Windows 8: Solving the “No Permission to Write Files on Disk” issue

Windows 8: Solving the “No Permission to Write Files on Disk” issue

When you upgrade a previous version of Windows to Windows 8 with the format+clean install option, you might have a “nice” surprise of being unable to access the files you previously saved on another partition of your hard drive. By default, Windows OS locks the permissions to the previous owner […]

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How to change File Associations in Windows 8

How to change File Associations in Windows 8

As in previous versions of Windows, what application opens which file type is a problem that many folks are still concerned. Although Windows 8 has built-in applications for opening videos, music files, PDFs, images, etc…, one’s desires could be different form what the OS creators intended. In such situation, changing […]

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How to turn off Defender in Windows 8

How to turn off Defender in Windows 8

Inheriting the firewall utility from previous versions, Windows 8 features the basic protection method against malware and spyware but many folks would need Windows Defender deactivated in case a more advanced internet security suite is installed. Having multiple firewalls on a same machine is a no-no in terms of possible […]

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How to Back Up Windows 8

How to Back Up Windows 8

Looking back 2008, Windows Vista introduced for the first time the full image backup system, then it was expanded to every edition of Windows 7 and now Windows 8 has two methods to create an image backup. Creating an image backup is crucial in case of an operating system failure […]

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How to change the Virtual Memory size in Windows 8

How to change the Virtual Memory size in Windows 8

Windows’ new operation system is efficiently setup by default so no changes and tweaks are required. Anyway, a savvy user can opt to do some changes that could actually improve performance and make Windows 8 run more smoothly to render a better performance overall. These settings can be accessed right […]

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How to turn off the Moving Pencil in Skype

How to turn off the Moving Pencil in Skype

Skype has a special feature allowing the other side to see when you type or delete something you typed. This is basically a good feature but many would probably hate it and feel emotionally monitorized considering the typing speed or how often delete or make corrections to the text or […]

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What type of Hard Drive does my Windows computer have?

What type of Hard Drive does my Windows computer have?

Learning what type of HDD your Windows computer does have is a really simple task without the need of any additional tools. Few days ago I was asked by a friend how to do this so this simple tutorial will maybe help you as well. There are 2 simple steps […]

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How CSS inheritance affects the HTML tags output

How CSS inheritance affects the HTML tags output

Inheritance is the basement of the CSS structures. Elements’ properties can actually inherit the values from the dominant HTML tags unless you specify a different value for a child element (i.e. <h1 style=”font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size:13px; font-weight:normal;”>….</h1> has a style defined inside the h1 tag, a so-called child element). If […]

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CSS3 modules list and definitions

CSS3 modules list and definitions

In CSS3, W3C has modified the specification: several separate modules instead of a single one; each of these modules is dedicated to a specific aspect of CSS. Such approach has the advantage of helping companies that build internet browsers to implement one module at time without having to rewrite the […]

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