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Windows 7 vs Windows 10 comparison What's the difference

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For many, Windows 7 has been the benchmark against which to judge all others. Considering how confusing and ill thought out Windows 8’s interface was (and still is in many ways), it’s no surprise that many are skeptical of the free Windows 10 upgrade.

Well we have good news. Microsoft is back on form, with Windows 10 taking the best bits of Windows 7 and Windows 8 as well as adding some welcome new features. Plus, the upgrade is completely free for Windows 7 owners: no strings attached.

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Windows 10 shows steady growth, but Windows 7 users remain loyal to their OS

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June and July are big months for Windows 10 upgrades as this should be when users who have yet to switch to the new OS scramble to do so before the free offer comes to an end on July 29.

The last minute rush, combined with Microsoft’s aggressive push — including, of course,tricking unwitting users into upgrading — should have made June a particularly bumper month for Windows 10 growth, but actually it dropped off a little compared with May.

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Microsoft announces free Windows 10 Anniversary Update will roll out on August 2nd

Microsoft accidentally leaked the news that the eagerly awaited Windows 10 Anniversary Update is now set to arrive on August 2, and today the software giant confirms the news, along with details of what to expect from the update.

If you’re a Windows Insider, or have been following news of the various Insider Preview builds, you’ll know there’s a lot of new features and improvements in the update.

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Porsche Design ventures further into technology with Windows device

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Porsche Design’s convertible laptop, which can transform into a tablet, will run Windows 10, including its features such as the Windows Hello login option and virtual assistant Cortana.

As technology integrates itself further into consumers’ lives, meeting their needs with aesthetically designed products enables luxury brands to appeal with function on top of form.

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Windows 10 makes big usage share gains on the back of forced upgrades

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Last month, NetMarketShare’s initial desktop operating system usage share figures made it look as if Windows 10’s growth was badly stalling, gaining just 0.2 percentage points in April to put it on 14.35 percent.

However, revised figures showed it had in fact gained 1.19 percentage points, and was sitting on 15.34 percent. That’s very much in keeping with the new operating system’s growth in previous months.

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How To Know If Your Windows PC Got Hacked — Use Hacked

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With the number of data breaches and hacking attacks on the rise, the internet has become a scary place. Today, we can’t call any device completely secure as every other day there’s a new malware appearing in the wild.

As an alternative to the long list of antivirus solutions and anti-malware, there’s a new way to safeguard your data and add an extra security layer to your personal computers.

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Microsoft ups the minimum spec for Windows 10 after Anniversary Update

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When Microsoft released Windows 10 in July 2015, it maintained the same system specifications as compared to the previous Windows versions i.e. Windows 7 and Windows 8.

But the upcoming Windows 10 Anniversary Update, being called as version 1607 by Microsoft, is coming with some bad news. Microsoft’s documentsmention that version 1607 will need more RAM, increasing the minimum RAM needed for 32-bit systems from 1GB to 2GB.

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