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Get Off Windows XP

That it is time to say goodbye to Windows XP is old news. Microsoft has given Windows XP users a lot of advisories about end of support for the legacy software, asking people to upgrade to newer versions of the operating

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Exploring Windows 8.1 Start Screen and Start Button Options and Configurations

In Windows 8.1, the Start Button is back – but not the classic Start menu. In this post, Mike Hildebrand and I present you a couple of solutions that should help the traditional mouse and keyboard users (like us) get

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The Windows 8 Reset your PC feature

When you are prompted to choose and option, select the Troubleshoot tile In a recent blog post, Refresh your Windows 8 system from a Recovery Drive, I showed you how to use Windows 8’s Refresh your PC tool in order

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Microsoft launches Windows 8

During the event, Microsoft executives and vice-presidents took to the stage to show off the latest statistics and figures for Microsoft, Windows 8, and Surface. Here are the latest numbers you need to know: More than 1 billion Windows PC users

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Create a tile on the Windows 8 Start Screen

Add a tile Most of the time, when you install an application in Microsoft Windows 8, the system will create a tile on the Start Screen for you. However, sometimes you need to add the tile yourself. Here is how

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