Having important notifications displayed on your lock screen is a good way always to be informed of what you need to do. Simply glance at your lock screen to know exactly what is going on.
One of the most common problems for Windows 8 apps is that sometimes the apps are out of sync and not up-to-date. This problem may be caused by the sync process not working properly. Before reaching out for further help, you should manually sync the license to see if this fixes the problem.
Shutting off your display after a certain period of disuse may be a good idea if you want to conserve power on your laptop.
Many modern computer displays and laptops have a light sensor installed so that the brightness of the screen can be adjusted to match the surrounding light conditions. This tutorial will show you how to turn the feature on if it is not enabled by default or turn it off if you want to manually change [...]
While many programs are available that will eliminate the presence of the Windows 8 Start screen, third party software is not required. Using these steps you can have Windows 8 start directly at your desktop.
Hyper-V virtualization is available in both the 64-bit Windows 8 Pro and Windows 8 Enterprise versions. For demonstration purposes, Ubuntu has been chosen to install in this tech-recipes tutorial, although you can ultimately install any OS in this environment.
The Windows Apps store is heaven for all those who love to add the latest, coolest games and apps to their PC. The problem is that some apps and even games are block in certain countries. By accessing the US version, you should have access to everything.
One of the most well-known features of Windows 8 is its rapid boot times. Having a lot of things trying to load on startup can negate most of that advantage and slow down your whole computer. Fortunately, it is simple to decide what programs are important enough to be started right away every time you [...]
Moving the mouse, pressing the keyboard, or removing a USB drive all will awaken your PC from sleep. You can block some devices from being able to wake your computer.
The sharing of files and folders is a very easy task in windows; however, it could also be dangerous, if you are not aware of what files and folders are shared from your computer to your network. Two different methods are described.