Articles about windows 7 (page 2)

Windows 7 On Android Wear Boots, Takes Forever
Now here is something that you definitely do not see happen every single day – that is, having a version of Windows boot up on a foreign platform such as Android. However, that is the case with this Android Wear smartwatch that has been tweaked so that it will be able to boot up Windows 7, now how about that? After all, if Windows 95 has been installed on the […]

Microsoft Will Charge $119 For Windows 10 Upgrades From July
It doesn’t feel like it but it has almost been a year since Microsoft released Windows 10. Microsoft provided Windows 10 as a free upgrade for all those who were running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, provided that they upgraded within one year of the release which took place on July 29th last year. Microsoft is now reminding that starting July 30th it’s going to charge $119 for Windows 10 […]

Microsoft Revises Support Policy For Skylake Devices
Earlier this year in January, Microsoft outlined a support plan for devices powered by Intel Skylake processors. The plan was aggressive, particularly for enterprise customers, with many taking the company’s “recommendation” as a push towards Windows 10. It said back then that next-gen processors from the likes of AMD and Intel, even Skylake, will not have support for any version of Windows other than Windows 10 with the exception of […]

Xbox One Wireless Controller Adapter Now Supported By Windows 7
It wasn’t too long ago that Microsoft launched the wireless adapter for the Xbox One controller for the PC. For those who are unfamiliar with the dongle, basically this allows users to use the wireless Xbox One controller with their PC, as opposed to having to rely on a tethered connected.However at launch it seemed that Microsoft was intent on promoting Windows 10, so much so that support for the […]

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Windows Test Update Published
We do know that we are supposed to keep our machines updated as far as possible, although there are cases of botched updates in the past, this does not mean that we avoid them altogether, as essential security patches and fixes do play a role, too. In fact, many Windows 7 users were left with this niggling suspicion as a patch appeared in Windows Update that looked so unusual, the […]

Microsoft Update Disables SafeDisc, Breaks Some Old Games
If you have some old games lying around in disc format that maybe you’d like to play again in the future, there is a chance that you might not be able to, especially if you’re running a Windows 7, 8, or Vista computer. Why is this? Apparently this is thanks to Microsoft issuing an update for Windows that disables SafeDisc.We’re sure some of you guys might be wondering what is […]

Start10 Brings The Windows 7 Start Menu Back To Windows 10
Windows 7 was pretty much the last time we saw the Start Menu. Microsoft had initially tried to do away with it in Windows 8 but it did not sit so well. They later tried to introduce a variant of it but unfortunately that did not work out so great either, so with Windows 10, Microsoft decided to finally give in to the demands of its users.However with Windows 10, […]

Windows 8.1 Finally Overtakes Windows XP On The Desktop
We suppose out of all the Windows versions that have been released in the past decade or so, Windows XP and Windows 7 are probably some of the favorites. Windows Vista kind of bombed and Windows 8 was met with a rather chilly reception to, no thanks to its redesign which left many users confused on how to use it.So much so that for a while there, Windows XP continued […]

Duet Display Turns Your iPad Into A Secondary Display For Your PC
With the Retina display on the iPads, it would be reasonable to think that they would make for great monitors, or at least a secondary one, especially if you’re on the road and packing a monitor with you is pretty much out of the question. There are apps out there such as Duet Display that can turn your iPad into a second monitor, and the good news is that it’s […]

How To Start Windows Safe Mode (XP, Win 7, Win 8)
For Troubleshooting problems, Windows Safe mode is quite essential. Although, most of the problems can easily be solved in normal mode, but still there are some sticky ones that won’t go away that easily.In safe mode, minimum programs and drivers are started, which makes it easier to access your system without any bad programs getting in your way (in most cases). Note that we have a different tutorial for booting […]

Windows 7 In Boot Camp No Longer Supported By Apple’s New MacBooks
As much as some users love OS X, there are some softwares that aren’t available for the platform which is why they might have to turn to Boot Camp to install Windows to allow them to run said software. Unfortunately if you’re still refusing to upgrade to Windows 8, you might be disappointed to learn that Apple’s new MacBook and refreshed MacBook Air & Pro models will no longer support […]

Windows 7 ISO Download Now Available
Long time Windows users would have known by now that trying to fix issues involving Windows, or to perform a simple reinstall can end up as a real annoying experience, especially when it comes to making use of the install DVD – which some machines were sold without one of these bad boys. Thankfully, Microsoft is, at long last, making available a Windows 7 ISO for download.

Project Spartan Could Arrive On Windows 7 If There Is Enough Demand
Project Spartan, for those who missed Microsoft’s Windows 10 announcement, will be the default browser when it comes to the Windows 10 platform. New operating system, new browser, we guess we can see where Microsoft is coming from, but what about older builds of Windows, like those on Windows 7?Can Windows 7 users expect to get Project Spartan on their computers as well? The semi-good news is that Microsoft has […]

Windows 7's Mainstream Support Comes To An End
Given that Windows 8 featured a brand new UI, one that is understandably confusing, we’re sure many of you guys have refused to upgrade and have kept using older builds of Windows instead, like Windows 7. Now the bad news is that if you’re still on Windows 7, perhaps it’s time to consider an upgrade.Microsoft has officially ended their mainstream support for Windows 7 starting from today. Now before you […]