Windows 8 only allows users to install apps from the Windows Store. You will need to do a modification to install windows 8 apps without the store. Here’s the way.
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While there are lots of applications that allow you to create self-extracting archive, here is how you can do it with the native tool that come in your OS.
There are plenty of automation tools for Windows that are easy to use, but if you prefer to use a more powerful automation tool, AutoIt is a useful tool for you to create automation scripts.
If you want to print from a computer that does not have a printer attached to it, or you don’t have the drivers to share it on your home network, how can you print files remotely? This is where Google Cloud Print can help you.
Your computer can get infected by virus easily if you are not careful. Don’t worry, following these steps, you can recover from a virus attack quickly.
Instead of searching for the apps, with this trick, you can quickly launch apps from the desktop in Windows 8.
Windows 8 comes pre-packaged with a handful of default apps that serve just about every purpose you’d need. If you have no use for them and wish for a clutter free interface, you can use Windows PowerShell to batch uninstall all the pre-installed Modern apps.
If you need to test your website in IE 7, 8 or even 9, you can easily do so in Internet Explorer 10, without having to own the individual browser.
Windows comes with an handy tool, known as Task Scheduler, that allows you to automate and schedule tasks. You can also use a third party software, like Shutter, to get the job done. In this article, we will show you how to schedule and automate tasks with both the inbuilt task scheduler and Shutter.
Windows 8 does not close your modern app by default. Here is the way to close your app in Windows 8.
The cloud may be all the rage among Internet users but not everyone wants to be connected to it. Windows 8 relies heavily on SkyDrive to save user settings, app data and PC customization. If you don’t want to stay linked to the cloud in Windows 8, here’s how you can disconnect SkyDrive in Windows 8.
There’s been a lot of talk about what the changes in Windows 8.1 have done right for Windows 8. Very few users have talked about why Windows 8.1 actually failed them. We were not impressed with Windows 8.1 and here are some of the reasons why there are still tons of improvement need to be made in Windows 8.1.
Shutting down the PC in Windows 8 is not really a straightforward matter. You have to move your mouse over to the lower-right corner and open up the Power settings before you can select the “Shut Down” option. Using the trick stated here, you can easily pin a “Shut Down” tile to the Start screen […]
Who would’ve ever known that running 64-bit Windows makes your computer more secure? Tell this to any so-called computer wiz and they’ll laugh. However, there are some things you have to understand about Windows that will probably make you think twice about ever settling for a 32-bit version ever again.
Every time the system notifies us of low hard drive space, we have to analyze which files and folders are taking the most space and remove those folders. What we are not finding though are those duplicated files that are taking up plenty of space. In this article, we will show how to find and delete duplicate files from your Windows PC to free up some space.
When you are running Windows 8 modern apps, you will find that the Windows 8 apps have no access to files on external drives. It is unclear why Microsoft impose such limitation to their apps, but you can easily get around this issue by tricking Windows 8 into thinking your external drive is actually a Windows library.
Don’t you find it frustrating when you are searching in Windows 8 and it didn’t give you what you want? Wouldn’t it be great if you can access all the Settings in one folder? This will save you time and effort to search for the specific Setting. In Windows 8, this folder is known as […]
Microsoft’s release of Windows 8.1 Preview addresses a number of issues that have bugged users of Windows 8 since it was made available, but many people have run into problems when attempting to install the preview software. If you have not been able to get the Windows 8.1 update installed, here’s what you need to do.
Microsoft has released the Windows 8.1 Pro Preview. It’s available as an upgrade to all Windows 8 users. In the meantime, users can make the choice if they want to take advantage of Microsoft’s beta test of the first Service Pack for Windows 8.
There are times when a user wants to know the startup and shutdown history of a computer. Mostly, system administrators need to know about the history for troubleshooting purposes. If multiple users use the computer, it may be a good security measure to check PC startup and shutdown times to make sure that the PC is being used legitimately. In this article, we will discuss two ways to keep track of your PC shutdown and startup times.