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Tip: Access The Hidden GodMode In Windows 8

One of the best hidden features of Windows 7 (and Windows Vista too) has found its way to Windows 8 – the very secret, and less-known, GodMode. Think of it as a special dedicated folder that provides

Boot directly to the desktop in Windows 8 – new shortcut

Desktop users continue to search for ways to avoid booting into the Windows 8 Metro interface. In a Neowin forum post, Neowin member ‘Fred 69’ claims to have found a way to boot directly to the desktop,

Windows 8 Tip: Switching to the Desktop from Start menu

You just installed Windows 8 and are thinking what are these square boxes? How can I go to the desktop? Well, don’t worry. You can switch to the desktop mode by clicking on a tile named “Desktop”

Windows 8 Tip: Searching within Metro apps – Video

With Windows 8, Microsoft introduced a new category of apps called the Metro apps.  In Windows 7, you can search from the explorer to find any file, settings. This can be done even in Windows 8. But

Yikes – tip to boot directly to the desktop in Windows 8

  Laptopmag have posted a tip on how to somewhat bypass the metro interface when you start your PC. Here’s how they do it. Create an Explorer script file that launches the desktop. Open Notepad and paste