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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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The First Universal Windows Apps Are Now Available for Xbox One and Windows 10

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

The First Universal Windows Apps Are Now Available for Xbox One and Windows 10

The first universal Windows apps are finally here. Microsoft recently announced plans to unify apps across Windows 10 and Xbox One. Today, those plans quietly claim to fruition as Microsoft announced its first universal Windows apps. Microsoft revealed those apps in a press release from its 2016 Build developers conference. The first apps that will be available across platforms include: -Nic

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4 Big Windows 10 Updates to Get Excited About this Summer

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

4 Big Windows 10 Updates to Get Excited About this Summer

Microsoft made a big splash last summer by releasing Windows 10 for free to existing Windows users. This summer, Microsoft may make a similar splash by releasing some major updates to its flagship operating system. Ready to get excited for this summer? Here are 4 big Windows 10 updates. Cortana is Getting Better Cortana is going to become more proactive and start suggesting things like where

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Windows 10 is Now the Most Popular Operating System on Steam

Apr 1st 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Windows 10 is Now the Most Popular Operating System on Steam

Microsoft recently celebrated a milestone as Windows 10 became the number one most-popular operating system among Steam users. The surge in usage was likely related to the fact that Windows 10 became a “recommended” upgrade for Windows 7 and 8 users last week. Gamers have also switched en masse to Windows 10 for cutting edge features like DirectX 12. The Steam report from March 2016 o

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Microsoft Plans to Unify PC and Xbox One Gaming Platforms Into One

Mar 4th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

Microsoft Plans to Unify PC and Xbox One Gaming Platforms Into One

Microsoft just announced huge news for the gaming industry: they just confirmed that the Xbox One will become some sort of console/PC hybrid, complete with cross-platform compatible games and upgradeable hardware. Microsoft is planning to unify its PC and Xbox One gaming platforms into one ecosystem. That ecosystem will run Universal Windows Applications, or UWAs. The news was announced t

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4 Easy Tips and Tricks to Speed Up Your Windows 10 PC

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

4 Easy Tips and Tricks to Speed Up Your Windows 10 PC

Windows 10 isn’t the world’s most popular operating system – but it’s slowly getting there. Looking for easy ways to speed up your Windows 10 system? Today, we’re featuring the best tips and tricks for speeding up your Windows 10 PC. 1) Prevent Programs and Processes from Loading On Startup By default, Windows 10 launches hundreds of processes every time you start up your computer.

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Windows Defender Now Better than Half the Competition in New Antivirus Test

Feb 9th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Windows Defender Now Better than Half the Competition in New Antivirus Test

It’s one of the greatest comeback stories in PC antivirus software history. Windows Defender – which was once at the bottom of the pile in terms of antivirus software rankings – is now officially better than half its competition according to a new antivirus test. That antivirus test was released this past week. AV-Test.org published its latest findings and gave a surprisingly good rati

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Here’s How to Run Windows 95 in Any Web Browser

Jan 31st 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

Here’s How to Run Windows 95 in Any Web Browser

Life was simpler back in 1995. We didn’t have the world judging us via social media. The tech boom was in full swing. And we had the world’s best operating system, Windows 95. Microsoft’s Windows 95 was the big coming out party for Windows. It brought Windows to a whole new generation of users. And now you can experience the exciting world of Windows 95 once again without leaving the c

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Microsoft Just Ended Support for Windows 8 – So Upgrade ASAP

Jan 17th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Microsoft Just Ended Support for Windows 8 – So Upgrade ASAP

Microsoft originally launched Windows 8 in October 2012, fully expecting it to be the core OS of the future for desktop users. Instead, less than four years after the OS launched, Microsoft is officially ending support for Windows 8, also known as “The Second Vista”. That end of support date was quietly reached on Tuesday, January 12 with little fanfare. On January 12, 2016, Microsoft

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AV Test Ranks Top 20 Antivirus Security Programs for Windows 10

Dec 16th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

AV Test Ranks Top 20 Antivirus Security Programs for Windows 10

Windows 10 may be less than a year old, but all major antivirus makers have already upgraded their software to the new OS. Today, there are 19 official antivirus products for Windows 10. Which product offers the best choice for you? AV-Test recently helped to answer that question when they ranked 20 different security software programs for Windows 10 (19 third-party programs as well as the b

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