The Windows 8 archive at WindowsTalk.org

Fewer BSODs with Windows 8?

This content was provided by Windows MVP John D. Carrona. I asked hom if he thought there are fewer fewer BSODs (Blue Screen of Death) with Windows 8 compared to previous versions of Windows.

How to Close Open Apps in Windows 8

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Have you ever wondered to close any or all of the apps you have open in Windows 8? It’s hard to do when there is no ‘close’ button like you may be used to in previous versions of Windows (or the Windows 8 desktop). While open apps do not slow down your computer like having […]

Several “Sins” of Windows 8.1

More and more people have become acquainted with Windows 8.1 – the newest version of the most popular operating system in the world. The new upgrade is especially valuable and it is free. Microsoft has taken into account the wishes of users and added new features. An interesting fact is that Microsoft decided to give a reward to anyone who […]

Latest Windows- Windows 8 For Every Professional

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While the latest version of Microsoft’s trademark Operating System, Windows 8, has been in stores for about a year now, with the software making room for touchscreen enabled Windows 8 Laptops and Windows 8 Tablets, it is in essence clear, that the software has incorporated only small and simple changes to its predecessor Windows 7. […]

Windows 8: Pros and Cons

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Windows 8 was released to the public in late October 2012. Then, about one year later, Microsoft released a major update with Windows 8.1. While the update answered a lot of the public’s complaints with version 8, there are still some pros and cons with Windows 8: Cons of Windows 8: Lack of standard folders. […]

5 Hidden Features of Windows 8

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There are plenty of new shortcuts, options and tricks built right into Windows 8 which makes it real quick to operate. Still you think that you know all of them? Let’s see because over the entire course of this article we’ll be revealing few hidden features of Windows 8 Operating system, read on to know them.

Windows 8 One Year Later: Is It Good For Gaming?

Now that Windows 8 is past its first birthday (and on its second version with 8.1), it’s easier to see through the dust of bad press and jarring first impressions. Can we finally decide if Windows 8 is the best platform for gaming?

5 Major Reasons Why Response to Windows 8 is Overwhelming in India

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So, what makes Windows 8 so special to Indian market that makes the consumers here so crazy about it? To answer this question, you need to check certain features, which are behind the overwhelming response. Let’s check the top five key reasons why Windows 8 is getting such an overwhelming response in India.

Windows 8.1 Vs OS X Mavericks

Let’s take a look at this Windows 8.1 and Mac OS Mavericks review, which contains key insights into several new additions and flaws in both these operating systems.

Five Windows 8 Tablets

There are several Windows 8 powered tablets for one to choose from, whether one wants it for playing games, typing documents or sketching ideas.

Why The Surface Pro 2 Is The Perfect Tablet For Companies On The Move

If your business operates out of an office 24/7, then you won’t have too many criteria to fill when choosing computers for your staff. As long as your machines turn on, run MS Office and don’t keep crashing then you’re on to a winner and have pretty much everything you need.

Download 4 Start Menu Replacements for Windows 8

Is it possible to bring the start menu back on your Windows 8 desktop? Of course it is possible; in fact there are plenty of options to choose from. And that’s what we’re going to discuss over the entire course of this article. Read on to find out best Start Menu replacements for Windows 8.

4 Great Windows 8 Features That Will Improve Your Website

I bet you didn’t think it was possible to use an operating system to improve your website. Luckily Windows 8 came along and it’s now easy to do. If you’re a webmaster looking to take your site to the next level we can look at a few cool Windows 8 tricks you can use.

Touch Features Do Little For Windows Hardware Sales

Iit was recently found out that touch features are not helping the sales of Windows hardware, particularly laptops. It seems like Microsoft needs to change their strategy to bring Windows 8 closer to consumers.

Home Windows 8 banned from the world’s top Overclocking site

All existing benchmarks recorded by Windows 8 have been disqualified. This is due to a fault in Windows 8′s real-time clock (RTC), which all benchmarking tools use as a baseline. In an odd turn of events, Windows 8 has been banned from HWBot, one of the world’s top benchmarking and overclocking communities. It’s a useful […]

Bugs in Windows 8

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After using the new operating system users of Windows 8 are complaining about some problems and bugs in it like malfunctioning of apps, driver woes, installation snags etc.

3D Car Racing Games Free Download for Windows 8

Car racing is the favourite game for most of us; we all love to drive cars at high speed on the computer screen. 3D car racing games come with very good graphics. Here is the list of some car racing games which are available free in the market. All these game runs smoothly on windows […]

How to automatically backup your files in Windows 8

The new feature introduced in Windows 8 allows you to automatically backup all your important personal files such as .pdf, word documents and images to secure place. This all new feature in Windows 8 is termed as File history.

Top Windows 8 Features You’ll Love

Most Windows users usually skip a generation. I know many who went from 98 to XP, and then to 7. Will Windows 8 be another disappointment or will it be the operating system to finally break the cycle? Time to find out!

Can Windows 8 Ever Replace 7?

Windows 8 is one of the new creations by Microsoft and it was released on 26thAugust, 2012. After releasing, it buzzed on the internet a lot. The key features are metro design, windows store, fast boot etc. and now it would be the reason for attracting more & more users. Now it is noteworthy not […]

Windows 8 Vs iOS 6 Vs Android: Which Is The Best OS For Tablets?

Tablets are a rage all over the world! Millions of people are choosing to buy these handheld computing devices, and therefore, the industry is eager to please its potential customers. Buyers can choose between different devices, not just based on hardware, but also on the operating system that they run on. Microsoft’s Windows 8, Apple’s […]

Hidden Eggs in Windows 8

Windows 8, the latest operating system released by Microsoft on 26th August, 2012, consists of two different parts: The desktop which quite look and feel likes Windows 7. The all new start page which is completely different from previous Windows operating systems. Secret start menu: If you move your mouse curser to the bottom left […]