September 2019

Windows 10 Myth 06 – Forced Windows 10 featured update schedule changed

2nd September, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|

Software giant Microsoft finally stopped forcing twice (2) a year big featured update. Microsoft featured update ver 1809 (Released in early October 2018) caused much of chaos where many of Avast and AVG antivirus software users lost their personal files after the update. Microsoft took ver 1809 out of public distribution system and took about [...]

June 2019

Apple Myth 09 – Apple is on track releasing new macOS Catalina and survival guide to use old Apple devices

30th June, 2019|Categories: Apple, iPad|

New macOS Catalina is coming Yes, Apple is very much on track releasing a new macOS once a year. This time, coming macOS is named after Santa Catalina Island which is located in southern California. Most likely, final version is available for general public September or October, 2019. You can find "New features" from the [...]

Widows 10 Myth 05 – Windows 10 updates deletes important partitions

25th June, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|

This is not an isolated incident. Windows 10 simple updates wipes out very important partitions beyond recovery. This "Windows updates deletes partitions" reported since Windows 7 days. Recently, I attended my client's 3.5 inch 2TB internal hard drive (used for system and data) fail to start after a simple Windows 10 updates. When my client [...]

April 2019

Widows 10 Myth 04 – Windows 10 ver 1903 is now available for MSDN before released to General Public

21st April, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|

I will not touch with the new features of this update as it's already available on the net, such as. WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1903, MAY 2019 UPDATE: ALL THE NEW FEATURES AND CHANGES I have downloaded both 64 bits version and 32 bits version of MSDN (Microsoft Developer Network) release for this version. Size of [...]

Windows 10 Myth 03 – Fail to fix Start Up problem

20th April, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|

1. This is how story begins "Windows 10 fails to start up" A morning of birthday, a young girl finds a present on her room desk - state of art modern laptop running on Windows 10 given by her parents. She is so excited and starts using the laptop - opens up entire world of [...]

March 2019

Windows 10 Myth 02 – Beware a trap of old PCI card

9th March, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|Tags: , |

Once upon a time, a boy got the best present in the world called "Computer". It made his dream come true connecting the outside world pushing his knowledge of boundary far beyond. But it was a little old computer almost left behind by the evolution of the "Operating System Giant". Luckily, the boy was given [...]

February 2019

Apple Myth 08 – Upgrading your old Mac computer

10th February, 2019|Categories: Apple|

The more I deal with Mac computer repairs, I notice many Mac users tend to stay on with the initial OSX installed on the Mac when purchased. As the matter of fact, there are still many Mac lovers use OSX 10.6 - Snow Leopard released in June, 2009. But eventually, those old OSX users face [...]

January 2019

Apple Myth 07 – Mac GUI Disk Utility cannot erase all the Windows formatted disk with GUID Partition Table Scheme

15th January, 2019|Categories: Apple|

If you are a power user for both Mac and Windows base PC, you maybe tempted to use previously running Windows base system disk for your Mac system disk saving some cost.  But, please be aware, Mac GUI Disk Utility cannot erase (wipe clean as raw disk) all the Windows formatted disk. Typically, this happens with [...]

Apple Myth 06 – macOS Mojave and APFS

7th January, 2019|Categories: Apple|

I. It appears Apple is very much determined to push their new APFS (Apple File System) when you install the latest macOS Mojave. Requirement of Mojave installation is that the system disk must be at least Mac OS Extended (Journaled) - GUID Partition Table disk. However, this Mac OS Extended (Jornaled) disk will be converted [...]

November 2018

Windows 10 Myth 01 – Twice a year big update

21st November, 2018|Categories: Windows 10|

When software giant Microsoft offered Windows 10 free upgrade in July, 2015 for all Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users, many of us were excited as previous operating system retail package was not cheap at all. But we did not know the fine prints what Microsoft offered at that time in details. Windows 10 end [...]

Load More Posts