Posts under Windows category

Configure & add Multiple email Accounts to Windows Mail App

Microsoft researched a lot about how people use email and email apps, before building the Windows Mail App. It realized, users today have multiple email accounts and receive more and more email each year. Therefore, an app that aggregates multiple […]

Change Control Panel View by Settings in Windows 7 | 8

Windows 8 – like Windows 7 – allows you to open the Control Panel, with 3 different views. You can make it open in the default view, which is Category-wise. Many find this very useful as one can find the […]

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How to run Office Starter 2010 on Windows 8

Microsoft had introduced Office Starter Edition 2010 – which included Word Starter 2010 and Excel Starter 2010 – as a free software version for home users who are not ready to buy a full version of Office 2010. Microsoft Office Starter […]

Enable Windows Mouse Pointer Shadow feature

The earlier versions of Windows OS had the Mouse Pointer Shadow enabled by default. While some found this feature visually pleasing, others found it of no use – and yet some others wanted to increase performance by saving that bit of resource – and they, […]

Download & Install Windows 8 App updates

It is always a good idea to keep your operating system, software and now your Windows Apps updated to their latest available versions. All of us are familiar with how to update the first two. In this post, we will […]

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How to SideLoad Non Windows Store Apps to Windows 8

One of the questions we get asked the most is Can I install Windows 8 apps without Windows Store?  After some research we found out a method to sideload non-store applications. Please remember this method will only works for Windows 8 […]

Add Scan With Windows Defender To Context Menu In Windows 8

One thing missing in Windows Defender in Windows 8, is a right-click context menu that will allow a user to scan any folder. Recently we told you how you could add features of Windows Defender to the Desktop right-click context menu, that […]

Disable or Enable Application Isolation feature in Windows 8

First introduced in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Printing Driver Isolation feature, removed an isolated driver from the print spooler process and loaded it into a sandbox. If an isolated driver experienced crash, the print spooler process would not […]

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Windows Activation Fails – Windows failed to activate

If you have tried to activate your copy of Windows over the Internet, and failed, with perhaps any of the following error codes, like with error code 0x8004FE33, 0x80004005, 0x8004FE33, you may want to follow this tutorial and see if any […]

How to create Storage Spaces in Windows 10/8

Windows Home Server Drive Extender technology has now been discontinued, but its concept has been preserved and improved upon in the new Windows feature called Storage Spaces. With Storage Spaces, physical disks can be grouped together into Pools, and these […]

Edit Mail App signature & other settings in Windows 10/8

The Mail app in Windows 10/8 by default provides a signature “Sent from Windows Mail”. If you feel this to be very simple signature and want to change to your liking or you drop it completely, you can always edit […]

How to Enable or Disable Windows 10 Lock Screen

The Lock Screen in Windows 10 / 8 is pretty good to look at, but really not required on a PC or a laptop. Sure it has its use on a Tablet, where users may like to see notifications, date or time […]