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Pause Windows 10 Updates Easily From the Command Line by Eric Ravenscraft

By | September 17th, 2016|Categories: Windows OS|

Windows 10 automatically downloads updates in the background, which can be rough on slow or capped internet. Fortunately, there’s a way to pause downloads from the command line. As Into Windows points out, Windows 10 doesn’t give you an easy way to pause downloads in the Settings app directly. Instead, follow these steps: Right-click the Start [...]

Older Windows Insider Builds Will Deactivate Soon Unless You Update by Eric Ravenscraft

By | September 17th, 2016|Categories: Windows OS|

Trying out Windows Insider builds is an awesome way to stay on the bleeding edge. If you don’t update those builds though, Microsoft will deactivate them. The first round of expiration dates are coming up. If you’re still on the earliest Windows 10 Insider builds, you’ll start seeing some nag screens today warning you that you [...]

The free Windows 10 upgrade: Who should do it, and who should pass (PCWorld- Brad Chacos)

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: Windows OS|

The day is almost here: On July 29, Windows 10 will turn one-year-old—and Microsoft will retract the free upgrade offer for current Windows 7 and 8 users. After that, you’ll need to pay retail pricing of $100 or more if you want to upgrade your PC. And once you install Windows 10 you’ll keep getting updates [...]