Tag Archives: Windows

Microsoft Build 2014: What To Expect

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Microsoft Build 2014 is here. What does Microsoft have up its sleeve for consumers and developers? Ant Pruitt's analysis gives us a view into what to expect.
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Sleep! How To Make Windows Stay Asleep All Night Long (tip)

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A cat jostles your mouse or keyboard and, boom, your sleeping Windows PC wakes up and stays up. Here's How To make Windows stay asleep all night long. The latest How To tip from Brian Burgess.
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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 Experience Index: Utilities That Bring It Back in Windows 8.1

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Microsoft removed the handy Windows Experience index utility in Windows 8.1. Here are three utilities that bring the functionality back. How To gallery.
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SlimDrivers for Windows: Freeware Friday

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Got old, broken or missing drivers? Find out how bad the situation is and fix it with SlimDrivers for Windows freeware. It's our choice for Freeware Friday.
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Log In Much? Windows 8.1 Tips for Faster, Safer Access

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Logging in to Windows has always been tedious. Here are more Windows 8.1 tips from our Brian Burgess to help you set your system for faster, safer access. How To gallery.
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How to Add the Hibernate Option to the Windows 8.1 Power Button

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Microsoft has made Windows 8.1 easier to shut down, but there still a glaring omission -- the absence of the Hibernate option. Here's how you get it back.
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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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Freeware Friday: How To Use EULAlyzer and Stop Lying to Yourself

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Don't lie. You never read the EULA. You just click YES to accept the legalese terms. Quit it. Don't blindly accept terms that could compromise your privacy, sell your data to third-parties, bring you spyware and otherwise compromise you. Here's our Brian Burgess' freeware pick. It's EULAyzer. It deciphers EULAs and flags what you should worry about. An indispensable part of any techies' privacy toolbox. Happy Freeware Friday!
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How To Create a USB Recovery Drive in Windows 8.1

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You never know when you'll be unable to boot up your Windows system. Here's how to create a USB recovery drive in Windows 8.1 ... all you need is a flash stick and these uber simple instructions. How To gallery.
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