We’ve already covered Windows 8 to death, but I don’t think we’ve really covered the essential “tricks” you can do to better modify your experience. Today, we re going to show you several tricks you can use to improve your usage experience, and that is if you’re considering upgrading.
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Are you just as frustrated at the lack of a Start menu as I am? Do you find it inconvenient to be forced to enter the Metro UI (the one with all the little squares) every time you want to get somewhere you’d rather go through the desktop for? How about some applications that could bring the Start menu back?
As the date for Windows 8’s release draws near, many people are starting to wonder if they should upgrade to this newer version. Today, we’re going to discuss what you should know before upgrading so you can prepare your PC beforehand.
Microsoft has never wanted to add tabbed interface in their Windows Explorer application, even though it is very useful. TabExplorer is one addon that adds colorful tabs to Windows Explorer and makes it easier for us to identify which tab we want to open.
The Windows command line is loaded with features that give you plenty of control over your OS. Here are some simple and useful ones that give you a seamless desktop/cmd experience.
Creating a pdf file might be a simple task, but splitting a large pdf file into several smaller files is not. Here is how you can do it with ease in Windows.
There is no shortage of backup software for Windows and most of them are pretty effective and easy to use. Backup4All is another backup software for Windows that is useful for both beginner and advanced users. Check out its review and don’t forget to participate in the giveaway to win a copy.
Previously, you can install Windows from your USB drive, but not run from it. This tutorial shows you how to run Windows 8 from your USB drive, much like a Linux Live CD.
Sometimes, you want to know whether your hard drive, network, or GPU are being overused without having to deal with a ton of third-party applications that simply take up screen space. With these gadgets, you get control over the information you want while saving that screen space. Let’s have a look!
Microsoft will be releasing a new version of Microsoft Office (15) that would operate seamlessly on the Metro interface. There’s just one question: Is it worth using?
In many forums, I’ve seen people complain about how Google Chrome is starting to really stink after a while of using the program. They report that the program works kind of quickly at first, but starts acting sluggishly after heavy usage. Considering that Google Chrome is the first browser ever to open a new tab […]
Defragmentation is long known for speeding up Windows PCs. While tons of 3rd party tools that can perform defragmenting operation for your Windows PC, here are some counted as the best, rated by users and experts.
iTunes is a great music player, but when it is used to sync your iOS device, it is very limiting. While you can sync your document, photos, music, podcast etc from your computer to your device, you can’t sync your music back to your computer. This is where PhoneTrans Pro comes in. It allows you […]
Windows 8 is just around the corner, and many people are still rather wary of the new Metro UI that Microsoft intends to introduce. Today, I’m not going to try to convince you to use Windows 8. In fact, this article will just be about some Metro apps you might find enticing. Let’s have a […]
While firewalls are not particular to the Windows operating system, many Windows users feel the utter need to use a firewall. However, they don’t know enough about how it works to tell what it’s doing for them. If you’re wondering what makes a firewall tick and how it’s protecting your computer, this article is for […]
If you are a iPhone, Android, Blackberry or Windows Phone user, you might be familiar with the WhatsApp application that allows you to chat and send free SMS with your friends. It is such a useful app, to the extend that it has completely replaced my default SMS app. WhatsApp is tied to your mobile […]
Welcome to another segment of Ask a Windows Expert, where we dissect our readers’ questions that arrive at our inbox and publish concise answers every week on this site! If there’s anything that bothers you or arouses your curiosity, and you’d like to ask a question about it, let us know and send it to […]
When it comes to security, most people will think of installing anti-virus software (particularly for Windows OS). However, most people are not aware that anti-virus software does not help when you are not taking the necessary precautions.