Slow Startup: Disabling Fast Startup in Windows 8

Fast Startup is a new feature in Windows 8 to help your PC start up faster after shutting down. Some users have experienced issues booting Windows 8 when Fast Startup is enabled (ironically, these issues include extremely slow startup times.) This guide will show you how to disable the feature. Firstly, right click in the […]

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Enabling Network discovery in Windows 7

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. Click the Start button and select Control Panel In Control Panel click Network and Sharing Center  In Network and Sharing Center, click Change advanced sharing settings […]

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Changing your password in Windows 7

This guide will show you how to change your Windows 7 account password. If your computer is part of a Windows domain (ask your IT contact if you are unsure), simply press Ctrl+Alt+Delete while logged in and select Change Password from the menu. Alternatively, if your computer is a member of a workgroup: Click the […]

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Installing Xmarks Bookmark Sync

Use Xmarks to sync your bookmarks between browsers and PCs. Installing Xmarks on Internet Explorer: Navigate to the download page: xmarks.com/download/ie  Click the blue Download Xmarks button to begin the download Follow the steps to install Xmarks You will be prompted to create an account/log in Once you have logged in, the first sync will […]

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