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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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How to Customize Lock Screen Windows 8 / 8.1

When we start Windows 8 / 8.1 PC it shows the lock screen with a background image and some basic information about current date and time, battery level and different app icons. There are few common Windows 8 lock screen apps that can be used on lock screen to get notifications email messages, social updates, [...]

Transfer Pictures from iPhone to PC Windows 8 / 8.1

You can transfer your pictures and videos from iPhone to PC running Windows 8 or 8.1 without help of any third party software. We already posted a guide for transferring pictures from iPhone to windows 7, now in this guide you will see how to import pictures and videos from your iPhone to Windows 8. [...]

How to Transfer Skype Chat History from One Computer to Another

Chat history of Skype is really important for some people. Usually backup is required when you either going to switch to another computer or going to perform a clean Windows install. So if you need to transfer Skype chat history you have to copy main.db file from Skype's app data folder to another computer. Snapshot [...]

Create Shutdown, Restart and Sign out Buttons in Windows 8 or 8.1

As compare to Windows previous version the Power button in Windows 8 hidden for a normal user. You have to go through few clicks to shutdown, restart, Sleep or hibernate your computer. To access the power button in Window 8 you have to click Settings button on Charms bar and then click Power button. In [...]

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How to Find MAC Address on Windows 8

Every device with a network card has a unique Media Access Control, MAC address which is the combination of numbers from 0-9, and letters from A-F, separated by a 'dash' or 'colon' between each pair of characters. Mac address is used for the communication over physical networks. For example a network administrator requires Mac addresses [...]

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How to Share Files Between OS X Mavericks and Windows 8.1

If you have installed Apple's latest OS X Mavericks on your Mac and on the other side have a PC running Microsoft Windows 8.1 operating system, and now want to share OS X Mavericks files with Windows 8.1 then you are at the right place to find the help. Here we've compiled step by step [...]

How to Install Windows 8.1 Update from Store

Windows 8.1 update is available in Windows app store for free, there are some new features in 8.1 update includes, search results from web and local drive, Windows Start button and much more. To see how to install Windows 8.1 update follow the given steps below. To learn and understand more about this update you [...]

Windows 8.1 Preview Released

Microsoft released Windows 8.1 Preview that fixes some quirks and frustrations complained by Windows 8 users to improve the operating system in the upcoming Windows 8.1 update. Windows 8.1 Preview is available to the general public to install and test on PCs and tablets. You may explore tons of improvements and new features in Windows [...]

Add or Delete Users Account with Command Line in Windows

You can create user accounts separate for each person that will be using your computer. This will allow each Windows user to have their own settings, documents folder, visual style, wallpaper and so on. So separate account for every computer user is much better idea and you can do this simple from command line. To [...]