How to Install Windows 10 & Windows 8.1 with Local Account (Bypass Microsoft Account Sign In)

How to Install Windows 10 & Windows 8.1 with Local Account (Bypass Microsoft Account Sign In)

Since the release of Windows 8, Microsoft has taking cue from most popular desktop and mobile operating systems such as Mac OS X, iOS and Android to requires signing into a cloud service account to take full advantage of the features. Likewise in Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and future versions of Windows OS, users is prominently asked to sign into their Microsoft account to easily […]

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How to Rename & Change Network Name in Windows 8 & 8.1

How to Rename & Change Network Name in Windows 8 & 8.1

In Windows 8 and subsequent Windows 8.1, Microsoft has removed the ability for users to change the network name and network icon directly from the GUI as available in the Windows 7. In fact, network icon is no longer offered nor shown in Windows 8. And Microsoft decided to remove the ability to change network name in new iteration of Windows OS too, even though […]

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How to Boot into Safe Mode (F8) in Windows 8 & 8.1

How to Boot into Safe Mode (F8) in Windows 8 & 8.1

The Safe Mode of Windows one of the well known special state of operating system that is effectively a diagnostics mode for Windows. In Safe Mode, Windows OS loads only the bare minimum drivers and services that are required by the operating system. By loading only the minimal set of features, Safe Mode is useful in isolating the root cause and troubleshooting the problem of […]

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How to Remove or Show the Power Button on Windows 8.1 Start Screen

How to Remove or Show the Power Button on Windows 8.1 Start Screen

After upgrading to Windows 8.1 Update, Microsoft adds several enhancements to Windows 8.1 user experience, where one of them is the Power button now available by default on the Start screen on the top right corner, together with a Search button and user account name.

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Windows 8.1 Update Power User Guide for Business PDF Free Download

Windows 8.1 Update Power User Guide for Business PDF Free Download

If you have installed Windows 8.1 Update, and want to explore in depth about features of Windows 8.1 generally and that new functionality were brought online by the Spring Update specifically, Microsoft has prepared an eBook which details the features and functionalities of Windows 8.1 updated for the Windows 8.1 Update (KB2919355).

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How to Open Links from Windows 8 Store Apps (Metro/Modern) in Desktop IE

How to Open Links from Windows 8 Store Apps (Metro/Modern) in Desktop IE

When clicking on a hyperlink or URL in Windows Store app (previously known as Metro app and Modern app) in Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and subsequent Windows operating system, the link would open in Windows 8 touch-based Metro/Modern Internet Explorer web browser by default.

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How to Hide & Clear Desktop Icons & Shortcuts In One Go

How to Hide & Clear Desktop Icons & Shortcuts In One Go

Desktop is one of the most commonly used locations in Windows operating system. Many users put all sort of things on the desktop because of convenient and the fact that desktop is one of the most prominent and easy to remember location. On the desktop may be shortcuts to programs and files, or even the files themselves. As the result, as time goes by, the […]

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How to Select Multiple Tiles on Windows 8.1 Start Screen & Apps View

How to Select Multiple Tiles on Windows 8.1 Start Screen & Apps View

After installing Windows 8.1 Update, Microsoft has made several changes to the live app tiles on the Start Screen and Apps View to make them easier to work with. For example, right clicking on any tiles will bring up a context menu instead of the app bar, and the ability to select multiples apps or multiple tiles at one go.

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Windows 8.1 Update Official Downloads (KB2919355 on Microsoft Download Center)

Windows 8.1 Update Official Downloads (KB2919355 on Microsoft Download Center)

If you’re still waiting faithfully to download and install Windows 8.1 Update from legitimate source, i.e. Microsoft, the wait is finally over. As scheduled on April 8th, 2014, Microsoft has published the Windows 8 Update as KB2919355 on Microsoft Download Center, even though you probably have to wait for an hour or two more to getand also distributed the updates through Windows Update. Windows Update […]

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Start Menu to Return to Windows 8.1

Start Menu to Return to Windows 8.1

The enhanced classic Start menu is going to make a comeback in Windows 8.1, as confirmed by Microsoft at its Build developer conference in California early April 2014. In fact, Terry Myerson, the head of Microsoft’s Operating System division demoed the “new” Start menu to the audience during the conference.

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Windows 8.1 Update Package & ISO Downloads on MSDN/TechNet & Windows Update

Windows 8.1 Update Package & ISO Downloads on MSDN/TechNet & Windows Update

Microsoft has officially released the Windows 8.1 Update (previously known as Spring Update or Update 1) for MSDN and TechNet subscribers (if you still have active subscription and access to TechNet Subscriber Downloads which unfortunately no longer been offered) during the Build 2014 conference. The release includes both the Windows 8.1 Update package and pre-compiled slipstreamed Windows 8.1 with Update ISO images for various editions […]

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How to Check App Storage Space Usage Size in Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

How to Check App Storage Space Usage Size in Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

Hard disk running Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 operating system is running out of space? While it seems like an unlikely event with today’s hard disk drive which normally comes with terabytes (TB) of storage space. But not all systems enjoys such a luxury. For example, Microsoft Surface and Microsoft Surface Pro start from just 64GB of storage space, while other Windows tablet may be […]

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