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Windows 8.1 End of Life: January 10, 2023

According to Microsoft, support for Windows 8.1 will end on Tuesday January 10, 2023. What does that mean? It means that Microsoft will stop issuing fixes and important security updates for Windows 8.1. And without those timely improvements, the operating … Continue reading

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OneDrive Will Soon Stop Working on Windows 7, 8 and 8.1

As announced in a succinct Tech Community blog article, Microsoft is ending support for the OneDrive desktop application on personal Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 devices in 2022. The move is all about focusing the company’s technical resources on new … Continue reading

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Service Protector works with Windows 8.1 Preview

Windows 8.1, the first major update to Microsoft’s controversial Windows 8, is set to be released on October 18. With a restored (but trimmed down) start button, the ability to boot straight into the desktop and other practical improvements, this … Continue reading

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