Archive for July, 2016

Windows 10 is Free If You Act Now.

There is a Legal Way to Retrieve Windows 10 without a  the product key. Read This.

Today and tomorrow will be the last chance for you to get Windows 10 under the rules that Microsoft has established.  Here is why. On Friday, July 29, the free offer will expire. Current owners so Windows 7 can either upgrade to Windows 10 or download a copy of Windows 10 and install it on a separate partition on a computer that has Windows 7. This means that you can have the accessibility of both Windows 7 and Windows 10 on the same machine. Of course, it does not allow you to have two separate computers for each operating system. It is just one license that allows the use of either Windows 7 or Windows 10 on one computer but not at the same time.

Some confusion about this rule has led many people to postpone getting Windows 10 because of fear of destroying the current system. Here are some tips to help you get a free copy of Windows 10 without losing whatever work you have in Windows 7.

The first rule is to have a backup of your current system. Backups can be in the form of a collection of DVDs or an external backup device, most often an external hard drive with enough capacity to store your operating system and your personal data. For some individuals the use of a cloud storage may be enough to make a complete copy of everything on their computer. However, the free cloud services are limited to less than 50 GB. But for a reasonable fee you can increase that to a larger size that would save everything you have on your computer.

next tip is to get the download of the Windows 10 ISO. In this context the term ISO means a image file that can be used Birt two that DVD and represents the entire actual content of the DVD, including the hidden files that make it bootable. You can download this ISO four Windows 10 from the Microsoft site right now. There is no charge for the download and you do not have to have a product key. You just select the language you want and indicate which version you want.

Here’s the third tip. Install Windows 10 on an older computer or on a spare hard drive. Then get it activated as soon as possible but before the deadline tomorrow. To activated you’ll have to have some proof that you’re the owner of a Windows 7 system.

To help you with some of the details, here is a link to another website that gives more detail about what you need to do right now to guarantee that you will have a registered copy of Windows 10 and be entitled to use it later when you feel ready. See the article below on the How To Geek web site.

You Don’t Need a Product Key to Install and Use Windows 10


You Can Keep Windows 7 for the Next Five Years

Microsoft said  last year that they would have a better way to update Windows 7. And it is true.

Yes, but it still is a hard thing for most home users to understand.

Here is a quotation for Microsoft about Windows 7 updates:

This article describes a convenience rollup for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)-based and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1-based computers. This rollup package includes most updates that were released after the release of SP1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, through April 2016. This convenience rollup is intended to make it easy to integrate fixes that were released after SP1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. We recommend that you include this rollup package in the image creation process to make it easier to quickly set up a computer.

For more information and the download, click on the link below:
Convenience rollup update for Windows 7 SP1

They plan to continue updates for Windows 7 until the year 2020. So that will give you nearly five years of life with Windows 7. Even it you prefere3 windows 10, for some things the windows 7 might make more sense. For example, your Grandmother might find Windows 7 easier  to learn.



Why AMD Will Make Money.

Unbelievably  they lowed the price and beat the competition to market  with new graphics card.

This is a update to a proven high performance graphics system that now can sell for under $200 retail.

At the same time AMD improved the graphics driver so that PC Game lovers can get high performance without melting the power system. This new  RX 480 card now in stores.

Here is a link to a recent story.
AMD’s new RX 480 graphics card will let you VR for just $199

Yes, the PC Gaming market is a small part of the PC industry, but even Wall Street had to say that it was a great move by AMD. The stock rose about 2.5 per cent in June.