What to do when Windows 8 Starts Up Very Slowly

What to do when Windows 8 Starts Up Very Slowly

Like its predecessors, Windows 8 is sometimes starting up very slowly. What can be done in such case? Well, the very first thing is identifying why Windows is booting slowly; this is often caused by one or more processes running in the background. Unlike its predecessors, Windows 8 features more […]

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How to disable Windows 8 Lock Screen in five easy steps

How to disable Windows 8 Lock Screen in five easy steps

Windows 8 is the latest version of Microsoft's user friendly OS and though a lot of people have started using it, and though it is pretty user friendly incorporating simple to understand language, some users may be embarrassed to admit they can't get a handle on it. Admittedly it does […]

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What to do if you can't see the WI-Fi Network in Windows 8?

When you connect to the WI-FI ruter for the first time or if it was previously configured to work with another computer, there is a chance your actual computer won’t see it. Such issue is merely caused by the Windows firewall blocking the connections. To work around this problem you […]

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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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