Category: Windows 8

Windows 8 News, updates, tip & tricks…

April 17, 2012 /

Windows for long time has been having several versions to choose from and this makes it difficult for the users to chose. This time when Microsoft releases Windows 8, Microsoft would be releasing only 3 versions to choose from. This time Microsoft has also released a version that would be working on ARM architecture which is known as Windows RT. Windows 8 Pro is designed to help tech enthusiasts and business/technical professionals obtain a broader set of Windows 8 technologies. It includes all the features in Windows 8 plus features for encryption, virtualization, PC management and domain connectivity. Windows Media…

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March 9, 2012 /

Windows 8 news website Winunleaked.tk that is steadily becoming the source for many recent leaks of screenshots and inside-news relating to the upcoming operating system from Microsoft, has discovered a trick on Windows 8 Developer Preview and Windows 8 Beta build that enables users to turn on transparency effect on the ‘Aero Lite’ theme. The ‘Aero Lite’ theme, which was revealed through an earlier leak last year and later seen in the Developer Preview and Beta builds of the operating system, is inspired by the Metro interface and features flat buttons and single color window border with no hint of…

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February 19, 2012 /

Here’s a freeware utility for Windows 8 Developer preview that allows you to change the background of Windows 8 metro start screen within a few clicks. Also Check Keep Both Old Start Menu and Metro at the Same Time [Windows 8] You don’t need to have knowledge of Windows system files to use this tool. Just download and run ‘Windows 8 Start Tweaker’ on your Windows 8 dev build and change the background of start screen to whatever you want. You can choose any image file to replace the default metro start screen background. The tool is created by a…

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February 19, 2012 /

Many of you might have been enjoying the new interface of windows 8 –“ Windows Developer Preview” as called by Microsoft. But in case you haven’t already noticed the build is supposed to expire on March 11, 2012. Similarly, the Windows 8 Server Developer Preview version is scheduled to expire on April 8, 2012. Although Microsoft has secretly released an update for both of those builds that gives more time on your hands to use and explore them in more depth. According to an article by Microsoft, the download would be handled via the Microsoft Update feature in Windows 8.the…

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February 10, 2012 /

This great news come up this week that windows 8 developer preview could be launched on February 29, 2012. It can be seen here that Microsoft did not use the word “Beta”.The very idea of a “beta” is that it is incomplete, and the software vendor is soliciting feedback from real-world users through the beta program. Microsoft has switched to releasing a “preview” that is more or less feature complete and ready to go as a means of generating some anticipation for the actual product launch, but it isn’t necessarily expecting the consumer preview community to identify and report bugs.…

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January 14, 2012 /

Aside from the regular text password based login, Windows 8 has a gesture based login process made exclusively for touch screens but can also be used on regular mouse/keyboard based desktop PCs. Commonly found in smartphones and often called pattern password, this login process allows you to lock and unlock your computer by drawing a unique pattern on the screen, either with the finger if it’s a touch screen or with the mouse for regular PCs. This guide will show you how to setup a pattern password in Windows 8. On the Metro start screen in Windows 8, click or…

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January 3, 2012 /

It’s new year, so let me wish you new year first of all. Happy New Year  Now since it’s new year, let’s start with something new and interesting. Most of you would have been using windows as your main operating system..well it’s the most  common operating system available. And Microsoft has now brought a new operating system for us…Windows 8. Now this windows 8 has been made available by Microsoft to every one before it was to release th beta version. So we can call it an Alpha version. Microsoft has named this release “Windows Developer Preview”. As the name…

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