Windows 8 Start Menu – Love it or Hate it

Windows 8 was launched by Microsoft for general availability in October, 2012. The operating system was intended to compete with the mobile operating systems; Android and IOS, and improve the user interface of the tablets and mobile devices. Reaction towards the improvement in performance, security enhancements and improved touch screen support were welcomed and cherished … Read more

Force Visual Studio to Always Run as an Administrator in Windows 8

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In Windows, the UAC (User Acccess Control) can be beneficial for preventing the novice Windows user from doing damage to their system. However, for power-users like me, it can be a huge nuisance and we just want to disable it! If you are using Visual Studio with Windows 7, UAC could be disabled to prevent those … Read more

13 Essential Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts

Many Windows 8 users would agree that there is quite the learning curve when switching from Windows 7 or even Mac OS. Although most of it just has to do with the user-interface; it may take sometime to become comfortable enough with the operating system. Until you get comfortable you may want to utilize some … Read more

5 Tips to Help You Without a Windows 8 Start Button

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When you first start checking out your new Windows 8 machine you will quickly realize that the desktop is virtually identical to Windows 7, but without one little small detail…no Start Menu button! Although you may think that you now have no clue how to use your computer, it is actually pretty easy to learn … Read more

5 Improvements in Windows 8 over Windows 7

Although a majority of Windows 8 users focus on the point that they do not enjoy the new interface and Metro-style application menu; there are actually a handful of amazing improvements that Windows 8 brought to the desktop environment. Even if you are not a fan of Windows 8 you owe it to yourself to … Read more

6 Start Menu Button Alternatives for Windows 8

When changing from Windows 7 to Windows 8 there is one very important button missing that almost all user’s want back and that is the Start Menu button. Many of us aren’t sure really how to use Window’s 8 because of the lack of a Start Menu button and choose to return the computer because … Read more

Error: unknown file system; grub rescue while starting Windows 8

What is the cause of this error? The reason for this error is due to the abnormal deletion of a partition where a second/dual OS is installed. For example, this could be a system where you were dual-booting between Windows 8 and Linux, but you deleted the Linux partition. When setting up such a system, … Read more

How to Re-arrange, Change and Move Tiles in Windows 8

Many of us of have been forced to use Windows 8 because we either bought a new computer, or updated our Windows computer to the new Windows 8 Operating System. There are a lot of new changes and operations that a Windows 8 user has to learn to use and the most prominent one is … Read more

ERROR 1935 Solution: Installing Microsoft Office 2010 on Windows 8 Pro

This article will discuss solutions to: Error 1935. An error occurred during the installation of assembly component {10CD20D2-33E-4174-9D02-3C6C26163DA6}. HRESULT: 0x80070BC9 The likely cause of this Office 2010 error is a .NET Framework incompatibility. To fix Office 1935 error you need to install .NET framework in your system or repair .NET installation of your PC. Possible … Read more