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Microsoft Shatters Records With 14 Million Windows 10 Upgrades in First Day

Aug 1st 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Microsoft Shatters Records With 14 Million Windows 10 Upgrades in First Day

If you were one of the people waiting till midnight on July 29 to install Windows 10, then Microsoft likes you. The company recently announced that a whopping 14 million users completed their Windows 10 upgrade in the first 24 hours of launch. That blows install numbers for Windows 7 and Windows 8 out of the water. But of course, there’s one major caveat: Windows 10 is free. Still a Long

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Here’s How to Get Windows 10 for a Ridiculously Cheap Price

Jul 31st 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

Here’s How to Get Windows 10 for a Ridiculously Cheap Price

Windows 10 is free for Windows 7 and 8/8.1 users. But everyone else needs to pay over $100 for the Windows 10 Home Edition license key. Don’t feel like shelling out major coin for a Windows 10 license? Today, we’re explaining how to get the operating system for as cheap as possible. Microsoft is Not Cracking Down on Low-Quality Licenses I don’t know about you, but my Windows 7 license h

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Everything You Need to Know About Windows 10 Before Launch

Jul 21st 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Windows 10 is being released within the week, and that means it’s time to catch up on everything you need to know about Microsoft’s newest operating system. Here are the most important things you need to know about the impending upgrade. By the way, this story has been updated with information Microsoft just revealed at a press conference this morning – so this is all we know at this poin

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How to Get Windows 10 for Free Even If You Don’t Have Windows 7 or 8

Jun 21st 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

How to Get Windows 10 for Free Even If You Don’t Have Windows 7 or 8

You’ve probably heard by now that lots of Windows users are getting the new Windows 10 for free. If you’re currently using Windows 7 or Windows 8, then you should see a Windows 10 notification sitting in your system tray right now. But what about everyone else who’s not using Windows 7 or 8? Are these people out of luck? What happens when they want to get Windows 10 for free? Well, I h

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Website Dedicated to Online Privacy Protection Gets Hacked

Jun 18th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Website Dedicated to Online Privacy Protection Gets Hacked

In a rough twist of irony, a PC security website recently got hacked because it was running an outdated version of WordPress. That website is run by Microsoft and called Digital Constitution. It’s dedicated to promoting online privacy protection. After getting hacked, however, Digital Constitution was promoting online casinos. The hack was first spotted by ZDNet.com. Instead of wreck

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Microsoft Stuns E3 By Announcing Mods and Backwards Compatibility for the Xbox One

Jun 16th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

Microsoft Stuns E3 By Announcing Mods and Backwards Compatibility for the Xbox One

I never thought I’d write this, but Microsoft has done something gamers actually wanted with the Xbox One: they’ve announced mods and backwards compatibility on the Xbox One for Xbox 360 games you already own. That’s right, mods, the long-sanctified bastion of PC gaming elitism, are coming to consoles. Microsoft announced the news at its keynote address at E3. The Xbox One was the main

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There’s A Windows 10 PC As Small as a Phone Charger

Jun 10th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

There’s A Windows 10 PC As Small as a Phone Charger

In the future, you may be able to carry around a full-sized desktop PC in a container no larger than a phone charger. As evidence for that fact, someone made a Windows 10 PC as small as a phone charger. That “someone” is a company called Quanta. Microsoft employee Nick Parker showed off the Quanta Computer Plug computer during his Computex keynote address in Taiwan. The new computer

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Microsoft Hints that Halo 5 Could Return to PC

Jun 5th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

Microsoft Hints that Halo 5 Could Return to PC

Halo fans and PC gamers, it’s time to get excited. Microsoft could be releasing the next version of Halo, Halo 5, on both Xbox and PC. That rumor comes from PC Gamer, which recently conducted an interview with Microsoft’s Xbox head, Phil Spencer. Spencer claims the company hasn’t done a good job of supporting PC gaming over the next few years. It plans to change that in the near future

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Microsoft Will Release Windows 10 On July 29th

Jun 1st 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Microsoft Will Release Windows 10 On July 29th

Microsoft finally announced the long-anticipated release date for Windows 10. Early this morning, Windows users around the world started noticing a distinctive Windows-like tile sitting in their system tray. This system tray lets you sign up for your free copy of Windows 10. Yes, that’s a real free copy of Windows 10 with no strings attached. Sitting tucked away in that notification was a

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Skype Translator Now Available for Free Download for Live Spanish to English Translation

May 13th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Skype Translator Now Available for Free Download for Live Spanish to English Translation

For years, we’ve been hearing about how Microsoft was developing a translate feature for Skype. Now, that feature has been tested to a point where it’s ready to hit the market. And yes, it’s exactly as futuristic and cool as you thought it would be. Microsoft announced the general release of Skype Translator on May 12, 2015. The service isn’t yet an included default feature in Skype,

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