Windows 11 has been released as a developer preview, and while it remains unstable there are many reasons you might want to try it, such as for development or just to get a feel of the operating system that could soon replace Windows 10. I do recommend against installing this if you expect stability, sinceContinue reading “How to install Windows 11 on unsupported hardware”
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Happy 25th birthday to Windows 95!
On this day in 1995, Windows 95 was released. Windows 95 included new features such as the taskbar and start menu, and it was the first version of Windows to run as its own operating system, rather than on top of MS-DOS. It was also the first 32-bit, rather than 16-bit, Windows operating system. SupportContinue reading “Happy 25th birthday to Windows 95!”
What will happen when Google Chrome stops supporting Windows 7?
Windows 7 support ended on the 14th January 2020. To be fair, we should all be on Windows 10 by now or if your PC can’t run it or you want a free alternative, Linux. But those who rely on Windows applications and can’t afford to upgrade are left on Windows 7. It’s important toContinue reading “What will happen when Google Chrome stops supporting Windows 7?”
Why do Microsoft recommend you buy a new PC with Windows 10 preinstalled rather than upgrade your existing one?
Now that Windows 7 support has ended, you may have been looking at Windows 10 upgrade options. Microsoft have been recommending you buy a new PC with the OS preinstalled rather than upgrade your existing PC even if it meets the hardware requirements. But why?
Evolution of Windows – From DOS to Windows 10: Part 1
A lot of us are currently running Windows 10 on our PCs. Since it was released in 2015, Windows 10 has proved a good OS for not just PCs but IoT devices, tablets, and even phones despite the death of Windows 10 Mobile last month. We all should be running Windows 10 at the momentContinue reading “Evolution of Windows – From DOS to Windows 10: Part 1”
Got an old Windows PC incapable of upgrading to Windows 10? Never fear, Linux is here!
If you pay attention to tech news and security notices, you’ll know Microsoft have ended support for Windows 7, Vista, and XP by now. To be honest by now, we should all be running Windows 10 after Microsoft gave us a year to prepare to move away from 7. Microsoft recommend that you buy aContinue reading “Got an old Windows PC incapable of upgrading to Windows 10? Never fear, Linux is here!”
Yesterday 13 years ago, Microsoft released Windows Vista
On the 30th January 2007, Microsoft released Windows Vista. This version of Windows included a major overhaul to the system UI but also was very buggy which is why Windows 7 was released two years later which was much more stable. Windows Vista was NOT a free upgrade, unlike Windows 10 which was free forContinue reading “Yesterday 13 years ago, Microsoft released Windows Vista”
Chas addon – updated
This Chas Addon for MCPE is updated to add WinterGirl and new Spawn Egg definitions and textures for Chas and WinterGirl. Download the .ZIP file, extract it and tap on the chasaddon.mcaddon to install the update. Enjoy! Epic Chas Gamer 😎
Meet the new SeaSurf Installer for Windows
Now you can download the new SeaSurf Installer that installs ECG SeaSurf 2017 Update Pack 2 onto your PC. It is free to install but you must accept the terms. The terms aren’t very time-consuming and they seem fair to me. The guide to fix rendering problems will be updated soon. In the meantime, I would recommendContinue reading “Meet the new SeaSurf Installer for Windows”
SoftwareSamples #2 – Run an application with C#
Here is what you should do if you want to open a file in Notepad: Replace C:\path\filename.txt with the path and name of the file. Also, you would usually do backward-slash in Windows instead of forward slash. However, if you use backward-slash the application will run up a bunch of errors. You can change theContinue reading “SoftwareSamples #2 – Run an application with C#”