Category Archives: Windows

3 Solutions to reset login password for a Locked Windows 10

If you go through the internet world, you would come across several solutions to unlock or access your locked Windows 10 computer, but most of them do not live up to your expectation. Few methods do work and few do not. Thus if you too are in a similar kind of a situation where your system has been… Read More »

Lenovo Launches ARM-Powered Miix 630, New ThinkPad X1 Series at CES 2018

Lenovo Miix 630 HIGHLIGHTS X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga support Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) imagi X1 laptops have far field microphones for hands-free Amazon Alexa use 4K UHD ThinkVision X1 Monitor comes with near borderless bezels Lenovo has launched the ARM-powered Miix 630 2-in-1, and refreshed its Thinkpad lineup at CES 2018. The former is the company’s first Snapdragon-powered Windows… Read More »

Asus ROG Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition Gaming Laptop and More Launched at CES 2018

HIGHLIGHTS The Asus ROG Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition sports limited edition branding The NovaGo is one of the first Windows on Snapdragon laptops The ZenBook 13 features Harman Kardon audio output Asus announced the launch of the new ROG Bezel-free kit at CES 2018. This kit allows users to eliminate gaps among multi display setups, creating a seamless experience for gamers.… Read More »

Microsoft Suspends AMD Spectre and Meltdown Patch Rollout After Complaints of Unbootable PCs

HIGHLIGHTS Users of PCs with certain AMD CPUs reported freezing at bootup Microsoft blames AMD for providing inaccurate documentation The two companies are working together to resolve the problems Following multiple user complaints that of PCs with AMD processors were freezing while booting after the installation of Microsoft Windows security patches, the software giant has announced that it has suspended the delivery of specific… Read More »

Microsoft is adding native OpenSSH to Windows 10

Microsoft has been steadily making Windows 10 a lot more developer friendly, adding the bash command line, alongside Ubuntu, SUSE Linux, and Fedora Linux distributions. The software giant is now adding a native OpenSSH client to Windows 10. It’s available immediately as a beta option in the Fall Creators Update for Windows 10, and it’s easy to enable. TechCrunch reports that the… Read More »

Windows 10 tip: How to disable unwanted startup programs

Every time you start your PC, Windows checks in more than a dozen places to see if you (or, more likely, some program you installed) has specified that a program should start automatically. Those auto-start programs can run as a result of entries in the Windows registry, scheduled tasks, Group Policy settings, even the ancient Win.ini file. Most… Read More »

Why Windows 7 updates are getting bigger

Windows 7’s security rollups, the most comprehensive of the fixes it pushes out each Patch Tuesday, have almost doubled in size since Microsoft revamped the veteran operating system’s update regimen last year. According to Microsoft’s own data, what it calls the “Security Quality Monthly Rollup” (rollup from here on) grew by more than 70% within the first dozen issued… Read More »

Windows Update borks elderly printers in typical Patch Tuesday style

icrosoft’s latest batch of software updates for Windows has been blamed for a mysterious ailment befalling some poor old Epson dot-matrix printers. Reg readers let us know that, after installing this week’s Patch Tuesday payload from Redmond, their Windows boxes no longer work with Epson’s dot matrix printers (which are still a thing, apparently, especially among those working with… Read More »

Microsoft grants enterprises 6 more months of support for Windows 10 1511

Microsoft has reversed the retirement of Windows 10 version 1511, extending support for the 2015 feature upgrade by six months for commercial customers. “To help some early enterprise adopters that are still finishing their transition to Windows as a service, we will be providing a supplemental servicing package for Windows 10, version 1511, for an additional six months,… Read More »

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with settings and input improvements

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs with settings and input improvements. This build is part of the RS4 branch, which represents the next Windows 10 update the company has yet to announce. Windows 10 is a service, meaning it was built in a very different way from its predecessors so it can be regularly updated with not just fixes,… Read More »