Big news! Windows 10 for free!

2015-01-22T10:03:57+02:00Thursday, 22 January, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Really? Yes! Customers running Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 will be able to upgrade for free within the first year of Windows 10 after launch. Additionally, Microsoft will keep all windows 10 devices up-to-date for the supported lifetime of the device, with no cost. The idea is to provide new features as [...]

As of today the mainstream support for Windows 7 SP1 has ended

2016-10-19T13:01:01+02:00Wednesday, 14 January, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Stay calm, Microsoft will continue to issue free security updates through extended support until January 14, 2020. However free telephone support and free non-security updates are not supported anymore. Note that users are still allowed to purchase a Windows PC with a newer business Windows version and downgrade it to Windows 7. Type of support [...]

Microsoft Windows 10: Microsoft’s last major update?

2016-10-19T13:01:01+02:00Wednesday, 1 October, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Microsoft’s new operating system core will run on PCs, tablets, phones and even the xBox. It will be tailored for each type of device though. Windows 10 is going to be Microsoft’s last major update! Microsoft is planning to make systematic, smaller updates to the operating system, instead of releasing a new Windows system every [...]

Computer brands and types of computers, a how to guide about your business

2019-07-22T16:39:58+02:00Friday, 18 April, 2014|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are you planning to buy computers for your business? Are you evaluating different computer brands? Are you confused about the different types of computers? Then you are in the right place; in this guide I am going to give you an insight about the different computer brands and different types of computers. Different classes of [...]

Legacy systems: 7 facts about their maintenance

2016-10-19T13:01:14+02:00Wednesday, 11 September, 2013|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , |

Maintaining legacy systems and legacy OS is a common ground across many companies. You feel that the system is working as expected and you see no reason to upgrade it. Maybe the cost to upgrade or even replace seems prohibitive. You also may believe that when the time comes, it can be easily replaced. You [...]

VMware server virtualization benefits

2016-10-19T13:01:20+02:00Wednesday, 4 September, 2013|Categories: Business, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Server virtualization technology is quite a mystery for new adopters although it has gained its market share for quite sometime, especially in large enterprises and datacenters. A study conducted by VMware showed that over 26% of non-adopters in the SMB market are uncertain about the business benefits or ROI of Server Virtualization; while over 24% [...]

Windows CMD commands in Win12 server core

2016-10-19T13:01:31+02:00Thursday, 25 July, 2013|Categories: Featured, Technical|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Since windows 2008, server core has become a valuable option for deploying more secure and more stable windows servers. Although it is quite easy, many administrators avoid to deploy such solutions because they feel unsure on how to configure and manage such systems using windows CMD commands in the windows command prompt. The main idea [...]

WinSXS cleanup in Windows 2012 and Windows 8

2016-10-19T13:01:32+02:00Wednesday, 9 January, 2013|Categories: Featured, Technical|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

WinSXS folder is the component store of Windows vista and later operating systems. Windows OS stores all its core components to WinSXS directory. The WinSXS folder is the only location that the core system components found on the system and all the system files you see in their usual locations, in the windows directory structure, [...]