Tag Archives: Windows 8

Here’s What’s New in Windows 8.1 Update (gallery tour)

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On the same day it halted support of Windows XP, Microsoft released Windows 8.1 Update. Here's what's new -- a gallery tour showing what's changed and what still needs fixed. Brian Burgess reports.
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How to Upgrade Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 (gallery)

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In advance of the Windows 8.1 upgrade coming soon, definitely update Windows 8 first. Then do the upgrade to 8.1. Here's how to do both. Gallery.
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Windows 8.1: Great Utilities for Data Transfer

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Migrating to Windows 8.1? Have a ton of messy files, duplicates, and scared of corrupting your files? Alan Wallace lists five great utilities to get the job done safely.
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How to Enable Windows Speech Recognition (WSR)

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Writing a novel -- Great American or otherwise? It isn't as good as the Dragon option, but Windows Speech Recognition built into Windows works great. And it's free. Here's our Lamont Wood on how to set it up and use it. Gallery.
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How To Add the Hibernate Option to the Power Menu in Windows 8.1

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Our Brian Burgess has been digging deep into Windows 8.1.. Here's the latest Burgess How To -- he shows how to add the Hibernate Option to the Power Menu
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How To Use BitLocker to Encrypt Flash Drives in Windows 8.X, Win 7

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How to use BitLocker to encrypt flash drives in Win 8, Win 7, Vista ... How To gallery.
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Windows 8.1: Five Key Windows 8.1 Tips for New Users

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New to Windows 8.1?. Now that the RTM is out to manufacturers, you need to know your way around. Here are five key Windows 8.1 tips to get you started. Our Brian Burgess keeps the Windows 8.1 How To galleries coming ...
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How To Optimize Your Hard Disk in Windows 8 (gallery)

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In Windows 8 and 8.1, it's easier than ever to improve system performance. Here's how to optimize your hard disk drive in Windows 8 and 8.1. How To Gallery. Our Brian Burgess shows you the easiest, quickest way to do it.
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Windows 8.1: New Built-in Apps for Bing, Utilities, Reading (preview)

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aNewDomain.net -- Windows 8 launched last year with a lame rundown of built-in apps. From the look of it, the Windows 8.1 built-in apps are much improved. Here’s a preview at what’s new and better in Windows 8.1. Our Brian Burgess puts them through their paces.
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How to Create a Bootable Windows 8 Flash Drive the Old Fashioned Way

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Our Max Cherney dishes a simple How To -- perfect if you want to create a bootable Windows 8 flash drive the old-fashioned way. Nothing like carrying an entire OS in your pocket.
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