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Posts Tagged ‘windows 8’



Windows 8 – Who Needs A Start Button?

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Missing that Start Button in Window 8 or 8.1? What if I told you Windows 8.1 and 8 can find anything almost instantly and you don’t even have to click a mouse? Continue reading

Help I Can’t Find My Contacts!

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Judy can’t find her Outlook.com contacts in Windows 7 or Windows 8. We track down what’s causing the problem. Continue reading

Where Can I Get A Copy Of Windows 8?

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Carrie wants to know where to get a licensed copy of Windows 8 and if she could use the Windows 7 that came with her laptop to upgrade her computer. Continue reading

Disable “Windows 8″ Mode in Google Chrome

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

In fact, the only peeve I’ve got so far has to do with Google Chrome’s and its “Windows 8 Mode”. It not that it’s bad, necessarily, it’s just that there’s no way to get out of it once activated. Continue reading

What Are Apps In Windows 8?

Monday, November 4th, 2013

John has Windows 8 and he wants to know what Apps are and how he can add to Apps. We break down what apps are and how to get them. Continue reading

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

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

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

Should I Upgrade From Vista?

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Randy wants to know if he needs to upgrade from Vista. Should he switch if he’s happy? 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

In The News: 10-11-2013

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

In The News: 10 -11-2013 Windows 8 passes iOSX, clip-on camera lets your record every moment of your life & Instagram to add advertising. 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

Why Buy A Tablet?

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

Is a Surface tablet really just a less functional version of a laptop? We check out the pros and cons of tablets. 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 2

Monday, August 26th, 2013

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

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