About Richard Hay

Richard is the Owner/Editor of WindowsObserver.com and has been involved in tech for over 30 years. His first website – AnotherWin95.com – came online in 1995. Back then he used GeoCities Web Hosting for it and what you see here today is the result of the work he has continued on the site since 1995. In January 2010 his community contributions were recognized by Microsoft when he was awarded the Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award for Windows Desktop Experience. In January 2011 he was renewed as a Microsoft MVP but in a new category called Windows Expert - Consumer and he has been a Microsoft MVP ever since. In January 2015 he began contributing to the SuperSite for Windows.

20 Years of Windows Observer

August 2015 marks the 20th year that this site, in some form or another, has been on the web. It all began back in August 1995 shortly after I got my own copy of Windows 95 following several hours in...

Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 172 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 172 of Observed Tech. This episode brings you plenty of Windows 10 goodness and information including the new operating systems momentum in its first month of availability. Suffice...