A new Windows 8.1, 7 and Vista bug could see computers crash or grind to a halt and perhaps even throw the infamous BSOD thanks to something as simple as malicious code on a website.
Bypass Microsoft's Windows Update block on Windows 7 and 8.1 on certain CPUs using this hack. Here are the details on it.
The Windows 10 upgrade automatically downloads itself to Windows 8 and 7. You can disable it if you don't want it eating up your limited Internet package, here's a step-by-step guide on how.
Here's a guide on how to make a full system image backup of your Windows 10 PC. This backup will include all of your files and folders, system settings, OS install, installed programs, Windows Store etc.
The following tutorial will help you create a bootable USB flash drive for Windows 8.1 or 8 the easy way using Microsoft's own Windows USB/DVD Download Tool.
Here's how to boot your PC into safe mode on Windows 8.1. Until Windows 8, getting into Safe Mode was something as simple as hitting F8 (or Shift + F8) while the OS was loading, and bingo! There you have it – not in Windows 8.1, however.
If you’re looking to turn your TV into a full blown PC, then Intel has the perfect solution for your needs, and it’s called the Intel Compute Stick. It will turn any HDMI enabled TV into a Windows 8.1 running PC straight away. Head on over the break, for further details.
You can now play MKV video file format on Windows 8.1 natively without apps like VLC. More information and download links can be found right past the jump.
Microsoft's Windows 8.1 release has been held in much higher regard than the preceding Windows 8, largely due to the fact that it plays more nicely with those rocking a more traditional keyboard-and-mouse rig. Despite the reservations that some users have in relation to functionality and ease-of-use, though, the user interface has seldom offended, and today, the software giant has added 11 new themes to its flagship OS.
Following the BUILD developers conference a few months back, Microsoft subsequently rolled out the minor-yet-eagerly-awaited Windows 8.1 Update 1. Therein, we found quite a few tweaks and performance enhancements as a part of the software giant’s mission to appease those running traditional PC rigs, and according to a new report, Update 2 is almost ready, and will arrive in three weeks' time.