How to Run Metro Apps in Windows 8 with UAC Turned Off

By  · Monday, Apr 22, 2013 3 Comments

User Account Control (UAC) is one of those things introduced by Microsoft that are helpful in one sense but then in the other they are completely annoying. This security infrastructure was implemented after Windows Vista, allowing you to monitor the launch of non-native applications. Most of the windows users simply keep it disabled as you

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Display Windows 8 Edition & Build Version on Your Desktop

By  · Sunday, Mar 24, 2013 1 Comment

Today we are going to share a simple trick to display the details about your Windows 8 right on your desktop.  In earlier versions of Windows, these details included the version of the operating system and build number only but in Windows 8, Microsoft has also included the install directory as well. You can display Windows edition and

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How to Disable Start Screen Animations Completely in Windows 8

By  · Friday, Mar 22, 2013 0 Comments

If you do not like your start screen animations or are on a slow computer but want your PC to response effectively then you can disable windows start screen animations. This will help not only in fast booting up plus also quick UI response. You don’t have to install anything, everything is already there in your windows. Simply follow

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Change Windows 8 Screenshot Output Folder

By  · Sunday, Nov 18, 2012 0 Comments

Windows 8 has this awesome built-in feature of taking screenshots with ease. All you have to do is to press Windows + Prt Sc. keys and windows will automatically save the current screenshot in your Picture\Screenshot. But what if you want to change this default location where the windows 8 stores these screenshots? Same question has

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How to Disable SmartScreen Filter in Windows 8

By  · Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 0 Comments

Windows 8 SmartScreen filter is a built-in feature in windows 8 that warns when you try to open potentially dangerous files and specifically those which are downloaded from internet. Without any doubt, this is a handy feature considering security at corporate level but if you are a home user, you may be annoyed by this popup every now and

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Bring Back Aero Effects In Windows 8

By  · Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 0 Comments

Aero effects were first introduced in Windows 7 and now using it for quite a time, almost all of us have gotten used to them. But with the inception of windows 8, some of the Aero effects have been taken back and you don’t see them that often in the new operating system. These effects included  Aero glass, Aero snap, Aero

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How to Create a Picture Password in Windows 8

By  · Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 0 Comments

Along with the conventional numeric or alpha-numeric passwords, windows 8 has brought a new type of protection for not only tablets but desktop PC’s as well because windows 8 runs on both. Windows Picture Password is a visual way of signing into your touch enabled device or desktop PC’s. With Windows 8 Picture Password, you

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How to Change Keyboard Layout in Windows 8

By  · Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 0 Comments

If you are annoyed by the default keyboard layout of windows 8 and want to change it as per your local language, well here is the detailed tutorial on how to change your keyboard layout so that you can set your keys as per your keyboard design. Most of you must already have faced this issue of mixed up buttons in windows 8, such as the

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How To Enable Hibernate Option in Windows 8

By  · Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 0 Comments

Hibernating your operating system is the best option when you have plenty of software on your windows startup. Hibernation allows the contents of the RAM to be written on hard disk so that even if the power is cut off, contents will be there when you turn on your PC. Hibernation is simply putting your computer to pause state that can be

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Change Default Programs for Windows 8 such as Image Viewer, Video Player

By  · Friday, Nov 2, 2012 0 Comments

While using windows 8 you must have faced the issue of switching between full screen immersive image viewer, video player and other apps and programs. Most of the users want these images and videos to be opnened on the desktop interface in windows 8 so that they may easily be closed or make users able to switch between apps. This tutorial

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