Latest articles tagged “windows 8”

Latest articles tagged “windows 8”

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How to Use a Proxy Server with IE, Firefox, Chrome, Opera
How to Use a Proxy Server with IE, Firefox, Chrome, Opera
by Michael Black on 14 August 2014 · 5784 views
Proxy Servers are necessary in order to access the internet on some networks, and can be useful for personal reasons as well. As long as you have a proxy address and credentials to access it (not always necessary), you can set that proxy up within yo ... Read more
How to Create and use a VPN Connection in Windows 8
How to Create and use a VPN Connection in Windows 8
by Michael Black on 14 August 2014 · 2575 views
VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, and it essentially allows you to connect to another network from your current network. Once connected, you can access services on that network, browse files on the shared drives, and connect to other PCs on the ... Read more
How to Change the Lock Screen Image in Windows 7/8
How to Change the Lock Screen Image in Windows 7/8
by Michael Black on 13 August 2014 · 3308 views
Another way you can customize your desktop in Windows, is by changing the lock screen image. This is the screen where you're prompted to enter a password to log-in to your account. ... Read more
Windows 8.1 August Update Released With Persistent Taskbar
Windows 8.1 August Update Released With Persistent Taskbar
by Pete Daniel on 13 August 2014 · 1323 views
As expected, Microsoft launched their Windows 8.1 August Update (update number 2) for its flagship Windows platform in the last 24 hours. It's available as a self-selected download for either 32-bit or 64-bit versions of Windows 8.1. ... Read more
Ryse: Son of Rome Coming to PC in 4K Resolution
Ryse: Son of Rome Coming to PC in 4K Resolution
by Michael Black on 12 August 2014 · 1515 views
Ryse: Son of Rome is one of the few next-gen console games that is not cross platform, well, at least for now. ... Read more
How to Screenshot Anything in Windows
How to Screenshot Anything in Windows
by Michael Black on 12 August 2014 · 2127 views
Taking screenshots is an extremely useful feature that Windows offers, and it's also very easy to take advantage of -- even though a lot of people don't know where to get started. Learn how now! ... Read more
How to Save Battery Life via Advanced Power Plan Settings
How to Save Battery Life via Advanced Power Plan Settings
by Michael Black on 7 August 2014 · 1612 views
Looking to improve the efficiency of your battery, and extend its overall lifespan? You may have already looked into the Windows Power Plans, typically broken up into Power Saver, Balanced, and High Performance. ... Read more
The Basics of your BIOS
The Basics of your BIOS
by Michael Black on 7 August 2014 · 1639 views
One of the most important parts of your computer is the BIOS. This is one of the few places you can turn when your operating system is dead, and it's crucial to setting up a new computer. ... Read more
The Definition of MAC Address and How to Change it
The Definition of MAC Address and How to Change it
by Michael Black on 6 August 2014 · 2500 views
A common variable in Networking is the MAC Address of a network adapter. There are more advanced definitions of what this address is, but basically, it's the physical address of your NIC (network interface card). ... Read more
How to Use the On-Screen Keyboard in Windows
How to Use the On-Screen Keyboard in Windows
by Michael Black on 6 August 2014 · 1538 views
If you're ever in a situation where you need to use a computer, but don't have access to a keyboard, it seems pretty hopeless at first. However, by using the built-in Windows On-Screen Keyboard, you can actually get by with just a mouse ... Read more
How to Boot Directly to Desktop in Windows 8.1
How to Boot Directly to Desktop in Windows 8.1
by Michael Black on 5 August 2014 · 1122 views
One of the most controversial elements of the new Windows 8 Operating System, was the Start Screen. A lot of long-time users dread this feature, but some still enjoy it -- and it works great on tablets/touch screen interfaces. ... Read more
How to Create Shortcuts to Anything in Windows 7/8
How to Create Shortcuts to Anything in Windows 7/8
by Michael Black on 5 August 2014 · 4575 views
Creating desktop shortcuts to your most frequently used programs, websites, and games, is a great way to save time and boost efficiency with your PC. ... Read more
The Top 5 Choices for Running a Home Media Server
The Top 5 Choices for Running a Home Media Server
by Chris Thomas on 5 August 2014 · 29534 views
To help you save time and hassle we've created the following review of five of the most popular home media servers available today: ... Read more
How to Start Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Internet Explorer in Private Mode
How to Start Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Internet Explorer in Private Mode
by Michael Black on 4 August 2014 · 3810 views
Regardless of why you're using private browsing, or something similar like Chrome's incognito mode, there is a way you can access it faster than opening the browser first and then a new private window. ... Read more
How to Fix Corrupted MS Office Cache
How to Fix Corrupted MS Office Cache
by Michael Black on 4 August 2014 · 13157 views
Those who use Microsoft Office on a regular basis, may encounter a corrupt database from extended use. It isn't something that you can necessarily prevent, or even for-see, but fixing it isn't too complicated. ... Read more
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