Researchers warn of bogus emails offering Windows 10

Windows 10 will be a free download for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users. “If you reserved your upgrade of Windows 10, we will notify you once your PC is ready for Windows 10 and it has been downloaded on your PC“, assured Mehdi.

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Chris Beard, CEO of Mozilla, has sent an open letter to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in response to the new user experience in Windows 10. It is advising the users to switch to other browsers due to the lack of extensions in Microsoft Edge. It will also no longer ask you to make it the default option during the installation.

Hit apps could ramp up popularity of Windows-driven hardware made by Microsoft and its partners, and increase opportunities for the company to make money from online activities such as search, shopping and software as services in the Internet cloud.

Although many Windows users elected for the upgrade, not all were ready to go on Wednesday. This group is open to IT Leaders, MIS & IT Managers, Network & Infrastructure Managers who share insights, discuss challenges & wins and keep abreast of cutting edge technologies.

If your computer is up-to-date then you will have already noticed a Windows icon in your notification tray.

Another driver behind Windows 10’s impressive adoption data in its first few days is how Microsoft has been gung-ho in its promotion of its new operating system. Basically, Windows snoops your mailbox for tickets, pending bills etc for display on the home screen.

Microsoft Edge has some very wonderful features like Cortana integration, speed test results, and the ability to annotate web pages.

When you press Windows + Tab, you also get a tiled view but the preview stays even after you release the keys.

The removal of the Start icon on Windows 8 so unnerved long-time Windows users that hundreds of thousands of web resources talk about it, awaited its coming “resurrection” and discussed apps and hacks to bring it back.

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This obviously raises a number of challenges, as it could be hard to convince developers to port extensions to Microsoft Edge, so the Redmond-based tech giant is now working on something a little bit different. But there’s a lot you likely don’t know about Windows 10. One advantage is that you can say goodbye to passwords, including logging into Windows every time you turn on your tablet or computer. Copies were grabbed from the Internet only when you needed them, which meant files weren’t always available when using laptops on the go, away from Wi-Fi. As with any upgrades, make sure your favorite apps and accessories will work, as it might take time for outside developers and manufacturers to catch up. So what sort of upgrades does Windows 10 offer over this older software?

Bobby Yip