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Easier Way to Manage Wi-Fi Network Profile in Windows 8.1

How To

Users shifting from earlier version of Windows (Windows 7 or earlier) find a little difficulty in managing everyday tasks with Windows 8 UI . With the new intuitive UI, Windows 8 has many hidden settings which users are still not aware of.

If you had connected to a Wi-FI network on Windows 8 and the password has been changed for the network, you are caught with a difficult problem of changing the password on your Windows 8 laptop. In this post we are going to cover one of the hidden settings which will help you to manage WiFi networks on your laptop easily, without using any text command.

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How to Disable UAC Alert for Specific Startup Applications

How To

User Account Control (UAC) is a feature in Microsoft Windows 7 and above versions, that can help you stay in control of your computer by informing you when a program makes a change that requires administrator level permission. UAC works by adjusting the permission level of your user account.

Though UAC is nice feature which provides an extra layer of security to your computer, but sometimes it become an annoying situation when you see a UAC pop-up even for a frequently used program that is launched on Windows startup. Disabling UAC prompt entirely can prove out to be very bad for the security of your computer and hence is high discouraged. In this article we are going to find a solution of disabling UAC prompt for specific application, rather than changing UAC setting globally.  Read the full post

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Get the Old Bootloader and F8 Safe Mode in Windows 8

Windows 8

Windows 8

Windows 8 brought many drastic changes in functionality and user interface to the Microsoft Operating System family. For starters, it shipped by default with a new bootloader designed for UEFI devices. While you may like the new bootloader which is also tiled as the rest of the operating system, it is more of a disaster rather than a functionality. With the new bootloader in Windows 8, functionality to boot straight into “safe mode” by pressing the “F8” key was removed. You can follow the below steps to get the Windows 7 style “old” classic bootloader and safe mode functionality back for Windows 8. Read the full post

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Recover Windows Product Key [All Versions]

Tiny Tip

How many times have you felt the need to recover license key of your Windows Operating System? You must have experienced this sometime, either while reinstalling your computer system or when activating/upgrading your Operating System. If you have purchased and using a genuine license of Windows OS it is very important that you take a backup of your license key and store it in a safe place on external media or backup to a cloud storage. Read the full post

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How To Recover License Key for Windows 7/Windows 8 and MS Office

Applications

There are many times when you need to reinstall your computer system. The reinstall process is usually very swift if you follow the right steps and take proper backups of your important documents, pictures and most importantly of the license key for applications such as your Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office. These license keys come handy when you reinstall those software products on your computer. Read the full post