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.
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.
If 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.
If the appearance of the iPhone, iPad and iPod is lost and you want to have similar appearance on your Windows PC then iOS Pack is the best choice for you. It’s a transformation pack that helps you to bring Apple’s iOS devices look of to your Windows 7 computer. iOS Skin Pack changes the overall appearance of the operating system including boot screen, login screen and Windows Explorer. The package also includes cursors, wallpaper, icons, visual style and some extras. Below are the steps for transforming Windows 7 into iOS with iOS Skin pack.
If 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:
- First you have to download “My WDP Start Button tool”.
- After that you have to launch the tool with admin rights.
- 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.)
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.
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.