Category Archives: Windows 8

Update Windows Update

Note – Oct. 20, 2016 – change – SN 582 – 1 hr 55 minutes https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3102810   Note – Oct. 7, 2016 – here’s a change – check out kb3172605   Steve Gibson makes the point that if you are … Continue reading

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Libraries – Where Did They Go?

As I Upgraded? to Windows 8.1 on one of my computers, one of the irritations that I have put with for too long is that I seem to have lost my “Libraries.” In Windows 7 they introduced this feature and … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Tips

I’m going to use this page as a place to consolidate many Windows 8 tips. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Thanks to Padre for the tips below. http://twit.tv/show/know-how/93 Screen Grab 1. Press (Win Key) + (PrtSc) * The image is automatically saved to “Pictures” … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft Software for Non-Profits

If you belong to a not for profit organization, Microsoft has some free software they are giving away. The have both Windows 8.1 and Office 365 available. There are some restrictions as to what nonprofits can benefit from this, but … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 Notes

I’ll be using this page to gather information on Windows 8.1 Upgrade with only a product key. Upgrade Step by Step – Paul T. Electronic Upgrade Options Recovery Drive on USB Upgrade Woes – Paul T. 8.1 Changes Show my … Continue reading

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Windows 8 – Startup Programs

In previous versions of Windows, if you wanted to know which programs started up by default, you would use the old Msconfig program. Now it’s even simpler. Ctrl-Alt-Delete – then click on Task Manager and if you click on More … Continue reading

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Windows 8 – My Review

I am using Windows 8 on an older desktop computer and thought I’d give my impressions. Metro Interface – I don’t need it and have gotten rid of most of the apps. To me, most of the apps are poor … Continue reading

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