Microsoft will hold its annual technology Build event from May 23 to 24, 2023. Online registration is free; more information is available at the event FAQ page.
Microsoft is rolling out a preview version of Phone Link for iPhone users for Windows Insider users with Windows 11. Phone Link will allow you to pair your iPhone and Windows PC over Bluetooth in order to provide limited iPhone functions such as calls and messages on your computer.
This is one of the new features that Microsoft is introducing with Windows 11 updates, including adding new AI-powered Bing to the Windows taskbar, video screen recording in Snipping Tool, and multiple tabs in Notepad.
Microsoft has ended Windows 7 and 8.1 extended security updates as of January 10th, 2023. Microsoft will also be ending support for Microsoft Edge for these Windows versions as well. An exception is Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry, which ends support on on July 11, 2023.
Steps Recorder allows you to record the exact steps you took in order to troubleshoot an issue in Microsoft Windows. This program can be found under Windows Accessories > Steps Recorder (in Windows 10), or Accessories > Problem Steps Recorder (in Windows 7 or Windows 8.1).
Microsoft will hold its annual technology Build event from May 24 to May 26, 2022. Registration is free; more information is available at the event FAQ page.
The Apple MacOS user guide has a complete list of Mac keyboard shortcuts. The online manual also has a conversion chart of Microsoft Windows terms and their Mac equivalents.
A valid Microsoft Windows product key is required to reinstall Windows if the hard drive has to be replaced.
This key can be found for some PCs with OEM Windows licenses by opening a Command Prompt (right-click and select “Run as Administrator”).
At the command prompt, type:
wmic path SoftwareLicensingService get OA3xOriginalProductKey