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How to Boot Windows 8 in Safe Mode

Jan 7th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

How to Boot Windows 8 in Safe Mode

Whether you love it or hate it, Windows 8 is here to stay. And if it’s here to stay, then you might as well learn how to use it. Today, we’re going to show you how to do exactly that. Today, we’re showing you how to boot into Windows 8 safe mode and solve your PC problems while you’re at it. There are actually three different ways to boot into Windows safe mode, but none of them are

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How to Get Rid of the Modern User Interface on Windows 8

Jun 26th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

How to Get Rid of the Modern User Interface on Windows 8

Windows 8 introduced two extremely unpopular changes with Windows 8. First, it forces users to use something called the ‘Modern’ user interface, previously known as Metro UI. Windows 8 boots into this app screen by default and has garnered mixed reviews so far. The second annoying problem is the lack of a Start button in Windows 8. Today, we’re going to show you how to fix both of these p

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Windows 8 Shipments Decline, Claims of “PC Industry Savior” Not Looking Good

Feb 13th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Windows 8 Shipments Decline, Claims of “PC Industry Savior” Not Looking Good

A few months ago, optimism at Microsoft headquarters was running high. The world’s largest software company was just about to release its next big operating system. But unlike every other Windows OS since 1995, this one would not feature a Start button or a conventional menu. It wouldn’t even feature a clock on the desktop! What was Microsoft thinking? Well, it was thinking that it was maki

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How to Disable the Annoying Start Screen from Microsoft Office 2013

Jan 8th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

How to Disable the Annoying Start Screen from Microsoft Office 2013

If you recently purchased Office 2013, then you might like the new changes. Although the changes aren’t as drastic as the jump from Windows 7 to Windows 8, Office 2013 does include a sleek new interface and more accessible options for users. But there’s one thing that many Office 2013 users don’t like, and that’s the Start screen that pops up every time you open a new Office window. The

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How to Remove Metro UI from Windows 8 Using Ex7ForW8

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

How to Remove Metro UI from Windows 8 Using Ex7ForW8

Windows 8 is a major upgrade from Windows 7 in a lot of different ways. It features better multi-monitor support, improved security features, and better file management, among other things. But one feature overshadows all of these additions, and that feature is the Metro user interface. Metro is controversial, to say the least. It’s a jarring change from the Windows operating systems we’ve

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How to Add the Start Menu and Start Button to Windows 8

Dec 6th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

How to Add the Start Menu and Start Button to Windows 8

Whether you love or hate Windows 8, you have to admit that one of the most jolting changes is the removal of the Start menu and Start button. Although this might seem like a simple change, it has caused many users to freak out and feel lost with Microsoft’s newest operating system. After all, the Start button had been around for about 20 years, and its placement in the bottom left corner of t

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3 Secret Windows 8 Features That Optimize Computer Performance

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

3 Secret Windows 8 Features That Optimize Computer Performance

If you consider yourself to be an experienced Windows user, then you probably already know about the benefits of defragmenting your hard drive and running the Disk cleanup tool. But today, we’re going to show you a few Windows 8 tips that you might not know about. Here are three secret Windows 8 features that will help you squeeze a little more performance out of your system while making Wind

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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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Early Windows 8 reviews are positive

Aug 16th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Early Windows 8 reviews are positive

Windows 8’s official release date is October 26, but just a few days ago, early copies of Windows 8 were released to a large number of industry insiders, including developers and several journalists. That means that Windows 8 reviews are starting to appear online, and so far, they seem to be fairly positive. This copy of Windows 8 is called Windows 8 RTM (Released to Manufacturing), which is

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