Archive | Help & Support RSS feed for this section

How To Access Network Shares With Windows 8

How To Access Network Shares in Windows 8 with the new style Windows 8 live accounts

Read full story

How To Access Startup Folder In Windows 8

Windows 8′s new interface has some huge benefits once you get used to it, but it does away with a lot of tried and tested favorites like easy access to…

Read full story

Microsoft’s Recommendation Engine

Like most of you, keeping up with technology changes can be hard to do. No sooner than you master one technology, you have to learn another one, and your first…

Read full story

A Winning Combination – Win Key + X and Classic Shell

While there are many useful keystroke combinations for Windows 8, perhaps the Win key + X combination is one of the most useful. It opens up access to Windows managerial…

Read full story

Enabling File History Feature in Windows 8

File History is a hidden feature in Windows 8 which allows users to backup and retrieve previous version of files. Here’s how to turn it on.

Read full story

How To Set Up A Picture Password In Windows 8

This is a guide to show you how to set up a picture password in Windows 8. This is a new feature in Windows 8

Read full story

How To Disable Logon Passwords in Windows 8

Use this brief guide to disable password entry upon startup in Windows 8.

Read full story

How To Install Windows 8 From A USB

This quick and easy guide will show you how you can configure a USB drive to install Windows 8 on your PC in a few simply steps.

Read full story

Remove Crapware for $99 or Free

This has probably happened to you. You find a program that you want to download. You start the installation process and then you start to get hit with questions about…

Read full story

Windows Vista Enters Its Final Days – Now Into Extended Support

Windows Vista’s day’s are numbered. The operating system has now officially entered into it’s extended support stage. It’s definitely time to upgrade if you haven’t already

Read full story

How To Boot Straight To The Windows 8 Desktop

This guide will show you how to boot directly into the Windows 8 Desktop instead of going to the new Start Menu

Read full story
microsoft fix it portable

Microsoft Fix It Portable Repair Tool Released

Fix Its are small standalone tools that are created by Microsoft to resolve specific issues that users encounter in the Windows operating system. This ranges from Internet connectivity issues over…

Read full story

Manually Removing Viruses and Malware from Windows 7 – Free Webcast

Hi all, it’s that time of the month again (every first Thursday) for my free webcast and I think this month’s one is going to be very popular.  Manually Removing…

Read full story

How To Personalize Windows 8

This guide will show you how you can personalize the Windows 8 Lock Screen, Start Menu, Your Account Picture as well as using themes.

Read full story

Microsoft Pinpoint – How to get Information about Other Products

Microsoft Pinpoint is a software and IT services division designed to help companies find the right software product for their needs. Most companies use their IT staff to get software…

Read full story

Migration Update: Forums Fully Operational

We have successfully merged our Windows 7 & Windows 8 forums into the new Everything Microsoft Forums. Inside you’ll find thousands of helpful posts and discussions left by over 15,000 registered users.

Read full story

Using Windows 8 With A Mouse And Keyboard

Windows 8 is great for touch users, but what about those of us who are still using Windows 8 with a mouse and keyboard? I’ve put together a list of controls for mouse and keyboard users

Read full story

Difference between FAT & NTFS File System and When to Use Either

FAT? NTFS? If you are confused then read on! Learn why various operating systems uses different type of file systems.

Read full story