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How To Access Network Shares With Windows 8

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

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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

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Microsoft Ditching Windows Live Name With Windows 8

Microsoft are removing the Windows Live branding from their range of services with the release of Windows 8. From now on everything will be linked to your Microsoft account

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Microsoft Says Goodbye To Live Branding In Windows 8

The Live brand name has been running throughout Windows for quite some time now, but it looks like Microsoft are getting ready to remove the branding from Windows as it attempts to unify it’s software across the board.

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HTML5 SkyDrive Now Available

We’ve heard and seen little bits here and there that Microsoft’s SkyDrive was coming along, but today the new revamped Windows Live SkyDrive site was updated to be fully HTML5 and is now available.

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Windows Live Plug-ins site Launches

Microsoft have launched a plug-ins website for their popular Live Essentials Suite.  The website, which you can find at plugins.live.com contains not only Microsoft plug-ins but those from third-parties as…

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Windows Live Essentials 2011 released

Microsoft has just released the final version of Windows Live Essentials 2011, an update for the popular Windows Live Essentials suite of downloadable Windows applications. The suite is a free…

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Windows Live To End Support For Blogging

If you have been a blogger on Microsoft Live using Spaces, your time will run out for blogging in that environment. How much time and what will happen to the…

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Windows Live Essentials Beta 2 available

Microsoft has now made available the beta 2 release of their, frankly essential, Windows Live Essentials 2011 package.  The build, 15.4.3001.809 can be downloaded here and contains updated versions of…

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Windows Live Sync Beta: the good, the bad and the bug

I recently built myself a new PC for my home / office and was immediately faced with a problem.  I would be working regularly on several machines at [pretty much]…

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Windows Live Essentials 4 Public Beta out today

Microsoft are, later today and hopefully by the time you read this, releasing a public beta of their new Live Essentials Suite 4.  The beta, which will be available in…

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Microsoft Updating Windows Live Essentials Apps

Since there is no new major update to the Windows OS coming up this year, Microsoft is hoping to keep it fresh with its latest update to the Windows Live…

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Wave 4 Live: New Messenger

Quietly slipping through news on Wednesday was the announcement by Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, regarding the new Messenger service coming soon in Windows Live “Wave 4”. The new service is touted…

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New Windows Live Dropping XP

It really is nearly exhausting trying to stay up-to-date with all of the updates and new products coming from the tech industry right now, this is especially the case with Microsoft and Apple…

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Microsoft Releases Tinker Via Games For Windows Live

We have informed you about Microsoft’s plans to release the Windows Vista Ultimate games that have not made it into the Windows 7 release in the past. Microsoft has kept…

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Windows Live Photo Gallery: Necessity or Forgettable?

Let me begin by stating that I am not a photographer and certainly not a photo editing guru. I casually use a camera and rarely do any photo editing at…

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Windows Live Mail: Good, but not Quite Outlook

When Microsoft made the transition from XP to Vista, Outlook Express also made the switch to Windows Mail. Outlook has long been considered the quintessential email program in most circles while, Windows Mail is more a…

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