Tag Archives: Windows 7

How to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 | Windows Central

How to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 | Windows Central Windows 7 users migrating to 10, the start is just days away! Here is more great information from Windows Central you should familiarize yourself with BEFORE the upgrade. Advertisements

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Windows 7/Windows Update problems; KB3004375 and KB3031432

Windows 7/Windows Update problems; KB3004375 and KB3031432 Continue reading

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Windows 7: The best security packages at the end of mainstream support | AV-TEST

This is important considering that Microsoft has stopped mainstream support of Win7 and that AV-Test suggests to stop using Security Essentials. http://www.av-test.org/en/news/news-single-view/windows-7-the-best-security-packages-at-the-end-of-mainstream-support/ I replaced Security Essentials with 360 Total Security Essentials – formerly 360 Internet Security – beating out Panda Free … Continue reading

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“Windows Update error 80240016”

Sometimes it is by pure chance I can figure out such problems, especially considering my lack of certification, but by sharing my experiences I hope others are helped. My Windows 7 netbook experienced this error. Microsoft Support was partially helpful … Continue reading

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Smart Defrag 2 is recommended but file fragmentation is not as critical on Windows 7 and beyond.

I do not usually recommend software which is not listed on Snapfiles.com but Smart Defrag 2 has a 5 star editor’s rating on CNET’s Download.com. By IOBit, the creator of Advanced SystemCare which is one of the industry’s best, one-click … Continue reading

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Ccleaner and Spybot not playing well with Windows 7

Twice I have had to use my netbook’s factory restore to correct a problem caused by Ccleaner, one of the most thorough and free registry utilities available. I hate to go back on a previous recommendation but it is possible … Continue reading

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