Upgrading to Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 is a free update for Windows 8. This update brings more features that are familiar with users of Windows XP or Windows 7, to make the transition as easy as possible. Here is a guide to upgrading. The system requirements for Windows 8.1 are nearly the same as the requirements for Windows 8 – if […]

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Enabling Network discovery in Windows 8

If you are unable to find, for example, a network printer on a networked PC, you may need to enable Network discovery. Follow these steps to enable this feature. To begin, right click the Network system icon on the taskbar and click Open Network and Sharing Center In the Network and Sharing Center, click Change […]

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Keyboard shortcuts in Windows 8

A list of the most useful keyboard shortcuts available in Windows 8. Windows Key + D Show Desktop Windows Key + C Open Charms Menu Windows Key + F Charms Menu – Search Windows Key + H Charms Menu – Share Windows Key + K Charms Menu – Devices Windows Key + I Charms Menu […]

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Changing your password in Windows 8

This guide will show you how to change your Windows 8 account password. Move your pointer to the bottom right hand corner of your desktop to bring up the charms menu Click Settings Now click Change PC settings Once the new window has appeared, click Accounts on the left hand side column Now click Sign-in […]

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