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Using the Charms Menu in Windows 8
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Using the Charms Menu in Windows 8

As we already know, the start button is gone from Windows 8 even though it is now officially back in Windows 8.1 when booting to the desktop option. The start button was replaced in version 8 with the Charms Menu. Basically it pops out from the right side of the […]

How to Restore the Classic Start Menu in Windows 8
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How to Restore the Classic Start Menu in Windows 8

With Windows 8, Microsoft wanted to make sure the Start screen is the only option for users to navigate thru programs and computer settings and completely removed the Classic Start menu. I can't understand the thinking behind completely removing the start menu in favor of Metro. However, a large majority […]

How to Enable Num Lock at Startup in Windows 8
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How to Enable Num Lock at Startup in Windows 8

Num Lock is a keyboard feature which cancels the cursor-moving and scrolling abilities of keys on the numeric keypad allowing it to be used to input numbers. In case you have an external keyboard and you frequently use numbers in your daily tasks, then this article is for you. There […]

How to Change the User Picture in Windows 8
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How to Change the User Picture in Windows 8

The process of setting up or changing user picture in Windows 8 is very simple. When you setup the computer, Windows allows you to associate an image that shows up along with your name on the lock screen and the start screen. You are provided with two main options. You […]

How to Restore a System Image in Windows 8
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How to Restore a System Image in Windows 8

In case of a fully damaged Windows installation, you need to restore it from a backup image. In a previous article I covered how to make a backup image. To restore a system image in Windows 8, the first thing is to start the computer in System Recovery Console mode. […]