I upgraded the primary OS on my laptop to Windows 8 a few months back. But just last week I found out that my Windows 8 laptop is not showing up the DVD Drive in “My Computer” anymore. Usage of optical drives have reduced a lot since flash drives and high speed Internet have gained popularity. Nonetheless, I was suspecting that there’s a hardware failure or some other issue with my DVD Drive and wanted to fix it soon. Read the full post
A lighter “Aero Lite” theme was introduced in testing builds of Windows 8, which had lesser fancy features and provided better performance. Aero Lite theme for Windows 8 has lesser eye-candy, yet provides almost all the features of the standard Aero theme in Windows 8. This theme is ideal for computers which don’t have compatible hardware for video graphics acceleration and can do without eye-candy features like transparency. Read the full post
Microsoft had long removed the “Aero Glass” transparency style in Windows 8 RTM version by default. Whether it was a good or a bad decision is better left for personal opinion but you can get still get the limited Aero theme style transparency in Windows 8 back. Read the full post
Codec (Coder-Decoder) is software program which is capable of storing and enables playback for different types audio and video data in a specific format. Media Codecs are required for any specific kind of audio visual format on your Operating System or handheld devices e.g. mkv, mp3 and so on. Read the full post
Windows 8 was launched almost 6 months ago and within a first quarter of the launch, the new Operating System from Microsoft reached over 60 million licenses.