I use pkeyui (h/t Rick Nash) to find the Windows 8 product key for reinstallation purposes. Works well and has not failed me in about a half dozen times of need. Download pkeyui from CHIP Magazine.
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Note If you upgraded your PC from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 and your PC has a Windows 8 recovery partition, resetting your PC will restore Windows 8. You’ll need to upgrade to Windows 8.1 after the reset has finished. Warning All of your personal files will be deleted and your settings will be reset. All apps…
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There are a number of ways to boot Windows 8 to the Desktop (bypassing the Start screen). I have an HP T610 thin client I am getting setup as a master image and this is the method that worked for me.
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This is a quick reference for me for Windows Embedded 8 versions system requirements. All the information can be found at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee504814(v=winembedded.70).aspx.
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If you enjoyed Windows 7 Previous Versions feature, Windows 8 changes this up completely. It is now called File History and is not accessible from the Properties context menu of a file or folder.
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It’s a rather lengthy process to start Windows 8 in safe-mode for diagnostic troubleshooting. I’ll show you the Windows way of starting in Safe Mode and then I’ll show you the quick way. The Windows Way Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tap Settings, and then tap Change PC settings.(If you’re using a mouse,…
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Free eBook from Microsoft Press. Introducing Windows 8 An Overview for IT Professionals by Jerry Honeycutt Download Now! (PDF)
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This gallery is of Windows 8 Develop Preview installation (in a virtual machine).
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You can access the Windows 8 Power User Shortcut Menu by moving mouse to lower left corner of screen and right-clicking. Here’s the menu: Here’s a video demonstration of accessing this menu: [jwplayer config=”Custom Player” mediaid=”5277″]
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The Problem I can’t play my Jazz! I found after installing Winamp in Windows 8 that it appears the Shoutcast browser control isn’t handling (what I think to be) a lightbox advertisement and it prevents you from playing the stream. [stextbox id=”info” caption=”Update” collapsing=”false” collapsed=”false”]I have installed IE10 on a Windows 7 system to confirm…
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