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Windows 10 Now Used by 9% of Global Computers, Which is Still Less Than Windows XP

Dec 14th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Windows 10 Now Used by 9% of Global Computers, Which is Still Less Than Windows XP

Microsoft gave away Windows 10 for free to Windows 7 and 8 users. They told you to upgrade Windows XP years ago after officially dropping support for the OS in 2014. But in spite of all this hard work, there are still more Windows XP users in the world today than there are Windows 10 users. That’s right: the latest market share figures have come out, and Microsoft’s Windows 10 adoption c

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How to Fix Your Windows Update If It Gets Stuck Trying to Update Windows 10

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

How to Fix Your Windows Update If It Gets Stuck Trying to Update Windows 10

I’ve had a frustrating problem the last few weeks: Windows Update continuously tries to upgrade Windows 10, only to vaguely say that the update “failed” once the computer restarts. Then, Windows Update repeats the cycle and tries to install the update again. What happens when something goes wrong with Windows Update in Windows 10? Today, we’re solving these issues for you. Check Out

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New Password Stealing Trojan Targeting Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge

Nov 30th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

New Password Stealing Trojan Targeting Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge

A new Trojan has been discovered targeting Windows 10 users. That Trojan, called Dyreza or Dyre, has been known to steal passwords entered through all popular internet browsers – including Microsoft Edge. Here are some fast facts you need to know about Dyre: -It targets computers running Windows 10 and has already infected 80,000 Windows 10 machines -The Trojan is delivered via a downlo

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How to Speed Up Start Times on Windows 10

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

How to Speed Up Start Times on Windows 10

Microsoft made great improvements to Windows start times with Windows 10. However, there’s always room for faster times. Today, I’m going to explain how to speed up start times in Windows 10 in the easiest and most effective ways possible. Open Up the Windows 10 Startup Manager Microsoft has made it easier than ever to streamline your startup processes in Windows 10. A new Startup Manager

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Five Reasons Why Windows 10 Privacy Settings Aren’t as Scary as You Think

Nov 16th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Five Reasons Why Windows 10 Privacy Settings Aren’t as Scary as You Think

If you ask the average user what they think of Windows 10, they might answer something like “It’s pretty good, but I’ve heard there are some serious privacy issues.” Well, according to a new report by TechRepublic.com, the Windows 10 privacy settings are enormously overblown. So while headlines say things like “Windows 10: Privacy Nightmare” and “Windows 10 Violates Your Privac

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3 Tips to Get the Most of the Windows 10 November Update

Nov 15th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

3 Tips to Get the Most of the Windows 10 November Update

Windows 10’s biggest update just rolled out over the past few days. Major changes included new messaging apps and small tweaks to the Windows experience. Microsoft also purportedly boosted speed and performance by 30% in comparison to Windows 7 computers running on the same hardware. Want to get the most out of the new Windows 10 update? Here are some tips to help you get started. 3) Chan

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How to Perform a Clean Install with Windows 10’s Free Upgrade Offer

Nov 14th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

How to Perform a Clean Install with Windows 10’s Free Upgrade Offer

Microsoft has been giving away Windows 10 for free to Windows 7 and Windows 8 users since launch. However, those free upgrade offers come with a catch: you can’t perform a clean Windows 10 install. You need to install the Windows 10 upgrade. Fortunately, there is a way to perform a clean Windows 10 install for free. The new Windows 10 update actually made it easier. Here’s our guide:

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How to Install a Classic Windows Interface on Windows 10 Using Classic Shell

Nov 12th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

How to Install a Classic Windows Interface on Windows 10 Using Classic Shell

Some people love the new Windows 10 menu. Others hate it. If you fall into the latter category, then you may want to install something called Classic Shell for Windows 10. This free application turns your modern-style Windows 10 Start menu into the classic style used in Windows 7. The menu is actually superior to the Windows 7 menu because it’s more customizable – you can tweak every cor

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Windows 10 Has an Estimated 120 Million Worldwide Users at the 3 Month Mark

Nov 2nd 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Windows 10 Has an Estimated 120 Million Worldwide Users at the 3 Month Mark

Within 3 months of making its debut, Windows 10 is estimated to have 120 million users around the world. That number includes all desktops, laptops, and tablets. Earlier in October, when Microsoft debuted the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book, the company claimed that they had 110 million users and was exceptionally proud of that fact. That 120 million installs isn’t actually an official n

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Why is PC Tech Support Recommending Users Stay Away from Windows 10?

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

Why is PC Tech Support Recommending Users Stay Away from Windows 10?

Microsoft has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on advertising trying to make sure Windows 10 is a success. Unfortunately, it hasn’t spent enough time making sure its manufacturing partners send the same message. At least, that’s what appears to be the case according to a new report from our friends at Laptop Mag. That magazine runs an annual feature where they contact tech suppor

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