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.
Windows Tips & Tricks
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.
Do you need to find the IP address of your network printer? Follow this steps to find it on your Windows computer.
Windows 8.1’s Update and Recovery contain options for speeding up your PC, as well as completely wiping it for either sale or a clean install. Let’s take a detailed look
Exposé is a handy feature in Mac that re-arrange all open windows so you can find the one you’re looking for. The good thing is, you can get Mac’s Exposé in Windows too.
Windows 8.1 is here. We’ll show you the basic process to upgrading to Windows 8.1, starting with Windows XP and all the way to Windows 8.1 Pro Preview.
Most users conveniently classify viruses, worms, trojans, spyware as “viruses”, but the fact is they are not really the same. This article explains it all.
A fake piece of software will do everything it can to convince you that it’s real. This is particularly true for a fake antivirus program. How can you detect this?
Have you forgotten your WiFi password and need to recover your network password on a Windows PC? Here’s how it’s done.
Here are two ways to change the computer name of a local computer in Windows, via System Properties or Command Prompt.
If you are not keen with creating your own Windows 8 themes, you can always track down one produced by someone else. Here are 10 of the best we found.
Imagine having one sound profile for listening to music and another for watching videos. SoundVolumeView gives you complete control over your Windows sound profiles.
Microsoft has done a nice job over the past few years of supporting themes. Today we are going to look at how you can create your very own Windows 8 theme.
The Windows Shadow Copy feature is a useful, but hard to configure feature. we will show you how you can back up and restore data from Windows Shadow Copy.
ThePC Settings for Windows 8.1 has been compressed, despite also adding features. Check out what have changed in the PC Settings for Windows 8.1.
When you are using Windows 8.1 on a laptop, you may well encounter different lighting conditions that make it difficult to see what is happening on screen. If you are experiencing problems with the way screen brightness levels are being changed for you, you can disable it so your screen or monitor remains at the same, constant brightness level.
Automatic app updating may seem like this is a great idea, but there is no way of knowing whether you will like the new version of a particular app. Thankfully, it is possible to disable automatic app updating so you can take control of the situation and update apps at time that suits you. Here’s how to go about it.
For most Windows users, until you have an issue with file associations, you rarely seek out ways to change them. Windows already makes it difficult enough to work with file associations in the OS. Types allows you to have more control over file associations in Windows, adding context menu options, letting you change icons and more.