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Windows 98: On Your State-of-the-Art PC

3rd March 2016 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows tagged as , , , , , , ,

Back to the days when Minesweeper distracted us from work Once upon a time, back when we only had 100 television channels (or four even), Microsoft Windows used to take up a single disc.  Windows 98 took up a single CD-ROM. The original Windows, from late 1985, would have filled a 3.5” or 5.25” floppy […]

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Windows 7 and 8 Support Deadline Changes

24th February 2016 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows tagged as , , , , ,

Windows 10 push for more modern PCs sees managed decline of Windows 7 and 8 operating systems At odds with previous practice, Microsoft has changed its support deadlines for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users. Though Microsoft has considered 2020 and 2023 as their respective cut-off points, the Redmond-based software giant has vouched for a 17 […]

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MS-DOS Inspires ’80s Style App Store Menus

19th February 2016 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows tagged as , , , , ,

Now you can download apps onto your device, 1980s style Where were you in 1987? Did you buy a set of shares from British Gas or BP and made a windfall? Were you listening to mixtapes on your walkperson aboard the bus to college? Did you spend part of your life in front of a […]

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Infographic: Microsoft Profits Per Second

5th February 2016 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows tagged as , , , , , ,

A visual representation of profits and revenues from Apple, Microsoft, and other noted IT companies Fact: per second, Apple’s profits and revenues are the highest of the world’s top IT companies. On our website, this is the last thing you would expect to see due to our choice of operating system. It is also worth noting that Microsoft is […]

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Cortana and its New Diary Functions

28th January 2016 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows tagged as , , , , , ,

Let Cortana say goodbye to missed appointments and unread emails “Call Donna at 6 pm…” “Meet Eric outside North British Hotel…” “Don’t forget milk…” A busy schedule could see us forget the little things, whether we are 23 or 83 years of age.  It could be anything from remembering the tram times to knowing which […]

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Windows XP 2016: Trident Tested

27th January 2016 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows tagged as , , , , , ,

Ossified OS still in use on Britain’s nuclear warheads Contrary to popular belief, support for Windows XP hasn’t expired.  Although Windows XP support ended on the 08 April 2014, there are still a couple of core users; the UK Ministry of Defence, and the US Navy.  For some, the use of antiquarian operating systems on […]

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Windows 10: Review & FAQ

10th September 2015 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 was probably the most anticipated release of the Windows operating system, the marketing tactics used by Microsoft to get people pumped for the release was very effective. However, after all the build-up was Windows 10 really what it was shown to be? That’s what we’re about to look into. How easy is it […]

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Windows 10: Counting down until July 29th!

20th July 2015 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows

Are you excited for the Windows 10 release? We sure are! 30th September 2014, Microsoft announced at a tech event in San Fransico that they would be releasing Windows 10, an operating system we hope will be 10 times better than its predecessors. Let’s take a trip down memory lane shall we? Windows 95 (24 […]

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