Tag «Windows 8.1»

Warning to Win 8.1 users when upgrading to Windows 10

For the most part, the Windows 10 upgrade from Windows 8.1 seems more like a patch than an entire version upgrade. Everything seemed to work the same as it always had. Yeah, I know there are some significant changes, but it’s not as if you feel it’s totally new…like the jarring change from Win 7 to …

Say “Hello” to my new PC!

Ever since I started using my current PC as a server and leaving it on 24/7, it has been nothing but trouble–randomly crashing and rebooting. The machine has it’s roots in one I bought almost seven years ago, although I have upgraded the OS, hard drive and CPU since. I guess I’ve got enough use …

Living with Windows 8

Ok, I’ll be right upfront with you: I *hate* Windows 8. Wow, that even rhymes… So why did I install it, you may ask. Well, I figured that Windows 9 will be better and it would be easier to upgrade from 8, rather than from 7. So I installed it…actually 8.1 and after some tweaking, …