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How to: save time in Windows 8.1

How to: save time in Windows 8.1

We've rounded up a couple of super easy tweaks and shortcuts to speed up your Windows 8.1 experience. 2


Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts

Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts

If you're planning on upgrading your PC to Windows 8, but you're not forking out for a new touchscreen computer, it's time to learn the keyboard shortcuts. 3


How to get the classic Start menu back in Windows 8 RTM

How to get the classic Start menu back in Windows 8 RTM

Three free utilities can replicate the classic Start button and menu in the RTM version of Windows 8.


Upgrading to Windows 8: what you need to know (FAQ)

Upgrading to Windows 8: what you need to know (FAQ)

Making sense of the the Windows 8 upgrade process.


How to automatically backup your personal files in Windows 8

How to automatically backup your personal files in Windows 8

The new File History feature in Windows 8 can automatically backup your documents, music, pictures and other personal files.


Command-line screenshot tweaks for Mac OS X

Command-line screenshot tweaks for Mac OS X

If a PNG screenshot being dropped on your desktop is less than ideal, this is the tip for you.


How to bring the Start menu back to Windows 8

How to bring the Start menu back to Windows 8

For Windows 8 beta users still yearning for the good, old-fashioned Start menu in Windows 8, StartMenu7 is one utility that can bring it back.


How to install Windows 8 beta on a virtual machine for free

How to install Windows 8 beta on a virtual machine for free

Don't have a dedicated PC on which to install Windows 8? No problem. Just install the OS on an existing PC using a free virtual machine (VM) utility. Here's how. 1


Tip of the Day: use the Windows 7 snipping tool for screenshots

If you're a long-time user of Windows, you're likely fully aware that PrintScreen captures a screenshot of everything on your screen. But what if you only wanted a section? 2


Tip of the Day: a quick keyboard shortcut for Task Manager

Tip of the Day: a quick keyboard shortcut for Task Manager

Are you one of those people who press Ctrl + Alt + Delete and then hit the Task Manager button to see your running processes, check performance and kill errant applications? There's a faster way. 1


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