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Archive for the ‘Windows 8’ Category



Making Windows 8.1 Look More Like Windows 7

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

How a few simple changes can make Windows 8.1 look and act more like Windows 7. Desktop? Start Menu? We show you how to make it happen. Continue reading

Facebook Official App For Windows 8.1

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Facebook now has an official App for Windows 8.1 Windows 8 users, especially those with Windows 8 Tablets have been wanting a Facebook App for awhile. This app only works if you’ve made the upgrade from 8 to 8.1. Continue reading

Help! Can’t Access Windows App Store

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

John can’t access the Windows Store to update apps or get Windows 8.1. We show him how to troubleshoot. Continue reading

Can I Use Google With Windows 8?

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Al’s been told that Google won’t work with Windows 8. We set him straight. Continue reading

Which Is Easier Windows 7 or 8?

Sunday, October 27th, 2013

Tango is upgrading from XP and wants to know if Windows 7 or Windows 8 is easier. We compare. Continue reading

The Mail App in Windows 8.1 had been updated to take advantage of some of the features of Outlook.com, among other changes. Continue reading

Microsoft has made some improvements to Camera and Photo Apps that they promise will make capturing and sharing images and videos much easier, but they’ve also taken away one of my favorite features of the Photo App. Continue reading

Microsoft is pretty excited about the new Reading List App for 8.1 The app allows you to save web content and content from other apps to read later. Continue reading

Lean how to find, download and install the Windows 8.1 upgrade. Continue reading

Tablet Operating Systems

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Gary is tablet shopping and wants to know about the various operating systems. We take a look at Android, iOS and Windows. Continue reading

Learn how to pin apps to the desktop taskbar in Windows 8 Continue reading

How Do I Stop Windows 8 From Timing Out?

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Harold says Windows 8 keeps timing out and going to a screen saver. We show him how to take care of the issue in a few simple steps. Continue reading

Help! Windows 8 Tiles Won’t Work!

Monday, October 14th, 2013

LaDonna’s Window’s 8 tiles have stopped working. We look for some possible solutions. Continue reading

Miss the Windows Start Menu? Take full advantage of the Windows 8 Search Charm and you may not miss it at all. Continue reading

New Surface & Surface Pro Tablets Revealed

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Microsoft has unveiled the updated Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 Tablets along with some new accessories for the devices. Continue reading

Should I Switch From Windows 7?

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Elaine got an offer to buy Windows 8 and she wants to know if she needs to switch from Windows 7. Continue reading

Help! Printer Won’t Work With Windows 8

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Patty’s HP printer won’t work with Windows 8. We help her solve the issue. Continue reading

What’s The Best Browser To Use With Windows 8?

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Joe wants to know which browser to use with Windows 8. We explain why he is the best judge of browsers. Continue reading

Tips and Tricks to Block Senders in Outlook

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Anna wants to know how to block sender in Outlook.com. We explain the process. Continue reading

New Foursquare App For Windows 8

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Foursquare, the social media app that lets you share where you are and what you’re doing with your friends is new and improved for Windows 8 devices Continue reading

How To Speed Up Windows: Part 3

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Part three of our series on Windows up to speed. Continue reading

How To Speed Up Windows: Part 2

Monday, August 26th, 2013

More tips for bringing Windows up to speed in part two of our series. Continue reading

App Turns Any Surface Into A Touch Screen

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

A new app from Ubi will turn any surface into a virtual touch screen. All you need is a Windows 8 PC, a Kinect for Windows sensor and a projector plus the $150 app. Continue reading

Daniel wants to know if he can use a stylus pen with a word processing program. We test it out. Continue reading

Kathie wants to know how to get to the classic desktop view in Windows 8. We show her the simple step that takes you there. Continue reading

Can I Copy A Windows 8 App To XP?

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Bill wants to know if he can copy an app from Windows 8 and put it on Windows XP. Continue reading

Organize Windows 8 Start Screen

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Tips for organizing a cluttered Windows 8 Start Screen. How to make and name new categories for apps. Continue reading

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