Category: Windows 8

Windows 8 MinWin

Windows 8 MinWin MinWin is derived from the phrase 'Minimum Windows' and it approximates to the essential operating system files.  You would not expect a GUI here, neither would MinWin contain subsystems such as printing or multimedia. MinWin Topics Introduction to MinWin MinWin in Windows 8 MinWin Video by Mark …

Windows 8 Requirements

Microsoft Windows 8 Requirements Here is advice for those with just a working knowledge of computer hardware.  If your machine has been running Vista or Windows 7, then don’t worry, it will be suitable to install Windows 8.  If you are thinking of upgrading a machine that was bought for …

Windows 8 System Log

Windows 8 Event Viewer System Log Most of the operating systems’ problems are recorded in the System log.  Sometimes it’s more convenient to use the Event Viewer, while at other times PowerShell is quicker. Windows 8 System Log Topics Launching the Windows 8 System Log List the Last 10 System …

Windows 8 Jump List

Windows 8 Jump Lists If you right-click an icon pinned to the Taskbar, then you will be rewarded with a choice of useful actions; for example, a shortcut to a recent file or a frequently accessed website. Once you embrace the idea of right-clicking programs on the taskbar then you …