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Archive for the ‘Windows 8’ Category



Windows 8.1 Taskbar Won’t Come Up

Monday, September 1st, 2014

When using the Windows Store, the taskbar will not come up. Here are steps to allow you to use the taskbar in the Windows Store. Continue reading

Bypass That 8.1 Lockscreen

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Tired of typing in a password every single time you start your Windows 8.1 computer? Here’s how to bypass that step. Continue reading

Windows 8.1 Updates Won’t Install

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Have your Windows 8.1 updates frozen? Here’s a tool to help! Continue reading

Windows 8.1: How To Take A Screenshot

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

James wants to know how to take a screenshot in Windows 8.1 – we break down the easy steps. Continue reading

Windows 8.1 Update Improves Touchpad

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

A new update to Windows 8.1 improves touchpad control and adds some new touchpad functions. Continue reading

Windows XP, 7 & 8 On The Same Computer?

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Is it possible to have Windows XP, 7 and 8 on the same computer? Learn how to make it possible. Continue reading

Kathy updated to 8.1 and she’s got issues finding her screenshots, opening flash drives and locating This PC. We help her out. Continue reading

Windows 8.1: How Do I Update?

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Mark wants to know how to get updates in Windows 8.1. In this quick tip, we show him the easy steps. Continue reading

Power Off Shortcuts For 8.1

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Julie’s beef with Windows 8.1 is that she thinks it’s too hard to shut down. We may have a solution. Continue reading

The 8.1 charms bar keeps getting in Marty’s way. We look at why it’s popping up. Continue reading

Should I switch from XP?

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Should you still be using XP? How can you switch? Continue reading

Links in Windows 8 Mail App

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Shirley needs help getting back to her email app after clicking on a link. We show her what’s causing the issue and how to fix it. Continue reading

Deleting System Restore Points

Saturday, July 12th, 2014

Deleting all but the most recent restore point is one of the most effective methods of clearing hard drive space. Continue reading

John wants to transfer pictures from a memory card to Windows 8.1, but he’s afraid it’s complicated. We show him the easy steps. Continue reading

Right-Click On A Touch Screen?

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

Shae misses the right-click option when she uses her Windows 8.1 tablet. We show her how to get the menu without attaching a keyboard. Continue reading

How Do I Set Up Mail In Windows 8.1?

Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Step-by-step instructions for setting up the Mail App in Windows 8.1 Continue reading

Which OS Is Best For My Club?

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Patty needs a new computer for her club, but she’s not sure which operating system to go with. Should she choose Windows 7 or 8.1? Continue reading

Missing Mail In Windows 8 Mail App

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

How to see all your mail in the Windows 8 mail app. Continue reading

Microsoft thinks it might have the tablet that could replace the laptop – the larger and thinner Surface Pro 3 Continue reading

Learn the trick that can almost hacker-proof you computer. How to set up a limited user account. Continue reading

Have kids using your computer and want to limit their use? Windows has built in tools to help you! Continue reading

A free app that lets you create and share Internet memes in a few easy steps. Continue reading

Learn the steps to set your Windows 8 desktop background to change automatically. Continue reading

How To Get Updates For Windows 8.1

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Learn how to install updates and set up automatic updates in Windows 8.1 Continue reading

Tablet Trouble: What Should I Buy?

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

Pat’s having a devil of a time finding at tablet that will give you Flashplayer and the option of the Chrome and Firefox browsers. We go over the options. Continue reading

Chris can’t figure out how to create a new Word document in Windows 8.1. We break down the steps. Continue reading

Learn how to listen to hours of free music with the Windows 8.1 music app and the trick to creating amazing playlists. Continue reading

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