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How to Set a Custom Background for Windows 8 Start Screen

Posted by on October 17, 2012

How to Set a Custom Background for Windows 8 Start Screen

Windows 8 is all set to be released within a few days and one of the major change when compared to Windows 7  is the new start screen. The new modern UI start screen comes with tiled interface and Microsoft has also included some customization options for start screen in the form of colors and(…)

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(…)

Get Detailed Information of WiFi Networks Around you

Posted by on September 17, 2012

Get Detailed Information of WiFi Networks Around you

Ever wanted to get detailed information about your WiFi network? WifiInfoView is a freeware app which is also portable and it scans all the wireless networks in your area and displays detailed information about them. The detailed information includes: Network Name (SSID), MAC Address, PHY Type (802.11g or 802.11n), RSSI, Signal Quality, Frequency, Channel Number,(…)

How to Pin a Folder, File, Shell Location or Library in Windows 8

Posted by on August 31, 2012

How to Pin a Folder, File, Shell Location or Library in Windows 8

Ever since the release of Windows 7, the taskbar has been made more functional with jumplists and app pinning. You can pin any application on to the taskbar for quick access. There were many limitations for this pinning as you cannot pin a file or folder or a shell location. Taskbar Pinner is a new(…)

Analyse your PC with Webroot System Analyzer

Posted by on August 27, 2012

Analyse your PC with Webroot System Analyzer

There might be many issues causing your Windows not to function at its best performance, but as a user you might not be able to manually detect them. In such cases, you need the help of tool to analyse the issues on your PC. WebrootSystem Analyzer is a freeware app for Windows which allows you(…)

View Browsing History from IE, Firefox, Chrome and Safari

Posted by on August 24, 2012

View Browsing History from IE, Firefox, Chrome and Safari

Each browser has its own way of handling browsing history and also displaying them. But if you want to search the complete browsing history of all web browsers combined, then there is no particular option. BrowsingHistoryView is a freeware utility that reads the history data of 4 different Web browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google(…)

Take a Screenshot of Windows 8 Logon and Lock Screen

Posted by on August 24, 2012

Take a Screenshot of Windows 8 Logon and Lock Screen

Unless you are running Windows 8 on a virtual disk, there is no way to take the screenshot of the logon screen or the new lock screen. This is because unless you unlock it, the installed apps will not be able to capture it. Similar to Windows 7, The Windows Club, has developed a simple(…)

Close Apps in Windows 8 Easily

Posted by on August 15, 2012

Close Apps in Windows 8 Easily

Windows 8 has one major improvement in the form of apps with the metro UI (or rather Windows 8 UI). These apps are optimized such that they do not feature a close or minimize button, instead they run the background, but do not use memory like normal apps. Although they run in the background, you(…)

10 Apps to Create a Bootable USB for Windows

Posted by on August 13, 2012

10 Apps to Create a Bootable USB for Windows

Generally when you install Windows, you either use the set up directly or use a DVD (burn the ISO) to boot and then install. But one of the simpler means of installing Windows on multiple PC is using a bootable USB drive. Since USB drive is available in all desktops and laptops unlike DVD drives,(…)

Change Aero Settings in Windows 8 with AeroTuner8

Posted by on August 10, 2012

Change Aero Settings in Windows 8 with AeroTuner8

Long back, we had covered a free tool for Windows 7, called Aero Tuner which allowed users to customize the Aero settings in Windows 7. The same developer has released a new version, called AeroTuner8, will allows you to modify the aero settings in Windows 8. This freeware app allows you to change all settings(…)