Microsoft Discontinued support for Windows 7 and Windows 2008 on the 14th January, just over 10 years since it was first released. Here’s what you need to know. Will my computer running Windows 7 stop working? No, your computer will continue to work. End of Support means that Microsoft will no longer provide code or security updates. This leaves you vulnerable to viruses, malware, hackers … Continue reading Windows 7 End of Support – 14th Jan 2020
Do you ever save passwords to a text file on your computer? If you do, then Cortana – Microsoft’s assistant for Windows 10 – may allow someone to gain access to your computer even while it’s locked. This flaw was patched in the Microsoft Patch update released yesterday. The security flaw relates to the fact that Cortana (which can be activated by saying Hey Cortana) … Continue reading “Hey Cortana, can you change my password?”
Welcome the the debut of our new weekly series “This Week in Tech”. This section will be a recap and summary of the most important, popular, and interesting Tech news and discussion, from the last week, from Real World Blog, and beyond! Continue reading This Week in Tech… #1
Managing Windows has always been a bit of a pain. You need to log into servers, use Microsoft tools or use Third Party tools to check your server status, view health, install components and more. And then when you add desktops, life becomes even more complicated. This problem has given rise to a range of third party products and tools that work to make administering … Continue reading The Cool New Windows Admin Centre
Feeling like you need to regress to your Windows 3.1 days? The Windows 3.1 File Manager lives! In a throw back to the past, Microsoft has released the Windows 3.1 File Manager on Github as an open source project. You can now compile it, and replace the bloated Windows Explorer found in modern versions of Windows! Find the source code here! Continue reading Windows 3.1 is not dead!