Windows 8 How To & Tutorials

Windows 8 : How to Manage and Control Notifications

Windows 8 Notifications

Notifications on Windows 8 are now a decent, and the non-intrusive way to let you know something has happened which could be a background service which stopped, a new email or where there are more options for apps for a particular files type. Now being available as a core feature it can also be utilized my Apps also, and as App ...

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Windows 8 : How to set video as Account Picture (Video)

Video in Windows 8 Account Picture

Every Windows user loves to have a picture of different style and  in Windows 8, it is now possible to have a small video clip as your account picture apart from the regular picture. Even though Windows 8 allows this, you can only have a video clip of only five seconds. To setup the video follow the steps below : ...

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Windows 8 : How to remove password reveal button

Disable Password Reveal Button

Starting Windows 8, a password reveal button has been introduced which allows you to view already typed in password or if you have typed in and want to see it again in case of doubt. This button is integrated everywhere in Windows 8 including the browser. Now, though useful but sometimes it can result in somebody else viewing your password ...

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Windows 8 : How to get back the Desktop Icon in the Explorer View

Desktop Folder Options in Windows 8

Windows 8 Explorer view is pretty simplified compared Windows 7. It seems to be not listing many folders, Devices by default, even if you expand the collapsed folders.  Most importantly I saw the Favourites and the Desktop icon was missing from the explorer view.  Both of these were important for me as it was easy not navigate to those folders ...

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How to always open Links & IE Live Tile on Desktop in Windows 8

Open Links in IE Desktop Mode

Windows 8 is all about Metro, Apps Settings and even Browser. Like always, Windows 8 comes IE 10 as the default browser which here comes in two avatar. One that is purely a Metro App and has all metro gestures, settings etc available, while the second one is close to how you use Internet explorer currently i.e. Opens in Desktop ...

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Simple Tips to Manage Metro Apps in Windows 8

All Apps

In this post I am sharing tips which you can use to manage the metro apps on Windows 8.  This will be handy if you are a new user to Windows 8 and managing apps can be tricky for the first time. View List all the installed Apps : Right click anywhere on the Start Screen and you will get to ...

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Troubleshooting in Windows 8 just got even cooler

Windows 8 Boot Options

F8 or F2 is one most used keys when you want to troubleshoot Windows either in safe mode or command prompt or get into bios to change settings. Starting Windows 8, users will find it impossible to enable those options by pressing those hot keys at the boot time. Why ? Because Windows 8 boot is so damn fast that ...

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Windows 8 Multiple Monitor, Wallpaper and Taskbar Enhancements

Wallpaper Selection for Different Monitor

A good news for all Windows users having tons of monitors setup on the desk, Windows 8 is coming up with some cool enhancements which will make you productive and also let you enjoy wallpapers smartly!!!. Well Jokes apart but with the announcement made by the official blog posts on the Windows 8 Wallpaper, Multiple Windows Support and Taskbar enhancements,  ...

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Windows 8 has inbuilt Child Account Support & Weekly Report feature

Windows 8 Family Safety Report

If you all remember Family Safety Features in previous version of Windows which came via Windows Live Family Safety Service and you had been using it, Here is some good news for all who are awaiting to grab a copy of Windows 8. Windows 8 will have feature in built with account creation which will let you specific, exclusively, if the ...

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