The wait is over, Windows 10 has officially arrived. If you’re on Windows 8.1 or Windows 7SP1 and have not yet received notification that your download is ready, you currently have two options:
In less than three weeks Microsoft will begin notifying users who reserved Windows 10, that their reserved upgrade is ready to be installed. According to a Microsoft blog post, not everyone is going to be notified on the first day that their upgrade is ready because the upgrade will be released in waves.
It’s official, Windows 10 arrives July 31! You may have already noticed a new icon sitting in your notification area (system tray). Clicking on it will open a new window explaining how the Windows 10 upgrade works and giving you the opportunity to reserve your free copy now so that it will be available for you to install on July 31, as soon as it’s released.
If you’ve ever wished that Windows Explorer had a tabbed interface, wasn’t so basic or just looked better, you’re in luck. XYplorer is a Windows Explorer replacement that has a ton of features.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware has a spiffy new look. Version 126.96.36.1998 has just been released and besides sporting a cleaner, modern look, it also has a few upgrades that may not be obvious at first. For example, the new version has improved root-kit detection and removal. It also automatically updates before running a scan so that you have the latest protection database when scanning. A bug with the next scheduled scan not showing up properly has also been fixed, along with several notification issues.
Do you wish there was an easier way to keep your PC safe on the Internet after reading about a new zero-day vulnerability? There seem to be new exploit warnings regularly and no easy way to be protected while waiting for updates. Fortunately for us, Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit stops zero-day vulnerabilities in their tracks and does not need any adjustments after installing. You simply install and continue on your merry way, knowing that it’s working behind the scenes.
A new version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware has just been released! I’ve sung the praises of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware in the past and this version lives up to the Malwarebytes reputation. The most noticeable change in this version is the user interface. This version aims to be clean and bright, showing you relevant information right up front in the dashboard.
As many of you already know, my browser of preference is Mozilla Firefox. Although Internet Explorer 9 has come a long way and is a fantastic browser, the customization available to Firefox through it’s thousands of Add-ons always has me returning to it as my primary browser.
What do Add-ons do?
They add additional features to your browser and allow you to customize your browsing experience.
Firefox has plenty of add-ons, grouped into 14 Categories, available at the Mozilla Add-ons website.