Category Archives: Windows

How to get the Windows 98 experience on today’s PCs

Twenty years ago Windows 98 became available for sale to the general public, yet the operating system enjoyed a mixed reputation. It brought new features and refined the concept of PNP (Plug & Play) devices which could automatically be detected by the system when connected to a USB port. However, Windows 98 was also famous for being the… Read More »

Qualcomm still serious about Windows 10 on Arm: Engineers work on ’12W’ Snapdragon 1000

Something like this … An earlier SDM850 reference design Qualcomm is seemingly working on another high-end 64-bit Arm-compatible system-on-chip for Windows 10 PCs – the Snapdragon 1000. Here’s the US chip designer’s line up so far for personal computers: the Snapdragon 835, which made its way into a few moderately overpriced and slightly lackluster touchscreen laptops; the 845 announced in December… Read More »

Got an old PC? Your time running Windows 7 may be up

Microsoft has dropped support for Windows 7 on a range of PCs dating back to turn of the millennium. PCs whose processors lack support for multimedia instructions called SSE2 will no longer receive security updates for Windows 7, Microsoft has confirmed. The issue first arose in March this year, when Microsoft issued a security update, (KB4088875), which generated a… Read More »

Microsoft Windows 10 Insider Preview Build Brings Sets Overhaul, Cloud Clipboard, Dark Theme, and More

HIGHLIGHTS The latest Windows 10 Preview Insider Build 17666 is out New updates to Fluent Design have also been revealed Notepad is set to get embedded Bing search Microsoft Build 2018, the tech giant’s annual developer conference, was held on May 7-9 and brought to the public several new developments on Microsoft’s core products. A lot of those… Read More »

Windows 10 April 2018 Update: How to Download and What’s New

HIGHLIGHTS Windows 10 April 2018 Update can be downloaded manually right now Update brings Timeline, Focus Assist, Dictation, and more features You can download using Update Assistant or Media Creation Tool as well Microsoft on Monday began rolling out the Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) to eligible Windows 10PCs and tablets. Users can expect the update to be made available… Read More »

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 »