Windows 8 Consumer Preview Archive

Video – How MSIT Deployed Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview

It’s not the Windows 8 production copy but it should still be helpful. In this video, Microsoft subject matter experts discuss the steps that MSIT made to provide a seamless user experience when they deployed the Windows

A Look At Just Some Differences Between Windows 8 Release Preview And Consumer Preview

Windows 8 Release Preview is finally here, and so far it seems about the same as what we saw at the Consumer Preview stage. Is that a good or bad thing? That really will depend on what

SoldierKnowsBest does a review of Windows 8 Consumer Preview

I came across this video on YouTube today that you should check out. It’s a detailed review of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview by the Video Blogger called SoldierKnowsBest. A YouTube celebrity with over 40 million views

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