SOLVED: Windows Media Player Missing

Windows Media Player was removed from Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (November 2017).  Microsoft would rather you use their new FILMS & TV app but if you would like to use it there is an easy way to get it back. To Install Windows Media Player In Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: Launch APPS & FEATURES (I just RIGHT click on the START button and click APPS & FEATURES) Click MANAGE OPTIONAL FEATURES Click ADD…

SOLVED: What Happened To Windows Media Center In Windows 10

The short answer is that there will not be a “Media Center” available for Windows 10.   To make this omission more slightly palatable to loyal Media Center users, Microsoft is making WINDOWS DVD PLAYER available for free to any Windows 7 or 8 PC running Media Center, that is upgraded to Windows 10.  To get the Player, you will need to upgrade, then run Windows Update, then visit the Store. The “small print” on the offer…

SOLVED: Where Is Windows 10 Media Center

UPDATE JULY 29 2015: To make this change more slightly palatable to loyal Media Center users, Microsoft is making WINDOWS DVD PLAYER available for free to any Windows 7 or 8 PC running Media Center, that is upgraded to Windows 10.  To get the Player, you will need to upgrade, then run Windows Update, then visit the Store.  See THIS store for more details. ___________________ The short answer is that there will not be a…

Toshiba Sells HD-DVD Player at Half Price

TomsHardware.com http://www.tgdaily.com/2006/06/23/toshiba_hddvd/ El Segundo (CA) – The first generation of HD DVD players are priced 50% below their Blu-ray rivals. While it is no secret that the HD DVD camp is using a lower price to make up for feature disadvantages, a market research firm today reported that Toshiba in fact is taking a loss: The actual cost of the device may be 40% higher than the retail price… According to Isuppli, the bill of…

SOLVED: How To Connect an Xbox One to A Windows 10 PC For Videos and Music Streaming

If you have an Xbox One you may be wondering how to connect it to your Windows 10 PC so you can stream Videos, Music and Pictures.  The process is unnecessarily complex but not very hard: On your Windows 10 PC, click START button and type HOMEGROUP Click the HOMEGROUP Click ALLOW ALL DEVICES ON THIS NETWORK SUCH AS TV’S AND GAME CONSOLES TO PLAY MY SHARED CONTENT Find your XBOX ONE in the list and select…

Windows 8 Versions: Just Two… or three… or four depending on how you count

Microsoft announced that Windows 8 will ship this year and will come in two common forms at retail and OEM outlets: Windows 8 Windows 8 Pro Microsofts Brandon LeBlanc explains the difference: Windows 8 Pro is designed to help tech enthusiasts and business/technical professionals obtain a broader set of Windows 8 technologies. It includes all the features in Windows 8 plus features for encryption, virtualization, PC management and domain connectivity. Windows Media Center will be…

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Was a Big Disappointment

I am a Windows guy and like (apparently) everyone else I am very impressed with the slick and smooth new Windows 8 tiled interface but I sure am disappointed in many other facits:        No Start Button = No Corporate Sales.  I am an authorized reseller and I used the Win8 CP yesterday for 6 hours.  While it looks pretty for consumers, there is no way this is going to fly in companies in…

Windows 7 Versions / Editions Compared

Win 7 comes in many different flavours but in North America there are only 5. Quick Notes: If you are using Windows 7 Starter, about the only things you will find annoying is the inability to change wallpapers and that lack of Aero (the glass like window frames in 7) Ultimate and Enterprise are the same product however Windows 7 Enterprise is a corporate license only SKU which allows the user to access some additional software…

Invisible File Extensions in Windows

Invisible file extensions on Windows By Floydman, Bachelor in Computer Sciences [email protected] [email protected] May 7th, 2001 You can distribute this document freely, as long as no changes are made to the file, or as long as credit for it is not pretended by someone else. All comments and suggestions about the material presented here should be directed at [email protected] If future versions of this document include add-ons coming from other people than me, then proper…

Windows 7 – Lesser Known Interesting Features

These are taken from “77 Windows 7 Tips” http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/2009.10.77windows.aspx 6. Shift to and from Explorer and CommandPrompt. The classic Windows power toy Open Command Prompt Here is now an integral part of Windows 7 Explorer. Hold down the shift key then right-click a folder to add this option to the property menu. While you’re in a command prompt, if you want to open an Explorer window with the focus of the window on the current…

Vista SP1 – What are the Notable Changes

Hardware Ecosystem Support and Enhancements · Adds support for new UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) industry standard PC firmware for 64-bit systems with functional parity with legacy BIOS firmware, which allows Windows Vista SP1 to install to GPT format disks, boot and resume from hibernate using UEFI firmware. · Adds support for x64 EFI network boot. · Adds support for the 64-bit version of MSDASQL, which acts as a “bridge” from OLEDB to a variety…

Writing about Tech Trends in 2019

Technologies continue developing and go on changing human lives. This article describes 11 most important tech trends of the year 2019. Writing about 11 Main Tech Trends of 2019 The professional college homework helper from Homeworkneeded.com shared his thoughts about technological trends of 2019. Automation Level: Increased Soon, new apps and instruments performing routine jobs with no mental efforts required will be in use. Such automation can speed up solving of job tasks and make…

Dell Endpoint Security Suite Enterprise ESSE Review

Dell Endpoint Security Suite (ESSE and ESS) looks like a fantastic product I was very excited to play with it.  ESSE should not be confused with your ordinary security tools, or perhaps it should, because it includes most of them. Dell ESSE provides: An awesome encryption suite that includes everything from Full Disk Encryption to Bit Locker management and ‘removable media’ encryption.  As a differentiator, ESS offers Policy Based Encryption so you can apply encryption only…