Inside Windows 8 Archive

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 expand. You can see that in Windows 7, we have the

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 functionality controls. So we’ll start from the beginning. Lets take a

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 pops out from the right depending on whether you are in

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 > More PC Settings > Windows Update Similar to Windows 7,

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 the same home network. Two or more Windows 7 computers can

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 system settings consistent when you use different PC’s. You can get to

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 this from the Charms > Settings > More PC Settings

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 > Wireless This one is real simple. Two options: Airplane Mode

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 > Devices It shows a bunch of devices that are already

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 adjust decide the following: To let applications use your location