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How to Disable Fast Start in Windows 8/8.1?

How to Disable Fast Start in Windows 8/8.1?

Vivek Nayyar April 26, 2014 Comments Off

Fast Start which is also technically known as the Hybrid shutdown feature is new to Windows 8/8.1. When the Hybrid shutdown feature is enabled (which by default is enabled), the operating system saves the

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How to Create a Restore Point in Windows 8/8.1?

How to Create a Restore Point in Windows 8/8.1?

Vivek Nayyar April 26, 2014 Comments Off

Windows 8/8.1 allows you to create the restore points. The restore points are the system state files which, when created, save the current state of the system when they were created. The benefit of

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How to Close Startup Programs in Windows 8/8.1?

How to Close Startup Programs in Windows 8/8.1?

Vivek Nayyar April 26, 2014 Comments Off

If you just want to close the startup programs as a one-time process after the computer is started, you can simply go to the Task Manager > Processes, right-click the desired application that you

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How Can I Get Back Missing Internet Explorer App in Windows 8/8.1?

How Can I Get Back Missing Internet Explorer App in Windows 8/8.1?

Vivek Nayyar April 26, 2014 Comments Off

If your copy of Windows 8/8.1 does not show the Internet Explorer app tile in the Start screen, and even it is not visible when you type Internet Explorer in the search box in

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How and from Where to Get VMware for Windows 8/8.1?

How and from Where to Get VMware for Windows 8/8.1?

Vivek Nayyar April 26, 2014 Comments Off

VMware allows you to install and run multiple operating systems simultaneously on a single PC. Many organizations and home users prefer this virtualization application in order to make their computers versatile, exploit the computers

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How and from Where to Get Java for Windows 8/8.1 Laptop?

How and from Where to Get Java for Windows 8/8.1 Laptop?

Vivek Nayyar April 26, 2014 Comments Off

Most home users require Java Runtime Environment in order to run some sophisticated applications. Since some applications completely depend upon the Java Runtime Environment, if the JRE is unavailable on the computer, the applications

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Changing Power Options in Windows 8/8.1

Changing Power Options in Windows 8/8.1

Vivek Nayyar April 26, 2014 Comments Off

Since the Power Options window allows the Windows users to modify the power management settings of the computer, the Power Options section is a must-visit place in Windows 8/8.1 when it comes to customizing

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Adjusting the Screen Brightness in Windows 8/8.1

Adjusting the Screen Brightness in Windows 8/8.1

Vivek Nayyar April 26, 2014 Comments Off

Just like any other Microsoft Windows operating system, even Windows 8/8.1 allows you to adjust the screen brightness so that you can configure the display of your computer to best fit your needs, and

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How to Copy Contents of CD/DVD in Windows 8/8.1?

How to Copy Contents of CD/DVD in Windows 8/8.1?

Vivek Nayyar April 11, 2014 Comments Off

Depending upon the type of data that the CD/DVD has, the method of copying its contents may vary. For example, if the CD/DVD is a simple data disc that contains some document files, MP3

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Fix ‘Ethernet Doesn’t Have A Valid IP Configuration’ in Windows 8/8.1

Fix ‘Ethernet Doesn’t Have A Valid IP Configuration’ in Windows 8/8.1

Vivek Nayyar April 11, 2014 Comments Off

If your copy of Windows 8/8.1 displays this error message, it means that your computer has been configured to receive the IP address automatically from the available DHCP server, but the DHCP server is

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