Latest articles tagged “windows 8”

Latest articles tagged “windows 8”

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How to Restore Original MAC Address to Network Card
How to Restore Original MAC Address to Network Card
by Michael Black on 4 August 2014 · 6242 views
There is one sure fire way to restore that MAC address to whatever it originally was, and it can be done from Windows Control Panel (although third party software can be used as well). ... Read more
Microsoft To Release Windows 8.1 Update 2 on August 12
Microsoft To Release Windows 8.1 Update 2 on August 12
by Pete Daniel on 4 August 2014 · 1215 views
Reports are beginning to leak out ahead of an official Microsoft announcement that the second update to Windows 8.1 is going to be released on August 12. Multiple sources include ZDnet and others are suggesting that this as a likely scenario. ... Read more
How to Remove the Lock Screen in Windows 8 or 10
How to Remove the Lock Screen in Windows 8 or 10
by Pete Daniel on 28 July 2014 · 1698 views
The Windows 8/10 lock screen is a bit of politeness which actually gets in the way for users. Whilst a tablet or smart phone can benefit from an attractive lock screen to ward off snooping and for security purposes, on a Desktop PC it is a nuisance. ... Read more
Explaining Sleep, Hibernation, and Hybrid Sleep in Windows 8
Explaining Sleep, Hibernation, and Hybrid Sleep in Windows 8
by Pete Daniel on 24 July 2014 · 2688 views
In these ecologically-sensitive times many users are all for saving electricity where they can. Leaving the PC on all day while you're out isn't the best idea. This is where low power states on modern PCs come in handy. ... Read more
Lenovo Sees Windows-Based Tablet Size Popularity Differ Globally
Lenovo Sees Windows-Based Tablet Size Popularity Differ Globally
by Pete Daniel on 21 July 2014 · 1151 views
The picture for Lenovo tablet hardware around the world is a mixed one. Despite reports last week initially from ITworld that Lenovo had stopped selling small screen tablets in the American market, the reality is not quite so simple. ... Read more
How to use System Restore in Windows 8/8.1
How to use System Restore in Windows 8/8.1
by Michael Black on 9 July 2014 · 1885 views
One of the most useful features in the entire history of Windows OS, is System Restore. This can be used to remedy a variety of different situations, such as a faulty driver that prevents your system from running properly. ... Read more
How to create a desktop shortcut for the elevated command prompt or pin it to taskbar in Windows 8, 10
How to create a desktop shortcut for the elevated command prompt or pin it to taskbar in Windows 8, 10
by Mihai Neacsu on 3 July 2014 · 2495 views
We explained before what an elevated command prompt is and how to open one in several ways under Windows 8 or 10. In this tutorial we'll show you how to create a desktop shortcut to an elevated command prompt and pin it to taskbar or start screen. ... Read more
How to add or remove 'Hibernate' and 'Sleep' as alternative shutdown options in Windows 8, 10
How to add or remove 'Hibernate' and 'Sleep' as alternative shutdown options in Windows 8, 10
by Mihai Neacsu on 26 June 2014 · 5652 views
In Windows 8 and 8.1, the Shutdown options consist of Sign out, Sleep, Shut down, and Restart, but don't include a Hibernate option by default. In this tutorial we'll show you how to re-enable the Hibernate option again. ... Read more
What is an Elevated Command Prompt? Several ways to open one in Windows 8 and 10
What is an Elevated Command Prompt? Several ways to open one in Windows 8 and 10
by Mihai Neacsu on 26 June 2014 · 16959 views
Also called elevated mode, an elevated command prompt is a command line mode introduced in Windows starting with Vista. It's available in Windows 7, 8, 8.1, and 10 as well. What it does is allows an user to execute commands with admin privileges. ... Read more
What is System Protection in Windows 8 and how to enable or disable it
What is System Protection in Windows 8 and how to enable or disable it
by Mihai Neacsu on 25 June 2014 · 6424 views
System protection is a Windows feature that creates and saves as restore points information about your PC's system files, software, drivers, and registry settings. It does this for all the drives that have system protection activated. ... Read more
How to shrink a disk volume beyond the point where any unmovable files are located
How to shrink a disk volume beyond the point where any unmovable files are located
by Mihai Neacsu on 25 June 2014 · 179742 views
If you came across the message "You cannot shrink a volume beyond the point where any unmovable files are located" when trying to shrink a partition on your disk using the Windows Disk Management tool, there's an easy fix to it. ... Read more
How to move Pagefile.sys and Swapfile.sys to another drive in Windows 8/8.1 or 10
How to move Pagefile.sys and Swapfile.sys to another drive in Windows 8/8.1 or 10
by Mihai Neacsu on 24 June 2014 · 185342 views
In this tutorial we'll show you how to move both Pagefile.sys and Swapfile.sys to another drive. You will need administrator privileges to performs this action so have your admin credentials ready. ... Read more
MKLink Explained: Create Symbolic Links that Simplify File Management in Windows Vista, 7 and 8
MKLink Explained: Create Symbolic Links that Simplify File Management in Windows Vista, 7 and 8
by Chris Thomas on 24 June 2014 · 23723 views
In Windows Vista, 7 and 8 there is a more advanced way to create and manage shortcuts using a command line tool known as MKLink. With MKLink you can type a single line of code into the Command Prompt and create various kinds of shortcuts. ... Read more
How to unhide a Windows folder or file with its hidden attribute grayed out
How to unhide a Windows folder or file with its hidden attribute grayed out
by Mihai Neacsu on 24 June 2014 · 9878 views
We covered how to show hidden files in Explorer, but how do you remove the hidden attribute of a file when that attribute is grayed out? In this tutorial, we'll show you how to change the hidden attribute using the command prompt command ATTRIB. ... Read more
How to show hidden files, folders, drives, and protected system files in Explorer under Windows 8 or 10
How to show hidden files, folders, drives, and protected system files in Explorer under Windows 8 or 10
by Mihai Neacsu on 24 June 2014 · 17002 views
If you came across the message "You cannot shrink a volume beyond the point where any unmovable files are located" when trying to shrink a partition on your disk, there's an easy fix allowing you to bypass this restriction. ... Read more
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