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  • How-Tos: Difference between 32bit and 64bit Windows

    In an answer to a previous query, our Helproom Editor explained to a reader how he could run GWBasic on a 64bit Windows 7 PC. But as another reader subsequently pointed out - a simpler solution might be to simply run a 32bit version of Windows. Here, our Helproom Editor explains how to run 16bit software on a 32bit installation of Windows, as well as pointing out some of the major differences between 32bit and 64bit Windows.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S3 to run Windows 8 in October

    Based on its Galaxy S3, Samsung is planning its first Windows Phone 8 smartphone for an October release date.

  • HP plans x86 Windows 8 tablet, Slate 8

    HP is planning a Windows 8 tablet thinner than Apple’s iPad, with a 10.1-inch screen and boasting 8-10 hours of battery life.

  • News: 44% will not upgrade to Windows 8

    A recent poll hosted by PC Advisor found that a large percentage of technology enthusiasts will not be upgrading their operating system to Windows 8.

  • How-Tos: Windows 7 volume control moves to centre of screen

    When you click an icon in Windows 7's taskbar, does it move to the centre of the screen? That's what happened to one reader. Our Helproom Expert solved the problem.

  • News: Windows 8 release preview coming in June

    Microsoft has announced that the 'release preview' of Windows 8 will launch in the first week of June.

  • Feature: Which web browser is best?

    Not all Web browsers are created equal. Some are faster; some are more versatile; others are especially secure. We tested six leading browsers to learn where each one excels… and fails.

  • How-Tos: How to install Windows 7 with a USB flash drive

    A complete guide on installing Microsoft Windows 7 from a humble USB drive, with a extra trick.

  • Opinion: Windows 8: Which Version Should You Choose?

    Microsoft revealed in a blog post what the different versions of Windows 8 will be when the OS officially launches. The news from Microsoft clears some things up, but it also raises some additional questions and may still leave some wondering which version of Windows 8 is the "right" one.

  • News: Intel shows off hybrid Ultrabooks

    Intel has chosen its Intel Developer Forum in Beijing to show off some hybrid tablet laptop Ultrabooks.

  • News: Windows 8 Will Come in Four Versions

    Finally! After years of confusing consumers with multiple, slightly different versions of the same operating system, Microsoft announced today that Windows 8 will come in only four versions: One for home use, one for business, one for devices running ARM chips, and one for large enterprises who buy in bulk.

  • News: Microsoft confirms four Windows 8 editions

    Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 will come in a set of just four editions.

  • How-Tos: How to create custom shortcuts in Windows 8

    Here's how to create time-saving shortcuts in Windows 8.

  • Feature: Windows 8: Guide to the Windows Store

    Here's a quick pictorial guide to the Windows 8 app store: the Windows Store.

  • How-Tos: How to use Sync your Settings in Windows 8

    Windows 8 will let you take the same user account settings to multiple PCs and tablets. Here's how.

  • News: Clock Is Ticking on XP--Time to Start OS Migration

    Tick, tick, tick, tick. That sound you hear is the clock winding down on the life of the Windows XP operating system. As of today, you have less than two years left until Microsoft will no longer support the OS. Two years may sound like a long time, but if you haven’t even begun to consider migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7, the pressure is on.

  • How-Tos: Get more from social media with Windows 8

    Like Windows Phone, Windows 8 offers a constant connection to all your email and social media from a single view. Here's how to get more from Facebook, Twitter and the rest using Windows 8.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Kicking it

    Tim Cook will kick off this year's D conference; shortages of the 15-inch MacBook Pro suggest new models with even more kick; and Apple kicks a Russian security firm while it's down. The remainders for Tuesday, April 10, 2012 get a kick out of you.

  • Feature: Why Windows 8 is good for business

    Although it is a radical step, migrating your business to Windows 8 could make sense. PC Advisor explains why

  • News: Microsoft UE-V Takes Virtualization to the Next Level

    Microsoft announced some new tools today for MDOP (Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack) customers. Beta versions are now available of an updated App-V 5.0 (Application Virtualization), and a new tool that takes virtualization beyond the desktop, and beyond applications--User Experience Virtualization (UE-V).


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