Latest articles tagged “windows 8”

Latest articles tagged “windows 8”

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How to Boot into Safe Mode in Windows 8 or 10
How to Boot into Safe Mode in Windows 8 or 10
by Mihai Neacsu on 15 December 2014 · 8838 views
If you're trying to boot Windows in Safe Mode the "old" way by pressing F8 during the boot sequence, you'll notice that the method no longer works for Windows 8 or 10. Here's how to boot into Safe mode. ... Read more
How to add Safe Mode as a Boot option to the "Choose an operating system" screen in Windows 8, 10
How to add Safe Mode as a Boot option to the "Choose an operating system" screen in Windows 8, 10
by Mihai Neacsu on 13 December 2014 · 6326 views
Booting Windows in Safe Mode is sometimes required in order to troubleshoot problems. In this tutorial we'll show you how to duplicate your existing OS boot entry in the boot config file, then configure the new entry to boot in safe mode. ... Read more
How to access the Boot Options menu in Windows 8 and 10
How to access the Boot Options menu in Windows 8 and 10
by Mihai Neacsu on 11 December 2014 · 68198 views
The Boot Options menu in Windows 8 and 10 offer users several powerful tools for troubleshooting the OS or changing the Windows Startup behavior. There are several ways to get to the Boot Option menu. Here are 6 of them. ... Read more
Several ways to open Power Menu in Windows 8 and 10
Several ways to open Power Menu in Windows 8 and 10
by Mihai Neacsu on 9 December 2014 · 5286 views
The Power Menu in Windows 8 and 10 allows you to perform the following basic operations: Shutdown or Restart the PC, Sign out from the current user account. Here are several methods to open this menu. ... Read more
Several ways to open PC Settings in Windows 8 and 10
Several ways to open PC Settings in Windows 8 and 10
by Mihai Neacsu on 8 December 2014 · 13209 views
PC Settings is a new app introduced in Windows 8. It contains the most important settings that an average user might need to change. Here are several ways to open this PC Settings app in Windows 8/8.1 or 10. ... Read more
How to add programs to the Startup folder in Windows 8 and 10
How to add programs to the Startup folder in Windows 8 and 10
by Mihai Neacsu on 18 November 2014 · 34235 views
Windows 8 made accessing the Startup folder harder, in order to make the system more secure, and Windows 10 kept the same trend. So if you need to make a program run automatically at Startup in Windows 8 or 10, here's how to do it. ... Read more
Page File and Swap File explained. How to delete Pagefile.sys and Swapfile.sys in Windows 8 or 10.
Page File and Swap File explained. How to delete Pagefile.sys and Swapfile.sys in Windows 8 or 10.
by Pete Daniel on 14 November 2014 · 17615 views
Windows 8-10 uses a page file to store critical Windows elements that it needs fast access to. When the hibernation option has been enabled then roughly 25 percent of the RAM memory is stored in the page file and 75 percent in the hibernation file. ... Read more
Hibernation explained. How to delete Hiberfil.sys in Windows 8 or 10.
Hibernation explained. How to delete Hiberfil.sys in Windows 8 or 10.
by Pete Daniel on 14 November 2014 · 41585 views
The Windows computer has the option to hibernate. This is a function where the current state of the running Windows system is saved to disk so that it can be restored back to that current state again more quickly. ... Read more
How to empty Recycle Bin when it contains too many files and "Empty Recycle Bin" command won't work
How to empty Recycle Bin when it contains too many files and "Empty Recycle Bin" command won't work
by Mihai Neacsu on 4 November 2014 · 17943 views
When filled with too many files, the Empty Recycle Bin command doesn't always succeeds in clearing the entire Recycle Bin. Here are 2 methods for fixing this problem and emptying the Recycle Bin - both were tested and they work in Windows 8 and 10. ... Read more
How to Flush/Reset your DNS Cache in Windows (Vista, 7, 8, 10), Mac (10.5 - 10.10), and Linux
How to Flush/Reset your DNS Cache in Windows (Vista, 7, 8, 10), Mac (10.5 - 10.10), and Linux
by Mihai Neacsu on 28 October 2014 · 5027 views
Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and DNS clients are caching DNS results and IP addresses in order to make future requests to the same hostnames faster. If you need to clear the local DNS cache, here's how. ... Read more
How to Disable the Window Animations in Windows 10 (or 8)
How to Disable the Window Animations in Windows 10 (or 8)
by Mihai Neacsu on 28 October 2014 · 3134 views
Build 9860 of the Windows 10 Technical Preview added new window animations. If you wish to disable them, the process is fairly easy and the same as it was in Windows 8, although window animations in Windows 8 were different. ... Read more
Get DxO Optics Pro 8 Free of Charge Until January 31, 2015
Get DxO Optics Pro 8 Free of Charge Until January 31, 2015
by Mihai Neacsu on 27 October 2014 · 1995 views
In association with Digital Photographer, DxO now offers the previous version of the software, version 8, free of charge, to all users who download it before January 31, 2015, from the link inside. ... Read more
What is Windows.old folder and how to delete it
What is Windows.old folder and how to delete it
by Mihai Neacsu on 23 October 2014 · 7129 views
If you decide you no longer need to keep the Windows.old folder around and want to delete it so you can gain free space, here are two easy methods on how to do just that. ... Read more
How to add an XP Mode Virtual Machine to Windows 10 (or 8) using Hyper-V
How to add an XP Mode Virtual Machine to Windows 10 (or 8) using Hyper-V
by Mihai Neacsu on 15 October 2014 · 1772932 views
If you still need to do some testing under XP, we'll show you here a method to install XP Mode under Windows 10, without having a setup disc or an installation ISO. ... Read more
How to add a "Show Desktop" icon to the taskbar in Windows 10 (or 7, 8)
How to add a "Show Desktop" icon to the taskbar in Windows 10 (or 7, 8)
by Mihai Neacsu on 14 October 2014 · 184324 views
By default, Show Desktop is located at the far bottom-right end of the taskbar. If you find that location inconvenient and you would rather have a Show Desktop icon located near the Start, like in Windows XP, we'll show you how to create one. ... Read more
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