Windows 8 PC Settings Archive

Windows 8 – Ease of Access – Speech Recognition

The traditional devices – keyboard, mouse, and now touch – aren’t the only ways to provide input to your computer. You can use one of the most natural interacting medium – voice. Windows provides a robust voice

Setting up a New User Profile in Windows 8

Windows 8 is packed with a lot of new, useful features. One of them is the type of user account. Windows 8 provides your two types of user accounts: Local Account: It is basically a normal user

Windows 8 – Ease of Access – Ease of Access Center

Using a computer can be tough for physically impaired people, who face difficulties with their eyes, ears and hands. Even a completely able person will feel “handicapped” if the mouse and/or keyboard stop working. In such cases, Windows

Windows 8 PC Settings Sync Settings

This section is all about settings of Microsoft Account. These settings are applicable only if you use a Microsoft Account as your user account. Here, you can sync all types of data to the cloud so that

Windows 8 PC Settings – Wireless

You can manage all your wireless communication here. Wireless connections can include Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G, Bluetooth, etc. How to Access It Invoke Settings Charm either through the Charms Bar or key combo “Win + I”. Select “Change

Windows 8 PC Settings – Windows Update

All software needs regular updates. Windows is no exception to this rule. This section provides you with details of updates. It informs you if your OS is set to automatically install updates, or to notify you to

Windows 8 PC Settings – Users

This section contains settings to customize your user account. It also lets you create a new user account. How to Access It Invoke Settings Charm either through the Charms Bar or key combo “Win + I”. Select

Windows 8 PC Settings – Share

This is the place where you come to customize the Share Charm. You can customize the applications that can be used by the Share Charm, the order of the apps in the charm list, clear history, etc.

Windows 8 PC Settings – Search

This section basically manages your Search Charm. It contains all the settings that you can use to customize your search results. How to Access It Invoke Settings Charm either through the Charms Bar or key combo “Win

Windows 8 PC Settings – Privacy

The Metro apps have a tendency to use your private data like location, username, or account picture. Many users (like me) might not be comfortable with revealing their private information. They can visit the Privacy section of