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How To Block Upgrade To Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

The Windows 10 Spring Creators Update is right around the corner, with buzz among the bees that Microsoft may release this new version tomorrow, April 10. Of course, nothing official yet. But what we do know is

Don’t Uninstall The OneDrive Client On Windows 10 S

Like ever ever! Want to uninstall the OneDrive client on Windows 10 S? Do know that this is a one-way trip. A bit like that Hotel California song, you can check out anytime you like, but you

You Can Access Cortana, Even If You Are Outside The US

This was pretty much an expected conclusion that only US users would get access to Cortana, the virtual voice assistant that comes with Windows Phone 8.1. Microsoft, obviously, needs time to test and refine this feature before

Here Is How To Get Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview

The grass is particularly greener this week! Microsoft has just unleashed the Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview for public consumption, and pretty much everyone now has access to it. All you need to be is a Windows

Need To Uninstall Windows 8.1 Update? Here Is How

Downloaded and installed Windows 8.1 Update? Liking it? Loving it? However if you, for some reason, want to uninstall this feature pack for Microsoft’s operating system there are a couple of ways to go about it. You

Tip: Use The Original Modern Options Bar In Windows 8.1 Update 1

Modern times, modern options. If you have installed the upcoming Update 1 (also known as the Spring 2014 Update) for Windows 8.1, then you are already aware of the new options that Microsoft has built for the

Tip: Customize The Win+X Menu With This Free Utility

Like most things in life there are two type of Windows 8.1 users. Those who live and breathe the Modern UI, and those that stay as far away from Metro and like to spend their time in

Tip: Give Your Android Phone A Windows 8 Styled Makeover

Fan of Windows 8 on your computer, but still stuck with an Android phone for some reason? Or want to give someone you know that uses an Android device a taste of what they are missing? There

Tip: Download Howard Email Notifier And Receive Email Alerts On The Desktop

If you are not the type to let go of the desktop environment in Windows 8.1, then boy, have I got something for you. Microsoft, as you may well be aware, has completely retired the Windows Live

Tip: Use VLC Player’s Hidden Tools To Easily Create Video Clips

Ever felt the need to make clips of short sections of a video you are watching? Welcome to the club. The needs are many, sending a small video to your friends and family, inserting it into presentations,