dated browser. I am using the latest browser for Vista. Do you know why I am getting this message and what can I do about it? One site in particular, AMC, does not even let me use at all because it says my browser is too old! Continue reading

Help! Programs Missing From Start Menu

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Question: When I bring up my start menu, I don’t see my list of programs, like my word processor. Everything is gone, how do I get my word processor on the list, as well as my other programs that I use frequently? Answer: It’s a pretty easy fix, here’s how to do it. Continue reading

Do you need to reformat your PC but don’t have a Windows installation disk? Read this articles for some help. Continue reading

Recovering Lost Windows Passwords with Ophcrack

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Did you ever want to know how secure your Windows password really is? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Continue reading

In The News 10-21-2011

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Here’s you tech news for the week of 10-21-2011! Apple, RIM and Windows 7’s ever-increasing market share are the focus! Continue reading

Richard from Illinois asks:

Can you tell me the significance of the folder “everywhere” found under “owner – search” in the folder ladder diagram. I show 5000 items that consist of deleted e-mails,copies of still active files, and what appears to be programs. what is it for and can & should it be cleaned out?

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