Microsoft replaced the classic toolbar UI with the Ribbon UI in Windows 8. For those who don’t like the Ribbon UI, here are a few hacks you can use to restore the classic toolbar UI.
Windows Tips & Tricks
In Windows, you can use the Run commands to quickly access tools and tasks. Here is a good list of useful Run commands to help you be more productive.
Had enough with the default Outlook email client in Windows 8? Here are some native email clients that are available in the Windows store for free. Let’s check them out.
Boot record errors are annoying and can prevent you from booting up your Windows. Here is how you can fix the Windows boot record errors with a command.
If you are in a server environment or want to control device drivers using the command line, DevCon is a good alternative for the regular Device Manager in Windows.
There are a few ways to get the BIOS version information in Windows, namely the command prompt, power shell, registry and System Information tool in Windows. Check out the details here.
Windows has a Snipping Tool that allows you to easily take screenshots. Here is how you can use Snipping Tool to take and edit screenshots.
If you have installed a Windows update and your PC crashes as a result, here is how you can uninstall the Windows Updates and get your system back up and running again.
Do you know that hackers can easily turn on your webcam and monitor you without you knowing it? Here is a simple way to disable a webcam in Windows.
If you are using the built-in Calculator and Microsoft Excel regularly, why not add the calculator to Excel for quick access? Here’s how you can do it.
Do you feel that the preview thumbnail in Windows is taking too long to show up? Here’s a simple tweak for you to change the Windows taskbar preview time.
Deleting files in Windows is easy, but recovering them is not. Power Data Recovery helps you to recover deleted data and partitions with a few clicks. Check out its review and participate in the giveaway.
Are you keen to add your favorite, or frequently accessed location to the Places Bar in Windows File Dialog box? Here is how you can do it.
If you are a system administrator and don’t want your users to mess with the command prompt, here is how you can disable the command prompt completely.
Unknown to many, both WinRAR and 7zip can be themed with custom skin. Here is how you can theme WinRAR and 7ZIp and give them a total visual overhaul.
Looking to sync files without going through the cloud? Here is how you can sync files between Windows and Android using a P2P connection.
Do you want to restore the Start button in Windows 8, but not with third-party software? Here is an easy way to quickly create a custom Start button in Windows 8.
Installing too many software can cause your system to slow down, and this is where portable apps come in useful. Find out more about portable apps and its usefulness here.