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October 24, 2013
  If you have a PC with Windows 8 or 8.1 but miss Windows 7, there's no need to downgrade. Following a few simple steps, you can make Microsoft's current operating system look and feel almost ...
September 06, 2013
It happens all the time. You're using your relatively slow Wi-Fi network as you sit on the couch, but even after you get up and plug your notebook into the speedy Ethernet port at your desk, Windows...
September 06, 2013
Most of the time, Windows downloads updates quietly in the background while you are working and then installs them at your next shutdown or restart. However, if you wait too long to reboot on your own...
September 06, 2013
They say that snitches get stitches, but if you're Microsoft Windows, you get patches instead. By default, the operating system narcs details to Microsoft every time an app crashes under the guise of finding a solution to whatever caused the lock up.
July 31, 2013
If you're not already a rabid user of Windows Mobility Center (WMC), it's time to start. It's a particularly helpful time-saver within Windows 8.1.
June 27, 2013
Windows 8, like Android and iOS, features an apps notifications function, alerting you when you receive new messages, calendar events and email. Unfortunately, Microsoft offered users scant option...
June 27, 2013
In addition to familiar Windows features such as boot-to-desktop mode and a Start button on the desktop, Microsoft has thrown in some new goodies for photo enthusiasts with its Windows 8.1 update. One...
June 26, 2013
One of the most highly-touted features of Windows 8.1 is its "boot to desktop" option, which lets you go straight into the classic desktop mode from the moment you power on your PC. Like Windows 8, ...
March 21, 2013
Whether you want to try Windows 8 out to see what it looks or you're evaluating it for deployment across your business, you'll appreciate the free 90 day trial of Windows 8 Enterprise Microsoft make...
January 21, 2013
If there's an economic recovery under way, no one has bothered to tell the small business world. Money is tight, budgets are minuscule and optimism is muted.
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