Microsoft included plenty of Start screen customization options in Windows 8/8.1. Here are our five best Start screen customization tips. Check them out.
Windows Tips & Tricks
While there are many ways to increase WiFi connection speed, one of the easiest way is to switch the default WiFi channel to one that is less congested.
It is easy to boot up older version of Windows to safe mode, but not for Windows 8 and 8.1. Here are a few ways to boot Windows 8 in safe mode, even when the OS is running properly.
Microsoft restored the Start button in Windows 8.1, albeit with lesser functionality. Here is how you can hide the Windows 8.1 Start button, if you disliked it.
if you’ve upgraded to Windows 8.1, you may find that the system image tool is no longer where it used to be. Here’s where to find the System Image Tool in Windows 8.1.
A system image allows you to easily restore your computer to an earlier state and without any file loss. Here’s how to create a system image in Windows 8/8.1
While Bing is far behind Google, it has never stop to add new features. One of the latest things it has done is to integrate Bing into Office 2013. Let’s see how it performs.
Microsoft didn’t build in a “reset” button for you to reset Windows 8.1 Start Screen. Instead, you’ll need to use the Command Prompt to get this done.
For those who are not fond of the new Start screen in Windows 8 and 8.1, you can tweak the new Start button so that it takes you to the Apps screen instead.
Microsoft offers a variety of ways for you to shut down Windows 8.1. In fact, we have come across 6 of them: some of them is obvious, while other is hidden. Let check them out.
Here is five beautiful Windows themes that illustrate both weather and holidays. Each is free and comes with multiple images that rotate as your wallpaper.
One of the nuisances, which we would classify as plain stupid, was the inability to delete a WiFi network in Windows 8.1, if you were connected to one.
There are several ways to set up a media server in your home, but the simplest solution is to use Plex. Learn how to setup Plex media server on Windows.
Cryptolocker is a ransomware that locks users out of their files and demand money. How do you prevent yourself from falling victim to this vile threat?
Moving files, especially when you have a lot of them, can be time consuming. With a batch file, you can easily move files by type from folder to folder.
If you are interested in getting the OS X on-screen volume controls with fade-in fade-out effects in Windows, 3RVX is a fanciful volume HUD for Windows that you can use.
Many default apps in Windows 8 were upgraded with additional functionality with the Windows 8.1 upgrade. Let’s look at the changes to Windows 8.1 apps.
If you are looking for a lightweight media player that couples capability with a tiny footprint, here are three choices that you may wish to take a look at.