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Microsoft Reveals Which Lumias Will Get Windows 10 Mobile First

Microsoft posted a coming soon page for Windows 10 Mobile which lists a small handful of Lumia smart phones that will be upgraded when the new OS ships.

Windows 10 Tip: Make It Work More Like Windows 8.1

Windows 10 Tip: Make It Work More Like Windows 8.1

This may be heresy to many Windows users, but a small and vocal minority prefers Windows 8.1 and isn’t too happy about the changes Microsoft made to Windows 10. Thankfully, the new system can be customized in ways that weren’t previously possible. And through this, I think we can reach a compromise that will be […]

Windows 10 Tip: Associate Your PC with Your Free Windows 10 License

Windows 10 Tip: Associate Your PC with Your Free Windows 10 License

Once you upgrade your genuine Windows 7/8.1-based PC to Windows 10, you will always be able to perform clean installs of the new OS on that PC going forward.

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Groove Music Heads to Android, Xbox One and Web

Microsoft this week released Groove Music—the replacement for Xbox Music—to Android devices, Xbox One and the web. And Sonos announced beta support as well.

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What The Tech 269: Window 10 Review

In the latest episode of What the Tech, Andrew Zarian rings me up in France and we discuss the Windows 10 launch and the issues we're seeing already.

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Windows 10 Tip: Master the Quick Access Menu

Like Windows 8.1, Windows 10 has a secret power user menu—really called the Quick Access menu—which provides handy access to advanced system tools.

Windows 10 Tip: Configure Default Apps

Windows 10 Tip: Configure Default Apps

In Windows 10, the Default Apps interface has been updated and simplified. But most users will probably want to change at least a few of the defaults.

Windows 10 Tip: Get the Windows 7 Start Menu Back

Windows 10 Tip: Get the Windows 7 Start Menu Back

For many Windows 7 upgraders, the new Windows 10 Start menu could prove a bit too different from what they’re used to. Fortunately, there’s a fix.

Ask Paul: What Are the Windows 10 Device Limits?

Ask Paul: What Are the Windows 10 Device Limits?

With Windows 10, Microsoft is instituting various devices limits that determine where you can use apps, games, subscription music and purchased videos.

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Windows Weekly 424: Start Me Up

Windows 10 is here, and I'm in France. And on the latest, 2.5 hour long episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and I discuss the Windows 10 launch and not much else.

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    July 30, 2015 with 0 Comments

    Windows 10 Tip: Upgrade to Windows 10 Right Now

    Many who reserved their Windows 10 upgrade ahead of time still haven’t been given access yet. But no worries, you don’t have to wait....

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    Ask Paul: Movies & TV App in Windows 10 Won’t Keep Playing When Minimized

    In Windows 10, Microsoft has overhauled its media player apps with new versions. But the new Movies & TV app won’t keep playing when...

    July 30, 2015 with 0 Comments

    Windows 10 Tip: Successfully Clean Install Windows 10

    With Microsoft issuing ISO media for Windows 10, many people who qualify for the free upgrade want to clean install the OS rather than...

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    Windows 10 Tip: Fix Problems Downloading Apps

    One of the more common problems we’re seeing with Windows 10 this first week is an inability to download apps from the Store....

    July 30, 2015 with 0 Comments

    Windows 10: The New PC Experience

    Despite the allure of free upgrades for existing Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs, one thing is quite clear: you’re still going to have the best...

    July 29, 2015 with 0 Comments

    Windows 10 Tip: Master Multitasking Keyboard Shortcuts

    If you don’t like to take your hands off the keyboard, no worries: Windows 10 has your back with some truly useful keyboard shortcuts for...

    July 29, 2015 with 0 Comments

    Microsoft Delivers Windows 10 on ISO

    Microsoft is making Windows 10 available in ISO form, so you can perform an upgrade or clean install of this new OS offline. Best of all,...

    July 29, 2015 with 0 Comments

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