Guide to installing Windows 10 using VMware Workstation

Lets get started! To start this tutorial make sure you have the right software and compatible hardware to complete the task. What you need is a 64 Bit processor, 4GB of memory,1.3 GHz or faster and 1GB of free hard drive space. Also you will need the Windows 10 ISO file. Step one:  Start up VMware and click on new virtual machine.  When this screen comes up click on typical and hit next.  The custom option lets you change different settings for compatibility options. Step Two:  This is where you click browse and find your ISO file or Windows 10 disk location.  After finding the file select it and click open and then click next. Step Three:  This box lets your enter in the Windows product key before you install it (This is optional).  The next box lets you select the Windows version and choose a username and password. When selecting a password, it’s good to have at least eight characters, upper and lowercase letters and a number.  When you’re ready, click next. Step Four:  This box lets you assign a name to the virtual machine and where it’s going to be stored on your computer.  VMware has a default folder named virtual machines in which it stores the files. When you’re ready, click next to move on. Step Five:  This is where you select the size of hard disk space you want on the VM.  It recommended 60GB however, just make sure there is enough free space for the operating system.   The next section has different options explaining how to group the hard drive space.  Selecting “store...

Key differences between Edge browser and Internet explorer? Which one do you think is better? Why?

The key differences between Edge and Internet Explorer is that Edge is more emphasized on Web Note and Reading View and Cortana and obviously like any browser update the compatibility and security of the Browser, and Inter Explorer is there for the backward compatibility and modern web standards and IE11 has ran all the way back to windows 7. I think that Microsoft edge is better because the new browser interface is a lot smother and is made to work with all the new windows 10 features. It is made like google chrome because anything you type in the web address bar can be a search or website, but instead of using google it uses Bing which is not the best in my part but its better than nothing. With Internet explorer they have the search bar and an address bar, Edge has a great feature where it annotates and highlights parts of webpages for a better search of finding of what you are looking for. Then it also contains a reading view for people with either tablets or a cellular device, it makes the reading a lot better by making it perfectly proportioned for the devices screen and you can also save what ever your reading to your reading list for future reading. Cortana is one of the best things that has came on in windows 10 it’s like a Siri in some ways, Cortana and edge communicate very well with each other and make the search experience a lot better when you are asking Cortana a question, or your hands are full, and you can only speak...

Microsoft Edge vs. Internet explorer

With the creation of windows 10, it came with many new features making the previous version of windows look like garbage. One of these many features is Microsoft Edge. Microsoft Edge is known as a complete reboot from Internet Explorer. It comes with many perks such as faster load speed, (which everyone hated internet explorer for) easier to maneuver through, and many more things. One of my favorite things about Edge is the magic marker. This is known as Web Note. I highly suggest Web Note for anybody in college or if you're making a power point for your job. While browsing through the internet, you may use this marker to add notes and edit web pages to your advantage. After you're finished with your editing, you can then save it as a file to your computer. One of the best things they added to Edge was Reading View. Reading View essentially acts as an ad blocker; it fits your screen to give you a focused view on your website. Some websites abuse ad elements to make it so you physically can't see them making the web page shaped very weird. Reading View will negate that and make it much easier for you to read your article without 500 advertisements popping up on your screen. A very excellent choice on Microsoft's side. It doesn't work on every site, but when it does work your life becomes a lot easier for a moment.   Another perfect addition to Windows 10 is known as Cortana. Cortana is essentially another version siri, but arguably better. Cortana is apart of Windows 10 itself,...

How do the new windows 10 features help IT students

One of the new features My People would work great for IT students. This feature has quick access to top people, people-file sharing, video chat via Skype, pin your favorite people to the task bar. This feature is Skype and mail combined. The quick mail access is practice used for talking to team members as well as to get used to being able to move and send files from wherever and whenever. Combine this feature with top people and file sharing, you will get used to these things. It doesn't get much easier than this. Great practice to get used to the work environment. I hope this shed some light on a couple new features for you and how they help IT students get ready for the work...

How to Create a Windows 10 Virtual Machine with VMware

How to Create a Windows 10 Virtual Machine with VMware   Step 1: The first thing you need to do is install the latest version of VMware. There is a free version of the software called VMware Player and a paid version called VMWare Workstation. VMware Workstation comes with a free 30-day trial if you wanted to test out the paid version and eventually buy it. Step 2: The next thing that is to get a Windows 10.ISO file. Microsoft will offer this file for free on there website. Clicking on this link will bring you right to the download page on the official Microsoft page. Download the .ISO file and then save it somewhere you can easily find it on your computer. I personally like to save it right to my desktop, so it is easy to find. Link: https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/software-download/windows10 Step 3: The next thing you want to do is open the VMware software that you downloaded. Once the software is up and running you will want to click the box with the words “create new Virtual Machine.     Step 4: After clicking on the box that says “create new Virtual Machine” you will then be prompted by the Wizard to start the process of creating the Virtual Machine. You will be given two options. Create a “typical” or an “advanced” VM. It is strongly suggested you go with the “typical” option especially if you are new to use the software. Step 5: The next step in the process is to find the installer disc image or .ISO for Windows 10 that we downloaded earlier from Microsoft....

How to Create a Full Backup in Windows 10

How to Create a Full Backup in Windows 10   There are many different reasons why you should back up your data. Those reasons include a hard drive failure on your computer, malware, or even a critical error that could cause you to lose data. By not making regular backups you risk losing important documents, personal pictures, and software/apps that you may have spent hours configuring. It’s not a matter of if you lose your data but when. This guide will go over how-to backup your Windows 10 computer. A system image is a type of backup that contains everything on your computer. This includes the entirety of operating system Windows 10, settings, apps, all your documents and files, and even any extra drives that you have connected. If your computer were to encounter an error or failure, then it is possible to be up and running again in just a few minutes by restoring from a system image. There are multiple ways to store a backup. You could back up to a secondary drive, cloud storage, a USB drive, or even a blank DVD. The best option is to use an external drive such as USB drive, so it is easy to reconnect and disconnect while also being easy to store in a safe place. Step 1: Connect an external device such as an external hard drive or USB drive to the computer. This drive needs to be large enough or contain enough free space to create a full backup using the system image tool. The wizard will let you know how much space you need if you...