Monthly Archives: September 2014

Breaking news..

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The next Windows release will be named, wait for it.. Windows 10 Read here for more.. http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-christens-the-next-version-of-windows-as-windows-10-7000034196/?s_cid=e589&ttag=e589&ftag=TREc64629f As I understood, Windows 9 would have appeared in say the first quarter of 2015, but I have read that Windows 10 will not be around until late 2015, so guess what folks.. You are still stuck with… Continue reading Breaking news..

Windows 8 File History..

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How to set it up: There is a nice article here on how to use and benefit from ‘File History’.. http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/the-complete-guide-to-windows-8-file-history-backup/ Theory always has a happy ending. ………………….. So, I set up File History to save to an external drive, partition ‘I’ called ‘Client backup’ and the computer did save to that drive for a… Continue reading Windows 8 File History..

Windows 8.1 Update on a first generation Netbook..

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aka ‘Why you should never upgrade an OS on an old machine’.. I used an MSDN image of Windows 8.1 Update to create a bootable USB installation stick, and made the media with this.. ISO to USB .. a very simple and easy to use utility. The Toshiba NB250 recognised it immediately and, despite generally… Continue reading Windows 8.1 Update on a first generation Netbook..