In this video, I detail the eight things I wish Microsoft would fix about Windows 11.
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Add a TPM 2.0 Module So You Can Install or Upgrade to Windows 11
Even though many UEFI BIOSs have a virtual TPM, not all do. If your motherboard has a TPM 2.0 header, this video will show you how to install a TPM 2.0 module so you can install or upgrade Windows 11.
Can’t Upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11 22H2? This fix was super simple.
After several hours of trying and failing to upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11 22H2, the fix was super easy!
Is Windows 11 The Fastest Version of Windows? Even After the 22H2 Update, It Is Not.
After doing some testing using a Lenovo T14 with a 12th Gen p-core and e-core CPU, Windows 11 is still slower than Windows 10 with a few minuscule exceptions even after the 22H2 update.
Why Did Chrome on My Personal Laptop say “Managed by your organization”
A few minutes ago, I decided to see if I could cast Chrome to a TV. When I clicked the Chrome menu button, I spied something I hadn’t seen before at the bottom of the menu: “Managed by your organization.” The thing is, this laptop has never been managed by an organization, nor is my… Read more »
How to Upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro Using a Cheap OEM Key
I just bought a Lenovo Yoga 720-13ikb laptop to replace a broken laptop that wasn’t worth fixing. It’s a great machine, but it came with Windows 10 Home edition. That’s fine for most people, but as a Windows nerd, I need Hyper-V support, the Group Policy editor, the packaged app controls, etc. What to do?… Read more »
Dual-boot Windows Technical Preview (aka Windows 10) on a UEFI-Enable Computer
I’m really excited about the Windows Technical Preview (aka Windows 10) that was released today. I decided to forgo a virtual machine and dual-boot it on my laptop running Windows 8.1. My laptop is an Asus G55VW and the existing Windows 8.1 installation being setup in UEFI (with the requisite GPT partition scheme). I downloaded… Read more »
A Fix for Windows Installer Error 3728
If you ever get a Windows Installer Error Code 3728, I found a really easy fix that might work for you. ( I say might because I’ve had many problems with MSI installers over the years and it has normally been a lot of trial-and-error to fix them.) As with any fix I post, follow… Read more »
Get Rid of Text Formatting (in Almost Any Program)
Have you ever copied some text from a webpage (or any formatted program, for that matter) and pasted it into another program only to find that all the fancy formatting simply doesn’t look right in its new location? If I had a nickel for every time that copy and paste between program hasn’t played nice,… Read more »
Right click in the bottom left corner of Windows 8 for some awesome options
I really like Windows 8. I’ve upgraded my desktop and my netbook (which I’m typing this post on) and it has made both machines run faster than Windows 7. Windows 8’s designers thought of all sorts of little things that I absolutely love. My favorite is right-clicking in the bottom left corner of the screen… Read more »