Category: Windows 8

Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Windows 8 Public Beta Following the Developer Preview, which expires on March 12 2012, we have the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, which was released on February 29th 2012. Changes from the Developer to Consumer Preview Version The Start screen that you see once Windows 8 boots has had a make-over, …

Windows 8 Server Admin Tools (RSAT)

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8 Installing RSAT enables administrators to manage Windows Server 2012 from their Windows 8 workstation. Windows 8 RSAT Topics Benefits of Installing RSAT Installing RSAT Launching the Administrative Tools Getting Started with Windows 8 RSAT Windows 8 DaRT Recovery Tools Windows Server 2012 RDC …

Windows 8 Tablet Features

Microsoft Windows 8 Tablets The tablet market is currently dominated by iPad and Android devices, it’s going to be hard for Microsoft to convince purchasers it’s a valid alternative. While we are still waiting for the killer Windows 8 app for a tablet, I have to say that Microsoft’s history …

Windows 8 Versions

Comparing Windows 8 Versions (Editions) Remember that Windows 8 reports to be version 6.2 (Vista was 6.1 and XP 6.0). Versions of Windows 8 Costs of a Microsoft Windows 8 Upgrade Minimum Requirements for Windows 8 Windows 8 Milestones  ♦ Microsoft’s Four Versions of Windows 8 Windows 8Basic edition for …

Windows 8 SkipRearm

Windows 8 SkipRearm SkipRearm is a genuine technique to extend your Windows 8 activation period.  Microsoft supply the registry value, and publish TechNet articles explaining how it works. Topics for Windows 8 SkipRearm The Concepts Behind Windows 8 SkipRearm Understanding Windows 8 SkipRearm = 0 Registry Instructions for SkipRearm Sample …

Windows 8 Media Center

Windows 8 Media Center As promised, Microsoft has included a new built-in Windows Media Center in Windows 8. In the Preview versions it's free, but eventually you will have to purchase it as a pack (circa $13). Windows 8 Media Center Topics What’s In a Name? How to Launch Your …

Windows 8 File History

Windows 8 File History The benefit of this new Windows 8 feature is that it can recover deleted files.  Once you setup this file caching mechanism, look in the Windows File Manager for History' – complete with a green down arrow. Windows 8 File History Topics File History Create a …