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Is "Safely Eject Hardware" Still Necessary?

Thu, May, 09, 2019 @ 13:05 PM

The "Safely Remove Hardware" option has been on the Windows Taskbar for as long as there has been USB Drives. But what's the point of using it?

Microsoft’s Update Overhaul.

Mon, May, 06, 2019 @ 11:05 AM

Microsoft Revamps Update Support 

If you’re a Windows user, you’ve come to expect updates from Microsoft on a regular basis. Windows Defender, Microsoft’s antimalware program, updates definitions almost daily. Drivers updates on a regular basis,...

Windows 7 End of Life (EOL) Update

Wed, Apr, 10, 2019 @ 16:04 PM

As end-of-life approaches for Windows 7, users are finally beginning to migrate en masse to Windows 10.

On January 20, 2020, Microsoft will officially cease support for its venerable Windows 7 operating system. This means the end of patches and...

Windows 10: The April Update.

Tue, Apr, 02, 2019 @ 14:04 PM

Windows April 2019 Update

 

New Features:

A big update for Windows hasn’t been available since October of 2018. The new update for April seems to be refining the system and not so much on new features however there are a few.

Windows 7 End of Life (EoL) Overview

Tue, Mar, 05, 2019 @ 09:03 AM

This article is a follow-up to our blog post from January, the End of Life for Windows 7

Microsoft has announced the rates and pricing structure for anyone seeking to purchase Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESUs).

To recap, Microsoft...

Windows 7 Exit Strategy

Tue, Mar, 05, 2019 @ 09:03 AM

All instances of Windows 7, both consumer and professional versions, will cease to receive support from Microsoft on January 14, 2020. 

Windows 7 has been the focus of many discussions in our office recently. Earlier this year Sagiss CTO Jim...

Keeping Windows 10 Updated

Tue, Mar, 05, 2019 @ 09:03 AM

Anyone who has used a computer in the past 20 years has seen an update notification for one piece of software or another, and (unfortunately) they probably didn't install it. 

Updating software can be a pain, we know. The pop-up always seems to...