Tag Archives: Microsoft

How To: Fix Office Install Error 0-1018

While trying to do an office reinstall, on a windows pc, came across an issue. During the install process, the install would crash and give an Error Code: 0-1018 (0). No matter how many times we tried to do the reinstall, the same error

Classic Skype Is Not Dead Yet

This post goes out to all of those “Old School” folks that use Skype, and who were dreading the impending death of Skype 7.0 (AKA Classic Skype). Per Microsoft’s previous statements, as of September 1st, everyone was going to be required to move to the

How To Lock Windows PC Via Desktop File

Whenever I step away from my windows pc, I like to lock the screen. This way anyone who walked up to my pc, only gets to see the welcome screen. The easiest way I find to lock my pc is simply to have an icon

Deal Alert: Xbox Live Gold On Sale

Update – Offer has ended For those out there who are Xbox gamers, or if someone in your life is an Xbox gamer, Microsoft has the deal for you. Via Microsoft, both the 3 month and 12 month Xbox Live Gold Memberships are on sale.

Deal Alert – Xbox GamePass + 3 Months Free

Update +3 Months Free offer Not currently available  A little over a month ago, Tech Geek and More posted about a Deal Alert for the Xbox Game Pass (that deal sold out quickly). It seems that as part of Amazon Prime Day we have another

Update on E3 MS Gamepass Announcement

Update – June 11th.  Microsoft has now added the titles to Xbox Gamepass. Update on E3 MS Gamepass Announcement. During Sunday’s Microsoft E3 press conference, it was announced that 3 major titles will be coming to Xbox Gamepass starting immediately. Seems Microsoft ran into an

Microsoft 2018 E3 Press Conference

It’s now Microsoft’s turn for a press conference at E3.  For those not familiar with E3, it’s the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).  The premier trade event for the video game industry, used by many developers, publishers, and hardware and accessory manufacturers to introduce and advertise upcoming games

Xbox 360 SmartGlass Retired – Via Xbox

Heads up Xbox 360 owners, per a post on the Xbox support site, as of May 18, 2018 the Xbox 360 SmartGlass App is being retired. Per Microsoft, Xbox 360 users will need to either move to the Xbox app for iOS, Android, Windows 10