10 Tips About Windows 10 And Making The Move

July 29th is the cutoff for upgrading to Windows 10 for free ( they will not be charging after , by the way ) so here are 10 tips for you to consider. Windows 8 – 8.1 – make the move – Windows 8 – 8.1 was horrible for the average user Windows 7 – you will still be supported till January 2020 – there is no rush if all is working for you You can stop the upgrade to Windows 10 and the nagging from Microsoft – GWX Control Panel – Never 10  Uninstall your brand name antivirus – it can cause issues during the upgrade If your hard drive has issues – the upgrade may not work – you may need a new hard drive If you have malware virus infections on your computer – the upgrade to Windows 10 may not work  If you have ” mystery… Read More

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2 Countdowns To Consider For Windows Users

Windows Vista Windows Vista will reach end of life on April 11th 2017 – 357 days to go – that is less than 1 year away – when Microsoft will stop support for this operating system. This means no more Windows updates and already we are seeing support for many pieces of software not working. If you were to consider upgrading your Windows Vista computer to Windows 10 , check compatibility first as it will have to be wiped ( don’t forget to backup first ) before loading Windows 10. It would be preferable in most cases to buy a new computer. Windows 10 If you want to upgrade your computer to Windows 10 for FREE you have until July 29th which is only 102 days away. There has been no announcement whether Microsoft will continue the free period but the common thought appears to be no. Remember if you… Read More

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How To Stop The Windows 10 Reminder & Upgrade

If you are running Windows 7 , 8 or 8.1 you may want to stick with your operating system and not make the move to Windows 10. There is currently a piece of software that will assist you with this the – GWX Control Panel – which it claims will help you do this. It will also stop the Windows 10 reminder. Remember Microsoft may in the future block this piece of software and you run this at your own risk. More information and details on how to do this can be found here at the How To Geek Site : How to Stop Windows 7 or 8 from Downloading Windows 10 Automatically

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