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Posts Tagged ‘windows 8’



Francis wants to know why Microsoft didn’t make cheap touchscreen monitors available with Windows 8. Continue reading

Run Old Games In Windows 8: Part 2

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Find out how to get your treasured old games working with Windows 8.1. Continue reading

How Do I Get Old Games To Work In Windows 8?

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Find out how to get your treasured old games working with Windows 8.1. Continue reading

Windows 8.1 Not Too Different From 7?

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Richard thinks the desktop experience in 8.1 is pretty close to Windows 7 and wonders why so many people don’t like it. Continue reading

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

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

Exponents On Windows 8 Calculator

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

How do you find exponential values in the Windows 8 calculator? 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

Task Manager – How Does It Work?

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Are you getting the most out of Windows task manager? 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

Does Anyone Still Use Windows?

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Samara wants to know if anyone is still using Windows. We’ve got the surprising numbers. Continue reading

How Do I Turn Off My WiFi?

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

James wants to know the quickest way to shut his WiFi off in Windows 7 and 8. We walk him through the process. 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

In The News 08-15-14

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

XP Share Dips Below 25%

Windows XP can still be found on just under 25% of computers accessing the Internet, according to NetMarketShare.  That’s down from just under 40% in July of 2013. 

Security support for the XP ended back in April and users have been slow to let go.  Windows 7 is the most popular operating system, found on 51% of

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

Hate 8.1? Let Us Help

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Charles really hates Windows 8.1. How about you? Let us answer your 8.1 questions. Continue reading

Is Windows 7 Support Ending?

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

John is confused about how long support will last for Windows 7. We explain how long Microsoft plans to support Windows Vista, 7 and 8. Continue reading

Margaret wants to know how to stop Windows 8 from asking her to upgrade to 8.1. Why she may want to take their advice. Continue reading

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