Error messages are the norm for PC users, but that doesn't make them any less frustrating when they pop up; particularly when they don't offer much in the way of actionable information. Poorly-explained errors filled with seemingly random letters and numbers can often force you to spend hours desperately Googling an issue that may be relatively simple to fix. Microsoft's … [Read more...] about Windows 10 Setup’s error messages are about to get much better
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Introduction Now that Windows 10 has overtaken Windows 7 as the most popular operating system, it’s the most popular operating system out there. The follow up to Windows 8.1 has been out for more than three years now, and has given users plenty of time to figure it out.And, over the years, a lot of the initial Windows 10 problems have been fixed by Microsoft. However, … [Read more...] about 100 common Windows 10 problems and how to solve them
Sometimes at Ars Technica, a staffer has to call in "sick" for reasons other than illness, emergency, or hangover. Those are all poor working states, but I would argue that one is even worse: a computer meltdown. Everyone on staff has suffered at least one of these (or its awful cousin, the ISP outage) and been left distracted or set back to some extent. But when the crash in … [Read more...] about How I went from testing a fancy new graphics card to shouting at Windows 10
The October 2018 Update (version 1809) is the second semi-annual feature update and the sixth major refresh for Windows 10 that introduces a new set of improvements and features around productivity, performance, and security, including the highly requested dark theme for File Explorer and new cloud clipboard. In addition, this release includes two new built-in apps, including … [Read more...] about Windows 10 October 2018 Update biggest problems and complaints
Assuming that there not hiccups at the eleventh hour, Microsoft is expected to release the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) on October 2. This is the sixth major update that the OS is getting in the last three years, and it's a continuation of the April 2018 Update that introduces a new set of features and enhancements. However, officially releasing on October 2 … [Read more...] about Is your PC getting the Windows 10 October 2018 Update on October 2?