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Microsoft Promises that Windows 8.1 Will Finally Fix Windows 8 on PC

Feb 24th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Microsoft Promises that Windows 8.1 Will Finally Fix Windows 8 on PC

For the last 1.5 years, PC users have struggled to jump on the Windows 8 train. Windows 8 just doesn’t have a whole lot of lovable features. Windows 8.1 kinda-sorta-maybe fixed some features, although it was still severely lacking in others – like a Start Button. It also forced users to boot into the little-used Metro UI and felt awkward to use on non-touchscreen devices. All of these pr

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How to Quickly and Easily Upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 or Windows 8

Feb 11th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Uncategorized | 0 Comment

How to Quickly and Easily Upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 or Windows 8

Like it or not, Windows 8 is here to stay. And like it or not, you really shouldn’t use Windows XP after April 2014. So what’s a lazy person like you to do? Upgrade to Windows 7 or Windows 8, of course! Are you looking for the quickest and simplest way to upgrade to a new operating system? Today, we’re going to show you exactly how to upgrade to Microsoft’s newest operating systems as e

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How to Delete the Recycle Bin in Windows 8.1

Feb 9th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

How to Delete the Recycle Bin in Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 adds a bunch of new useful features to Windows 8. One small change is the ability to delete – or at least disable – the Recycle Bin. Keep in mind that disabling the Recycle Bin is not a really good idea. The Recycle Bin is a failsafe device that prevents you from accidentally deleting things you need. If you put something in the Recycle Bin, it doesn’t get officially deleted u

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Windows XP Gained Market Share in January 2014 – Seriously

Feb 4th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Windows XP Gained Market Share in January 2014 – Seriously

Microsoft has invested hundreds of millions of dollars into advertising Windows 7 and Windows 8. In spite of that fact, Windows XP has held double digit percentage market shares for over a decade. Windows XP was a masterpiece for its time but is showing its age today. That’s why market share has been steadily decreasing over the past few years. Of course, Windows XP support will also be disco

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The Latest Windows 8.1 Update 1 Features Have Leaked

Feb 2nd 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

The Latest Windows 8.1 Update 1 Features Have Leaked

Windows 8.1 improved Windows 8, and the first update to Windows 8.1 is expected to do the same. Windows 8.1 Update 1, as this next update has been called, is expected to arrive in March and, according to insiders, will provide a friendly and familiar interface to PC users. The interface will be plainer and simpler than Windows 8.1. Screenshots of the update have been leaked onto the internet

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Microsoft Unofficially Admits that Windows 8 is the “New Vista”

Jan 21st 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Microsoft Unofficially Admits that Windows 8 is the “New Vista”

Windows Vista will forever go down as one of the worst operating systems in Microsoft history. After the magical OS that was Windows XP, the world expected big things from Microsoft. Unfortunately, from the day it launched, Vista suffered from driver problems, compatibility issues, and visual gimmicks that looked cool but destroyed PC performance. Windows 8 didn’t suffer from many of the s

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How to Hide your Windows 8.1 Start Menu Button

Jan 3rd 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

How to Hide your Windows 8.1 Start Menu Button

The Windows Start button returned to action in Windows 8.1. Unfortunately, Microsoft decided to give the Start button limited functionality. Instead of taking users to their Start menu, the Windows 8.1 Start button takes users to their Metro app drawer. Some people consider it an improvement over the ‘no Start button’ approach, while others consider it a step backwards. Today, we’re go

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Top 4 Hidden Windows 8.1 Tips and Tricks

Jan 2nd 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Top 4 Hidden Windows 8.1 Tips and Tricks

Windows 8.1 is gaining momentum as an operating system and more and more users are jumping on board every day. That’s why we want to help. Here are some of our favorite Windows 8.1 tips, tricks, secrets, and shortcuts: 1) Access your Windows 8 apps without leaving your desktop screen Windows 8.1 finally gives users the option to boot directly to their desktops. However, you’ll have to swi

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5 Different Ways to Shut Down Windows 8

Dec 17th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

5 Different Ways to Shut Down Windows 8

Criticize Windows 8 all you want, but the operating system has no shortage of shutdown methods. Today, we’re going to show you some of the best ways to shut down Windows 8. These methods are guaranteed to shut down Windows 8 in a timely and efficient manner. I’ve tried to arrange these methods from easiest to hardest, although your mileage may vary: 5) Use the new Start Button brought ba

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Dell Unfazed By Microsoft’s Stupid “Scroogled” Campaign and Starts Producing Chromebooks

Dec 15th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Dell Unfazed By Microsoft’s Stupid “Scroogled” Campaign and Starts Producing Chromebooks

Dell used to be Microsoft’s biggest manufacturing partner. And then Microsoft made the bizarre choice to create an operating system called Windows 8. Consumers hated Windows 8 and Microsoft’s manufacturing partners felt the pain. Sales plummeted and companies couldn’t give away Windows 8 tablets and computers. It got ugly. Fast. Well Dell, the world’s third largest PC maker, recently

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