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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FEATURED: 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.


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Posted: January 9 2013 - Written by: Yasir Saeed

Install New Versions Preview 150x94 Png New to Windows 8? To get the latest security fixes you should enable IE10 update

Posted: December 31 2012 - Written by: Yasir Saeed

Enable Adaptive Brightness Preview Ll Jpg A lot of laptops can make use of adaptive brightness – here’s how you would it enable it


Posted: October 28 2012 - Written by: Dogar Sahab

NativeResolution 9N Thumb Jpg If you want to make the text on your screen easier to read in Windows 8, refer to the instructions below.

Posted: September 29 2012 - Written by: Yasir Saeed

Ll Windows Update Settings Preview 150pxp 150x150 Jpg Auto-updates are cool but can be quite annoying in some cases – we explain how to disable/enable them


Posted: September 25 2012 - Written by: Yasir Saeed

Ll Add Features Search Preview 150px 150x150 Jpg Some OS features are restricted to various Windows versions – that’s why it may be necessary to upgrade your PC to add more new features. In this tutorial we explain how you would do this in Microsoft latest OS

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



15 Most Liked Articles Of This Category (Community Driven)

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Verifying Drivers: Enable or disable the Driver verifier in Windows 8 4 Orange June 22, 2012 Enable Features in Windows 8 Yasir Saeed
Enable DMA (Direct Memory Access) in Windows 8 2 Orange February 11, 2012 Enable Features in Windows 8 Uttam Shrestha
Interweb features: How to turn on cookies in Windows 8 (manual cookie handling) 2 Orange April 15, 2012 Enable Features in Windows 8 Yasir Saeed
Enable or disable IE10 updates in Windows 8 2 Orange January 9, 2013 Enable Features in Windows 8 Yasir Saeed
How do I turn on the airplane mode in Windows 8? 1 Orange July 30, 2012 Enable Features in Windows 8
Turn on metered internet connections in Windows 8 via CP 1 Orange July 30, 2012 Enable Features in Windows 8 Yasir Saeed
Upgrade(s): How to add more features to Windows 8 1 Orange September 25, 2012 Enable Features in Windows 8 Yasir Saeed
How to enable or disable automatic updates in Windows 8 1 Orange September 29, 2012 Enable Features in Windows 8 Yasir Saeed
Windows 7 Look: Enable transparent Aero taskbar in Windows 8 1 Orange March 5, 2012 Enable Features in Windows 8 Naachiz
Cleartype: Make the text on your screen easier to read on tablets / PC’s 1 Orange October 28, 2012 Enable Features in Windows 8 Dogar Sahab