Author Archives: Tracey Capen

Tracey Capen

About Tracey Capen

Editor in chief Tracey Capen was the executive editor of reviews at PC World magazine for 10 years, from 1995 to 2005. He was InfoWorld's managing editor of reviews from 1993 to 1995 and worked in the magazine's test center and as networking editor from 1989 to 1992. Between his stints at InfoWorld, he was senior labs editor at Corporate Computing magazine.

Licensing tribulations when upgrading PCs

One of the seemly never-ending confusions about Windows is licensing. Is an OEM license the same as a Retail license? How far can you upgrade hardware before the installed version of Windows is no longer authorized?

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A fix for a Windows system-font problem

Here’s a tip is about a font issue that cropped up recently.

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Windows 10: Still getting to know you

Many Windows fence sitters must have finally made the jump to Windows 10 — just before the end of the free upgrade offer. But a review of new posts about Win10 issues suggests many users are still coming to terms with the new OS.

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