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 access to pretty much all computer settings. It provides easy access to every feature that is built into Windows 8,...

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, this without using any third party app. It’s basically using a built in Windows feature as a loophole to make the event...

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” on the new start screen (The previous Start Menu has been removed, instead the page that you are seeing on which lots of...

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 what if you want to search for any info from a metro application? Well, there is a very easy way to do that. in Windows...

  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 or type in the following text: [Shell] Command=2 IconFile=Explorer.exe,3 [Taskbar] Command=ToggleDesktop Save the...