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How To Solve DVD Drive not Showing up in Windows 7/Windows 8

Tiny Tip

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

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Enable Hidden Aero Lite Theme in Windows 8

Windows 8

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