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How to Install Windows 11 on Unsupported CPU & TPM 1.2

In this step-by-step tutorial by Kevin Stratvert, learn how to install Windows 11 on a PC even if your CPU is not officially supported. Officially, Windows 11 requires an Intel 8th Generation and beyond CPU. You also need TPM 2.0. If you try to upgrade with an older CPU or TPM 1.2, you’ll get an […]

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Interesting Windows

Hacking Task Manager on 1024+ Cores with Cool Video Demos!

Dave Plummer is an OG Windows engineer and, in this video, he has some fun with it. The Right Way and the Wrong Way: the retired Microsoft programmer of Windows Task Manager takes you on a tour of cool demos created using the new multicore Heat Map view showing movies such as Bad Apple, Minecraft, […]

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Windows

Mac Fanboy Reviews Windows 11

I’ve not yet made the switch to Windows 11 yet, but I am hearing mixed reviews. The one thing people do rave about, however, is the better flowing UI. Quinn of Snazzy Labs sits down at the new studio and takes a look at Microsoft’s best looking OS yet.

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Windows

Why PCWorld Says You Should Skip Windows 11 (for now)

PCWorld’s review of Windows 11 is out now after many months of testing, and Mark his here to tell you why you should skip this version of Microsoft’s operating system (for now). I was going to install Windows 11 on an older test PC, but the new OS’s system requirements made that impossible. I’ll wait.

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Windows

How to Customize the Windows 11 Taskbar

Windows 11 officially launches Tuesday. In this step-by-step tutorial video, learn how you can fully customize your task bar in Windows 11. Learn the basics like how to pin and unpin apps. Find out how to move your task bar icons to the left or back to the center. We also explore how to remove […]

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Linux Windows

Windows 365: Testing a Cloud PC in Linux

Windows 365 is a new, online version of Windows that runs in what Microsoft call a Cloud PC. In this video, Explaining Computers sets up and accesses Windows 365 from Linux, including running some performance tests. Time stamps: 00:00 Introduction 01:18 A New Category of Computing 06:20 Windows on the Web 11:49 Performance 15:49 Remote […]

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Windows

Windows Package Manager: Winget v1.0

Windows Package Manager enables you to find and install apps with the winget command line tool, as well as a means of distributing apps and tools for publishers. Demitrius Nelon explains in the video below. Time stamps: 00:00 – Demitrius Nelon introduces us to Windows Package Manager 00:21 – What is Windows Package Manager? Is […]

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Uncategorized Windows

Windows 11 Pinball

The original Windows NT programmer for Windows Pinball reveals how Windows Pinball made it from NT to Windows 11 today. Dave was the original developer who wrote the XP port of Windows Pinball, and in this episode, he tells the story from the game’s original addition to Windows all the way to its removal, and […]

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Security Windows

CODE RED: The Billion Dollar Buffer Overflow & How it Worked

How does a buffer overflow work and what does it have to do with CODE RED, one of the biggest security holes ever found (so far)? Join retired Microsoft developer Dave Plummer as he explains how CODE RED was unleashed on the world and how it worked so that you can avoid the mistakes of […]

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