PC Settings Archive

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Comes With A Link To Control Panel In PC Settings

The tried and tested Control Panel and the modern new PC Settings may have been woven from the same cloth, but they provide a different set of options, making both a necessity for desktop users. The former

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Comes With A Disk Space Feature In PC Settings

Refinement is the name of the game in Windows 8.1 Update 1. Instead of bundling in dozens of new features, Microsoft looks set on enhancing and optimizing the current features in the two distinct environments of its

Users Report High RAM Usage On Windows 8.1 Preview

Today’s Windows 8.1 Preview bug report has us on an issue that is causing high usage of RAM on some computers that have installed the public preview version of the operating system. The likely culprit is a

Microsoft Details DPI Scaling Improvements In Windows 8.1

Scaling on high resolution screens has been a bit of a nag on vanilla Windows 8 since release, and users of the operating system had already raised the issue to Microsoft Surface team a few months back.

Windows Experience Index Removed From Windows 8.1 Preview

The public preview version of Windows 8.1 has not only added many things, it has also removed a number of features. One of the more immediately notable omissions is the Messaging app. And now it seems that

Here Is A Simple Tip To Boot Directly To All Apps View In Windows 8.1 Preview

Windows 8.1 comes with a dedicated option that allows users to skip the Start screen and boot directly to the desktop when they start their computers or Windows powered devices. Additionally, a separate setting opens up the

Microsoft Warns Users Not To Fiddle With Windows 8.1 Preview Registry

It is easy to forget that the recently released preview version of Windows 8.1 is at the end of the day just a test build. A public test build — but still a test version of a

Windows 8.1 Preview To RTM Upgrade Will Remove All Installed Apps

Microsoft will soon be launching the Preview version of Windows 8.1, which will be made available for download for Windows 8 users via the integrated Windows Store. With the launch date of the preview version fast approaching

New Windows 8.1 Build 9418 Screenshot Shows The Settings Transfer Feature

Oh, what would we do without a regular dose of Windows 8.1 screenshots? The latest one to mark its arrival reveals an interesting new feature that Microsoft is working on. Speaking of which, the software titan did

Windows 8.1 will bring revised PC settings and Internet Explorer 11

Microsoft also provided new details about both PC settings and Internet Explorer 11. In Windows 8.1, the updated PC Settings give you access to all your settings on your device without having to go to the Control