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    Free Windows 10 Upgrades Ending Soon

    Windows 10 Upgrades In my estimation Microsoft has been quite generous with its free upgrade to Windows 10. Windows 10 was released to the public in July 2015 and Microsoft offered a free upgrade for one year after that to anyone who had a valid product key for versions 7/8.x. That option officially expired in […]

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    Ashampoo PDF Free Overview

    PDF Readers The ubiquitous Portable Document Format (PDF) file has been around for nearly as long as I can remember. Created by Adobe, its main appeal is that it is not platform-dependent. PDFs can be viewed and edited on any modern operating system. Adobe, of course, has provided its long-standing solution in the form of […]

  • Zemana AntiMalware Review

    Just recently I worked on a client’s Windows 10 laptop which had fallen victim to two nasty and persistent infections. One was the Web-start.org browser hijacker and the other a rogue PC optimizer program which randomly initiated a scareware popup. The first thing I did was uninstall the rogue PC optimizer and then scanned the […]

  • Create Customized Word Cloud Art for Free

    Word clouds are a fun and innovative way to transform a collection of ordinary words into an illustration. It works by using combinations of font sizes and colors to arrange a group of words into an image which can then be used to illustrate a website, letterhead, signature, logo, homework, whatever. *No specialized software required […]

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    Microsoft Is Giving Away Tons Of eBooks, Again!

    Microsoft’s Director of Sales, Eric Ligman, is once again sponsoring a mega-giveaway of extremely useful eBooks to the masses. It is absolutely a free, no-catch giveaway that you should definitely explore. Included are multitudes of subjects from Windows to Office to Azure to SQL and Servers, too. You won’t be disappointed. The sheer number of […]

  • DCT Giveaway: Ashampoo WinOptimizer 14

    The generous folk at Ashampoo have kindly donated 10 licenses for the latest edition of their Ashampoo WinOptimizer software for us to give away to 10 lucky winners. This is the latest brand new version, Ashampoo WinOptimizer 14, which was just released on May 23rd. Ashampoo WinOptimizer 14 Highlights: Automatic deletion of web browsing traces […]

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    How To Fix Common Windows 10 Problems

    Windows 10 Windows 10 is a great Operating System (OS). Its only competition is Windows 7, in my opinion. However, it does have its own set of quirks; a work in the making, if you will. There’s an old saying among computer programmers– “A program is never finished.” Nothing truer could be said about Windows […]

  • Will Windows 10 be Free for “Insiders” or Not?

    In a recent blog post, Microsoft’s Gabe Aul made an announcement which seemed to suggest that anyone running Windows 10 Preview as part of the ‘Windows Insider’ program and who logs in to same using a Microsoft account would then receive the final version of Windows 10 for free when it is released: Here’s a […]