On Windows 7, that setting is in the Start menu, a place users expect it to be. (In fairness, Microsoft added a power icon to the Start screen in Windows 8.1.) Now that the Start menu's back on Windows 10, the shutdown setting is right back where it belongs and as easy to access as in Windows 7.On Windows 8, you have to swipe in from the right (on a touchscreen device) or point your mouse at the top right or bottom corners and bring up the Charms bar. I was never a fan of cluttering my desktop with Microsoft's "Gadget" widgets in Windows 7.We show you how Windows Update works now and how you can still customize it to your needs and preferences.
Although I can go get other VM software and build a new VPC, the old one is loaded and tuned with a number of legacy apps that I need several times a year.
You can read our review of Windows 10 but the bottom line is that it is certainly the best version of Windows yet.
As we often say, you'd be surprised at how much your computer appears to speed up when you install Windows fresh.
Some Windows 10 editions include the option to defer upgrades for a limited time.
Security updates however are excluded from this option; everyone receives them automatically. It has advantages, like improved security, but it can also go wrong. The code that makes up the Windows operating system contains security loop holes, errors, incompatibilities, or outdated software elements. Security patches and updates fix the vulnerabilities...