Windows 8

How To Boot Into Windows 8 Safe Mode

Posted by on May 2, 2013

How To Boot Into Windows 8 Safe Mode

Safe mode is the diagnostic mode for Windows which allows users to repair and fix and issues with the normal working of the PC. Generally to boot into Safe mode, you need to press F8 while Windows is booting. Also, in a multi-boot environment with multiple versions of Windows installed side by side, the F8(…)

How to Take Screenshot on Windows 8 Tablets/ Surface

Posted by on May 1, 2013

How to Take Screenshot on Windows 8 Tablets/ Surface

Windows 8 has quite a lot of new features including the start screen and the new Windows store. Moreover, with the release of Windows 8, we are seeing so many new tablets running Windows. Generally when you want to capture screenshots on Windows, you press the Print Screen button and paste the image in any(…)

How to Make Windows Select Wired Connection Instead of Wireless Connection

Posted by on April 23, 2013

How to Make Windows Select Wired Connection Instead of Wireless Connection

Normally when your laptop or desktop (with wireless in-built) is connected to a wireless connection and you connect a wired Internet connection, the network usage will still be from wireless connection. There might be instances where you want to be connected to wireless connection but want to use the Internet from a wired connection. You(…)

10 Awesome Windows 8 Themes Worth Trying

Posted by on April 23, 2013

10 Awesome Windows 8 Themes Worth Trying

Although Windows 8 has many changes including the new start screen, file explorer, task manager, etc., the customization options are more or less similar to Windows 7. The extension of core theme files have changed from Windows 7, but the original Windows 7 themes are compatible with Windows 8 as well. Since Windows is the(…)

[How To] Create a Network Bridge in Windows 8

Posted by on April 22, 2013

[How To] Create a Network Bridge in Windows 8

A network bridge is software or hardware that connects two or more networks so that they can communicate with each other. The two networks can be either LAN  or Wireless network (WLAN). People with home or small office networks generally use a bridge when they have different types of networks but they want to exchange(…)

Windows Blue- What’s new?

Posted by on March 27, 2013

Windows Blue- What’s new?

Windows 8 when it was released in October 2012, came with lots of new features including the new start screen, metro UI, new app store in the form of Windows Store, new Windows Explorer etc. But there were many features which were missing or incomplete in the new Windows 8. Further the amount of customizations(…)

5 Best Panoramic Themes for Windows 8

Posted by on March 9, 2013

5 Best Panoramic Themes for Windows 8

Windows 8, like the previous versions of Windows 7 and Vista, supports themes. But there are quite a lot of changes to theme, one of them being the change of format in Windows 8 along with support for auto colors of taskbar and Windows aero based on the wallpaper color. There is also support for(…)

Resize and Close Windows 8 Metro Apps with ModernMix

Posted by on March 7, 2013

Resize and Close Windows 8 Metro Apps with ModernMix

The most important feature of Windows 8 is the metro UI (or Modern UI) which has a totally different start screen and tiled apps. The modern UI apps does not feature any minimize, resize or close buttons. Instead they run in the background and are optimized for CPU usage based on the app usage. We(…)

StartIsBack brings Start Menu to Windows 8 with Customization Options

Posted by on March 6, 2013

StartIsBack brings Start Menu to Windows 8 with Customization Options

One of the main features of Windows 8 is the new start screen with metro UI tiles and options. While many users accepted the new start screen which does not have the start menu, others did not find it easy. We have covered many apps Pokki, Start8, Classic Shell etc to bring back the start(…)