How To Fix the defaultuser0 Problem in Windows 10

I was working on a new laptop for a client (preapring a basic setup and installing some software solutions for his business) that came pre-installed with Windows 10 and no support media. After a nominal wait for the OS to perform its “first run” checks and setup, I was presented with the Windows 10 login … Continue reading How To Fix the defaultuser0 Problem in Windows 10

Windows 10 telemetry secrets: Where, when, and why Microsoft collects your data

Basically, keep the settings as low as possible to avoid potential security leaks. I’ll still keep my Windows 7, thankyouverymuch. How does Windows 10 telemetry really work? It’s not a state secret. I’ve gone through the documentation and sorted out the where, when, and why. If you’re concerned about private documents accidentally leaving your network, … Continue reading Windows 10 telemetry secrets: Where, when, and why Microsoft collects your data

Microsoft Reveals Real Cost Of ‘Free’ Windows 10

“I have altered the deal. Pray I don’t alter it any further.” –Darth Nadella?

“There is no such thing as a free lunch” has been the mantra of those cynical about the true cost of ‘free’ Windows 10. But as Microsoft increases pressure on users to upgrade, it turns out the real cost of Windows 10 lies somewhere far less expected…

Source: Microsoft Reveals Real Cost Of ‘Free’ Windows 10 – Forbes

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You will upgrade to Windows 10: Inside Microsoft’s strong-arm upgrade tactics

Microsoft is playing desperation cards at this point, it would seem. I’ve already found my dealbreakers, so after 7 runs its course, I’m done with Windows (again). Now that the carrots aren’t luring new users to Windows 10, Microsoft’s breaking out the sticks Source: You will upgrade to Windows 10: Inside Microsoft’s strong-arm upgrade tactics … Continue reading You will upgrade to Windows 10: Inside Microsoft’s strong-arm upgrade tactics