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Posts Tagged ‘Windows 8.1’



Do I Have To Upgrade?

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

The techs providing Lois’ tech support want her to upgrade to 8.1 and add OneDrive. Does she have to follow their suggestions? Continue reading

Windows 8.1 Software Compatibility

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

William wants to know some software that is compatible with Windows 8.1. Continue reading

Where Can I Find A Tablet With USB?

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Joanne wants a tablet with a USB port that will work with Skype. Why her options are limited to just one OS. Continue reading

Terry wants to know if you can switch back to the Metro/Modern Windows 8 mode once you switch to desktop mode. Continue reading

Find out how to get Facebook’s video chat working if it stopped functioning after upgrading to Windows 8.1. Continue reading

Refreshed Windows 8 – How Can I Get 8.1?

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

After a Windows refresh, Monica can’t find her 8.1 update. We show her the steps to take to get it back. Continue reading

Windows 8.1 Store Won’t Open

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Robert can’t open the Windows Store in 8.1. We run down a list of possible solutions to the problem. Continue reading

In The News 12-12-14

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

In The News 12-12-14 Windows 8 rises as XP share falls, goodbye to Clip Art and new movies pirated after a Sony hack. Continue reading

Chrome Windows 8 Mode: What Is It?

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Rosie wants to know just what Google Chrome’s Windows 8 mode is and if she should use it. Continue reading

Why Does My Facebook Page Look Different?

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Why does Facebook look different on various devices? Is there a way to change it? Continue reading

I Don’t Want To Use Apps

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Brenda doesn’t want to use apps and doesn’t want her information in the cloud. But is she already using apps and cloud storage? Continue reading

Can I Upgrade Windows RT to Windows 8.1?

Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Can you upgrade a Windows RT tablet to the full version of Windows 8.1? Continue reading

Why Does Skype Drop My Computer Volume?

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Does your computer volume drop during Skype calls? Why it happens and how to fix it. Continue reading

How Do I Defrag Windows 8.1?

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Patricia want to defragment her drive in Windows 8.1. We show her how to optimize. Continue reading

Must I Buy New Apps?

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Samuel wants to know if he’ll need all new programs if he trades XP for Windows 8.1. Continue reading

How Many People Still Use Vista?

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Barbara wants to know how many people still use Windows Vista. We check out the stats. Continue reading

Rosie isn’t sure how to start a new message in the Windows 8.1 e-mail app. We show her how it’s done. Continue reading

WordPad – why this free productivity tool may be the only word processor you need. Continue reading

Set A Default Mail Program In Windows 8.1

Friday, September 26th, 2014

How to set a default mail program in Windows 8.1 Continue reading

Surface Pro 2- Right-Click Without A Mouse?

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Carl is looking for a way to right-click without a mouse on his Surface Pro 2 tablet. We show him how it’s done. Continue reading

Steve was expecting the return of the Start Button in 8.1 and he wonders if Microsoft pulled a fast one. Continue reading

Microsoft is kicking more than 1500 misleading apps out of the Windows App Store. Learn what to watch out for when you download. Continue reading

Can you swap a laptop for a Windows tablet. After 18 months with a Surface Pro, we break down the pros and cons. Continue reading

How Do I Get Rid Of Ads In My E-mail?

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Elmer wants to know how to get rid of ads in Outlook.com. I show him the quickest way. 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: 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

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