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Windows 8.1 Book: First Draft of the Install Chapter is Now Complete Commented on: 42 weeks ago (November 5, 2013)

Great chapter. Just one note. Would be cool if you add a caveat on choosing a local account. Although you can log into the individual apps, you cannot use Skydrive. (Well I could not find a way to...

Desktop No Longer a Default Start Screen Tile in Windows RT 8.1 Commented on: 44 weeks ago (October 24, 2013)

I think one has to take a step back and just think for a moment what the desktop is: It is a graphical user interface designed to facilitate a user to launch applications, configure windows and...

Microsoft Surface 2: First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 44 weeks ago (October 21, 2013)

Part of that speed increase could just be the use of better quality memory modules for storage. Would be interesting to see if the speed of the storage on each module. A fast PC with a...

Windows 8.1 Upgrade Woes Commented on: 44 weeks ago (October 20, 2013)

A bigger problem is that the upgrade process kills the reset and restore features.


Windows 8.1 Tip: Restart an App Commented on: 44 weeks ago (October 20, 2013)

If you hold the the app until the "splash screen" and then drag down it will exit and not suspend. Alt + F4 still closes the app.

Windows 8.1 Tip: Use System Image Backup Commented on: 49 weeks ago (September 14, 2013)

Might not be the best tool on a tablet, but it is awesome for a desktop user that would like to tinker. I make a quick backup, play around, break stuff and can roll back to a working system in 5...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Find Your Installed Apps Commented on: 50 weeks ago (September 11, 2013)

A more logical approach would have been to pin all Metro apps to the start screen and let the user manually pin the desktop apps to the start screen as needed. Chances are good that the desktop...

Microsoft Releases Xbox Music for Android, iOS Commented on: 50 weeks ago (September 9, 2013)

In the year that the service was running they have not expanded the supported markets. I wonder how many new markets Apple entered into. If you want to be in devices and services, he need to offer...

Windows 8.1 Review Commented on: 50 weeks ago (September 8, 2013)

The biggest problem with Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 is the fact that Microsoft has not sold a consumer operating system since Windows ME. They have been selling a business operating system...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: Help + Tips Commented on: 1 year ago (August 18, 2013)

Hi Paul

You have a paragraph duplicated at Help + Tips.

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