The Trouble with PC Updates

Whether you are a Window 7 or a Windows 8 user it is important to keep them up to date.  With 7 updates are normally installed automatically when you shut the computer down.  With 8 in my experience it is the other way round.  When I switch on the desktop version of Windows 8 it will Read More …

Windows 8 – Out On The Tiles

I have been using Windows 8 for a number of months now on a desktop and laptop.  During the course of time of  I have started to regard the tile arrangement as a pretty little gimmick.  They have more purpose and usability on a Windows phone.  There is nothing wrong with a bit of gimmickry, Read More …

Time to exit from Windows XP

I used Windows XP for a number of years, but moved over to Windows 7 three years ago, and also now use Windows 8.  There are still a considerable number of  people using the XP operating system within the home.  It has been supported by Microsoft for 12 years, but on April 8th 2014, this Read More …

Windows 8 an upgrading experience

I am of the general opinion that  Window 8 was designed to cater for the tablet and smartphone market, and recently upgrading my 3 year old laptop has further confirmed my view.  My laptop is not touchscreen, and although I am getting around the system at a comfortable pace, I am finding some movements to Read More …