Category Archives: Windows 8

Windows drops below 90% market share for the first time in years; Windows 7 falls below 50%

Windows hit a pair of significant milestones in April, though they may not be exactly what Microsoft was hoping for. First, some good news, at least as far as Redmond is concerned: Windows 7’s market share has dipped below 50% … Continue reading

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Internet not working in Windows 8

Why can’t I connect to the Internet? This problem usually has to do with TCP/IP or Winsock requiring a reset. Winsock entries tells Windows 7 how to access your network services. Additionally, your TCP/IP protocol can be corrupted. The TCP/IP … Continue reading

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Explore Windows 8.1 Update

Quick Reference Guide The Windows 8.1 Update operating system provides a robust array of features for touch-based, mouse-controlled, and keyboard-controlled devices. This Quick Reference Guide will get you started.   Unlocking your computer The lock screen is the first screen … Continue reading

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PDF Files will not open in Internet Explorer 10 and Internet Explorer 11

Internet Explorer 10 & 11 are considered as the best possible versions of Microsoft‘s proprietary browser; Internet Explorer. With Windows 8 as well as Windows 7, you can use IE 10 and IE 11. Well in both these iterations, some … Continue reading

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Windows XP Holdouts: 3 Reasons You Must Upgrade Now. Yes, Now

  Not just because Microsoft stops supporting it in April, but because you’ll enjoy modern features and much better security. You really, really need to dump Windows XP. No, really. Windows XP was great, and many users still love the … Continue reading

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How to Block a Program from Accessing The Internet in Windows 8.

This guide will take you every step of the way through creating a “firewall rule” in Windows 8 that will block any program of your choice from connecting to the Internet. There are a whole slew of reasons you may … Continue reading

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