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Expect to see Microsoft stores around your city this fall

Oct 9th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Expect to see Microsoft stores around your city this fall

“Hey do you want to go to the Microsoft Store and pick up a tablet?” If somebody asked you that question today, you might think they were crazy. But it won’t be long before Microsoft Stores will be spotted in cities across North America. Microsoft recently announced an expansion of its pop-up stores project in preparation for winter. These pop-up stores will help carry the slack in loc

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Microsoft co-founder calls Windows 8 “Bold…innovative…puzzling.”

Oct 4th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Microsoft co-founder calls Windows 8 “Bold…innovative…puzzling.”

In what is perhaps the most accurate summary of Windows 8 so far, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has labelled Windows 8 “particular bold and innovative” while calling some aspects “puzzling.” Windows 8 will be released later this month, and it’s the first version of Windows since 95 to feature a brand new interface. While the classic Windows Start screen will still be there, Windows

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Windows Store reaches 2,000 app mark one month before Windows 8 release

Sep 27th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Windows Store reaches 2,000 app mark one month before Windows 8 release

We’re exactly one month away from the release of Windows 8. Over the past year, Microsoft has been steadily preparing for the release of its next operating system, and one of its largest initiatives has been to encourage the development of its app store. Today, Microsoft started noticing the fruits of those efforts when it reached the 2,000 app mark in the Windows Store. According to this art

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Can an 8 year old computer run Windows 8?

Sep 23rd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Can an 8 year old computer run Windows 8?

We’re not sure if this is a cleverly disguised marketing ploy by Microsoft or just one blogger’s attempt to have some fun, but a recent article on PC World chronicled the efforts to install Windows 8 on a PC that is over 8 years old. Here’s what the PC looks like. And no, we can’t explain the reasoning behind that ridiculous paint job: The specs are equally as ugly by today’s s

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If Windows 8 fails, Microsoft has no backup plan

Sep 18th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

If Windows 8 fails, Microsoft has no backup plan

Over the last few months, it has become apparent that Microsoft is going ‘all-in’ with Windows 8. Microsoft is forcing users to adapt to the Windows 8 interface, and it recently upgraded all of its employees to Windows 8 phones, tablets, and computers. But every smart company has a backup plan just in case their product launch fails, right? Apparently not. During an interview with The

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How to use multiple monitors in Windows 8

Aug 29th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

How to use multiple monitors in Windows 8

Dual monitors are starting to become popular in offices and workstations around the world. Today, even the most basic computer hardware has no problems running multiple monitors at the same time, and a multi-monitor setup is a great way to improve productivity by displaying twice as much information on the screen at any one time. Thankfully, Microsoft knows how popular multiple monitors are, an

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Should you upgrade to Windows 8?

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

Should you upgrade to Windows 8?

Windows 8 will be released on October 26, and many of today’s Windows users are wondering if they should pay to upgrade. Since many PC users just recently upgraded to Windows 7, they might not feel like switching to an entirely new operating system just yet. This is especially true for businesses that have to pay thousands of dollars (in addition to retraining fees) every time they upgrade to a

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Get Windows 8 Pro for $14.99

Aug 21st 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Get Windows 8 Pro for $14.99

If you purchased a Windows 7 PC within the last few months, then you might be wondering why you’re using Windows 7 when a new operating system is just around the corner. Fortunately for you, Microsoft hears your pain and has announced an upgrade offer for all Windows 7 users who bought a new PC on or after June 2, 2012. If you bought a Windows 7 PC after that date, you’re eligible to upgrad

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Microsoft will manufacture 3 million Surface tablets

Aug 19th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Microsoft will manufacture 3 million Surface tablets

Rumors about the Microsoft Surface have been flying around in recent weeks. A few days ago, CNet claimed that the Microsoft Surface would be sold at just $199 – which would be a massive loss for Microsoft but would put a Windows 8 tablets in the hands of consumers around the world. Tech analysts shot back saying that this price point would be very unlikely. Well, it appears that Microsoft is

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Early Windows 8 reviews are positive

Aug 16th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Early Windows 8 reviews are positive

Windows 8’s official release date is October 26, but just a few days ago, early copies of Windows 8 were released to a large number of industry insiders, including developers and several journalists. That means that Windows 8 reviews are starting to appear online, and so far, they seem to be fairly positive. This copy of Windows 8 is called Windows 8 RTM (Released to Manufacturing), which is

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