Windows Event Viewer is a tool that stores a log of applications and system messages. This log contains errors, warnings and the system messages that can help you reach the root cause of any unpredictable behavior of your system. Working with Event Viewer You can launch event viewer from the Desktop by pressing the “Win […]
Windows 8 tips
Microsoft brings in the concept of a redesigned user interface with the launch of Windows 8. The Start Menu has been replaced by Start Screen. This interface contains the apps and programs in the form of tiles. You can customize the Start Screen by selecting the apps to be displayed and changing their sizes. Group […]
“Your PC needs to restart to finish installing updates. If you’ve already saved your work, you can restart now”. How many of you have seen this warning when Windows 8 automatically downloads and then installs the updates? In this article, we will talk about how to disable Windows Update forced restart warnings. If you have […]
Whenever you try to copy a folder in any location, its name should be unique. Failure to do so, results in an interruption named as ‘Merge Folder Conflict’. This conflict can be resolved in two ways: Give a different name to the folder, you are trying to copy Allow merging of the two identically named folders […]
Windows 8 comes with a number of useful and built-in metro apps like Reader, Music, Games, Calendar, Store, News and many more. The developers have made the perfect blend of essential apps and you can start using your system without installing any other app. Metro apps come in the form of a package and the package […]
Windows 8 has introduced a categorization of Internet connections. Now there are two types of connections: a metered connection and a non-metered connection. A metered connection is the one is charged by the amount of data used (downloaded and uploaded) by the Internet Service Providers. A non-metered connection is the regular connection which does not […]
Windows 8 comes with a simple administrative user by default. The administrator account used to have all the privileges in Windows XP or earlier Operating Systems. Microsoft changed this in Windows 7 and Windows 8 due to security reasons. Now a user can select a username of his own choice and be rather a limited […]
Windows 8 Start Screen is the new start menu for Windows from now on. Although it will open in full screen by default, there are two software which can re-size the start screen according to the user’s needs. We discuss the working of these two software.
We discuss some ways to customize the Windows 8 Ribbon interface of File Explorer. These customizations will make your experience with the Ribbon more productive and focused.
Windows 8 Modern apps (metro apps) are colorful and exciting but limited to the full screen mode. This difference distinguishes them from the old desktop applications. Windows 8 users have to switch between desktop and modern apps using the app panel at the left side of the screen. ModernMix is a free software from Stardock […]