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Windows 8 Tips [Part 3]

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Windows 8 is a new OS and people are not familiar to it. This article series will help you to get familiarized with the OS.

Create a picture password

Using a picture password is a fun way keep your device secure while not having to remember a complex password. To enable it, press the Windows key + I to get to the settings charm. Click “Change PC settings” at the bottom right, and go to the Users tab. Under “Sign-in options” will be the “Create a picture password” button. This will give you the option to choose any picture, and then define three gestures anywhere on the image. Your gestures can be circles, swipes and clicks. Continue reading

Windows 8 Tips [Part 2]

3Windows 8 is a new OS and people are not familiar to it. This article series will help you to get familiarized with the OS.

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Windows 8 Tips [Part 1]

3Windows 8 is a new OS and people are not familiar to it. This article series will help you to get familiarized with the OS.Zoom in tight

The Start Screen is full of nice, big, chunky tiles that represent all your apps. The tiles are easy to see in small groups, but what if you have hundreds of apps installed? Most will be hidden from view, unless you want to do a lot of scrolling. Enter the new semantic zoom feature. Continue reading

Windows Keyboard Shortcuts

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General Windows keyboard shortcuts

Alt + Tab

Switch between open applications in all versions of Windows. Reverse the direction by pressing Alt + Shift + Tab at the same time.

Ctrl + Tab

Switches between program groups, tabs, or document windows in applications that support this feature. Reverse the direction by pressing Ctrl + Shift + Tab at the same time.

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Make USB drive as RAM

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Here is a trick to increase your RAM without any extra investment. This trick will surely improve the performance of your computer and increase operational speed.

ReadyBoost is a disk cache component of Microsoft Windows NT, first introduced with Windows Vista. It works by using flash memory, a USB flash drive, SD card, CompactFlash or any kind of portable flash mass storage system as a cache. An internal SSD can also be used for increased performance, but has the same limitations as smaller flash drives (such as 32 GB per cache file). Continue reading

Windows 8 Tricks [Ten Tips]

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Windows 8 is finally here, and if you’re used to past editions of Windows then you’re going to notice that quite a bit has changed. In fact, Windows has seen the biggest changes since the leap from Windows 3.1 to Windows 95.

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Read this article and you’ll soon be equipped to get the most out of Windows latest release [Windows 8]. Continue reading

Windows 8 Commands [Part 3]

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         This post is the sequel of the windows 8 Commands post. To view the previous post, click here Windows8 Commands.
            The list of Commands are,Chkntfs

The chkntfs command is used to configure or display the checking of the disk drive during the Windows boot process.

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Windows 8 Commands (Part 2)

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         This post is the sequel of the windows 8 Commands post. To view the previous post, click here Windows8 Commands.

The list of Commands are,

Bootcfg

The bootcfg command is used to build, modify, or view the contents of the boot.ini file, a hidden file that is used to identify in what folder, on which partition, and on which hard drive Windows is located.

The bootcfg command was replaced by the bcdedit command beginning in Windows Vista. Bootcfg is still available in Windows 8 but it serves no real value since boot.ini is not used. Continue reading

Command Prompt: Windows 8 Commands

windows-8-command-prompt_thumbThe Command Prompt available in Windows 8 contains around 230 commands. The commands available in Windows 8 are used for a various purposes, including diagnosing and correcting certain Windows problems, automating tasks, and much more.Note: A number of Windows 8 Command Prompt commands are very similar to MS-DOS commands. However, the Command Prompt in Windows 8 is not MS-DOS so the commands are not correctly referred to as MS-DOS commands.

The list of commands

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