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Archive for the ‘Windows 8’ Category



Upgrading to Windows 8

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Ready to make the jump to Windows 8? How to upgrade from XP. Continue reading

Is Microsoft pulling support for Windows 8 & 8.1? We break down the facts. Continue reading

More XP File Transfer Tips

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Find out how to save your data when upgrading from an outdated Windows XP computer. Continue reading

Can I Back Up To The Cloud?

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Is backing up to the cloud a good option in Windows 8.1? Learn how it works. Continue reading

Change Windows 8 Startup Sound

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

Learn how to change your startup sound in Windows 8. Continue reading

Is it safe to run both Windows 7 and Windows 8 on the same computer? A look at how it’s done. Continue reading

Robert wants to know if he can play DVD movies on his computer. We explain how it works and what he needs to start watching movies. Continue reading

Package Tracker let you track multiple packages on multiple services from one handy app. Continue reading

What’s the difference between laptops, Tablets & iPads? William needs to know. We’ll break down the differences Continue reading

Mark has some beefs with 8.1, including no shutdown, a lack of new programs on the Metro screen and no options for lists instead of icons. We look for solutions. Continue reading

In The News: 01-31-2014

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

In The News 01-31-2014 – The majority of ATMs are still running XP, Verizon cuts data plan prices and good news for fans of the Windows 8 desktop mode. Continue reading

Bring 3D Printing Home

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

3D printing becomes practical for home users thanks to new printers and 3D printer support in Windows 8.1 Continue reading

If you may extra for more internal storage on your tablet or phone, you may not be getting as much space as you think. Continue reading

Can I Use Acrobat Pro On My Surface?

Monday, January 27th, 2014

A look at the differences between the Microsoft Surface Pro and Surface RT. Continue reading

Internet Explorer 11 is refusing to display certain web pages for Dave. We look for some possible solutions. Continue reading

Tiles Not Working In Windows 8.1

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Tiles are not working for Bud and Caroline since they installed Windows 8.1. We troubleshoot. Continue reading

Dennis is big on the touchscreen interface for Windows 8. Continue reading

XP Hold-Out – What Are My Options?

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Jim doesn’t want to shell out $400 for a new computer for e-mail and web-browsing. We’ve got a less expensive solution. Continue reading

Manuel’s hard drive crashed and he wants to figure out how to get Windows 8 activated again on his new drive. Continue reading

How Can I Get Rid Of Windows 8 Charms Bar?

Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Karen says the Windows 8 charm bar and clock keeps popping up when she doesn’t want it. We’ve got a simple solution. Continue reading

The Bing Food & Drink app lets you go hands-free in the kitchen with your tablet. Continue reading

Why Defend Windows 8?

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Clair wants to why we seem to be so positive about Windows 8.1. Continue reading

TuneIn Radio for Windows 8 offers thousands of radio stations for free. Continue reading

Windows 8.1 – Why Can’t It Run DOS?

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

Larry thinks there’s a lot wrong with Windows 8. We look at two of his complaints and offer possible work arounds. Continue reading

Norman wants to set a photo as his desktop background in Windows 8. We show two ways to make that happen. Continue reading

Printing Takes Too Long In Windows 8

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Liz thinks there are just too many steps to print in Windows 8. We have some tips to make things quicker. Continue reading

Windows 8 Pro Pack Won’t Install

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Bob is having issues installing Windows 8 Pro Pack. We look for some solutions. Continue reading

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