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Posts Tagged ‘operating system’

Q & A: User Questions, Tech Answers! Windows 10 Edition

In our ongoing mission to help make your technology easier, we like to provide you with tools and knowledge to make your computer interaction more “user friendly”. This special edition of our Q & A Series focuses on Windows 10 and what’s new and/or different from Windows 7 in basic operation. We’ll delve into more advanced topics in a later post.

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Windows 10: A Personal Look

Windows 10. It’s the topic of almost every computer related conversation these days. Mostly because it’s a FREE upgrade for most users. The general consensus it that it is better than Windows 8 & 8.1. It’s the future of Windows and the beginning of Windows as a service. I thought I’d share my view on it from a tablet user’s perspective.
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El Capitán del Capitán

The newest version of Apple OS X is now available for developers to preview and will be available to the general public in the fall. As co-owner and Apple specialist at Geek Easy, I couldn’t resist writing on some of the up and coming features just to name this blog post the equivalent of “The captain on the captain.”

If you haven’t read anything about the new version of Mac OS, the name comes from a vertical rock formation inside Yosemite National Park. Apple’s announcement at their annual developer conference outright stated that the operating system update is a set of refinements to 10.10 Yosemite that was released last October.

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Unraveling the Mystery of Malware

Malware is everywhere. You can’t really escape it. In fact, 85% of all malware is distributed via the web.

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Windows 101: Windows 8 Basics…

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 Microsoft Windows 8 Operating System is the most radical design change in Windows since version 3.11 upgraded to Windows 95!  As expected there was initially a lot of resistance to Microsoft’s new touch-centric, mobile based design.  Windows users had grown accustomed to their familiar GUI interface that although had undergone many revisions and modifications during the last decade, essentially stayed the same at its core.

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Windows XP: Preparing for the End

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Geek Easy Computers knows that many of our readers are Windows XP users.  In our mission to make your technology easier, we have prepared this article to help you understand what exactly is happening when Windows XP reaches “end of life”, and why you should prepare for it before the actual date.

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The Death of Windows XP

You’ve seen it in the news.  Geek Easy Computers has posted about it.  April 8, 2014.  But what does it truly mean for you, the consumer?  The “Death” of Windows XP: Demystified!

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