Author Archives: Ludwig

About Ludwig

Lending a helping hand where I can. . . My motto: If it is worth doing, it is worth doing well.


  Happy Anniversary with WordPress This nice “Achievement Award” came up on my WordPress Dashboard today. Hurray to me! Five years with WordPress. Now, if you go to the archive and look at my first blog post, you will see … Continue reading

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OneDrive Mail

Now What? Mail from my OneDrive? Going through the morning mail I found this: “You uploaded some weekend photos to your OneDrive and we automatically selected a few to show you.” The email contained a half dozen of the images … Continue reading

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VMware Player Updated

VMware Workstation 12 Player Released VMware Player has been a popular way to run virtual machines on Windows, and other, operating systems. A new version, now called VMware Workstation 12 Player, was released on August 24, 2015. The new version … Continue reading

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Microsoft Survey

Have I been too critical, Microsoft? The relationship between Microsoft and myself goes back nearly three decades. During that time I developed software for fun and for industrial applications,  much of it for PCs, and mostly Windows PCs at that. … Continue reading

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Windows 10 is coming!

Windows 10 is on its way Microsoft has started the free upgrade process to Windows 10 for PCs running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8.1. The date of the installation will happen some time after July 29, 2015. That is … Continue reading

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Blogging from Word

For a couple of months I have been testing the preview version of Office 2016. Each time I open Word I am intrigued by the templates that are offered: Preparing blog posts is supported in Word! The prior versions of … Continue reading

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Windows 10 – Is it soup yet?

Importing Photos in Windows 10 The latest Windows 10 Technical Preview, Build 10041,  already looks much more professional than the “for toddlers only” feel of Windows 8 and 8.1. The full screen Start page is gone as is the full … Continue reading

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