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Top 6 apps currently available for Windows 8

Nov 2nd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Top 6 apps currently available for Windows 8

If you’re one of the early adopters of Windows 8, then you’re probably looking for cool new things you can do with your system. Aside from the controversy over the Metro interface (or whatever Microsoft is calling it these days), Windows 8 is chock full with special features that previous versions of Windows did not have. And thanks to a new Windows Store, it’s now easier than ever to acc

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How to install Windows 8 from a USB stick

Oct 31st 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

How to install Windows 8 from a USB stick

Windows 8’s installation process is renowned for being as easy as possible. It’s the fastest Windows installation process to date and the entire operating system is installed in just minutes with very little input from the user. Installing Windows 8 using a DVD drive is so simple that anybody can do it, so we won’t even bother explaining it here. However, installing Windows 8 over a USB s

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Microsoft sells four million copies of Windows 8 in four days

Oct 30th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Microsoft sells four million copies of Windows 8 in four days

Say what you want about Windows 8, but it looks like Microsoft’s new operating system is starting to grow on consumers. According to recent remarks made by Steve Ballmer at the Build 2012 conference, Windows 8 has been purchased and activated by four million people around the world since its release. Furthermore, that number is expected to only include individual upgrades to Windows 8 – con

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Benchmarking Windows 7 versus Windows 8

Oct 29th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Here at the Speed Up My PC Free blog, we’re all about squeezing as much performance out of our computers as possible. We always try to recommend free speed up PC tips, but occasionally, we’ll suggest readers spend between $10 to $50 if it results in a significant boost in performance. Windows 8 is one such affordable upgrade. Since all existing Windows users can buy Windows 8 for the discou

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The first things you should do after installing Windows 8

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The first things you should do after installing Windows 8

Windows 8 is out and it has already been installed on thousands of computers around the world. If you’re one of the early adopters of Windows 8, then you’re probably wondering how to use your new operating system to its full potential. Today, we’re going to help you enhance the Windows 8 experience by highlighting the basics of Microsoft’s new operating system: How to get Windows 8 If

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Top 5 Reasons why Windows 8 is better than Apple and Google’s operating systems

Oct 28th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Top 5 Reasons why Windows 8 is better than Apple and Google’s operating systems

Windows 8 has been released, and that means users around the world are experiencing the operating system for the very first time. Reviews of Windows 8 have generally been positive, although they haven’t quite been spectacular. Most Windows 8 complaints arise from the fact that the operating system has a steep learning curve – especially for those who have used Windows for over a decade.

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The top 5 biggest improvements between Windows 7 and Windows 8

Oct 23rd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Windows 8 | 0 Comment

The top 5 biggest improvements between Windows 7 and Windows 8

Many people are already using Windows 8, and that means even more consumers are making the age-old decision about whether or not they should upgrade. We don’t care whether you upgrade or not, although there are some important changes between Windows 7 and Windows 8 that deserve to be mentioned. All of the changes listed below will help optimize your PC in some way or another. Some of these ch

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Sick of fixing computer problems in Windows 7? Windows 8 is so easy a three-year old can use it

Oct 21st 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Sick of fixing computer problems in Windows 7? Windows 8 is so easy a three-year old can use it

Those who constantly struggle with fixing computer problems might have salvation nearby. On October 26, Microsoft will release Windows 8. Despite many complaints about the operating system’s awkward user interface, a recent video shows us that Windows 8 is so easy a three-year old can figure it out. The video was shot by a YouTube user named AdamDesrosiers, who appears to have no affiliation

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Microsoft now accepting pre-orders for Windows 8

Oct 14th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Microsoft now accepting pre-orders for Windows 8

Whether it succeeds or fails, Windows 8 will be Microsoft’s biggest product release in years. The company has big plans for the days leading up to October 26, and launch day itself should be packed with activities at your local Microsoft store. But if you just can’t wait until October 26 to order Windows 8, then the operating system is now available to be pre-ordered. Preorders are availabl

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Forget Microsoft Points – Windows 8 Store will accept real currency

Oct 9th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Forget Microsoft Points – Windows 8 Store will accept real currency

Windows 8 will be a radical change for Microsoft in so many different ways. Along with a brand new interface, operating system, and the release of a line of hardware products (the Microsoft Surface), Microsoft is changing the way its store handles currency. For years, Xbox 360 users have been forced to use Microsoft’s convoluted system of MS Points. Points could only be purchased in set amoun

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