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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 System Restore bug preventing users from accessing apps
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 System Restore bug preventing users from accessing apps

Microsoft has issued a series of workarounds for the issue which is affecting a range of apps including Office and Terminal
19 Jan 2023
Microsoft releases scripts to restore shortcuts deleted in faulty Windows Defender update
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft releases scripts to restore shortcuts deleted in faulty Windows Defender update

However, some users have resorted to creating their own fixes as they’ve encountered Microsoft’s to be problematic
16 Jan 2023
Windows Defender update deletes Start Menu, Taskbar, Desktop shortcuts
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Microsoft Windows

Windows Defender update deletes Start Menu, Taskbar, Desktop shortcuts

For now, it appears that administrators will have to manually recreate their shortcuts once the issue has been fixed
13 Jan 2023
Security updates for Windows 7 finally end, users urged to upgrade
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Microsoft Windows

Security updates for Windows 7 finally end, users urged to upgrade

Users have been urged to update to more modern operating systems, such as Windows 10 or 11
9 Jan 2023
How to move Microsoft's Windows 11 from a hard drive to an SSD
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Microsoft Windows

How to move Microsoft's Windows 11 from a hard drive to an SSD

Breathe new life into your Windows machine with these simple steps by finding out how to move Windows 11 to another drive
20 Dec 2022
Windows 10 users encounter ‘blue screen of death’ after latest Patch Tuesday update
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 users encounter ‘blue screen of death’ after latest Patch Tuesday update

Microsoft said it is working on a fix for the issue and has offered users a temporary workaround
20 Dec 2022
How to speed up Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

How to speed up Windows 10

Learn how to disable unnecessary services in Windows 10 and speed up the operating system if you're finding it to be sluggish
19 Dec 2022
How to virtualise Windows 7 inside Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

How to virtualise Windows 7 inside Windows 10

It isn’t safe to run a Windows 7 PC connected to the internet, but if you don’t want to lose access to your apps and setup this is a cunning workaroun…
16 Dec 2022
How to install Windows 11 on a Mac
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Microsoft Windows

How to install Windows 11 on a Mac

Installing Windows 11 on a Mac can present benefits for IT professionals and developers, but you must first check which type of machine you have
8 Dec 2022
How to reinstall Windows 10 without losing data
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Microsoft Windows

How to reinstall Windows 10 without losing data

Reinstalling Windows 10 can wipe your system clean; here’s how to keep your files intact
24 Nov 2022
17 Windows 10 problems and how to fix them
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operating systems

17 Windows 10 problems and how to fix them

Tips and tricks to help you solve Windows 10 upgrade problems, for everything from freeing up storage, to solving privacy errors and using safe mode
24 Nov 2022
Windows users now able to run Linux apps and distros natively
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Microsoft Windows

Windows users now able to run Linux apps and distros natively

Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows Subsystem for Linux, bringing native Linux capabilities to Windows 10 for the first time via t…
24 Nov 2022
Windows 11 tips and tricks for IT professionals
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 tips and tricks for IT professionals

Like many systems, Windows 11 has a slate of hidden tips and tricks for users looking to ramp up productivity
24 Nov 2022
How to fix the 'blue screen of death' (BSOD) in Windows 11
A screenshot of the Blue Screen of Death error in Microsoft Windows 11
Microsoft Windows

How to fix the 'blue screen of death' (BSOD) in Windows 11

While frustrating to encounter, learning how to fix the 'blue screen of death' (BSOD) in Windows 11 is fairly straightforward
22 Nov 2022
How do I fix the Windows 10 Start Menu if it's frozen?
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operating systems

How do I fix the Windows 10 Start Menu if it's frozen?

All the best fixes for a Windows 10 Start menu that is not working, all in one place
16 Nov 2022
How to boot Windows 11 in Safe Mode
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Microsoft Windows

How to boot Windows 11 in Safe Mode

Long-time Windows users will already be familiar with the feature, but novices may not be aware of how to boot in safe mode, especially in Windows 11
15 Nov 2022
How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update
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operating systems

How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update

Has your PC frozen during an update? Here's how to get it running again
14 Nov 2022
What to do if you're still running Windows 7
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Microsoft Windows

What to do if you're still running Windows 7

Businesses still using Windows 7 are at great risk, and should form an update plan
14 Nov 2022
Complaining about Windows Update? You should try upgrading a Raspberry Pi
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Hardware

Complaining about Windows Update? You should try upgrading a Raspberry Pi

Regular updates is key to a happy Raspberry Pi, and missing out on upgrades can lead to things going horribly wrong
5 Nov 2022
How to check which version of Windows you have
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Software

How to check which version of Windows you have

Some simple steps for revealing which version of Windows you have on your PC or laptop
31 Oct 2022
Windows vs Linux: What's the best operating system?
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operating systems

Windows vs Linux: What's the best operating system?

Comparing software, performance, usability, and security across both systems to final end the Windows vs Linux debate
24 Oct 2022
Should your business upgrade to Windows 11?
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Microsoft Windows

Should your business upgrade to Windows 11?

With Windows 10 reaching end-of-life in 2025, businesses may not feel it’s worth taking the Windows 11 plunge just yet – but a raft of new features mi…
17 Oct 2022
Windows 10 vs Windows 11: Is Windows 10 or 11 better for your business?
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operating systems

Windows 10 vs Windows 11: Is Windows 10 or 11 better for your business?

Windows 10 is by far the most popular operating system, but is it worth upgrading your business to Windows 11?
11 Oct 2022