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Here’s Everything We Know About Windows 9

Sep 18th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 9 | 0 Comment

Here’s Everything We Know About Windows 9

Windows 9 is going to be announced at the end of this month. That’s exciting news for Windows fans who disliked Windows 8 and refused to upgrade. It’s also exciting news for anybody who upgraded to Windows 8 and wants their Start menu back. But should you be excited for Windows 9? Well, to help you decide, here’s everything we know about Microsoft’s newest operating system (or at lea

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Microsoft Releases Wired Xbox One Controller for Windows

Sep 17th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

Microsoft Releases Wired Xbox One Controller for Windows

I don’t know about you, but I only use one gamepad on my PC. That gamepad is an Xbox 360 controller. The Xbox 360 controller is arguably the best controller ever made. The Xbox One controller, however, is a serious contender. The Xbox One controller has been around for several months and, a few months ago, Microsoft released controller drivers for Windows. Today, Microsoft finally got a

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Here We Go! Microsoft Announces Windows 9 Event for September 30 in San Francisco

Sep 16th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 9 | 0 Comment

Here We Go! Microsoft Announces Windows 9 Event for September 30 in San Francisco

Over the past few weeks, Microsoft “insiders” have been spreading rumors that the company will reveal Windows 9 at the end of September 2014. Now, Microsoft made those rumors official. The company is holding a “Windows event” in San Francisco on September 30th. Emails were sent out to various tech publications today. Insiders around the world grew giddy when they realized their Septe

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Microsoft Buys Mojang for $2.5 Billion – But What Are the Pros and Cons?

Sep 15th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

Microsoft Buys Mojang for $2.5 Billion – But What Are the Pros and Cons?

This past week, Microsoft purchased Minecraft maker Mojang for a hefty $2.5 billion. Mojang’s CEO Markus “Notch” Persson wrote a touching letter to fans where he explained his reason behind the decision. Apparently, Notch reached out to Microsoft about the buyout because he was tired of being a CEO and wanted to go back to being a “nerdy computer programmer.” Aww. Anyways, as pa

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Leaked Videos Show Off New Windows 9 Features

Sep 11th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 9 | 0 Comment

Leaked Videos Show Off New Windows 9 Features

Windows 9 may only be a few weeks away from being debuted to the general public. That means we’re going to see a lot of leaks over the next few weeks. Today, I’m proud to share another leak with you. Recent videos have appeared online which are rumored to show Windows 9 in action. Apparently, the person who made these videos somehow got their hands on the Windows 9 Technical Preview –

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Report: Microsoft Will Unveil Windows 9 on Tuesday, September 30

Aug 29th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 9 | 0 Comment

Report: Microsoft Will Unveil Windows 9 on Tuesday, September 30

Microsoft may sound the death knell for Windows 8 before the OS even reaches its second birthday. According to new reports from The Verge, Microsoft will unveil Windows 9 on Tuesday, September 30. That report comes in the footsteps of a previous report from Microsoft insider Mary Jo Foley who claimed that Windows 9 would be unveiled in “late September or early October”. Windows 9, whi

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PlayStation 4 Beats Xbox One for Seventh Straight Month, Total Sales Now Double Xbox One

Aug 23rd 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

PlayStation 4 Beats Xbox One for Seventh Straight Month, Total Sales Now Double Xbox One

Console sales statistics have arrived for July and it’s more great news for Sony. The Sony Playstation 4 has outsold the Xbox One for the seventh straight month. Since release, the Playstation 4 has sold approximately 10 million units while the Xbox One has sold approximately 5 million units. There is good news for Microsoft: total console sales across this entire generation are outpaci

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Everything You Need to Know about Microsoft’s $199 Chromebook Competitor, the HP Stream

Aug 20th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Laptop Tweaks and Repairs | 0 Comment

Everything You Need to Know about Microsoft’s $199 Chromebook Competitor, the HP Stream

Microsoft and Google have not got along over the past few years. You see, Microsoft doesn’t like how Google’s Chromebooks are taking away PC market share. Microsoft argues that Chromebooks are useless when they’re not connected to the internet and that users are extremely limited when it comes to software and features. Both of those things are true. Unfortunately for Microsoft, many us

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Microsoft Urges Windows 7 Users to Uninstall Recent Security Update Due to Blue Screen of Death Errors

Aug 19th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Last Tuesday, Microsoft released several patches for Windows 7. Those patches were designed to fix critical system vulnerabilities while improving user experiences across the board. Unfortunately, Microsoft’s most recent “Patch Tuesday” release is causing “Blue Screen of Death” crashes across the world. The specific update was identified as MS14-045 and was part of 9 specific up

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Microsoft Insider Says Windows 9 Consumer Preview Could Arrive as Early as September 2014

Aug 17th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 9 | 0 Comment

Microsoft Insider Says Windows 9 Consumer Preview Could Arrive as Early as September 2014

According to Microsoft insider Mary Jo Foley, we’re very close to seeing the consumer preview of Windows 9. Mary Jo Foley recently wrote that a “technology preview” of Windows 9/Windows Threshold would be available to the general public as early as late September/early October. That’s exciting news for anyone who wants to forget about Windows 8 – including Microsoft. Windows 9 i

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