Disable Windows 8 Features

If you want to disable certain features in Windows 8, you will find various tutorials in this category that explain how to get rid off it and disable it for good.

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How to Disable Windows 8 Narrator

How to Disable Windows 8 Narrator Do you want to know how to disable Windows 8 narrator? Well this should help. Here is two simple guides for disabling the feature. (more…)

How To Disable Firewall in Windows 8

How To Disable Firewall in Windows 8 Disabling the inbuilt Windows 8 Firewall for whatever reason is not that difficult. Here’s how! (more…)

How To Disable Windows 8 Transparency Feature

How To Disable Windows 8 Transparency Feature Disabling the Transparency feature that’s built into Windows 8 has proven to be bothersome for many. Here’s any easy way to do it. (more…)

How To Disable Automatic Updates in Windows 8

How To Disable Automatic Updates in Windows 8 Sick of Windows Automatic Updates feature hogging your bandwidth? Here’s a guide on how to disable it! (more…)

How to Disable Windows Search Indexing in Windows 8

How to Disable Windows Search Indexing in Windows 8 Want to know how to disable the Search Indexing feature in Windows 8? This step by step will guide you through the process! (more…)

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Posted: October 28 2012 - Written by: Dogar Sahab

AllowSwitchingOff 9N Thumb Jpg When you press Alt + Tab or use the top-left corner you can access the switch list, but only it’s not disabled

Posted: October 28 2012 - Written by: Dogar Sahab

Hide Language Bar Thumb Jpg Hiding the language bar is easy to do in Windows 8 – it’s definitely not needed if you only want to use one language


Posted: October 28 2012 - Written by: Dogar Sahab

OpenElevatedCmd 9N Thumb Jpg If you want to turn Peek at Desktop On or Off in Windows 8 you can follow this small guide using the cmd command fsutil

Posted: July 23 2012 - Written by: Yasir Saeed

Disable Windows 8 Store Preview 150x128 Jpg We get annoyed by many things, but luckily a lot of features can be enabled or disabled. If you want to get rid of the Windows 8 store, read this guide


Posted: July 13 2012 - Written by: Dogar Sahab

DisableSystemRestore 150x150 Jpg If you want to free up disk space and really dont need the system restore feature at all, then you may want to disable it

Posted: March 5 2012 - Written by: Uttam Shrestha

Disable Smart Screen Feature Thumb Jpg Advanced users may have or may not have better ways to protect their PC and want to disable the new SmartScreen feature of Windows 8.


Posted: February 20 2012 - Written by: Naachiz B.

Disable Smartscreen Windows8 Preview Image Thumb Jpg SmartScreen is a new feature that helps to secure your PC. You can enable or disable the SmartScreen filter in Windows 8, here’s how.

Posted: February 11 2012 - Written by: Uttam Shrestha

Preview Pagefile Thumb Jpg pagefile.sys is the virtual memory file which is saved on your hard disk. Sometimes you might need disk space urgently, then you can delete it to free some!


Posted: February 11 2012 - Written by: Uttam Shrestha

Preview Touchfreeze Thumb Jpg When you see your cursor jumping around while you are typing on your Windows 8 laptop you might want to disable the touchpad using tools like TouchFreeze

Posted: February 3 2012 - Written by: Uttam Shrestha

Preview Shadows Thumb Jpg If you have a low-end PC or like a clean appearance you might want to disable shadows for a better performance.


Posted: February 3 2012 - Written by: Uttam Shrestha

Preview DEP Thumb Jpg Data Execution Prevention (DEP) is that technologies which prevents code from being executed in certain regions of memory that are for storage. In this tutorial, we are showing you how to disable data execution prevention in Windows 8.


15 Most Liked Articles Of This Category (Community Driven)

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Disable touchpad on Windows 8 laptops via TouchFreeze 4 Orange February 11, 2012 Uttam Shrestha
How To Disable Firewall in Windows 8 2 Orange windows-8-firewall March 11, 2014 Will McGuire
Annoyances: How to disable the Windows 8 Store 2 Orange July 23, 2012 Yasir Saeed
How to Disable Windows Search Indexing in Windows 8 1 Orange Windows-8-Searching March 11, 2014 Will McGuire
Disable Features: Turn Peek at Desktop On or Off in Windows 8 via Fsutil 1 Orange October 28, 2012 Dogar Sahab
Hide Desktop Language Bar And Turn It Off Completely 1 Orange October 28, 2012 Dogar Sahab
How To Disable Windows 8 Transparency Feature 1 Orange Windows-Transparency-Feature March 11, 2014 Will McGuire
App switching: Disable or Enable the “Switch List” (Alt + Tab) in Windows 8 1 Orange October 28, 2012 Dogar Sahab
Disable shadows in Windows 8 for better performance 1 Orange February 3, 2012 Uttam Shrestha
Busy Computer Hard Drive? Disable The Disk Defragmenter Schedule in Windows 7/8 1 Orange October 30, 2012 Dogar Sahab