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Category Archives: Windows
In Windows 8 and 10, Microsoft added a “Fast Startup” feature that saves a state of the computer to disk. This is like Hibernation, which for a while has prevented Linux from mounting a Windows partition. This new feature makes … Continue reading
The apps that come with Windows 10 are neat but they seems to always want to run and they mess with VirtuaWin. So, you can try to Uninstall them from the menu. Right click on an app and select Uninstall. … Continue reading
If you are an employee of a company that has offices in two different time zones, then Microsoft Outlook is so annoying when it comes to All Day Events. Say a coworker one hour behind you is out of the … Continue reading
On dual-boot computers, Linux computers are usually able to see and have write access to the Windows hard drive. This is useful for transferring files between the operating systems. With Windows 8 and 8.1, Windows added a quick boot feature … Continue reading
Excel is a great tool that I thought was poor for distributed work because of the locking of the file inconvenience. When many people wanted to access a document right after they receive notification to update the document in their … Continue reading
To upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, you need to install all of the Windows 8 updates before you can install Windows 8.1 from the Windows Store. Two ways to install updates Update Center Move your mouse to the … Continue reading