Windows 8

How to Add Custom Background to Windows 8 Start Screen

Posted by on October 13, 2012

How to Add Custom Background to Windows 8 Start Screen

Windows 8 has one of the most important features in terms of the new start screen with modern UI and live updating tiles. There are many options available to customize the new start screen in Windows including the way tiles are displayed, the background image for start screen and also the accent colors. Although you(…)

Quickly Shutdown or Restart Windows 8 from Context Menu

Posted by on October 11, 2012

Quickly Shutdown or Restart Windows 8 from Context Menu

Most of the early Windows 8 had one complaint that accessing the shutdown, restart or sleep menu in Windows 8 was not easy as you had to use the Charms menu unlike the options in start menu in Windows 7. We have already covered a tool by which you can quickly access the shutdown or(…)

Best Start Menu Replacement for Windows 8

Posted by on October 9, 2012

Best Start Menu Replacement for Windows 8

One of the main features of Windows 8 is the all new start screen which features a tiled interface. The new start screen does not feature any of the features of traditional start menu. So in case you are using Windows 8 for the first time, you might find it difficult to get accustomed to(…)

Pin any Application, File or Folder to Windows 8 Start Screen

Posted by on October 5, 2012

Pin any Application, File or Folder to Windows 8 Start Screen

Windows 8 has one of the major changes in the form of start screen which features tiles for applications. You can do some basic customizations in the tiles and many of them even have live updating. But there is no option to pin any folder or file to start screen for quick access. Start Screen(…)

How to View All the Apps in Windows Store

Posted by on September 17, 2012

How to View All the Apps in Windows Store

Windows 8 has one of the most important feature in the form of Windows Store. The Windows Store allows you to install modern UI apps which have touch enabled interface and mainly suited for Windows 8 Tablets. You can also use these apps on your desktop as well. If you have searched in the Windows(…)

How to Uninstall Windows 8 from Dual Boot

Posted by on September 8, 2012

How to Uninstall Windows 8 from Dual Boot

We have written in details about how to install Windows 8 or upgrade it from Windows 7, XP or Vista or even dual boot it with Windows 7 or XP. Now that you have installed on a dual boot machine or done a clean install and want to uninstall it, how to proceed. There are(…)

How to Dual Boot Windows 8 with Windows 7 or Windows XP

Posted by on September 5, 2012

How to Dual Boot Windows 8 with Windows 7 or Windows XP

Windows 8 is already RTMed and the general availability is in October 26th and it has been already released for MSDN and Technet users. If you want to try out Windows 8 when it releases, you have two options first one is to upgrade your existing Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 installation to Windows(…)

How to Restore or Repair Libraries in Windows 8

Posted by on September 4, 2012

How to Restore or Repair Libraries in Windows 8

The concept of Libraries was introduced in Windows 7 and it basically acts like a folder which in turn accesses or points to multiple folders. Libraries allows you to manage files like documents, images, videos etc. You can browse your files the same way you would in a folder, or you can view your files(…)

Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8 RTM

Posted by on September 4, 2012

Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8 RTM

When Developer Preview and the Consumer Preview version of Windows 8  were released, we had covered some of the new keyboard shortcuts available for Windows 8 which featured the new start screen and also the new File Explorer. RTM version of Windows 8 was made available for MSDN and Technet subscribers in August and the(…)

How to Repair Windows 8 from Boot Menu

Posted by on September 3, 2012

How to Repair Windows 8 from Boot Menu

There are many reasons why your Windows 8 installation wont boot up, this could be because of an recent hardware change or some recently installed software messed up the system files or any other reasons. In such cases it is always good to start repairing Windows 8 from the start up. Startup repairs are most(…)