Install Windows 11 On Any Computer

Windows has very restrictive hardware requirements . These requitements are not really necessary for best performance but to encourage the use of new security features on newer hardware. As I demonstrated back in July, Windows 11 runs great on older hardware. This demonstration is done using the Windows 11 Insider build. You must be a…

Windows App Installer

Windows 11 has a native software manager called  Windows App Installer or winget. Just like in Linux you can install applications directly from the Command Prompt. No need find the correct website, find the download link, download the app, maybe extract the package from a zip-file and then run the installer. Just run a simple…

New Features In Windows 11

There are many new features in Windows 11, the most noticeable of these is: The Start Button and Start Menu is aligned to the center. They did this of course to accommodate tablets and maybe make it look like a Mac a little. Round corner on everything. Now we are definitely seeing some Mac envy….

Windows 11, Can You Upgrade?

Windows 11 will be new PCs this fall, just in time for Christmas gift giving. It will also be available for upgrade for computers with compatible hardware. It will require a minimum CPU of 1 gigahertz, 64 gigabytes of storage, and a minimum of 4 gigabytes of RAM. In the computing game more is always…

Windows 11 Is For Real

Windows 11 is really happening! Microsoft had a event on June 24th announcing it. There are some new features but mostly it is Windows 10 with a new look. Windows 11 promises better performance witch is always welcome. The Windows 11 Upgrade will be available this Fall. Free upgrade for Windows 10 users. I haven’t…

All About Task Manager

You may have opened the “Task Manager” from time to time to stop an application that has crashed or watch the “Process Monitor”, but the task Manager does many wonderful thing that you may not know about… Usually you start the Task Manager by doing “control, alt, delete (or del) on the keyboard and clicking…

Windows 7 To End January 2020

Microsoft has announced that the very popular Windows 7 will have its support ended around January 13th of next year. So you have one year to figure out if you are going to upgrade or better move to Linux.

Windows Moving To Chromium

It is the word on the street that Microsoft will drop the Edge web browser on “Windows” instead opting for a browser based on Chromium, the open-source version of Chrome. This may never come to pass but it would be an excellent change. Maybe this could be my default browser.

Get Windows 10 For Free

If you never got around to installing the free Windows 10 Upgrade I’ve got news. You can still get Windows 10 for free with no hack necessary. The trick is; when asked to enter product key skip it. Also when prompted to register don’t. ¬†As the video below shows; there seems to be no repercussions…

Windows 10 Free Upgrade Still Available

Windows 10 free upgrade is still¬†available at least for now. Paul Thurrott of Thurrott.com has been checking it regularly and he says it is still working. Be aware that this could end at any time so do the upgrade right away.