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Windows app Tiles are not working in Windows 10

Some users, using Windows 10/8 are finding that their Tiles on the Start Menu or Start Screen, do not work or respond. One of the most common issues some of them have encountered is when you try to click on an app tile nothing […]

How to play DVD movies in Windows 10/8

You will not be able to watch DVD movies on the default installation of any Windows 10/8 edition. While Windows Media Player is present, the DVD playing feature has been removed from it. It will, however, be possible to play […]

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Windows 8 restarts to a blank screen with blinking cursor

Microsoft has released a hotfix to resolve an issue, where a Windows 8 computer installation that is Unified Extensible Firmware Interface or UEFI-compliant and that has a UEFI/GPT configuration, restarts to a blank screen after a standard shutdown or hibernation. Windows […]

How to setup Proxy for Windows Store apps in Windows 8/10

Today, we’ll discuss how to enable or configure Proxy Server for Metro or Windows Store applications in Windows 8/10. By default we can setup Proxy for Internet Explorer, but for some reason it’s not working correctly for Metro application. When […]

How to change Product Key in Windows 10/8/7

You may for some reason need to change your Windows product license key – maybe you want to upgrade your copy of Windows to a higher version, or maybe you want to change the default setup product key to a […]

Restore missing Internet Explorer Tile in Windows 8 Start Screen

No matter which version of Windows 8 Operating System you are using Internet Explorer browser is available in 2 styles – Internet Explorer 10 ‘Metro’ app version and Internet Explorer for Desktop. The Metro or Windows App style IE browser has […]

Using Show More Tiles setting in Windows 8

The Windows 8 Start Screen displays Tiles, that allow you quick access to your favorite Windows Store apps or installed software. By default, the new operating system will display number of tile rows depending on your screen resolution. Screen Resolution […]

How to Enable Hyper-V in Windows 10/8

Windows 10/8 supports client Hyper-V; a flexible, robust, and high performance client virtualization technology that enables IT pros and developers to run multiple operating system instances simultaneously on their Windows computer. Hyper-V requires a 64-bit Windows 10/8 system that has […]

Windows Memory Dump Settings on Windows 10/8/7

In Windows 8, Microsoft has introduced a new Memory dump option called Automatic Memory Dump. This is the default option set in the operating system. Windows 10 introduced a new dump file type called Active Memory Dump. For those, you […]

How To Customize Windows 8 Default Apps

The default Windows 8 apps, like the News, Sports, Weather, Travel and Finance apps can be customized to display the information you want and are looking for. For instance, you can add your own news section to the News app for keeping […]

How to Delete Usage History of Windows 8 Apps

The Task Manager in Windows 8 is a really powerful tool that does you do a lot of things including managing your start up items. It also keeps a history of the resources being used by your Windows 8 Metro […]

Windows 7 features deprecated in Windows 8

When Windows 7 was released, we had seen the list of Windows Vista features which were removed in Windows 7. Microsoft, based on user usage data, decides to enhance or deprecate a feature in the next release of the Windows […]