Posts under Windows 8 tag.

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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 […]

How to create Storage Spaces in Windows 8

Windows Home Server Drive Extender technology has now been discontinued, but its concept has been preserved and improved upon in the new Windows 8 feature called Storage Spaces. With Storage Spaces, physical disks can be grouped together into Pools, and […]

Edit Mail App signature & other settings in Windows 8

The Mail app in Windows 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 […]

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UX expert says Windows 8 UI is confusing on a PC

Microsoft may just have released the Windows 8 RTM to TechNet and MSDN subscribers who must be going ga-ga over the final build but not everyone shares the same opinion, notably Raluca Budiu, a User Experience specialist of the Nielsen Norman Group. In an […]

How to Activate Windows 8/10 Enterprise Edition

We have already seen how to activate Windows 8 or upgrade Windows 8 earlier. But Windows 8 Enterprise Edition does not offer an option to enter your serial number during installation. In my case, when you click on “Activate” it tried […]

Microsoft changes behavior of Windows Defender in Windows 8

In Windows 8, Windows Defender is actually Microsoft Security Essentials. Those who have installed Windows 8 may have noticed that Microsoft has rechristened Microsoft Security Essentials as Windows Defender. In its earlier iterations, while the former offered anti-virus protection, the […]

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Download Windows 8 Enterprise Edition Trial Version Free

Microsoft has made available the trial version of Windows 8 Enterprise Edition as a free download for developers and Windows enthusiasts. The download is in the form of ISO images and is available for 32-bit as well as 64-bit platforms. […]

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Microsoft’s marrriage and divorce with ‘Metro’ UI

Microsoft has been in the news off late for readying Windows 8, it latest Windows operating system, for commercial availability. It is now already available for TechNet and MSDN subscribers. In other parts of news, it’s been criticized for its failed attempt […]

What is Folder Merge Conflict in Windows 8

Windows 8 introduces a new feature, which was not available in Windows 7 or earlier. This feature gives you an option, whereby you can prevent or allow the “This destination already contains a folder named” warning dialog box from appearing, […]

Notable changes in Windows 8 Release Preview

It has been almost a month since Windows 8 Release Preview was released. Obviously, the current release is considered as being more stable than the previous release i.e. Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Today in this article, we’re going to discuss […]

How to Upgrade Windows 7, Vista or XP to Windows 8 Pro

After much speculation Microsoft, the software giant decided to offer Windows 8 Pro for $39.99. What news may uplift the mood of many Windows loyalists even more, is that not only PCs running Windows 7  will be eligible for this […]

Antimalware apps for Windows 8/10

Microsoft has partnered with several antivirus partners and antimalware app developers to develop high-quality antimalware apps on Windows 8 – some of which are now available for download. Windows Defender is installed as a feature in Windows 8/10 and is […]