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Do you want a Windows RT Toshiba tablet? Don’t get your hopes up

Aug 15th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Do you want a Windows RT Toshiba tablet? Don’t get your hopes up

Microsoft and its manufacturing partners have had a testy relationship over the last few months. Ever since Microsoft announced the Surface, OEMs like Acer, Asus, and Toshiba have been in an uproar about Microsoft taking away their business. As a result, some OEMs have not signed up to create launch-day Windows 8 tablets. These OEMs include big names like Acer and HP. But Microsoft has known ab

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Has the full version of Windows 8 already been leaked?

Aug 2nd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Has the full version of Windows 8 already been leaked?

Yesterday, we told you that Windows 8 had reached its ‘RTM’ (Released To Manufacturers) stage. We also mentioned that this stage, in the past, has been where illegal versions of Windows start to appear online. While a Windows 8 leak isn’t unexpected, nobody expected it to happen this quickly. Today, on August 2, one day after Windows 8 was released to manufacturers, it looks like the full

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Windows 8 hits RTM stage

Aug 1st 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Windows 8 hits RTM stage

Windows 8 reached a significant milestone on its path to being released later this year. Microsoft announced that it had released its final build of Windows 8 to manufacturers. Called the ‘RTM’ stage of development (Released To Manufacturers), this allows Microsoft’s hardware partners to start optimizing their devices for release later this year. Over the next few months, hardware manufac

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Valve’s Gabe Newell calls Windows 8 a “catastrophe”

Jul 28th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Valve’s Gabe Newell calls Windows 8 a “catastrophe”

If you’re not already familiar with Gabe Newell, then you’re probably not into the PC gaming scene. Newell is head of Valve Software, creator of popular games like Portal, Left 4 Dead, Half Life, Team Fortress 2, and CounterStrike Source, among others. Of course, that’s not to mention ‘Steam’, which is Valve’s flagship PC gaming platform. It allows users to buy new PC games, transfer s

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OS X Mountain Lion versus Windows 8: What can Microsoft learn?

Jul 25th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

OS X Mountain Lion versus Windows 8: What can Microsoft learn?

OS X Mountain Lion was launched earlier this week. For those who don’t know, OS X is Apple’s flagship operating system. Each new update comes with its own code name. On Wednesday, July 25, Apple released the ‘Mountain Lion’ update. While Mountain Lion, unlike previous updates, was not a huge leap forward for Apple, it did add some notable refinements to OS X. PC World recently publis

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Windows 8 won’t have Aero user interface

May 22nd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Windows 8 won’t have Aero user interface

If you plan on upgrading to Windows 8 later this year, don’t expect to see the Aero user interface when you get there. Microsoft has announced that the sleek Aero UI, first introduced in Windows Vista and optimized in Windows 7, will not be featured in the upcoming Windows 8. What is the Aero UI? Well, if you’re using Windows Vista or Windows 8, hold down the Windows key and press ‘Tab’

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New PC repair improvements announced for Windows 8

May 11th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

New PC repair improvements announced for Windows 8

The Windows 8 beta has been out for quite some time now. However, many final features have yet to be announced, and many are expecting some serious changes to be implemented before the operating system’s launch later this year. Two of these changes were announced today: Windows 8 is going to feature extended support for chkdsk and NTFS health. If you don’t know what either of those two appl

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