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Top 10 Reasons to upgrade to Windows 8

Upgrade to Windows 8

Windows 8 is expected to release on 26th October, and so it is important to understand the features it offers to its users. Just like any other Windows product, it is expected that Windows 8 is packed with multiple features and apps. The new version is packed with attractive start up screen and advanced control panel. For users, Windows 8 is available in four different editions – Windows 8, Windows Pro, Windows RT and Windows 8 Enterprise. Each version offers users with exclusive features. Some of the most important features of Windows 8 are discussed here in this article and why you should upgrade to this edition. Upgrade to Windows 8

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Backup includes SMS sync to Hotmail & Outlook.com in Windows Phone 8

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Last month, when an SDK Leaked for a new Windows mobile operating system, which has a SMS, Apps, Photos &Videos Backup feature already. Look like it has some more Backup Feature like Sync SMS & MMS messages to Hotmail & Outlook. Still it is not known who these Backups will work.  Backup capability of Windows Phone users that sign in …

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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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Get Windows 8 style logon screen Date and Time in Windows 7

Windows 8 Log In Screen

Most of the users of Windows 8 know that there are many new hidden features in it. One of the features is that in which date and time is displayed on the logon screen. Generally the Logon screen of Window 8 is a small application which helps in getting the next version of the Windows Log On feature in Windows 7 also. It is because Window 7 does not display same date and time on the logon screen. The main benefit of this tool is that it does not display the default logon screen of Windows 7. This technique is similar to the “clear lock software” with the help of which you can add a transparent log on screen to Window 7’s desktop. Due to its beta version you can also experience so many bugs in it. Just after running these tools you can enjoy the transparent logon screen with date, time, user’s picture and Windows 7 edition name. Windows 8  Log In Screen

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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

explorer 10 on windows 8

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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