Microsoft has skipped Windows 9 and is soon to release Windows 10. It is out for Technical Preview now. You can test out the program, but because this is an unfinished version of Windows you should not put this on your primary use computer. If you have the chance to do this you can get an early look at Windows 10 and the changes made to it. Most reviewer have said that it takes the best elements of Windows 8 and bring back some of the much missed elements of Windows 7.
Step 1 Identify the problem
Step 2 Establish a theory of probable cause (question the obvious)
Step 3 Test the theory to determine the cause
Step 4 Establish a plan of action to resolve the problem and implement the solution
Step 5 Verify full system functionality and, if applicable, implement preventative measures
Step 6 Document findings, actions, and outcomes
Microsoft is continuing it anti-malware initiative that it started with Microsoft Security Essentials and now with Window 8 is naming it Windows Defender. Microsoft started to create it’s now anti-malware software to improve users experience with using Microsoft Windows.
You might say that we have heard the name Windows Defender before. In previous versions of Windows it was an Anti-Spyware program. When you install other anti-malware program the Windows Defender program was disabled.
The latest Windows 8 Operating System no longer comes with Windows Live Mail pre-installed. It now comes with a new Email product that does not allow POP email accounts to be configured. This seems to continue in the trend from Microsoft that they started when Windows 7 first came out with no email client.
If your mail provider doesn’t provide allow IMAP or Exchange access to your email then there are three possible options.