Microsoft talks about spec’s for a Modern OS

Interesting blog post by Microsoft about a future OS — and it’s not Windows 10.    Left to right: Microsoft CVP Nick Parker, CVP Roanne Sones, and VP Rodney Clark.   Key point summary: seamless updates – no rebooting!! secure by default...

Windows 10 v1903 – can’t upgrade

A couple of days ago, Windows 10 v1903 was released to the public. I downloaded and installed it on a thumb drive. No problem there. I have tried to upgrade two machines running Windows 10 Pro. Neither would take it. The upgrade process now has a new screen that says...

Microsoft 365

Microsoft has released a combination product, Windows 10 and Office 365. They are targeting customers that are current on Windows 7 and Office 2010 — both of which are discontinued. Folks, it’s time to move off of the old. Both of these products are...

A new version of Microsoft Edge

Microsoft is changing the core of Edge to Chromium. Hmmm. Okay. My office keeps multiple browsers on our machines. There are some sites that just don’t work correctly with your browser of choice. By moving Edge to the Chromium core, that problem should go away....

Be careful what you click – Office 365 notification

I got a couple of weird emails. They claimed to be from Office 365. But if you looked at the sender’s email address: 365 Suрроrt Сеntеr mark.wscnhjggggejhhhdiwenhrugnergverber@charter.com. The second one: Microsoft Verify Mail-verify0000001@www1079.sakura.ne.jp....

Windows 10 Virtual Desktop

I’ve seen a couple of articles on this. It’s still early and not complete. With the correct commercial (?) accounts, you can create a cloud based virtual Windows 10 Desktop. What’s it good for? I’m not sure. It probably has limited RAM and hard...

Hackers wipe US servers of email provider VFEmail

VFEmail is a free email system. We don’t use it but found the article interesting. Since 2001, VFEmail has provided businesses and end-users a quick and convenient way to ensure their own security when it comes to email. VFEmail scans each complete email,...

Windows 10 Home S Mode

A customer went to a local retail store and purchase a small PC. Almost all computers purchased this way have Windows 10 Home. If they need Pro, we upgrade it online. It’s a pretty simple process. In this case, the customer wanted to install Office 365. It would...