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Apr 1, 2013
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How To Enable Windows 8 Hibernate Option

Windows 8 has come with a lot of changes which users are finding a bit annoying, and one of those is the Hibernation option, which is not visible by default. However, if you can’t find Hibernate option in the Charms bar power pane, the steps to enable Hibernate shortcut in Windows 8 is easy.

Hibernation is a feature of an operating system which allows the contents of RAM to be written to the hard drive, so that the system can quickly restart and restore to original state when waking up from off state.

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Mar 28, 2013
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Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts (Accelerator Keys or Hotkeys)

Keyboard shortcuts, also known as accelerator keys or hotkeys, is a set of combination keyboard strokes which can be used to trigger the predefined actions. Keyboard shortcuts or hot keys make it easier for user to interact with computer, which otherwise would typically require a mouse or other pointing device to perform the operation. Besides that, keyboard shortcuts are also used extensively by hardcore gamers to increase their gaming reaction speed.

Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts (Accelerator Keys or Hotkeys)
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Mar 25, 2013
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How to Hide or Change the Q and S Drive Letter On ThinkPad

Lenovo ThinkPad series of notebook computers preloaded with Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 may contain additional system recovery partitions which show up in Windows Explorer with the Q and S drive letters.

But for some users, the Q and/or S drive letters may be required for other usages, such as mapping of networked folders, network drives and remote locations, or are used by other proprietary applications and etc. In some case, you may just want or need to hide these partitions so that they are not displayed, while others may want to assign different drive letters to the partitions.
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Mar 24, 2013
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How To Add, Modify, Rename, or Delete User Accounts In Windows 8

As usual, Microsoft Windows 8 operating system also supports multiple user accounts creation, which can be assigned as either administrator or standard user account type, in addition to a guest account. Setting up separate accounts on a PC will help to keep documents like pictures and assignments organized.

How To Add, Modify, Rename, or Delete User Accounts In Windows 8
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Mar 17, 2013
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How to Bypass the Windows 8 Logon Password Screen

Do you easily forgotten your PC logon password? Are you tired of being interrupted by the login screen on your PC every time you turn it on? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could turn on your PC, step away and upon returning it’s ready to use?

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Mar 14, 2013
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How to Include USB Flash Drive, Memory Card and Network Location in Windows Library

In Windows 7 and Windows 8, Microsoft introduces Library feature that serves as collection folders for users to access to all the documents, music, pictures, and other files from several locations in one single place. Library is useful for users who store their files across many folders in multiple drives, such as on the PC, external hard disk drives, USB flash drives, remote network folders and etc.

By default, the built-in libraries in Windows 7 and Windows 8, i.e. Documents, Music, Pictures and Videos, include two physical disk locations, namely the respective user folders of “My Documents”, “My Music”, “My Pictures” and “My Videos”, together with their corresponding Public folders. Users are freely add and remove folders to these built-in libraries, or create new Library if need arises.
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Mar 14, 2013
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Workaround to Open Windows 8 Bing Search App Results in Same App

In default Windows 8 installation, Bing search app is featured prominently on the Start screen, with a larger tile that spans across the width of two app tiles. The Bing app also has a live tile which displays visually stunning and beautiful image to attract the attention of Windows 8 users.

With such a large screen real estate been taken up, you will probably expect the Bing search app to be an useful utility. But so far it has been a letdown.
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Mar 13, 2013
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Enable Microsoft SkyDrive Files and Folders Synchronization on Windows 8

Microsoft SkyDrive, which is also known as Windows Live SkyDrive, is a file hosting service from Microsoft with 7GB of free cloud storage space.

In Windows 8, the SkyDrive has been tightly integrated with the OS. On fresh or upgrade installation, the new Start screen based on Windows 8 Style Modern UI (aka Metro UI) prominently displays the SkyDrive tile.
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