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Posts Tagged ‘windows 8’



How To Get Updates For Windows 8.1

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Learn how to install updates and set up automatic updates in Windows 8.1 Continue reading

Chris can’t figure out how to create a new Word document in Windows 8.1. We break down the steps. Continue reading

More tips and tricks for editing withe the Windows 8.1 Photos App Continue reading

Will Microsoft Give Up On Touchscreens?

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Christine wants to know if Microsoft will abandon touchscreens and go back to emphasizing the good old mouse and keyboard. Continue reading

Questions about the upgrade to Windows 8.1 – Will it overwrite files or be a whole lot of work. We explain why the 8.1 upgrade is nothing to fear. Continue reading

Sue is a Windows 7 user and wants to know if she can get an upgrade to 8.1 for free. Continue reading

Windows 8.1.1 – What’s New

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Windows 8.1.1 is here – we highlight the best features of the most recent update. Continue reading

Upgrading to Windows 8

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Ready to make the jump to Windows 8? How to upgrade from XP. 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Find out how to save your data when upgrading from an outdated Windows XP computer.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

Bob wants to know if he can make OneDrive his default in Windows 8. Continue reading

In The News 04-11-14

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

In The News 4-11-14: Microsoft offers Windows for free, but not for everyone. The Mozilla CEO steps down over gay marriage backlash and Kodak gets back in the game. Continue reading

How long will Microsoft continue to support Windows 7 & 8? We look at the timetable for security support. 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

Lynne is a little confused about Apps in Windows 8.1. We explain what they are and why she needs them. 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

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

Will Windows 8.1 Leave Me In The Cloud?

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

G Pappy is worried that Windows 8.1 will require a constant connection to the cloud. We explain how it works. 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

Will Thunderbird Work With Windows 8.

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Lonnie wants to know if Mozilla Thunderbird will work with Windows 8. Continue reading

John has a copy of Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation. He wants to know how long the license will last and if he can upgrade to a fully licensed copy. 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

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

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