How to Sign-out from Windows 10 or 8 Different Ways

If you are new to Windows 8 or 10, or just upgrading from Windows 7 to new version, then the simple Sign out option of your account is hidden. Some features are hidden in Windows 8 and 10 like Sign out from your account but this doesn’t mean you can’t use them. You can still [...]

How to Run Windows from a USB Drive [Windows 10, 8, 8.1 or 7]

For all those Windows lover who wants to take their operating system wherever they want, portable Windows is a blessing. Now you can take copy of your Windows with you in a portable flash drive. Windows 10 and 8 offers this facility which is technically known as “windows to go”. You can install Windows on [...]

Share Files from Mac OS X Yosemite to PC Windows 8

After upgrading to latest OS X Yosemite you many need to setup again file sharing options. We already posted file sharing guides for different version of OS X like Lion, Mavericks and now for OS X Yosmite. The process to share files from OS X Yosmite to Windows 8 is very much similar to old [...]

Windows 8.1 August update (KB2975719)

Microsoft has been throwing updates to its operating system Windows more frequent than previous years. As Microsoft is working to provide better user experience. This month’s update of Windows 8.1 comes with something big. Something which some Windows 8 users might find surprising. Recent update is more than just bug fixes. As a part of [...]

How to Assign Static IP in Windows

An IP stands for internet protocols. IP address can be explained just like an address of a house. A house is represented by house number and its address etc. So the devices that are connected with internet are recognized by their IP (Internet Protocols) address. IP address can be assigned dynamically, means Windows will assign [...]

Different Ways to Boot Windows 10 / 8 Into Safe Mode

Do you want to know how to boot Windows into Safe Mode? Windows Safe Mode option is a process to troubleshoot your computer and solve the Windows problem. Using Safe Mode option in windows you limit the Windows software and drivers to run Windows with required only settings. If your system is not booting properly [...]

Extend or Reset Windows Trial Period [Windows 8, 8.1, 7]

If you are using Trial version of any Microsoft Windows 8, 8.1 or 7 and Microsoft allow to use this trial version for 30-90 days depends on Windows version. If Windows trial is going to expire then you can extend or reset Windows trial period from 30 days to 360 for Windows 7 and from [...]

How to Download Windows 8, 8.1 or 7 ISO Files Officially

Do you need Windows 8, 8.1 or 7 ISO files and you don't know where you can find and download these legitimate image files? You may download it from torrent illegally but this Windows copy may contains some harmful stuff for you computer and data, seriously. If you wanna test Windows before buying it or [...]

How to Install Windows 8.1 on Mac with Boot Camp [Dual Boot]

So you love your Mac a lot but want to install Windows 8.1 on Mac along with OS X Mavericks (Macbook Pro, Air, Mac Mini or, iMac) Then you’re at the best place one could be. This guide will present to you the precise steps you need to follow to give Windows 8.1 a whirl [...]

How to Check Disk Space Usage by Apps in Window 8.1

Windows 8.1 has already become quite the favorite of many people. The large application database is making the users to install them which in turn mean that you will run of out room very quickly, right? If you're using a Windows based tablet then too many apps will take up your space in no time. [...]

Download Windows 8.1 Update 1 from Microsoft Technet or MSDN

Windows 8.1 Update 1 is officially announced by Microsoft and at the moment its also available to download for 32 or 64bit operating systems as an ISO image file for the subscribers of Microsoft MSDN and TechNet. Alongside, Microsoft also released Windows Server 2012 R2 with Update 1 for the TechNet and MSDN users, Microsoft [...]

How to Find Windows Start Up and Shutdown Time Logs

System administrator may need to find the start up and shutdown time of the Windows PC. If you are an administrator or just curious to find system start up and shutdown time log to troubleshoot or diagnose something on your PC then this guide is for so continue reading. This guide is written using Windows [...]

How to Find Boot Duration Windows 8.x PC

Microsoft Windows 8 boot up time is much faster then previous version of Windows. If you having problem with Windows boot duration or just curious to find the actual loading time of Windows 8.x then your can find this in Windows event viewer. To diagnose Windows performance it stores the boot up details for you, [...]

Find or Change Workgroup Name Windows 8.x

Workgroup is automatically created when you install windows 8.x and named as WORKGROUP by default. To find your workgroup name or if you want to change your workgroup name on Windows 8.x to something else then continue reading to do that. Workgroup is use to connect a group of PCs at your home or small [...]

View or Change Homegroup Password in Windows 8.x

If someone wants to access your shared content through Windows HomeGroup option then he must join your home group first. You need to tell your HomeGroup password to other users so they can access shared files and printer. If you forgot password then this guide is for you to located HomeGroup password and you also [...]

Turn Off Touch Keyboard Clicks Sound in Windows 8.1

If you are sitting in a library or at a place where the silence is required, then definitely you need to stop your Windows 8/8.1 touch screen keyboard clicks sound, either you have a tablet or a hybrid device. So, here you find a way out to turn off keyboard click sound on touch screen [...]

Restore Default Start Screen Tiles Windows 8.x

If you made a mess with your start screen tiles on Windows 8.x and want to cleanup start screen and restore to default layout and tiles. Here you will see how to reset tiles to default. Resetting tiles will remove all extra tiles from Start Screen except default ones. See also: Add Shutdown button on Start [...]

Create HomeGroup on Windows 8 / 8.1 and Set HomeGroup Sharing Settings

HomeGroup is really useful option by Microsoft available in Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows RT, or Windows 7 that you can use at your home PCs network for password protected sharing. Create HomeGroup on Windows 8 or join if already exist and you can share Files and devices between PCs, devices such as Printers and [...]

How to Share Printer on Windows 8 / 8.1

If you want to share printer that is connected to a Windows 8 / 8.1 PC available in another room at your home or office. We already posted a guide to Share Printer on Widows 7 HomeGroup PCs or you can continue reading if you are Windows 8 user. First we need to turn on Find [...]

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How to Create a Shortcut to Any Control Panel Item in Windows 8 / 8.1

There are few Windows 8 Control Panel settings that you may frequently access. To access any settings you need to go to the control panel and open it after few clicks except those which available under context menu of start button. I found a way to create shortcut icon for any Control Panel item right [...]