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Free Windows 10 upgrade: Time is running out... should you do it?

The Register - ‎20 hours ago‎
What will the upgrade from Windows 7 or 8 cost after July 29th? The full release will remain available; current prices are $119.99 (UK £99.99 inc VAT) for Windows 10 Home or $199.99 (UK £189.00 inc VAT) for Pro. A spokesperson told us that "After the ...

How to wipe a Windows 10 (or Windows 8) laptop

Alphr - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The good news is this is relatively straightforward to do when using Windows 10. Here we break down the process into easy-to-follow steps, which work across Windows 10 PCs, tablets and laptops.
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Should I take my last chance of a free upgrade to Windows 10?

The Guardian - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
I have two laptops: one started with Windows 7 and the other with Windows 8. I've upgraded the second machine to Windows 10 and left the first on Windows 7. Microsoft keeps telling me to upgrade before 29 July as it “qualifies” but I don't want to lose ...
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Should I upgrade to Windows 10? Why upgrade Windows 10? Is Windows 10 good?

PC Advisor - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Windows 10 avoids the same pitfalls by returning to a Windows 7 style desktop, complete with a Start Menu that features optional live tiles for those who liked that addition to Windows 8. The Charms bar is no more, instead replaced by a more robust ...
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How to migrate from Windows XP to Windows 10 in 8 reboots or less

ZDNet - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
For those running Windows 7 or Windows 8, the upgrade is straightforward. Heck, it's impossible to ignore. Microsoft has gone out of its way to make upgrading to Windows 10 easy.
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How to remove malware from your Windows PC

PCWorld - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Sadly, Microsoft has turned the process of booting into safe mode from a relatively easy process in Windows 7 and Windows 8 to one that is decidedly more complicated in Windows 10. To boot into Windows Safe Mode, first click the Start Button in Windows ...

Upgrade to an SSD: The best way to make your computer feel like new

CNET - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
(Note that Windows 8 and Windows 10 work with MBR, too.) If you want to use a pre-used SSD for your computer, you need to first make its drive format type the same as that of the existing hard drive, prior to the cloning process.

How to get out of Windows Safe Mode

PCWorld - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
If you're running Windows 7, boot the machine and press F8 repeatedly. Once the Advanced Boot Options menu comes up, select Start Windows Normally.
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Mise à jour vers Windows 10 : à une semaine de la fin de l'offre gratuite, on fait le point

Next INpact - ‎18 hours ago‎
En effet, seuls Windows 7 ou 8 (Familiale, Pro et Ultimate) sont éligibles et les moutures plus anciennes comme Vista ou XP ne peuvent pas profiter de cette promotion. C'est également le cas pour les versions Entreprise de Windows 7, 8 et 8.1 ...
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Windows 10 Upgrade on an Old PC: What You Should Know

Gotta Be Mobile - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
... features to Windows in the past. In Windows 8, it changed the way the Start Menu worked; mouse and keyboard users didn't like the change at all.
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Microsoft steps up legal pressure against Windows 10 pirates

Computerworld - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
"Defendants have activated and attempted to active [sic] copies of Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Office 2013, Office 2010, and Windows Server 2008," Microsoft charged.

New game Touchdown Hero launches on Windows 10 devices with Xbox Achievements

WinBeta - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A new game has just launched on Windows 10 devices called, Touchdown Hero: New Season. The game is published by Game Troopers and appears to support PCs and tablets running Windows 8 and upwards and smartphones running Windows Phone 8 ...

Your Windows 10 Time Is Running Out, IsoHunt Mirrors KickassTorrents… [Tech News Digest]

MakeUseOf - ‎21 hours ago‎
Microsoft has spent the past year trying to tempt Windows loyalists to upgrade from Windows 7 or Windows 8 to the all-new, shiny, sparkling Windows 10.
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Skype will stop supporting Windows Phone in the near future

Windows Report - ‎16 hours ago‎
Windows Phone isn't the best operating system Microsoft has created. In fact, it was quite terrible, but that didn't stop Microsoft fans from purchasing mobile devices that ran this operating system.

Best Windows apps this week

BetaNews - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
One-hundred and ninety in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 8.x and Windows 10 in the past seven days. Lots of updates this week for established apps such as Windows Camera and ...

How to Use the Windows 10 Full Screen Start Menu

TekRevue - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Windows 10 reintroduced the Start Menu following the controversial use of the Start Screen in Windows 10. The Windows 10 Start Menu attempts to merge the best of the classic Start Menu and Windows 8's Live Tiles, and many users were happy to see its ...
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Windows 10 is liked by bosses, not so much by workers

TechRadar - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
In comparison to previous versions of Windows, respondents said that Windows 10 was a major improvement over Windows 8 in all departments, including performance, security, and the interface.
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Best web browser 2016

PC Advisor - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Update 12 May: Opera has just announced a new version of its browser for Windows and MacOS which includes a new low-power mode that's said to improve battery life by 50 percent.
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Is upgrading to Windows 10 right for you?

Lincoln Journal Star - ‎Jul 9, 2016‎
The question of Windows 8 vs. Windows 10 is a slam-dunk. Veteran instructor John Lortz says current users of Windows 8 have an easy decision to make. “Windows 8 will eventually be an orphan,” he says. “If you've got Windows 8, you've got to change.”.