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Windows 10 – Ready, Set …

I continue to play with Windows 10. Play is the operative word. I haven’t found sufficient power to cause me to use Windows 10 as my primary system. Not yet. As my director suggested, “Pioneers catch the arrows”. One shouldn’t expect any less when reviewing a technical preview. Microsoft still has considerable work to do … Continue reading Windows 10 – Ready, Set …

Windows 8/8.1: I want Windows Defender! (Not the “free” AV solution)

Our instructors just received Lenovo Touch screen laptops. Complete with all of the trial software that a person could want. Probably more. Amongst the several dozen free (well at least for a 30 to 90 day trial period) applications is a well know anti-virus solution. The AV offering is one of the top four on the … Continue reading Windows 8/8.1: I want Windows Defender! (Not the “free” AV solution)

Windows 10 – First Look

In my last Windows 10 blog I had just installed the operating system using an ‘in place upgrade’ from Windows 8.1. Several of the desktop features appear to be residue from Lenovo and my Windows 8.1 environment, although there is a clear difference. First, there is no more Start Screen. We are back to the … Continue reading Windows 10 – First Look

Windows 10 Introduction

Just finished watching a Microsoft Webcast, “What’s Next with Windows 10” with Stephen Rose and Jeremy Korst. I became a member of the ‘Windows Insider Program’ last week and downloaded a copy of the Windows 10 Technical Preview ISO file.  I am also in the process of upgrading my Lenovo ThinkPad from Windows 8.1 (with … Continue reading Windows 10 Introduction

Configuring Windows 8 1 Mobility Center and How to Turn it On and Off

Video – Configuring Windows 8 1 Mobility Center Video transcription Steve Fullmer: In our Windows 8.1 deployment courses, we often share information about the Windows 8.1 Mobility Center. Mobility Center was introduced for mobile and laptop devices in Windows 7. It’s present and somewhat enhanced in Windows 8. Since we don’t have mobile devices in … Continue reading Configuring Windows 8 1 Mobility Center and How to Turn it On and Off