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Download Windows 8 Release Preview Product Guide

How Windows 8 will be a boon to Business, has been explained in this new guide released by Microsoft. Titled simply as the Windows 8 Product Guide for Business, this guide how Windows has been reimagined in its 8th avatar […]

Windows 8 Parental Controls – An Overview

Parental Controls in Windows 8 allow better monitoring of your children’s activities than in the previous versions of Windows, including Windows 7. Unlike Windows 7 where you can place controls on a PC to PC basis, the parental controls can […]

Windows Reader: Windows 8 Built-in PDF File Viewer Features

Earlier, Windows never shipped with a built-in PDF viewer. It shipped an XPS Viewer in Windows 7. But starting with Windows 8, Microsoft has decided to include a PDF reader called as Windows Reader.  Windows Reader is Microsoft’s first and very own built-in […]

What is file fragmentation and how does it occur in Windows

Windows has its own defragmenting tooland you might have used it already. When it comes to Windows file storing algorithms, the operating system makes a case for excess fragmentation through its temporary files. And probably that is the reason why it […]

Conversation View Feature In Microsoft Outlook 2010

Microsoft Outlook is one of the most used email clients for the Windows operating system. It is kind of a ‘set up and forget’ type of client that allows you to send and receive emails and SMS easily. It has […]

How to Enable or Disable Proximity Feature in Windows 8

Windows 8 introduces a new experience called as Proximity. The Proximity Service enables applications on your Windows 8 PC to exchange information with another PC when you bring your PC and the target device very close to each other. Windows […]

New Shortcuts, Shell Commands and CLSID in Windows 8

Windows has a set of certain folders which are identified by unique strings referred to as CLSID or Windows Class Identifiers. These folders can be accessed by using the CLSID identifier codes that Windows assigns to each individual folder in […]

Credentials Manager in Windows 10

Windows Credential Manager & Windows Vault

Windows 7 introduced a feature called as the Credential Manager. This is not exactly a new feature and is similar to technology in past versions of Windows like Vista or XP, in the sense that it stores your passwords, which […]

Windows 8 Enterprise Features & Capabilities

People are already buzzing with anticipation about the latest Windows 8 release. And we have been talking about every kind of development being made on Windows 8 since the launch of its developers preview. And no doubt we have already […]

How to Run as different user in Windows 10/8/7

In Windows Vista, you had the ability to Run a program as an Administrator. But to run programs as a different/another user, you had to use the command line. In Windows 10/8/7 however, you can now perform both actions: Run […]

Tips on how to Search in Windows 8

If you are already using Windows 8 you might be well aware of its highly styled and well-designed Metro screen. The start menu which earlier in Windows 7 displayed shortcut icons on your Windows Desktop has been replaced by a display […]

Extended Monitor and Dual Screen Options in Windows 8

Since Windows 8 is a new operating system from Microsoft, users are trying to find out different options on Windows 8 and learning how to use them.  In this post I will be taking about the settings available for Dual […]

Things I Dislike In Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Today, its been a month since release of Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Thanks to all the hard work and development done by the Windows team, we finally have Windows 8 Consumer Preview running on our computers. Most of the new […]

Backup & Restore files using File History in Windows 8

Starting with Windows Vista, Microsoft introduced a feature called as Shadow Copy or Previous Versions. This allowed users to restore earlier versions of their files using the Backup and Restore feature. In Windows 8, Microsoft has introduced a feature called […]

Run, Stop, Schedule, Disable Automatic Maintenance in Windows – FAQ

Windows 8/10 includes a new feature that allows you schedule and run Automatic Maintenance on your computer. The task when run, will carry out task like security updating and scanning, Windows software updates, Disk Defragmentation, Disk Volume Errors, System Diagnostics, etc […]

How To Use The Multitasking Feature In Windows 8

We here at The Windows Club, are currently testing the latest Windows 8 and are thus posting about new features, tricks and troubleshooting articles regularly on it. Windows 8, being slightly different form previous Windows editions, has introduced the amazing […]