Tag Archives: Windows 8

How To Find Windows Media Player in Windows 8.1 [gallery]

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Yes, Virginia, Windows Media Player still lives. Here's Brian Burgess with the easiest way to find WMP in Windows 8.1 -- and set it as your default. Find a short review on the Xbox Music player here, too. That's where WMP is hidden. Now you know ... How To Gallery.
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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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How to Change File Associations in Windows 8.1, Open Files From the Desktop

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Irritated with not being able to open files from the desktop the way you used to? Our Brian Burgess was. In his latest How To gallery, he shows how to change file associations in Windows 8.1 -- so you can open files from the desktop the old-fashioned way and stay on that desktop you're used to. Say goodbye to the Windows Photo app ...
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Windows 8.1 Navigation Essentials: How to Get Around

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Windows 8,1 brings back the Start button, the sorely missed boot to desktop function and other classic features. Here's our Brian Burgess' How To gallery on Win 8,1 navigation tips. Stellar.
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Freeware Pick: Metro Commander for Windows 8

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The Metro interface is cool but unfamiliar. The Metro Commander app features a dual-pane interface for Windows 8 that's clean and easy to use.
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Sandy Berger Reviews Windows 8.1 Preview: No Go, Here’s Why

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Windows 8.1 Preview has a ton of problems, even considering it is pre-release software. Here's what you need to know before you hit Install. In fact, Sandy Berger says that unless you're a developer or a journalist and have a choice, Sandy suggests you just ... don't. It's just too shaky.
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How to Set Up File History in Windows 8: Quick and Easy

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Here's how to set up File History in Windows 8. It's great for your backups and it's quick and easy. Here's the 411 from Sandy Berger at aNewDomain.net.
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TechWebCast 235 with Brad C Down Under: Google Explorers, Windows 8, iPad 5 Watch

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Here's TechWebCast with Brad Chasenore in Melbourne -- plus his global cast of geeks. Welcome TechWebCast to the family at aNewDomain.net.
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Alan Wallace: Windows 8 Needs Stardock, But I Don’t

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Alan Wallace throws in the towel on Stardock and its Windows 8 enhancing software. Why? Here's the sad tale he has to tell.
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Skype, Evernote, Fresh Paint, News Bento: Best Windows 8 Apps Right Now

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Skype, Evernote, Fresh Paint and the Google Search app are some of our Sandy Berger's favorite apps on Windows 8. Find details on all 10 of Sandy's favorite Windows 8 apps here.
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Ant Pruitt: Microsoft Windows 8 Review, Why I’ll Keep It

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aNewDomain.net -- March 13, 2013 -- I got my feet wet with Windows 8 Consumer Preview -- the beta version -- early on. I wasn't impressed.  But that's changing. Here's my long term review of Windows 8 -- and why I'm keeping it.
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