USB issues are the worst! It takes an awful lot of time and trouble to correct any problems that Windows develops with USB flash drives and external storage, if at all. Luckily, the operating system now has functionality built in to it that allows you to receive notifications when it sees and encounters any USB issues...

For a rainy day! Although Windows 10 is the most stable and reliable operating system Microsoft has ever put out, it still is a good idea to be prepared for when things go wrong. Because they just might — at the most inopportune moment, no less. This is where a recovery drive comes into play. If necessary, you can use...

Something fast is coming your way! The bigwigs at the conveniently named USB 3.0 Promoter Group have finally decided on the USB 3.2 standard, and recently made the official announcement. PDF file, that. The products may only really start arriving in a couple of years from now, but you can almost feel the excitement of...

The dreaded USB Device Not Recognized error is one of the worst problems you can encounter on Windows, and Windows Update KB3022345 is causing this issue on several PCs. In fact, the whole Patch Tuesday this month turned out to be quite some fiasco in terms of issues. Several updates have caused problems on computers...

Time for some real innovation, then! In their quest for a world without wires, tablet makers are gearing up to include a new USB standard in their slates that will allow connection with PCs wirelessly. No more physically connecting USB cables to pair the two devices. According to this report, an exciting new USB...

Even though USB 2.0 was the de facto connectivity standard for the technology industry, the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 standard quickly took over the market soon after it was approved. The biggest reason for this was, obviously the 10 fold increase in transfer speeds. Intel also jumped into the fray with its proprietary...

Welcome to our Inside Windows 8 Section of Windows8update.com. This post is dedicated to helping you guys and gals figure out the most efficient way to Install the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Now I was going to have one of my writers attack installing the Windows 8 Consumer Preview on multiple formats but then we took...

These days Windows installation is much quicker than it was back in the Windows 98 era. This is in part due to improvements in hard drive read times and even the speed of your DVD drive; nonetheless it still can take about forty minutes or more. Does this have to be the case? For those of us that have moved forward...

Apparently there will be a feature that will enable you to run Windows from a USB storage device. In Windows 8, it will be calling that a “Portable Workspace” and the feature is called the “Portable Workspace Creator” It’s an evolution of the awkward process that Windows  Vista and Windows 7 used when you tried to run...