Launch Multiple Instances of App from Start Screen in Windows 8

By  · Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013 0 Comments

Title of this post may be a bit confusing for you if you don’t know what multiple instances mean. In the previous versions of Windows when you launched anything from start screen, a new window used to open when you try to run same application multiple time. For example if you want to run Internet Explorer from start menu in earlier

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Pin Modern Metro Apps to Taskbar or Desktop in Windows 8

By  · Friday, Apr 19, 2013 0 Comments

By default Microsoft does not allow Windows 8 users to pin modern metro apps to task bar or desktop. This is one of the most missed features in Windows 8 and many among us would love to see it happen actually. Or sometimes users may want to add their own custom tiles to the Start Screen without installing anything. There are many

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Enable “Pin to Start Screen” Option for any Object in Windows 8

By  · Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013 0 Comments

Windows 8 by default allows you to pin programs and applications to your start screen. But this pinning is limited to executable files (.exe), management console (.msc), shortcuts, folders. But with a simple registry tweak you can enable this option for any object, be it a picture or a document, or a saved page. You can pin anything to

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Install Desktop Gadgets and Sidebar in Windows 8

By  · Sunday, Feb 3, 2013 17 Comments

If you are used to desktop gadgets being a windows 7 user but missing them in Windows 8 then here is a detailed tutorial on how to get desktop gadgets and sidebar in Windows 8. Though Microsoft has not enabled desktop gadgets by default in Windows 8 yet there are some unofficial software that allow you to install windows 8 desktop gadgets.

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How to Disable Charms Bar and Program Switcher in Windows 8

By  · Friday, Feb 1, 2013 14 Comments

With the new version of Windows i.e. Windows 8 – Microsoft has introduced New Start and Metro Style Modern UI. So unlike previous Start ‘Menu’, you get a start screen and have to switch between this screen and your running applications. For this switching, two controls are provided on the left and right edge of the

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Disable Charms Bar Hint – Accidental Opening of Charms Bar

By  · Saturday, Nov 24, 2012 0 Comments

Charms bar is the actually the handy toolbar that pop ups on the right side of your screen as you move your mouse to top or bottom right corner. This bar provides many useful features such as search, power menu, PC settings and many others. But this bar can be annoying sometimes as it accidentally pops up, the moment you move your mouse

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Mount ISO in Windows 8 Without Any Software

By  · Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012 0 Comments

Out of the many unbeaten and popular features of windows 8, an important feature is the built-in ability of windows 8 to mount and open ISO images so that you don’t have to install some other software for this purpose. Using ISO images has become very common these days as most of the software and games are available online in the

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Open Windows 8 Metro App Web Links in Desktop IE

By  · Friday, Nov 2, 2012 0 Comments

As a Windows 8 user, you know that it opens any web links from Metro Style apps in the Metro version of Internet Explorer. Most of the users do not like this feature and want this to be opened in the desktop version of internet explorer. To get started go to the start screen by moving your mouse pointer to right edge of the screen and

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Ultimate Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcut Guide

By  · Friday, Nov 2, 2012 0 Comments

If you are new to windows 8 and are experiencing difficulties in vigation, then you should learn some keyboard shortcuts to get things done quickly and easily. Throughout the classic desktop and modern metro interfaces, Microsoft created keyboard shortcuts for almost every common task.  Guys over the tweaks.com have compiled a very useful

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Adjust Border Padding in Windows 8

By  · Friday, Nov 2, 2012 0 Comments

With everyday there is a new modification to windows 8 to allow its uers to customize as per their needs. Today we are going to tell you how to change windows border padding. You can slim the fat windows 8 borders with a simple registry edit. Open up Registry Editor and navigate to following folder: HKEY_CURRENT_USER >Control Panel

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