Category Windows 7


Windows 10 exceeded Windows 7 in terms of market share

Launched in July 2015, Windows 10 was not immediately successful, being overshadowed by previous failures with Windows 8 and 8.1. But that did not prevent Microsoft from aggressively promoting the new operating system, including giving users the possibility to free update to Windows 10 if they had a valid Windows 7 or Windows 8 / 8.1 license.

Almost four years later, and after successive revisions that significantly improved its functionality, Windows 10 managed to equalize Windows 7 in terms of market share, but not necessarily because it would be much better than it. Rather, Windows 7 PCs end at their end-of-life, and with their replacement, most users choose to “refresh” the operating system as well.

Rather, looking as a forced march, the transition to Windows 10 is only complete at 42...

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The Windows Phone platform remains without Push notifications

The Windows smartphone platform has been in a clinical death for a long time, waiting for his inevitable end. More and more components of the operating system are closed, or simply abandoned, and now it has come to Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8 devices to lose some of the features. This time, the short straw was pulled by the notification system, which will completely disappear.

Push notifications are based on the experience of a modern smartphone, but they are usually sent by the platform owner’s servers. As there is no longer a large audience to¬† use Windows Phone 7 or Windows Phone 8, Microsoft has decided that started from today, February 20, 2018, to shut down their dedicated servers...

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How do you force the recycle bin to clear on Windows and Mac OS

Whether you’re a Windows or a Mac user, you might want to know how you force recycle bin to permanently remove stubborn files.

On both Windows and Mac, it’s inevitable to get into a very annoying situation when it comes to deleting files. Whether it’s a downloaded program from the Internet or a big busy collection of pictures you’ve already copied to an external hard drive, some files get into the recycle bin and refuse to leave it.

The errors you face when you choose Empty Trash in Mac OS or Empty Recycle Bin on Windows systems are different. There may be a notification saying that the files are currently in use and cannot be deleted. Another scenario would involve the apparent emptying of the recycle bin without error, but there are still documents in it, and the icon has not changed.

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