Unfortunately you have to do it manually Windows 8 comes with two flavors of Internet Explorer 10, one for the Metro UI and one for the desktop. If you don’t care to deal with either version, then you can go ahead and install a different browser like Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari. However, choosing to… Continue reading Change Default Web Browser in Windows 8
A slick new GUI and 3 ways to do it Windows 8 has drastically redesigned the boot menu to not only look more modern, but also to be a lot easier to use. I have to say they have done a good job. All older versions of Windows used the basic DOS text interface to choose… Continue reading How to Boot to Windows 8 System Recovery Options
If it’s a really old computer this will come in handy Windows 8 was officially released yesterday and it’s now time to decide whether you want to upgrade or not. If you have decided to upgrade a Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 machine to Windows 8, you probably want to make sure your… Continue reading Is Your PC Ready for Windows 8?
Different beast, new set of problems If you’re running Windows 8 or recently upgraded, you might have run into some frustrating WiFi issues. Windows 8 is inherently a different beast than previous versions of Windows and with it comes a new set of problems. I never encountered too many wireless problems in Windows 7, but… Continue reading Ultimate Windows 8 WiFi Troubleshooting Guide
Save yourself a call to the IT department Today’s article is a quick tip on how to troubleshoot problems in Windows 8.1, which you will most definitely run into using Microsoft’s shiny new OS. However, most problems don’t require booting into safe mode or following a 10 step guide to fixing WiFi problems. Microsoft has… Continue reading How to Troubleshoot Problems in Windows 8.1