Windows 8 comes with a Snap View feature that allows you to view both native apps simultaneously on screen. Here is how it works.
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If your new machine doesn’t come with a DVD drive, you can still install Windows using a Windows 8.1 USB installer. Here’s how you can create one.
The graphical interface of Windows Experience Index is no longer available in Windows 8.1, but you can still get the detail from Windows Powershell. Here’s how.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 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
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.
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.
Version 8.1 of Windows brings back the Start menu, which looks dull and is not customizable. Windows 8.1 Start Button Changer allows you to change the start button in Windows 8.1
Microsoft is well known for hiding some of its useful features in Windows. One thing many have missed in Windows 8.1, thanks to it being rather well hidden by the company, is a storage and syncing option called “Work Folders”. Check it out here.
Yes, the Start button is back in Windows 8.1. No, it is not what you expect it to be. Here is what you will get with the Windows 8.1 Start button.