Tag: update

While many people subscribe to one of Microsoft’s “365” programmes, where you can get Office and OneDrive storage for an annual fee, others prefer to use a standalone version of Office.  What’s more, if your needs are fairly basic, just writing letters and simple spreadsheets,…

The world of smartphones running Google’s Android is a very fractured overall eco-system.  Some manufacturers support handsets with updates for many years, while others can seemingly drop all support after just one.  Fortunately though, if you use an iPhone from Apple the situation is much…

Windows Updates are an unfortunate necessity.  We need them to keep Windows 11 secure and running properly, and we can’t opt out of them though we can pause them for a few weeks when necessary.  It is possible to tame and control Windows Update though,…

If you are using Windows 10 on your PC, it’s possible you will be able to upgrade to Windows for FREE!  There are a few caveats with this however as, unlike the free upgrade offer from Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 back in…

With all support for Windows 7 now ended, there’s a lifeline for business and enterprise customers who haven’t yet migrated their PCs to Windows 10, or who perhaps need Windows 7 for mission-critical systems.  Microsoft is allowing some business and all enterprise customers to extend…

Windows Update can sometimes be a pain.  While it’s both necessary and helpful to have security and stability updates automatically delivered to your PCs, this all too often results in restarts and downloads happening at the most unhelpful times. Fortunately it’s very easy to control…