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How to Install Nero 11 on Windows 8

Install nero 11 on Windows 8

Today Most of the people trust Nero and use it for burning their CD/DVD’s. If you are looking for a new Nero version then your wait is over as now Nero has launched its 11th version which contains lots of improved features along with some new one. Also the new version of Nero supports all version of Windows Operating System. But this means that Nero 11 should also work on Window 8 but unfortunately it does not Work on it. When you try to run Nero on your system having Window 8 the error occur showing a message that “Nero requires that your computer is running Windows XP at least SP3, Windows Vista with at least SP1, or Windows 7”. You also can’t run Nero 11 in its compatible mode in Windows 8. There are many people who are having a legal copy of Nero 11 and they eagerly want to install Nero 11 on their system having Windows 8. So don’t worry as with little work you can easily install Nero 11 on your system containing Window 8 Operating System. Install nero 11 on Windows 8

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Make Mozilla Firefox Home Page Look like Windows 8 Start Screen

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If you are using the newly launched Window 8 along with Mozilla Firefox browser then you can easily enjoy the Window’s 8 start screen look to it instead of its default look. A deviant art member has made a HTML + CSS + jQuery start page for the Mozilla Firefox. Below are the steps for setting the Windows 8 Metro UI start screen in Mozilla Firefox. First you have to download the zip pack from the internet. Now you have to unzip the folder and then extract the contents to a new folder on the location of your choice.

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How to Run a Program as Administrator In Windows 8

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There are many cases when we have to run our applications and programs with administrative right. If you are using Window 7 or Window Vista then you must have admin rights for running programs. In Windows 8 when you right click on the programs then it will not display run as administrator option. While Run as administrator option is available when you right click on a program shortcut on the desktop, the same option doesn’t appear when you right click on program shortcut in the Start screen. So below are the steps for running the programs with admin rights in Windows 8.

  • First switch in the Metro Start screen and then type the program name for seeing your program under the list of Application

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How to get Windows 8 Betta Fish Boot Screen in Windows 7

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Beta fish boot screen is included in Windows 8 leaked versions. A Deviantart user has developed a “Windows 8 Boot screen with the help of which you can enable your Beta fish boot screen in Window’s 8. Below are the steps for using Window’s 8 Boot screen skin. First you have to Download and extract the Window’s 8 Boot screen contents to a folder. Check that this skin must have two folders named as “skin files” and “Windows 7 Boot Updater”. Windows-8-Boot-Screen

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How to use Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8

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Most of the people in the World love Windows Operating System. Most of you have downloaded the latest developer’s preview of Window 8 Operating System. Since this downloaded Operating System is in its beta version so most of you must have installed it in Virtual Machine or you must have dual booted your Window 8 with some other Operating System. Most of you also have tried Window 8 Operating System on VMware workstation and after using it on VMware station t is found that it is the only Virtual machine which can support Windows 8. Also the installation procedure takes only 10 minutes. Now after the starting of Windows 8 the first thing which you will notice in your Window 8 is the new Metro Interface. Initially you will face some problem with Metro Interface but after few attempts you can use it smoothly.

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How to Enable Windows 7 and Vista Start Menus and Disable Windows 8

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Most of the people have started testing recently released Windows 8 Developer Preview build. Many of Windows 8 Developer Preview users might have notices that the Microsoft have removed the previous start menu and replaced it with the new Start Screen. No option is available for changing the new start menu to the old start menu of Windows vista or Windows 7 style. So in this article I am going to share some information with the help of which you can easily change the new start menu to the old one. Two methods are there to do the same; I am going to discuss them one by one. Enable_Windows_8_Classic_Start_Menu

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How to Enable Hyper-V Manager in Windows 8

Windows 8If you are keeping a tab on Windows 8 new features and improvements, then you must hear about the inclusion of virtualization client in Windows 8. The Windows 8 include Microsoft virtualization manager and hyper version for proficient users, so that they don’t have to switch to Windows 8 Server in order to use Hyper- v client. If you are not familiar with Hyper- V, also known as Viridian, it’s a hypervisor(hardware/ physical virtualization technique to run multiple guest Operating System, currently on host system) based virtualization system for x86-64 instructions set based system architecture and is already included in Windows Server 2008.

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How to change Windows 8 Metro Start Button with my WDP Start Button

Change Windows 8 Start Button

Windows 8 logoIf you have installed Windows 8 Operating System and now you want to know that how you can change Window 8 Metro start button then you must know that “My WDP Start Button” is the ideal tool to replace the default Windows 8 Start button with custom one. My WDP Start Button is a portable utility to change the default Metro Start with your own picture. How to change Windows 8 Start Button:

  1. First you have to download “My WDP Start Button tool”.
  2. After that you have to launch the tool with admin rights.
  3. Now click on the big picture the main image to change the Start button with an image composed of 3 orbs. Or, click on a small picture to select a single picture as Start button. (Please note that the picture file should be in PNG or Bitmap (32-bit) format.)

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How to Change Windows 8 Start Menu Background Colors

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In newly launched Windows 8 you will find “green” as primary background color for copious user interface elements, ranging from Start Menu, Search, Share, and Setting pane, to User tiles and Login screen. If you are into customize Windows 8 new user boundary elements, you might like to alter the background color of Start Menu, right-side pane, login screen, etc. In this post I am going to cover 2 methods for altering Windows 8 Start Menu, Login Screen, Search, split, and Settings pane. (It must be noted that following methods can only be applied on 64-bit edition of Windows 8 Developer Build; you may not need to apply tweaks on final version of Windows 8, as it will have an in-built option to change background color of Metro user interface elements). Both methods require advance read and write administrative privileges. You can either use Rizone Take Ownership tool to quickly replace the basic read and access permissions for System 32 system files with full read and write control or manually change System32 folder permissions from Advance Security dialog box accessible from Properties –> Security tab. windows 8 screenshot But before doing anything create backup of both uxtheme.dll and shsxs.dll files at a convenient location before applying tweaks. It is a very simple process and you can do it easily. So go ahead and follow the given points.

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