Tag Archives: Microsoft Windows

Don’t fall for Microsoft Phone Scam

Yet again there is a scam going around where you receive a phone call purportedly from Microsoft or some other official sounding Windows related business. Microsoft will not call you to tell you that you have a problem with your … Continue reading

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Windows 8: close a ‘metro” app

I got asked this today, Windows 8 metro apps don’t have a close button so how do you quit them. Well there are a number of ways. The most common way is, don’t, let the OS do it when it … Continue reading

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More Windows 8

Has anyone tried Windows 8 on a machine with multiple monitors yet. I was hoping to do that with this laptop but there is no native windows 8 drivers for it yet just the generic one and while with Windows … Continue reading

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Windows 7 going “Metro”

Yeah I know they don’t use the name metro any more, but that’s not the point, reports in a couple of blogs and some blog comments would like us to think that Microsoft will be changing the UI on Windows … Continue reading

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Are there going to be computers for ‘Us’?

The focus of the computer makers is changing. It used to be that computers were scary and hard and you had to be a “computer guy” to really know how to get them to do anything with one. Times are … Continue reading

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Playing with Visual Studio

I am playing with a project, sort of a make work project, learning as I go and trying to put together an editor for everything. It’s just for fun and to learn some stuff. So I am using C# because … Continue reading

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What are new versions of desktop computers going to bring us?

While I am testing and getting familiar with Windows 8, using the developer preview, I am asking myself the question, What are new versions of desktop computers going to bring us? I can remember the beginning of the personal computer, … Continue reading

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