Tag Archives: Windows

Windows 8.1 Update (still can’t find notepad)

Ok,just finished the update install and I have the new pieces to show for it. It starts off now at the desktop and not the home-screen. That may be just because of my habits and not translate to your system. … Continue reading

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Day Zero/Zero Day for Windows XP

Tuesday April 8, 2014 is the last patch Tuesday for Windows XP. A lot of sources are stating that the malware community are sitting on a treasure trove of unused zero day exploits for Windows XP (and newer versions of … 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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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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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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Windows 8 Preview journey

As a developer of primarily Windows applications I thought testing and doing some test development on the new Windows would be good. So I pulled down the preview and am playing with it. I was told not to put it … Continue reading

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There’s always a phone scam for windows going on.

I think the title says it all, and if you remember back to my earlier note on the subject it goes something like this. Hello, we are from Windows Technical Support (or something like that) and we noticed your computer … Continue reading

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