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Archive for the ‘Windows 8’ Category

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 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

Microsoft is hoping to offering $100,000 in prizes to game developers who create apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone. Continue reading

Can I Run PaintShop Pro X In Windows 8?

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Artha wants to know is she can run Corel PaintShop Pro X on a Windows 8 machine. We look at her options. Continue reading

Windows 7 or Windows 8?

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Janice needs an upgrade but she’s not sure if she should go with Window 7 or Window 8. We try to help her decide. Continue reading

How Do You Snap Apps In Windows 8?

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Ray wants to know what snap apps means in Windows 8 and how to do it. We’ll explain in this Quick Tip. Continue reading

It’s easy to put your favorite websites front and center on the Windows 8 Start Screen. We break down the easy steps in this article. Continue reading

Windows 8 Cocktail Flow App

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Windows 8 Cocktail Flow is an attractive and fun-to-use app that helps you mix up everyday and unusual cocktails. Continue reading

How To Resize Windows 8 Taskbar

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Hugh wants to re-size the Windows 8 taskbar. We give him the easy steps in this Quick Tip. Continue reading

Microsoft has some critical security patches ready for Windows. That includes one for Windows Defender and a vulnerability that lets hackers get to your computer through TrueType font files. Continue reading

Lowell wants to know if the Windows 8 Metro version of IE works with a mouse. We’ll explain the difference between the programs. Continue reading

How Do I Get My E-mail Profile Back?

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Alice needs Windows 8 help. Her e-mail address was changed and she wants to reset. We explain how to do it. Continue reading

What’s new with Windows 8.1? The Start Button Is Back, but there’s more. We check out the changes and let you know when 8.1 will be available. Continue reading

Windows 8: Is Wordpad Available?

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

Sheila wants to know if WordPad and Notepad are available in Windows 8 and when Windows 8.1 is coming out. She’s got questions, we’ve got answers in this article. Continue reading

Windows 8 Passes Vista, XP Still Popular

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Windows 8 has finally passed the equally unpopular Windows Vista in the number of users, but Windows XP is still hanging in there. Continue reading

Windows 8 – Two Versions Of IE 10

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Windows 8 features two versions of Internet Explorer. I’ll explain why and look at some differences between the two. Continue reading

Windows Store Updates Nook App

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

The Windows Nook App is getting a big update along with a big discount for users. We detail the changes and the price cut. Continue reading

Updating Windows 8 Apps

Monday, July 1st, 2013

Windows 8 – learn how to keep your apps up-to-date, even though Microsoft won’t let you auto-update. How to spot when updates are available and the easy steps to get them. Continue reading

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