100°

Windows 8 will refresh your PC without losing your data

Lace Whitney of CNET: "Windows 8 will provide a refresh option that can automatically restore your PC to a clean state without erasing all your data and customized settings. Due to appear in the Windows 8 beta that will debut next month, the refresh option makes good on Microsoft's earlier promise that it would give users an easy way to restore Windows in the event of a problem.

As described in yesterday's Building Windows 8 blog by Desmond Lee, a program manager on Microsoft Fundamentals team, the new OS will actually offer two ways to bring Windows back to factory condition:
• The refresh option will keep all personal data, important settings, and Metro style apps, and then reinstall Windows.
• The reset option will securely remove all data, settings, and applications, and then reinstall Windows."

Read Full Story >>
news.cnet.com
gaffyh4434d ago

This is pretty cool, Windows Vista to 7 transition was actually pretty good, I'm hoping the Windows 8 transition will be even better.

RememberThe3574434d ago

I agree, I never had too many problems with Vita though and I've had zero issues with 7. I'm looking forward to what 8 bring to the table.

fatstarr4432d ago

I think im gonna make a fresh build for windows 8. there are some memory problems In my demo but maybe its fixed by now

80°

Microsoft's Gaming Shake-up: 1900 Job Cuts, Senior Execs Exit Xbox and Blizzard

Microsoft is laying off more employees, a new round after they cut thousands last year. It seems like many big tech companies are doing the same.

Read Full Story >>
techacrobat.com
60°

Apple's Bold Move to Train LLM on Trendsetting News

Amidst the AI frenzy of 2023, major players like Google, Microsoft, and Meta are in the spotlight, launching their own generative AI systems.

Read Full Story >>
techacrobat.com
60°

Microsoft launches app for iPhone users to use iMessage on PC

Microsoft has made it easy for iPhone users to check their mobile updates on Windows-enabled computers.

Read Full Story >>
knowtechie.com