Category: Windows 8

Windows 8 Task Manager

The New Windows 8 Task Manager TM.exe Microsoft has redesigned the Windows 8 Task Manager; they have pulled off the rare trick of providing more information, yet making it easier to see what’s happening with underlying processes. Windows 8 Task Manager Topics Improved Task Manager Features Windows 8 Task Manager …

Windows 8 PDF Reader

Windows 8 PDF Viewer Windows 8 has a new built-in PDF viewer.  The hardest part in finding this free App is getting the name correct – Windows Reader. Windows 8 PDF Reader Topics What’s In a Name? How to Get Your Windows 8 PDF Reader Windows 8 PDF Reader Controls …

Microsoft’s Windows 8 Overview

Overview of Microsoft’s Windows 8 Described by CEO Steve Ballmer as Microsoft’s "riskiest product bet", Windows 8 is designed to integrate with cloud computing. Windows 8 catch phrases: ‘Touch the future’ and, ‘The new beginning’. Top-down View of the Main Windows 8 Sections Configuration Topics Install and Boot Advice Try …

Windows 8 Virtual Keyboard

Windows 8 Touch Keyboards This page explains how to launch the various Windows 8 touch keyboards.  They enable you type with a tablet, furthermore, virtual keyboards have business and fun uses on desktop machines. Types of Windows 8 Touch Keyboards Windows 8 On-Screen Keyboard Windows 8 Touch Keyboard Thumbs Keyboard …

How To Uninstall Windows 8

How To Uninstall Windows 8 Consumer Preview This page is for those with a ‘can do’ mentality.  The situation is you have installed Windows 8, but now you want to downgrade to a previous operating system. Purists will tell you that it’s not possible to uninstall these Microsoft Preview versions.  …

Windows 8 Homegroup

Windows 8 Homegroup The whole point of joining a Homegroup is sharing – giving and receiving access to your friends pictures, libraries or printers. This page will help you create and troubleshoot Windows 8 Homegroups. Windows 8 Homegroup Topics Introduction to the Windows 8 Homegroup Creating a Homegroup in Windows …

Windows 8 Indexing Options

How to Index Windows 8 Files By tuning the various components of the index service you can speed up file searches.  Investigating how indexing works may also resolve the question: ‘is indexing really slowing down my computer?’ Windows 8 Indexing Options – Getting Started Indexing Decisions and Strategies Search Indexer: …