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Hands-on With Windows 10’s Preview Build 9926

by Rob Williams on January 26, 2015 in Software, Windows

Hot on the heels of its major Windows 10 event, Microsoft released a brand-new preview build to the public, versioned 9926. Given what we were told at the event, we knew that Cortana, a revamped Start menu, and updated Notifications pane would be featured. But is that all? As it happens, no. Not even close.

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Windows XP: A Brief Retrospective

by Rob Williams on April 8, 2014 in Windows

The end-of-support date for Windows XP has been no secret, and the build-up to it has been long. But with the date now upon us, we’re being hit with a big dose of nostalgia, thinking back to all that the OS has brought us. The best thing about nostalgia is sharing it, so read on for a brief retrospective of Microsoft’s legendary OS.

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Acronis True Image 2014 Review

by Rob Williams on August 28, 2013 in Software, Windows

The latest version of Acronis’ popular backup and recovery suite, True Image, has just been released, and once again, we’re taking a look at what’s new. We saw good integration of Acronis’ cloud service with last year’s True Image, but this year’s version takes things to an all-new level. Let’s check that out, along with all else that’s new.


SysAdmin Corner: Getting More From Windows

by Brett Thomas on November 26, 2012 in Software, TG Tip, Windows

As a non-Windows user who’s forced to use Windows on regular occasion, there can often be problems or limitations about the OS that can cause you to throw your hands up in frustration. I’ve been there. But in this quick article, I’m going to talk about some free apps that will help you introduce some new-found power to the OS.


Windows 8 Review – Part Two: The Things I Love

by Rob Williams on November 6, 2012 in Windows

As difficult as it may be to tell sometimes, Windows 8 does in fact offer a lot to love. I’ve already had my say about what frustrates me with the OS, so now, I’m taking a look at the other side of the coin. What is it that makes Windows 8 pleasant to use? Select highlights include aesthetic improvements, the improved transfer dialog and the new syncing capabilities.

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Title Author Date Categories
Hands-on With Windows 10’s Preview Build 9926 Rob Williams January 26, 2015 Software, Windows
Windows XP: A Brief Retrospective Rob Williams April 8, 2014 Windows
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SysAdmin Corner: Getting More From Windows Brett Thomas November 26, 2012 Software, TG Tip, Windows
Windows 8 Review – Part Two: The Things I Love Rob Williams November 6, 2012 Windows
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