Repair Windows Boot Partition

Sometimes when you remove Linux from a dual-boot Windows and any Linux operating systems. An issues may arise with the boot-loader. Removing the Linux partition does not remove the Grub boot-loader. When you start your computer you just get a black screen with… Example 1: error: no such partition. grub rescue> Example 2: error: no…

You Can Still Do The Windows 10 Upgrade

For now apparently you can still do the free Windows 10 upgrade but you better do it quick. You can still download the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool. You can perform the update if you are still using Windows 7 (will soon expire) or Windows 8.1. Once you’ve done this your machine is entitled to…

Critical Vulnerability in Older Versions of Windows

If you are running an old version of Windows it is absolutely vital that you keep your OS up to date. Many users of Windows 7 and XP have become lax in maintaining their Windows security patches and are in danger of becoming infected with malware. As OS versions become End Of Life it may…

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.

Create Windows 10 Installation Media

If you have done the free  Windows 10 upgrade and activated it your machine is entitled to Windows 10 and you can reinstall it anytime you like. You can even do a clean reinstall with no need to return to the old operating system. To reinstall you must first obtain installation media. Here are instructions…

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.  

What After Your Windows 10 Upgrade

So, you got the Windows 10 free upgrade. What do you do now? Here are a few things you can to improve your experience: Make sure that your activated. Go to Settings, Upadate & Security and Activation. Once your machine is activated you can reinstall anytime you wish. At the time activation the activation servers record…

Last Few Days For Free Windows 10 Upgrade

If your running Windows 7 or 8.1 and your planning to upgrade to Windows 10, do it now. After July 29th it will no longer be free. On July 30th it will cost you $100 or more. You can also get it on any new device. If you plan to do it do it now….

Windows 10 Upgrade News – Nag screen finally fixed with one month to go!

Microsoft has finally fixed the Windows 10 upgrade dialog box just in time for the home stretch. The upgrade dialog box has caused a bit of confusion with some users causing them to accidentally upgrade, not intentionally. The dialog box now give you 3 very obvious choices: a big button that says “Upgrade now”, a link that…

Windows without admin eliminates most vulnerabilities!

I’ve always said that it was unsafe to run as administrator in Windows. I was always sure that this was good advise but I did not know how much this would help. At last months RSA Conference (a cryptography and information security-related conference) a paper was introduced that shows that 85% of all critical Microsoft…