What Does Microsoft Smell Like?


Well i imagine that it would smell like Crisp 100 Dollar Bills…i mean they screwed us a couple of years back(remember ME and VISTA) but that another story for another day.

Unless you have been living under a rock then Windows 10 is the upgrade from windows 8.1 and the last Windows that is being released and  is coming this summer in 190 countries and 111 languages.Microsoft announced that Windows 10 would be served in the  Flavors that were announced are as Follows:

1.Windows 10 Home

This Version is basically the version that you would find in a consumer version aka home setting.Also inluded in this Package will be Cortana aka the world’s most personal digital assistant(hmm not entirely convinced).

2.Windows 10 Mobile

This is the version that is applicable to Mobile Devices.In addition its would  enable some new devices to take advantage of Continuum for phone, so people can use their phone like a PC when connected to a larger screen.(Cool !!!)

3.Windows 10 Pro

This is a desktop edition for PCs, tablets and 2-in-1’s and could be better suited to a small Business type setting.It also adds Windows for Business and as i understand this including enterprise-grade security, identity and information protection features, reducing complexity and providing a better experience for the modern needs of business. We’ve simplified management and deployment to help lower costs, including in-place upgrades from Windows 7 or 8 that are focused on making device wipe-and-reload scenarios obsolete. We’re also providing businesses with more choice in how quickly they adopt the latest innovations, and are delivering continued improvements based on customer feedback.

4.Windows 10 Enterprise

Geared to Medium and large enterprises and would in theory  support the broadest range of options for operating system deployment and comprehensive device and app management.

5.Windows 10 Education

This edition will be available through academic Volume Licensing, and there will be paths for schools and students using Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro devices to upgrade to Windows 10 Education.Hmm sounds kind of luckluster and why would i want a Student version if i could get the Full Version?? Now if these is going to be a Discounted Version for student then it would make sense,but at What Price?

6.Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise

Apparently this is geared to business customers on smartphones and small tablets.So what is the difference between this and Windows 10 Mobile edition?Perhaps it also brings greater level of security and mobile device management than Windows 10 Mobile and is flexible when it comes to updating employee mobile devices.

7.Windows 10 IoT(Internet of Things) Core

This is an interesting Edition(flavor) it supports small footprint, low cost devices like gateways.Is this a signal that Microsoft is finally embracing the Internet of Things(IoT).Microsoft has a Website dedicated to the IoT as well please check it out.

NOTE TO ALL USERS

Free upgrades will be available for Windows 7, 8.1 and even Windows Phone 8.1 users for a full year.According to Terry Mason he stated that While our free offer to upgrade to Windows 10 will not apply to Non-Genuine Windows devices, and as we’ve  always done, we will continue to offer Windows 10 to customers running devices in a Non-Genuine state.He went on to stay that When we can’t verify that Windows is properly installed, licensed, and not tampered with, we create a desktop watermark to notify the user. If you ever encounter this watermark on a new machine, I encourage you to return the device immediately to the retailer from whom you purchased it and request a Genuine Windows device. Non-Genuine Windows has a high risk of malware, fraud, public exposure of your personal information, and a higher risk for poor performance or feature malfunctions. Non-Genuine Windows is not supported by Microsoft or a trusted partner.

Sources :www.Microsoft.com

Remember, Remember the 8th of November


Remember,Remember the 8th of November April………

Do you have a loved one or Boss or Company still using Office 2003? I am not referring to an actual office But to the Word Processing

Software  Office Suite that Debuted on August 19th 2003.For those that may have Forgotten, below is a screenshot to jog that memory.270px-Office2003_screenshot

Remember that April 8th is the day it Gets  axed!!!!

  • Extended support is now available for Office 2003, and will continue through April 8, 2014.
  • As of April 15, 2009, mainstream support is no longer available for Office 2003.

If so what Measures are they taking to Upgrade?

Remember,Remember the 8th of April………

 

 

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Software App of the Day!!!


I have and i am sure that you all have had the same issues of having Adware bundled up like th pesky conduit that remains even after uninstall.

Well do i have an App for you called AdwCleaner  a removal tool for:
  1. Adware (ads software)
  2. PUP/LPI (potentially unwanted programs)
  3. Toolbars
  4. Hijacker (Hijack of the browser’s homepage)

I just Tried it with no issues and it Surely Found some junk lying around in My computer,and took like 1 minute to Run and a reboot and a Final log of what was removed!!!
Note:Compatible with Windows XP, Vista,Windows  7 versions 32 & 64 bits.

At 633.01 KB it Packs quite a Punch!!!!

My Readers,let me know how it Works out for You,in the comment line Below.

XP END OF SUPPORT


END OF SUPPORT FOR XP IS OFFICIALLY

04/08/2014

NOW IS THE TIME FOR ANYONE WITH AN XP MACHINE,TO THINK ABOUT UPGRADING OR REPLACING THAT MACHINE,WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR COMPANIES,AND I KNOW A LOT THAT STILL USE XP?TIME FOR NEW BUDGETS APPROVALS AND REVISIONS!!!

Its Time to Synchronize your watches for the countdown People ,lets see how these Plays out  already Microsoft is offering a paltry 15% Upgrade(Really) at least 25% or 35% would have been a Better Offer.If Interested,Click the last Link below for more on the Discount.

Win or Fail??


I wonder whether the public will be won over with the Release of Windows 8,to me the Metro style does not win me over i  was disgusted with windows 7 Phones to begin with.