Tag Archive: windows 8.1

Oct 02

Is Microsoft Windows 10 Better that Windows 8? YES!!!, Windows 9 skipped?

windows10-logoIs Microsoft Windows 10 Better that Windows 8? We think so!, Windows 9 skipped? Yes and there might be a good reason.

Microsoft officially announced that Windows 10 will be the next official Windows OS. Windows 9 has been skipped but the way Microsoft sees it Windows 8.1 took its place. Microsoft Windows 8 was a disappointment to many, mostly because there was so much difference from Windows 7. Windows 8 has a great concept but with lots of bugs and glitches it was not appalling to consumers. Windows 8.1 update was a huge improvement but still a lot of bugs and glitches remained.

So what happened to Windows 9? There are few rumors floating around as to why Microsoft skipped 9. One reason is that some believe Windows 8.1 was more like Windows 9 since Microsoft never added extension to the OS.  Second was that Windows 9 would have made a possible comp ability with third party software.  For a programmer that writes the code the (win9) could be mistaken for Win95 and Win98 when verifying a compatibility check and that could create issues. There is no official word why, but we believe that it has to do with compatibly check.

Microsoft Windows 10 Desktop View

The New Microsoft Windows 10 looks similar to Windows 8 but whit whole lot of improvements. The whole overall in Windows 10 is that it will look more like windows 8 but will work as Windows 7. Windows 7 is currently the most popular Widows on desktops. Microsoft continues to push Touch as forward thinking, but want desktop users to have same experience as they have had in the past few Windows generations.

Microsoft Windows 10 Desktop

Microsoft has launched its Windows 10 Insider Program that will allow beta testers to provide input and sniff out bugs before Win10 hits the general public sometime in fall of 2015

Microsoft knows that they screwed up with Windows 8 and I am sure that Windows 10 will Finally be a hit. From previous Windows releases its seems that its Microsoft trend to release one bad OS and follow up with a great one after that.

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Jul 15

Windows 8 use Without Signing Up for Microsoft Account

Windows 8 Start Screen

Windows 8 Start Screen

Do you want to use Windows 8 without signing up for Microsoft account?

People all over the world have different opinions on using a Microsoft account or not. Due to privacy reasons, it is possible to use Windows 8 without signing in for a Microsoft account.

 

Create a local account to run Windows 8:

Creating a local account is possible through selecting the option of making it however; Microsoft have tried a bit to hide it but it still is available. Make certain that the PC is not connected to the internet and then click on the option “Create the new account” there will also be link displayed “ Sign in without a Microsoft account” click this to select a password and username for the local account if you choose not to create a Microsoft account.

To keep all your settings and instructions, follow tips and instructions given below. Type settings and choose PC settings from the Start screen. From the settings, click your account and then Disconnect to create a distance from Microsoft Account if you already made it earlier. If one wants to switch back to Microsoft’s account follow the same steps with juts choosing the Connect to Microsoft account option which will then verify the account through email or text and save settings along with picture documents automatically to the storage service of Microsoft OneDrive cloud.

However; it is recommended to Sign in with a Microsoft account if you want to use an app or especially install it through Windows Store as suggested by the Windows itself before installation but this Windows Store can be installed on a local account as an alternative. Opt for Sign in each app separately after which you will be taken to the Microsoft account momentarily just to install the app although it is not recommended but still is a great substitute indeed.

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