Enable Features in Windows 8

If you want to enable more features in Windows 8 you should carefully browse through this category or use the search box to find whatever you want to actually enable.

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Quickly enable and show checkboxes in your Windows 8 explorer

Quickly enable and show checkboxes in your Windows 8 explorer Despite the improvements in the user interface and the addition of Metro UI, using checkboxes is still a much more effective way of selecting/deselecting multiple files. (more…)

Enable or disable IE10 updates in Windows 8

Enable or disable IE10 updates in Windows 8 New to Windows 8? To get the latest security fixes you should enable IE10 update (more…)

Auto-Brightness: Turn adaptive brightness on or off in Windows 8 via CP

Auto-Brightness: Turn adaptive brightness on or off in Windows 8 via CP A lot of laptops can make use of adaptive brightness – here’s how you would it enable it (more…)

Cleartype: Make the text on your screen easier to read on tablets / PC’s

Cleartype: Make the text on your screen easier to read on tablets / PC’s If you want to make the text on your screen easier to read in Windows 8, refer to the instructions below. (more…)

How to enable or disable automatic updates in Windows 8

How to enable or disable automatic updates in Windows 8 Auto-updates are cool but can be quite annoying in some cases – we explain how to disable/enable them (more…)

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Posted: July 30 2012 - Written by: Yasir Saeed

More Pc Settings 150x150 Jpg Metered internet connections provide a feasible way of combining multiple connections to boost up the internet speed. Here is a short tutorial on how to turn it ON/OFF in windows 8 consumer preview:

Posted: July 30 2012 - Written by:

Network Airplane Mode On Preview 150x150 Jpg The airplane mode is handy for mobile devices running on Windows 8, so it’s good to know how to turn it on


Posted: July 9 2012 - Written by: Dogar Sahab

Clear History Of Recently Opened Documents On Exit 150x101 Jpg Privacy is important if you share your PC with others. Here’s how you would clear the history of recently opened documents on exit

Posted: June 22 2012 - Written by: Yasir Saeed

New Incoming Connection Preview 150x150 Jpg You want to turn your PC into a VPN? Enable incoming VPN connections. This can also often be done using software from your broadband router manufacturer


Posted: June 22 2012 - Written by: Yasir Saeed

Driver Verifier 150x150 Jpg Broken device drivers can cause system corruption and blue screen. Learn how to enable the driver verifier in Windows 8 to avoid driver problems

Posted: June 11 2012 - Written by: Dogar Sahab

Speech Recognition Options Preview 150x74 Jpg The speech recognition feature will be frequently used in Windows 8 thanks to Kinect and Co. Enable it!  


Posted: April 15 2012 - Written by: Yasir Saeed

Override Automatic Cookie Handling 150x128 Jpg Without cookies you can’t access many site features on the interweb, so here’s how to enable it on Windows 8.

Posted: April 1 2012 - Written by: Oliver Krautscheid

Activating Admin Account Thumb 150x150 Jpg To perform various admin task you need to access the real admin account, here’s how to enable the hidden admin account and get access to all elevated operations.


Posted: March 5 2012 - Written by: Naachiz B.

Transparent Taskbar Aero Theme Enable It Thumb Jpg If you want a transparent taskbar in Windows 8, read this guide. Works for both Developer Preview and Consumer Preview

Posted: February 11 2012 - Written by: Uttam Shrestha

Preview Dma Thumb Jpg Direct Memory Access (DMA) not only increases the device transfer rate but also increases the overall performance of your Computer. Follow the steps provided in this tutorial to enable DMA in Windows 8.



15 Most Liked Articles Of This Category (Community Driven)

Title Cheers! Thumbnail Date Author
Verifying Drivers: Enable or disable the Driver verifier in Windows 8 4 Orange June 22, 2012 Yasir Saeed
Enable DMA (Direct Memory Access) in Windows 8 2 Orange February 11, 2012 Uttam Shrestha
Interweb features: How to turn on cookies in Windows 8 (manual cookie handling) 2 Orange April 15, 2012 Yasir Saeed
Enable or disable IE10 updates in Windows 8 2 Orange January 9, 2013 Yasir Saeed
Enable “Clear history of recently opened documents on exit” in Windows 8 to maintain privacy 1 Orange July 9, 2012 Dogar Sahab
How do I turn on the airplane mode in Windows 8? 1 Orange July 30, 2012
Turn on metered internet connections in Windows 8 via CP 1 Orange July 30, 2012 Yasir Saeed
Upgrade(s): How to add more features to Windows 8 1 Orange September 25, 2012 Yasir Saeed
How to enable or disable automatic updates in Windows 8 1 Orange September 29, 2012 Yasir Saeed
Windows 7 Look: Enable transparent Aero taskbar in Windows 8 1 Orange March 5, 2012 Naachiz