Latest articles tagged “windows 8”

Latest articles tagged “windows 8”

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How to Run CHKDSK in Windows 10 (and 8)
by Chris Thomas on 30 May 2016 · 929 views
Detailed tutorial shows you how to use the classic CHKDSK disk scanning utility in Windows 10 and 8 using three different methods - the Command Prompt, through This PC in File Explorer, and with the Cortana search bar. ... Read more
How to bring back the old 'Choose an operating system to start' boot menu in Windows 8 and 10
by Mihai Neacsu on 26 February 2016 · 2535 views
Here's how to bring back the old, classic, "Choose an operating system to start" DOS-style Windows boot menu. ... Read more
How to prevent the Mouse or Other Devices from Waking Up Your Computer in Windows 7, 8 and 10
by Chrisanna Lazaridou on 11 October 2015 · 1611 views
Here is how you can find which device wakes up your Windows 7, 8 or 10 computer from Sleep Mode, and how to prevent it from doing so again in the future. ... Read more
How to Clean Install and Activate Windows 10 Without Upgrading First
by Mihai Neacsu on 31 August 2015 · 13441 views
In this tutorial we'll show you how to do a clean Win 10 install, then activate it with your existing Windows 7/8/8.1 license key. ... Read more
Find out if your Windows is 32-bit or 64-bit - guide for XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
by Mihai Neacsu on 26 August 2015 · 1600 views
This guide will show you how to find out if your Windows is a 32-bit or 64-bit operating system. We're covering all Windows editions: XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, and 10. ... Read more
How to Remove the Evaluation Copy Watermark from Windows 10 Insider Builds (or 8, 8.1)
by Gary Oldwood on 24 August 2015 · 1778 views
Read this if you want to get rid of the watermark in Windows 10 Insider Builds. ... Read more
How to Downgrade from Windows 10 Back to Windows 7/8.1
by Gary Oldwood on 4 August 2015 · 2634 views
Can't stand Windows 10? Like Windows 7/8.1 better? Here's how you can revert to the OS you had before the Windows 10 upgrade. ... Read more
How to unlock and change taskbar's location to top, left, or right in Windows 10
by Michael Black on 26 May 2015 · 3553 views
The taskbar is an incredibly useful feature in Windows 10, but in some situations, the bottom of the screen isn't always the most accessible for the user. Fortunately, it's a pretty simple task to move this taskbar. ... Read more
What is the fastest way to Shutdown or Restart a Windows 8, 8.1, or 10 PC using your keyboard?
by Mihai Neacsu on 7 April 2015 · 1315 views
In this tutorial I will highlight a simple and convenient way to shutdown your Windows 8, 8.1, or 10 using any type of keyboard attached to your PC. This will work for tablets with a keyboard as well. ... Read more
How to change a network's name in Windows 8 or 10
by Mihai Neacsu on 27 March 2015 · 44084 views
Here's how to change a network's name to whatever name you wish, under Windows 8 or 10. You will need administrator privileges for these steps. ... Read more
How to make an Elevated Program Shortcut without a UAC Prompt in Windows
by Pete Daniel on 16 February 2015 · 2261 views
Loading up a program and always having to tap the “Run as administrator” UAC confirmation is a bit annoying at times. Certain Windows applications require administration level access and this is confirmed individually. However, it is possible ... Read more
How to test Windows 10, 8, 7 for Free, Legally
by Mihai Neacsu on 1 February 2015 · 67166 views
In this tutorial we'll show you how to download a legal copy of Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10) and run it in a virtual machine under Windows, Linux, or Mac. ... Read more
Acer Aspire S7: Still a potential leader for Ultrabook supremacy
by Pete Daniel on 28 January 2015 · 1436 views
The Acer Aspire S7 13.3-inch Ultrabook just got a refresh to bring it up to the specifications of other new models like the Dell XPS 13. Lets see what the latest Aspire S7 has to offer buyers who want lightweight models they can walk around with. ... Read more
The Crucial Actions to take when using a new Windows PC for the first time - Part 2
by Pete Daniel on 27 January 2015 · 1128 views
This article is the second part of our guide on what actions to take when using a new PC for the first time. It includes software for working with Microsoft Office files, system maintenance utilities, backup utilities, and a few other little extras. ... Read more
The Crucial Actions to take when using a new Windows PC for the first time - Part 1
by Pete Daniel on 27 January 2015 · 3365 views
So you've bought that new PC and turned it on for the first time. Now what? This is the dilemma facing many confused PC owners who want to know what software to install to protect the latest PC technology from outside factors that could damage it. ... Read more
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