Given that Microsoft has left so much other traditional functionality in Windows 8, the removal of the Start menu is a marketing decision only. It's not like it's hard to code.
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Don't ya just hate it when Windows Update fails? Fortunately, there are ways to fix the problem. We'll show you 10 tricks you can try that should get your Windows Update updating.
Windows is powerful, but it often arrives on your PC as a bloated, crapware-filled mess. Here's how to remove the bloatware and clean it up, without making things worse with more crapware-filled helper apps.
Tick tock. Every second gets us closer to July 29. And every second gets us closer to the point when Windows 10 won't be a free upgrade. If you're still running XP, here's how to migrate quickly and easily, without tears.
ZDNet's Matt Baxter-Reynolds helms the Post-PC Developments blog and has a lot to say about whether the PC is dead or dying. Tune in for our latest Better Know a Blogger show to hear what Matt thinks about Windows 8 and the future of the PC (if it even has a future).
ZDNet's David Gewirtz decides to upgrade a "dog-slow" Atom-based PC from the nearly dearly departed Windows XP to Windows 8. In the process, he learns a lot and shares some of those lessons with you in this article.
This is the last holiday weekend before Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade is gone in a flash. Are you prepared? Here are some tips to make the process go more smoothly.
Windows 8 can run like real, honest-to-goodness Windows. Plain, simple, slightly upgraded, but what you'd expect with Windows, old-school Start menu and all.
With the free upgrade window for Windows 10 about to close, David Gewirtz makes the case for why it's time, right now, to upgrade to Windows 10.
It's true. I did. For some people, Windows XP is here to stay.