Inside Windows 8

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Slight changes in Power Options in Windows 8

There are a few differences between the Power Options in Windows 7 and Windows 8. Let’s take a look at Windows 7 first – click to…

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Inside Windows 8: Control Panel-System and Security-Action Center

OK, let’s start talking about the control panel in Windows 8. The Control Panel as usual is a hub for a TON of Windows 8 system…

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Inside Windows 8: Settings

Now there are some interesting changes in what you can get to from the charms bar in the desktop. You get different options when the menu…

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Inside Windows 8: PC Settings – Windows Update

Of course Windows 8 has the option for you to install critical Windows updates from Microsoft. You can get to this from the Charms > Settings…

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Inside Windows 8: PC Settings – HomeGroup

In Windows 7 the concept of HomeGroups was introduced. What’s a homegroup? From Windows7update.com HomeGroups simplify file and printer sharing between computers running Windows 7 on…

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Inside Windows 8: PC Settings – Sync Your Settings

In Windows 8, you can take steps to personalize your settings on your PC and keep them in sync. That way, you can keep your…

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Inside Windows 8: PC Settings – Ease of Access

In Windows 8, you can make changes to specific settings to make the OS easier to use. This is called Ease of Access. You can get to…

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Inside Windows 8: PC Settings – Wireless

In Windows 8, you can configure the use of the wireless function. You can get to this from the Charms > Settings > More PC Settings…

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Inside Windows 8: PC Settings – Devices

In Windows 8, you can add devices to your computer or tablet You can get to this from the Charms > Settings > More PC Settings…

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Inside Windows 8: PC Settings – Privacy

In Windows 8, you can configure your system privacy. You can get to this from the Charms > Settings > More PC Settings > Privacy You can…

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Inside Windows 8: PC Settings – General

In Windows 8, you can also configure general settings You can get to this from the Charms > Settings > More PC Settings > General You can…

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Inside Windows 8: PC Settings – Share

In Windows 8, you can also configure how the apps on your Operating System share data. You can get to this from the Charms > Settings…

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Inside Windows 8: PC Settings – Search

In Windows 8, you can configure search a lot more than on previous Windows Operating Systems. You can get to this from the Charms > Settings…

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Inside Windows 8: PC Settings – Notifications

In Windows 8, you can configure what applications can send you notifications, where you get notified and of course, if you get notified. You can get…

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Inside Windows 8: PC Settings – Users

In Windows 8, you can configure what account you use to sign in to the Operating System. You can get to this from the Charms >…

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Inside Windows 8: PC Settings – Personalize

In Windows 8, you can personalize a lot of the Operating System. Today, we’ll look at the changes you can make to the Lock Screen, Start…

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Inside Windows 8: The Xbox Live application

The Xbox Live tile is a tile that is shown on the Windows 8 Metro interface. Clicking on the tile takes you to the Xbox Live…

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Inside Windows 8: The Explorer application

Another application that is represented on the Windows 8 Metro interface is the Windows Explorer app. Clicking on the application takes you away from Metro right…

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Inside Windows 8: The Weather application

The Weather application is a live tile that is shown on the Windows 8 Metro interface.

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Inside Windows 8: The Skydrive application

The Skydrive tile is located on the Windows 8 Metro interface. Once you click on Skydrive, you get to the following screen.