Windows 7 – It’s time to Upgrade!!

Windows 7 Support officially ends on January 14th, 2020. After a good run, it’s finally time to upgrade to Windows 10. Though 7 was released in 2009, it’s not the same operating system it once was. Microsoft continuously patched 7 over the years to provide support for each new generation of hardware and software, keeping it relatively up to date. Windows 10 is a modern and constantly evolving system, which will be updated seamlessly as a service vs previous Windows versions. Many hold Windows 7 near and dear, being the system they have used for the last decade, even touting […]

Windows 10 Performance Boost – Mini Review

I’ve been skeptical of new versions of Windows for a while. I was a die-hard XP user, and loved Windows 7, but my primary work PC for day to day computing was dedicated to a laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. While Ubuntu itself did not provide all of the software I needed, it allowed me to accomplish most tasks, while simply delegating Windows software to an XP virtual Machine. As the years rolled on, Ubuntu was starting to get on my nerves, with small annoyances and hardware incompatibilities. Even though I wanted to give Windows another try, I felt Windows 8 […]

Windows 10 Upgrade Caution

If you are ready to make the switch to Windows 10, please make sure your software is fully compatible with the upgrade. Some software has been known to cause issues when upgrading to Windows 10, leading to a computer that is not fully usable. The Cisco VPN Client Version 5 is NOT compatible, and will cause all network connections to be unusable and possibly irreparable, requiring a reinstall of Windows. The safest option when upgrading is to remove any programs you do not need before the upgrade, and reinstall them after the upgrade. Programs which may be best to remove […]