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How to Remove Windows 8 Bloatware

Mar 25th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

How to Remove Windows 8 Bloatware

If you’re a Windows 8 user, then you’ve likely encountered bloatware on your computer or tablet. Bloatware includes pre-installed software from your manufacturer as well as Windows. Most people won’t need to use these programs at any point, which is why they’re called “bloatware”: they bloat your system and slow it down. Today, I’m going to show you how to quickly and easily re

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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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5 Different Ways to Shut Down Windows 8

Dec 17th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

5 Different Ways to Shut Down Windows 8

Criticize Windows 8 all you want, but the operating system has no shortage of shutdown methods. Today, we’re going to show you some of the best ways to shut down Windows 8. These methods are guaranteed to shut down Windows 8 in a timely and efficient manner. I’ve tried to arrange these methods from easiest to hardest, although your mileage may vary: 5) Use the new Start Button brought ba

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How to Use the New Windows 8 Task Manager

Jun 27th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

How to Use the New Windows 8 Task Manager

Windows 8 comes with a number of tweaks and improvements over previous versions of Windows. One of the most noticeable areas of improvement is with the new Windows 8 Task Manager. The Task Manager has been completely overhauled to make it more useful and accessible to the average PC user. Today, we’re going to show you how to use the new Task Manager to speed up your PC, fix problems, and per

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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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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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The first things you should do after installing Windows 8

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

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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Windows 8 won’t have Aero user interface

May 22nd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Windows 8 won’t have Aero user interface

If you plan on upgrading to Windows 8 later this year, don’t expect to see the Aero user interface when you get there. Microsoft has announced that the sleek Aero UI, first introduced in Windows Vista and optimized in Windows 7, will not be featured in the upcoming Windows 8. What is the Aero UI? Well, if you’re using Windows Vista or Windows 8, hold down the Windows key and press ‘Tab’

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