All good things come to an end – even Windows 7

Windows 7 officially launched in July of 2009, but only made a commitment to provide 10 years of product service. Ten years has come and gone, and now Windows 7 has reached its end. Microsoft has finally announced the official date for Windows 7 end of life: January 14, 2020.

So, what does this mean for you? What it means is that Microsoft will no longer be updating or supporting the operating system after that date.

How to configure your new Windows 10 laptop

Got a new laptop? Windows 10 includes some wonderful features along with a revamped interface for Microsoft’s operating system. No matter how experienced you are with Windows, you still may need help getting used to this, so let’s get you started. #1 Check for updates Your new laptop should check for updates automatically, but you […]

Keeping files secure with Windows 10

Ransomware brings a world of trouble to any business. From operational disruption and revenue loss to total shutdown, no company is spared. That is why it’s wise to regularly back up your business data in multiple locations, including the cloud. Which is where Windows 10’s backup and restore tools come in handy. File History Is […]

Simple Tricks to Create More Windows 10 Space

More room for documents and files on your desktop means more time and freedom to enjoy your Windows 10 device. Unfortunately, as total file size gets larger, keeping your hard drive clean remains a never-ending battle. Use these simple techniques to free up more space on your Windows 10 computer. Delete junk on Files Windows […]

Initial Impressions of Windows Server 2019: Three key benefits for small businesses

Okay, quick rundown of most businesses’ IT playbooks: They run everything on a network; the network is quarterbacked by a machine called a server; the server distributes data to workers who receive it on their desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones; and those receivers run with it until they hit pay dirt!

Touchdown, business in the information age! But how does the quarterback make it all happen? How do servers handle data, keep it protected, and pass it around to users inside and outside the company? Answer: an operating system handles it.

Microsoft rolls out flashy Windows update

The Spring Creators Update for Windows 10 will begin rolling out soon, and unlike its predecessors, this one can be installed in under half an hour. It also comes with some noteworthy new features. Let’s take a tour of the most useful additions for small businesses. Timeline Replacing the Task Viewer icon that sits along […]

New accessibility features in Windows 10

Microsoft is all about improving the user experience, and this time they’re focused on improving its OS’s accessibility features. Windows 10 users can expect a faster and more responsive Narrator, more organized Ease of Access settings, better eye control features, and more. Better Ease of Access settings Some users rarely tinker with their computer’s accessibility […]

What’s causing slow Windows 10 updates?

All Windows 10 updates come with security fixes, exciting new features, and other assorted improvements, so it’s extremely important to install them as soon as they become available. Unfortunately, the updates’ downloads can take ages, and there are several reasons why this happens. Why do updates take so long to install? Windows 10 updates take […]