How often do you use the Windows 8 taskbar thumbnails? If you use them regularly, you may not be 100% happy with the way they look; you may want to tweak their size, margins, spacing, etc. If this sounds like you, I’m going to show you how to do all that to your Windows 8 taskbar thumbnails in a matter of minutes.
Do you have two different computers that you want to use at the same time via the same mouse and keyboard? Adding on to that, the two computers are running different operating systems. How can you make use of one set of keyboard and mouse and control both computers? Here’s the fix.
The new Start Screen is the most visually interesting feature in Windows 8. While it has received a mixed response from the users, it is undoubtedly the highlight of the OS. If you are new to Windows 8 Start Screen, here is the ways to customize and make better use of it.
If your Windows processes are constantly running at 100% and taking up system resources, What should you do in this situation? Here are the solutions to fix these busy Windows processes.
Wise Care 365 Pro is a useful system cleaner and speed optimization tool for your Windows PC. It allows you to stabilize, secure and speed up your Windows PC with just one click! Find out how you can claim your free copy. Only 200 coies are available.
Are you annoyed with the limitations of the Windows 8 start screen? Although there are twenty backgrounds, in my opinion they’re all pretty unimaginative. Here is a way to liven up your start screen in a matter of minutes.
Are you looking for an easy way to check the color of the Sign In screen in Windows 8, without having to edit the registry? There’s nothing wrong with using the registry tweaking methods, but not everyone is comfortable doing that. Here is one quick and easy way to change the color of the Sign In screen with a simple click.
KeyRocket is a Windows application that teaches you shortcuts. KeyRocket learns how you work and will show you keyboard shortcuts for actions that you perform regularly with your mouse. Once you’ve learned a shortcut, KeyRocket will stop recommendations for that actions. Check it out.
Start Screen is a new feature introduced in Microsoft Office 2013. Like Windows 8, many people are used to the old layout and prefer to disable the Start Screen by default. Here are several ways to disable the start screen in Microsoft Office 2013.
You could have the most awesome computer, but still, your games crash on you. It could be due to a bug in the game or that your graphics card is fried. Nevertheless, let find out the probably cause for your game crash and also the solution to fix it.
What should you do when a Windows 8 app stop functioning the way it should? Sometimes these apps can just stop working and you have no idea what is wrong. Here are some ways you can use to troubleshoot a broken app in Windows 8.
Windows 8 comes with very little taskbar customization option. If you are looking to personalize your desktop and taskbar settings, here is how you can tweak and customize Windows 8 taskbar, with the help of 7+ Taskbar Tweaker.
Have you ever wondered what it’d be like to control media apps and functions of your Windows PC using your phone? Wouldn’t it be great if you could just pause VLC using your phone without having to walk over to the PC? Here is how you can do exactly that!
Using a clipboard manager to manage your clipboard history in Windows 8 is a good way to ensure the content you copied earlier is not lost. Here is a one good clipboard manager that you can use in Windows 8
Windows 8 boots up very fast, but as time passes, you’ll probably start to notice a slower boot time among other things. This article shows you the ways to tweak Windows 8 and make it run faster.
Are you looking for an easier way to backup, restore and synchronize your files and folders in Windows? Handy Backup is a simple, yet useful backup application for Windows and yes, we have a giveaway for it. Read on for more detail.
Do you need to merge multiple PDF files or images into a single file? Are you looking for an easy way to do this on your Windows PC? Look no further, today we’ll show you how to merge PDF files quickly and for free.
Even after Microsoft’s simplified the licensing system for Windows 8, people are still confused which version of Windows 8 they should get. In this article, we are going to go through the various version of Windows 8 and which license you should get for your machine.
If you use more than a PC at a time, you will most probably have the issue of accommodating more than one set of keyboard and mouse at the same time, Here is how you can control multiple PCs with only one set of keyboard and mouse.
The easiest way to make a website available for offline reading is to save it as a webpage in your desktop. The only limitation is that it only saves the current webpage and doesn’t save external elements. Here is how you can save a complete website with all the links, images and videos intact.
If you are not careful, Windows 8 can uses up bandwidth for an enormous amount of its operations and applications and cause you to pay more for the exceeded bandwidth. Here is how you can minimize the damage by using this OS in a stingy network, known as metering.
Internet Explorer is now available in Windows 8. Here are 3 reasons why you should reconsider using it.
Setting up a SIP server in your system allows you to easily communicate with other users in the network. If you are looking to setup your own SIP server in Windows, here is the complete guide.
You may have decided to buy a Surface RT, but before you do, you might want to find out what you can and can’t do on the Windows RT desktop, so you won’t regret it later.
