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.

Microsoft angers both Win10 and Win7 users

Windows 7 and Windows 10 are both hot topics in the Lounge these days. For Win10, it’s the issues with the Anniversary Update release, which, as we note in this week’s Patch Watch column, appears to have lots of teething pains.

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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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