Tag Archives: Windows 10

Where did my Windows Media Center go and what’s new in Windows 10?

After upgrading your operating system to Windows 10 you will no longer have the Windows Media Center application. In addition to losing Windows Media Center users will no longer be able to play DVD’s without downloading some form of third party “Playback Software”.  Along with removal of Media Center the game Hearts and Desktop Gadgets … Continue reading Where did my Windows Media Center go and what’s new in Windows 10?

Performing a Windows 10 Clean Installation using Windows 10 Upgrade Media

Normally when you accomplish a fresh installation of an operating system you are required to enter the product key that was provided with the installation media. If you downloaded the free upgrade to Windows 10 media you did not receive a product key. Here is the way to accomplish a clean installation using the upgrade … Continue reading Performing a Windows 10 Clean Installation using Windows 10 Upgrade Media

Windows 10 – “Recommended” Update enables Get Win 10 capabilities

Wow.  Thank you Mike Danseglio.  Found another element necessary to acquire the Get Windows 10 tool. Hopefully you accepted and installed the new GWXUX.exe module that enables additional capabilities for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8 updates when it was released during May 2015.  If not, you will not be receiving the Get Windows 10 … Continue reading Windows 10 – “Recommended” Update enables Get Win 10 capabilities

Introducing Windows 10 for IT Professionals – Free eBook from Microsoft

Microsoft has announced the release of their newest free ebook, Introducing Windows 10 for IT Professionals, Preview Edition (ISBN 9780735696969), by Ed Bott. Download all formats (PDF, Mobi and ePub) at the Microsoft Virtual Academy. From the author Ed Bolt I’ve written about Microsoft Windows for nearly a quarter-century, and in all that time I … Continue reading Introducing Windows 10 for IT Professionals – Free eBook from Microsoft

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