Windows

End of IE is here

With IE, Microsoft caused great damage to the Web. I’m happy to see it finally go. You probably won’t miss IE much as a result, but it’s still hard to ignore the program’s impact and its flaws. Microsoft ends Internet Explorer support in Windows 10 tomorrow It’s the end of an era you probably won’t

Windows 3.1 is 30 years old

Happy birthday Windows 3.1, aka ‘the one that Visual Basic kept crashing on’ This 30-year-old software that first introduced Windows Registry and killed Real Mode. This was the Windows version that made it to really mainstream. Windows 3.1 sold very well, with an appealing user interface and consumer-friendly multimedia features. It did, however, have a

Windows 10 links

Here are links to some links to maybe useful Windows 10 information: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/windows-10-spring-2021-update-every-new-feature-when-to-download-and-more/ https://www.makeuseof.com/what-is-windows-fast-startup-why-disable-it/ https://www.zdnet.com/article/five-windows-10-features-you-really-should-be-using/ https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-flush-the-dns-cache-to-improve-network-performance-in-windows-10/ https://www.pcworld.com/article/3613049/lock-windows-10-pc-with-a-dedicated-local-administrator-account.html https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-a-batch-file-to-reset-and-renew-a-network-connection-in-windows-10/ https://www.howtogeek.com/213145/how-to%C2%A0convert-a-physical-windows-or-linux-pc-to-a-virtual-machine/amp/

Gamepad and Joystick Tester

I had some old game controllers that plug to USB port that I wanted to test. How to test game controllers connected to a PC? Preferably without installing new app I would be just using few times and forget to my PC. Nowadays you can test the joystick using web browser thanks to HTML 5

Windows 10 tips

How to Run Windows 10 From a USB Drive Loading and running Windows 10 from a USB drive is a handy option when you’re using a computer saddled with an older version of Windows. https://uk.pcmag.com/operating-systems/88253/how-to-run-windows-10-from-a-usb-drive Windows 10 network commands https://www.techrepublic.com/article/ten-windows-10-network-commands-everyone-one-should-know/ Windows Package Manager 1.0 https://devblogs.microsoft.com/commandline/?p=6715 Kone jumissa? Näin palautat Windows 10:n menettämättä tiedostojasi Menikö kone

Windows 11 is released

Microsoft announces Windows 11, generally available by the holidays https://techcrunch.com/2021/06/24/microsoft-announces-windows-11-generally-available-by-the-holidays/ Microsoft today officially announced Windows 11, the next version of its desktop operating system. Microsoft plans to release Windows 11 to the general public by the holidays, so we can probably expect it sometime around late November. You will now also be able to run

Windows 11 is coming?

Microsoft has been calling Windows 10 ‘the last version of Windows’ for many years. But now based on current published information on-line that there will be a new Windows version coming, maybe with name Windows 11 or similar. One fact is that Microsoft is having a Windows release event soon that starts at 11AM ET

Windows 10 built-in video editor

Windows 10 has a hidden video editor as part of part of the Photos app. How to Use Windows 10’s Hidden Video Editor article gives instructions how to use this simple but useful for many simple tasks video editor. While this isn’t the most powerful video editor you can get on Windows, it’s surprisingly capable.

Windows 10 fixes for 100% disk usage

My computer feels slow even though I have enoug memory and powerful CPU. Got 100% disk usage in Windows 10? So your computer is hanging and freezing because of it. You want to fix this vexing Windows issue. The following article gives several potential fixes! It promises to solve the issue with 15 tricks list.

Windows source code leaked?

Those sources seem toi indicate that some older Microsoft Windows versions seem to have gone “open source” without proper license… Microsoft’s source code for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 has reported to be leaked online. Torrent files for both operating systems’ source code have been published on various file sharing sites this week. 43GB