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5 Fast Facts You Need to Know About the Upcoming Surface Pro 5

Aug 24th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

5 Fast Facts You Need to Know About the Upcoming Surface Pro 5

The Surface Pro 5 rumors are heating up. Are you in the market for a new tablet/ultrabook combo? Well, the Surface 5 may be the right choice for you. Find out everything you need to know about the Surface 5 today in our rumor roundup. 5) Surface Pro 5 Release Date The Surface Pro 5 is expected to be released in Spring 2017. Microsoft hasn’t been releasing the Surface Pro on an annual bas

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3 Ways You Can Get Windows 10 For Free After the August 2 Deadline

Aug 2nd 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

3 Ways You Can Get Windows 10 For Free After the August 2 Deadline

On August 2, 2016, Windows 10 will no longer be free for existing Windows users. As it’s always been planned, Microsoft is pulling the promotion after one year. If you already missed the deadline, then you may think it’s too late to download Windows 10 for free. However, we already know of a few ways to still get Windows 10 for free – including some 100% legal ways and a few shady ways.

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CEO Claims Microsoft Will Cripple Steam to Seize Control of PC Gaming

Jul 31st 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

CEO Claims Microsoft Will Cripple Steam to Seize Control of PC Gaming

There’s big drama in the PC gaming industry this week as Epic CEO Tim Sweeney claims that Microsoft may try to intentionally cripple Steam in order to push forward its new Windows gaming platform. That report comes from an interview with Edge magazine, as originally reported by PC Gamer. Sweeney believes that Microsoft will try to slowly destroy the PC as an open platform, locking it down

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Microsoft is Adding 2 Huge Enterprise Security Features in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Jul 26th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Microsoft is Adding 2 Huge Enterprise Security Features in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is scheduled to arrive in a few days, and security researchers are already getting excited about the potential security improvements in the latest update. 2 of the enterprise security features are already attracting some excitement for their ability to limit the spread of corporate data while also preventing future data leaks. Here are these two exciting enterp

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3 Fast Facts You Need to Know About the Free Windows 10 Upgrade Offer Coming to an End on July 29

Jul 6th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

3 Fast Facts You Need to Know About the Free Windows 10 Upgrade Offer Coming to an End on July 29

Microsoft’s year-long free upgrade offer for Windows 10 is coming to an end on July 29, 2016. It’s the beginning of some big changes to Microsoft’s flagship operating system. Today, we’re highlighting 3 of the most important ways those changes are likely to affect you. 3) Windows 10 Gets Expensive Windows 10 immediately undergoes an enormous price raise after July 29, when it goes from $

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Pros and Cons of Upgrading to Windows 10 Before July 29, 2016

Jun 28th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Pros and Cons of Upgrading to Windows 10 Before July 29, 2016

Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade offer will end on July 29, 2016. After that date, Windows 10 will be priced at its regular rate and you’ll be stuck using Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 There are still millions of holdouts who haven’t upgraded to Windows 10 – despite Microsoft’s best efforts to persuade them. Should you consider upgrading to Windows 10 before the free upgrade window (

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Microsoft Releases Experimental Bloatware Removal Tool for Windows 10

Jun 25th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Microsoft Releases Experimental Bloatware Removal Tool for Windows 10

I hate bloatware. You hate bloatware. We all hate bloatware – and finally, Microsoft is doing something about it. Microsoft has released a free experimental bloatware removal tool as part of its Windows 10 beta. That beta features something called a “refresh” that allows users to install a clean version of Windows. As you may already know, Windows 10 has a number of existing refresh an

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Microsoft Tries Bold New Sales Strategy with “Surface Membership”

Jun 5th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Microsoft Tries Bold New Sales Strategy with “Surface Membership”

Without much fanfare, Microsoft recently launched something called Surface Membership. The plan allows small businesses and users to stay up-to-date on the latest Surface hardware and accessories in exchange for a flat monthly fee. Basically, you buy a single Surface 3, Surface Pro 4, Surface Book, or any combination of the three, without having to pay the full price upfront. Pricing varies

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Microsoft Removes Wi-Fi Sense Feature from Windows 10

Jun 3rd 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Microsoft Removes Wi-Fi Sense Feature from Windows 10

With Windows 10, Microsoft introduced a feature called Wi-Fi Sense that allowed you to automatically share Wi-Fi passwords with your contacts. Unfortunately for the few Sense users, due to “low usage and low demand”, Microsoft is removing the feature. Many users felt uneasy that Windows would scan their Outlook, Skype, and Facebook contacts without having control over who could see their Wi

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Top 5 Most Important Changes in the April 2016 Windows 10 Update

Apr 27th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Top 5 Most Important Changes in the April 2016 Windows 10 Update

Microsoft just released a new update to Windows 10 and it’s already attracting rave reviews as “the best build yet”. What makes the new Windows 10 update so special? We’ve listed the most important updates and features included in the new build. Microsoft announced the news on its blog on April 22. The build is called 14328 and it’s available for both PC and Mobile as an Insider Pr

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