Category Archives: Windows 7

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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OneDrive is Live

RIP SkyDrive? Today, February 19, 2014, OneDrive stepped into place for SkyDrive. Interestingly, when you sign in, the URL showing in the address bar of the browser is “” – so there is still a little life left in the … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 Importing Photos

One Giant Leap … This story is more than about Windows 8.1 Pro Preview – it is a tragic tale, oh, just read and weep. One of the biggest uses for computers by the senior folks is for managing and … Continue reading

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New SkyDrive features announced

After seeing many rumors, here, at last, is the story as reported on the Building Windows 8 blog. Connecting your apps, files, PCs and devices to the cloud with SkyDrive and Windows 8 Among the exciting new features is “SkyDrive … Continue reading

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Pin Café Ludwig to your Taskbar

Here is a neat little thing you can do: Pin Café Ludwig to your taskbar. Don’t ask why on earth you would want to or should, just try it! Open Internet Explorer 9 and go to the Café Ludwig home … Continue reading

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A Windows Tale of Woe: Error 0x80004005

Until just a few days ago, prior to late July 2011, I had a nice routine for importing and managing photos from my camera. My procedure included setting several properties of the photo files in Windows Explorer. I described the … Continue reading

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