Windows 95 turns 20 tomorrow. HaPpY BiRtHdAy Windows 95!
It doesn’t seem that long ago.
Want the info? Watch the video
This post originally appeared in the Windows Insider Hub on 20AUG2015.
I have posted it so everyone can see.
Microsoft has issued an out-of-band update for Internet Explorer versions 7-11. When they do this it means you need to update NOW.
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-093 – Critical
Below are several benchmarks articles for Win10. They cover general use, gaming, SSD’s, and audio.
In general they found performance on par with Windows 8. Folks running new SSD’s on PCIe NVMe should look at upgrading. Ditto for people working with audio.
For the gaming benchmarks, keep in mind DX12 games are just coming out.
If you know of a benchmark article that should be included let me know.
Windows 10 build 10525 (Threshold 2) is out for Fast Ring Windows Insiders.
MS Blog – Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10525
Update took about 15-20 minutes on my machine, no issues (except the screen now shows “evaluation copy”)…
I’m always looking for answers. I’ve learned when searching microsoft.com you need to remove their forums from search results ( -answers ).
Some “experts” post the same insipid, unproductive answer to almost every problem. sfc /scannow is a useful tool but it isn’t this fracking useful:
These are my Windows 10 tweaks so far. I actually use these on my own machines. Check back often for changes.
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Every sane person worries about privacy issues online. IMHO, Win10 causes legitimate privacy concerns. However, there is the “tinfoil hat brigade” that IMHO takes things way too far. I haven’t wanted to jump the gun on addressing these issues. This sites first rule of tweaking has always been “Primum non nocere” (first, do no harm).
I got a lot of questions this week about installing Win10 so I’m gonna lump a few of the answers into one section:
This info isn’t new, I didn’t discover it, and it’s all over the web.
It’s been out for months, I don’t know who found it first or I would give them credit.
I’m using it, but it isn’t for everyone. I’ve posted pics below. Notice the title bar is hard to read.