Windows 8

Things to Know before you Upgrade to Windows 8.1

Posted by on June 6, 2013

Things to Know before you Upgrade to Windows 8.1

We have already covered a lot about the new version of Windows 8.1, a public preview of which is slated for release later this month during the BUILD conference. Windows 8.1 will deliver improvements and enhancements in key areas like personalization, search, the built-in apps, Windows Store experience, and cloud connectivity. Windows 8.1 will fix(…)

Outlook 2013 RT coming to Windows RT with Windows 8.1 Update

Posted by on June 5, 2013

Outlook 2013 RT coming to Windows RT with Windows 8.1 Update

Microsoft’s Windows RT meant for tablets is a cut down version of Windows 8 where you can only install apps from the Windows store. Windows RT comes pre-installed with Office 2013, but it does not feature the Outlook 2013. Windows RT users had to depend on the default email client. But things have changed now,(…)

How to Create a Recovery Disk in Windows 8

Posted by on June 4, 2013

How to Create a Recovery Disk in Windows 8

If you are using Windows 8 and not yet created a Recovery Disk, you need to create now soon. If you run into problems with your PC, a USB recovery drive can help you troubleshoot and fix those problems, even if your PC won’t start. So in case your PC is not starting, you can(…)

Network and Security Enhancements in Windows 8.1

Posted by on June 3, 2013

Network and Security Enhancements in Windows 8.1

WE had covered in detail about the upcoming features in Windows 8.1 This update will bring quite a lot of new features in terms of customizations and also the start button. There are several improvements in Windows 8.1 based on user feedback. This update is being released to address the issues faced by users ever(…)

What to Look for in Windows 8.1

Posted by on May 30, 2013

What to Look for in Windows 8.1

Ever since Windows 8 was released back in October 2012, there has been a lot of criticism on the lack of certain features in Windows 8 and also the implementation of certain features. To address these issues Microsoft is working on a new update. It has been quite a long time since we covered the(…)

RetroUI brings back the Windows 7 User Experience to Windows 8

Posted by on May 30, 2013

RetroUI brings back the Windows 7 User Experience to Windows 8

When Windows 8 was released, it came with quite a lot of new features including the new start screen, Windows Explorer, Task Manager and more. While it packed with new features, one feature which was missing from Windows 7 was the start button and old start menu. Microsoft has replaced the start menu with the(…)

Customize the Lock Screen in Windows 8

Posted by on May 29, 2013

Customize the Lock Screen in Windows 8

Windows 8 has a new option in the form of lock screen which has a wallpaper along with notification from apps. It also displays the current time and this feature is mainly intended for tablets. Windows 8 does provide few options for customizations like changing wallpaper. If you want to customize more than the default(…)

How to Delete Synced Windows 8 Personal Settings from SkyDrive

Posted by on May 27, 2013

How to Delete Synced Windows 8 Personal Settings from SkyDrive

One of the main features of Windows 8 is that it can sync a user’s personal settings across multiple devices provided he uses the same Microsoft ID. This is possible only if you use Microsoft ID as your login for Windows 8 instead of local account. This also means that your personal settings like wallpaper,(…)

Meet Windows 8.1

Posted by on May 15, 2013

Meet Windows 8.1

Ever since Microsoft released Windows 8 back in October 2012, there has been a lot of criticism about the new start and lot of features missing in the new OS. Microsoft is set to address these concerns with the new Windows Blue update. We had covered in detail about some of the new features available in(…)

Download Windows 8 ISO from Microsoft

Posted by on May 9, 2013

Download Windows 8 ISO from Microsoft

When Microsoft officially released Windows 8 back on October 2012, it was offered as an upgrade. Anyone with a genuine Windows version could upgrade to Windows 8 for $39.99 (this offer was made available only till January 2013). But now once you have upgraded to Windows 8 from Windows 7 or Vista, you can install(…)