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Taking a screenshot or screen capture in Windows 8 is simple. This keyboard shortcut is a lot more efficient than in previous versions of Windows. Here’s how it works.
Microsoft provides a way to upgrade to Windows 8 Consumer Preview over the web. You can upgrade XP – Windows 8 Developer Preview. If you don’t care to do a manual clean install, the Windows 8 Consumer Preview Setup tool is another way to install the new OS.
Microsoft made Windows 8 Consumer Preview available for public download yesterday. A lot has changed since Developer Preview, and if you’re using Windows 7 or earlier, the Metro UI is a whole new world. Here’s how to install it using custom settings, and a look at some of the features you can expect.
It’s here! During the Microsoft Keynote at Mobile World Congress, the Windows 8 Consumer Preview was made available for public download.
Microsoft will be announcing, and is expected to release the next version of Windows 8 – Consumer Preview later today. After the announcement, we’ll let you know where you can download it at. If you’re an early adopter and want to be ready for the release, check out what’s available now.
One of the cool new features in Windows 8 – currently in developer preview, is the ability to create and manage virtual machines with Hyper-V technology. It’s not enabled by default however, here’s how to get it working.
We’ve seen another news filled week here at groovyPost, while we wait for the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Lets take a look at this week’s top stories in our Weekly Wrap!
The most powerful free program included into Windows Live Essentials 2011 is Windows Live Mesh. This lets you easily sync your documents, photos, videos, music and other files with up to 30 computers – including Macs. Note: You’ll need to install Live Mesh on each computer you want to sync your data with. First download [...]
The Windows 8 news just keeps on coming and a lot of it is pointing to a 2012 launch of the operating system. And I’m not talking about the Consumer Preview which is set to be shown at Mobile World Congress (by the way, are you planning to download it?). I’m talking about the final [...]
If your hard drive starts acting up on your Windows system, a good place to start troubleshooting is running a Disk Error Check. Windows 8 now has and extra option included. Here’s how to use it. Open Computer on your Windows 8 system. Right click on the drive causing problems and go to Properties. Disk [...]
On February 29th, the Windows 8 Customer Preview (beta) will be made available to the public for download. During the BUILD conference in September of last year, Microsoft released the Windows 8 Developer Preview. We’re very excited about this release here at groovyPost. You’ll be able to run it on a touch screen computer such [...]
You can easily switch between running tasks in Windows 8, the same way you can in Windows 7 – by using [Alt] [Tab] keyboard combination. Here’s what it looks like in Windows 7. In Windows 8 use the same [Alt] [Tab] keyboard combination to switch between desktop and Metro UI apps. You can point to [...]
Until Windows releases the Consumer Preview – rumored for release February 29th of this year, there isn’t many way to customize its look. Today I‘ll show you how to make it display in High Contrast mode, which looks pretty awesome. Launch Windows 8 Developer Preview and tap or click Control Panel from the Metro UI. [...]