Windows 8 introduced several nifty tools to diagnose and troubleshoot issues on your PC. The Windows 8 Reliability Monitor allows you to see system errors, warnings, informational events and critical events that can help you troubleshoot problems in Windows.
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Remote Desktop Connection is a feature in Windows operating system that allows you to control your computer from a different or isolated location. In this guide, you will learn how to set up Remote Desktop Connection.
Windows 8 comes with a number of new keyboard shortcut that you can use. Check out the list of Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts here. You can download the cheatsheet as well.
With more and more Internet Service Providers capping bandwidth for subscribers, these users have to find ways to monitor network usage to avoid slow service and high fees. Windows 8 has a built-in tool to show network usage statistics as well as ways to limit your usage to help keep on top of it before your ISP caps you.
While Google has implemented two-factor authentication a long time ago, many people will wonder what took Microsoft so long to follow suit. While they are late to the game, it is still better late than never. Here is how you can activate the two factor authentication for your Microsoft account.
Ever get caught up in activity, grow tired and forgetful, and wish there were a way to recover passwords for Windows apps? Here is a great Password recovery tool and we have a giveaway for it.
If you prefer to use the screen corner to manage your apps, Preme is a useful utility that lets you manage your application windows more efficiently.
You may prefer the standard bubble notification than the new toast notification in Windows 8. Here is how you can disable toast notifications in Windows 8.
The Start Button in Windows 8 was eliminated, and while Windows 8.1 is promising to bring back the Start Button, what about the Start Menu?
There are no lack of communication apps for Windows 8. In this article, we will focus on the top 3 new communication apps for Windows 8.
One of the best features in Windows 8 is the ability to bring your “desktop” with you no matter where you use a PC. This article shows you how you can force sync app licenses to the cloud to access them anywhere.
The File Recovery option in Windows 8 allows you to create a system image and back up your files, folders and programs to an external drive or even to a new partition on your computer. If you set up Windows backup properly, it can be a powerful way to keep a backup handy in the event you need to restore not just your computer but also your files.
One of the biggest complaints Windows 8 users have is that there is no way to get the Start Menu back. Microsoft took away one of the most used features of previous versions and gave users no way to get around it. With programs like Power8, you can get the Start Menu back in Windows 8.
In Windows, there is no centralized place to configure the notification system. Snarl is a free Windows Notifications replacement which can handle all the notifications and also features a centralized configuration. The best thing about Snarl is that it will not steal the focus of the window when showing a notification.
Did you know that you can sign into Windows 8 using a picture and gestures instead of a traditional alphanumeric password? Windows 8 has a feature called “picture password” that gives you a great alternative to logging into your computer with.
Page File in Windows can help to share the load with the memory, but will increasing the page file make the computer run faster? Read on to find out the answer.
If your computer hang during the hybrid boot and shutdown process, you may want to disable the hybrid boot and shutdown feature in Windows 8. Here is how you can do so.
A browser hijacking is the practice of taking advantage of vulnerabilities in the browser to compromise the user’s computer in a manner that would serve the interests of the hijacker. There are a few ways a hijacker can achieve this, and we will detail each of them as well as discuss how to prevent them from happening.