Archive for the ‘Windows 8’ Category

Learn Windows key shortcuts

    Win : switch between the Start screen and the last-running Windows 8 app Win + C : displays the Charms: the Settings, Devices, Share and Search options Win + D : launches the desktop Win + E : launches Explorer Win + F : opens the File Search pane Win + H : […]

Physical Memory Limits: Windows 8 and Windows 2012

      Physical Memory Limits: Windows 8 The following table specifies the limits on physical memory for Windows 8. Version Limit on X86 Limit on X64 Windows 8 Enterprise 4 GB 512 GB Windows 8 Professional 4 GB 512 GB Windows 8 4 GB 128 GB   Physical Memory Limits: Windows Server 2012 The following table specifies the limits on […]

How to activate Windows 8 Enterprise

To enter your MAK on Windows 8 Enterprise and successfully activate, you can complete one of the following steps: Command Line option:Hit the Windows+R hotkeys to open the Run box and run the following command:slmgr -ipk xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx GUI option:Hit the Windows+R hotkeys to open the Run box and run the following command:slui.exe 3 This command will open the […]

Windows 8 : Error 0x800F0906 while enabling Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1

                            [UPDATED ON 2019 JAN 25] Make sure the Windows 8 disk is in the drive (if your drive is not the d:\ drive, change the source drive letter to match your drive) dism.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFX3 /Source:d:\sources\sxs The install will take […]

Can I uninstall Windows 8 Release Preview?

No. To go back to your previous version of Windows, you’ll need to reinstall it from the recovery or installation media that came with your PC; typically DVD media. If you don’t have recovery media you might be able to create it from a recovery partition on your PC using software provided by your PC […]

Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview

                Where do I find my favorites? Internet Explorer 10 doesn’t use the traditional Favorites from previous versions. Instead, you can pin websites to the Start screen or open a list of pinned sites and frequently visited sites using New tab. If you open Internet Explorer for the […]

I can’t find the Internet Explorer 10 tile on the Start screen. How do I get it back?

        Internet Explorer 10 might have accidentally become unpinned. To pin it back to your Start screen, follow these steps: Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search. (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, and then click Search.) Enter Internet […]

Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview – Why don’t toolbars and add-ons work?

        Internet Explorer 10 provides an “add-on free” experience. It supports HTML 5 for video content, but you can’t install toolbars and add-ons in Internet Explorer 10. If you are viewing a webpage that requires an add-on or uses Flash, you can view the content by opening the website in  Internet Explorer […]

How to add Media Center to Windows 8 (Release Preview)

As we know Media Center is no longer an integral part of Windows 8 and will be delivered as an Add-on to Windows 8 for few bucks.                 Windows Media Center is not preinstalled in Windows 8 Release Preview. If you want to use Windows Media Center, you […]

How to shutdown Windows 8

Shutdown Windows 8 and close all apps running on Windows 8 OS is a 3-step process. First move your mouse to the bottom right corner of the Windows 8 screen.       A dynamic menu will appear on the right side of the screen. These controls are new with Windows 8 and they are […]