windows 8

  1. froggyboy604

    Microsoft Will Abandon Windows 8 Completely Next Week

    Windows 8 officially reaches end of support on January 12 Windows 8 was launched in October 2012 with much fanfare, but in the end, this proved to be just another flop in Microsoft's history. Often referred to as “the second Vista,” Windows 8 will reach end of support next week on Tuesday, so...
  2. froggyboy604

    Microsoft confirms Windows 10 tried to secretly install itself on old machines by mistake

    This Forbes article brings us the news that Microsoft recently confirmed that Windows 10 secretly installed itself on older computers that were still running Windows 7 and Windows 8. Apparently, it all started in August when the company rolled out an automatic update to Windows 7 and Windows 8...
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    PC makers' tech support asks customers to avoid Windows 10

    You may have upgraded to Windows 10 as soon as humanly possible, but don't tell that to your PC manufacturer. As part of its tech support research, Laptop has learned that at least Dell and HP are discouraging customers from updating to Windows 10, or even recommending that people roll back to...