Mission Control is a useful feature in Mac to show all open windows at one time. Here is how you can enable mission control like feature in Windows 7 and 8.
There are tons of features in Windows 8, but some of the better ones are locked and hidden from the public. Here are 3 features you can unlock in Windows 8
Windows 8 may be an improved version of Windows 7, but if you are not using it on a high end PC, there will still be some strain and lag while running the applications. Here are 7 ways that you can use to improve the performance of your Windows 8 system.
The Microsoft Surface RT tablet is now available for purchase. You may be wondering if it is really good and worth the investment. Today, we’ll take a look at the device and discuss on whether your next purchase should be a Surface or something else.
Tenorshare Data Recovery Pro is a great software for restoring deleted files, regardless a Windows, Mac or Linux filesystem. Read on for the review and giveaway detail.
Are you frustrated with the slow Windows search, especially when it causes your system to pause momentarily or hang completely? Here are your alternatives to do the perfect desktop search
iTunes is the necessity for any iOS device. If you want to export your files in your iOS device to your desktop without going through iTunes, iStonsoft iPod to Computer Transfer is the one for you. Read on for the review and the giveaway detail.
SecretLayer is a software that utilizes the Steganography concept and hide your confidential files/messages in an image so no one, apart from you and the intended recipent, know the existence of the message. Read more for the review and giveaway detail.
The powerful 1AVCenter is a audio video center for Windows that allows you to record, broadcast, and make remote surveillance of any source of video and audio of your PC. This is the first of our MTE birthday giveaway. Read on for more detail.
Unless you are willing to shell out money to get the expensive software, here are some free video editor that can still make you a professional videographer.
The short battery life is always an issue for laptop users. Here we will show you how to improve and optimize your Windows laptop battery life.
Having a clean desktop often has a positive impact on efficiency and productivity. Here we will show you the various ways to organize files and folders in Windows.
If you are looking to do some simple audio editing, and don’t need to use any sequencer or special equipment to record, you don’t need to shell out hundreds of dollars in software. There are plenty of free and better alternatives. Check out some of them here.
Some call “Easter Eggs”, while others call them bugs, but nevertheless, these weird stuff doesn’t stop appearing in Windows. Let’s have a look at instances when Windows starts acting weird in ways that are completely reproducible!
A startup profile is the set of services/applications that get loaded on Windows startup. While Windows comes with a default set of profiles, you can easily create a variety of startup profiles, each geared toward different purposes, like gaming, work, relaxing etc. In this tutorial, we will show you how to set up and save your own startup profiles and switch to it.
Backing up and syncing your files over the Web is an easy task, but syncing your applications settings among different computers can be a challenge. Dropboxifier is a little program that allows you to synchronize our application settings among different computers. Let check it out.
Remembering a long and complex password is not easy. It becomes a headache especially when you have to logoff and logon to the computer frequently. Rohos Logon Key is a fantastic free utility which turns your USB flash drive into a logon key. Just insert the USB flash drive and you’re logged on automatically.
Measuring the speed of your startup allows you to find out how much time you have saved after implementing the speed up measures. Here’s a quick way to measure and speed up your Windows startup.
The usual way to deactivate a screensaver is to type on the keyboard or move your mouse. What if you can do it via your webcam when it spotted a movement? Let’s have a look!
Shortcuts can be extremely handy and useful, but sometimes it is difficult to create. Here are 5 really useful shortcuts you should have in Windows.
in Windows, right-clicking, dragging, pointing, and double-clicking aren’t the only things you can do with your mouse. There are some unknown operations that can help you save time and be more productive. In this guide, you’ll find out all these cool mouse operations that you can use.
Pinning apps to the taskbar is a bit more complicated in Windows 8. Here is the complete guide to pinning (almost) anything to the taskbar.
Losing your password and get lock out of your computer is a painful experience. Luckily, there’s a little-known tool in Windows 8 that allows you to reset your password with a USB key. Let’s learn how to create the key!
If you are in local network with no Internet access, or you just want to quickly send a file over to another computer without having it to go to the web and back, NitroShare is one good file sharing app you can use on the local network and it works well with Windows, Mac and Linux.
When you install a new OS alongside your Windows, you might face a situation where you can’t boot into the new OS. EasyBCD helps you resolve this problem much more easily than you would with MSConfig.
Windows Explorer doesn’t come with tabbed browsing, which makes it kind of suck. Some Linux distributions have been way ahead of Microsoft on this, and it’s about time we have our own tabs. Here is how you can enable tabbed browsing in Windows 7 and 8.