Category: Windows

Don’t Buy Windows 10 Home

Don’t Buy Windows 10 Home

March 11, 2019 By King

Windows 10 is a great operating system. It’s well suited to the needs of users and has a bunch of great features that make it a truly 21st century-ready OS for the masses. But that suitability really depends on whether you’ve got the Home or Pro version. Here’s why you don’t want Windows 10 Home

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Windows 10 build 18346 heads out to Fast ring I...

February 27, 2019 By King

Another week, another new Windows 10 preview build on the Fast ring. Today, Windows Insiders can get their hands on Windows 10 build 18346, which includes a large number of fixes, along with some known issues to be aware of. Unfortunately, there are no new features to check out, but that’s to be expected as

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Windows 10 build 18346 heads out to Fast ring Insiders
Windows 10: New study shows Home edition users are baffled by updates

Windows 10: New study shows Home edition users ...

February 27, 2019 By King

The single biggest complaint about Windows 10 is its approach to security and feature updates. Monthly cumulative updates and twice-yearly feature updates are downloaded and installed automatically, which can result in unexpected reboots that disrupt productivity and risk the loss of unsaved work. That pain point is particularly acute for anyone running Windows 10 Home

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The next version of Windows 10 might let you pl...

February 27, 2019 By King

Ever dream of enjoying your entire library of Xbox One games on your PC? Well, that could very soon be a reality as Microsoft is working on bringing native support for Xbox One Games to Windows 10, according to Thurrott. While Microsoft never explicitly or officially stated support for such a feature, it is instead hidden

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The next version of Windows 10 might let you play Xbox One games on your PC
Use Packer for Windows to enhance machine image automation

Use Packer for Windows to enhance machine image...

February 27, 2019 By King

IT professionals constantly look to automate tasks, and one process worthy of falling into their sights is machine image creation and updating. IT operations teams deploy machine images to servers and endpoints throughout an enterprise, using the same configuration and software each time. Packer, an open source HashiCorp tool, can put the template information for a machine

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Windows 10 Updates Are Still A Confusing Mess, ...

February 27, 2019 By King

After four years, Windows 10 updates are still frustrating. Credit where it’s due, though: Microsoft is taking steps to improve the process. But even if and when Windows Updates become more stable and less intrusive, they’re still a confusing mess to manage. That’s the definitive conclusion from a newly published study, which also contains a flowchart of Windows 10 update behavior that may just

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Windows 10 Updates Are Still A Confusing Mess, And This One Image Proves It