Best Windows 8 Tutorials
If you want to defrag your hard drives in Windows 8 you can still use your O&O defrag software or you use the built-in tools. Works exactly like it did in Windows 7 (last update: Developer Preview)
If you want to change the user account password in Windows 8, follow our tutorial.
You can’t easily password protect folders or files in Windows 8 yet, but you can remove the permissions for users or use TrueCrypt to create mountable encrypted containers that can only be accessed with the correct password.
If you’re developing some test applications on the Windows 8 Developer Preview version, you might need to know how to log in as administrator in Windows 8. Here’s how you log into the hidden admin account.
If you need your IP address in Windows 8 you can easily retrieve it by using various online services or if you need the local IP you can use the command prompt.
If you are tired of the UAC notifications, you can easily disable UAC in Windows 8 using the Control Panel or the UserAccountControlSettings.exe.
If you want to forward some ports in Windows 8 you first need to know how to find your MAC address in Windows 8. Here’s how to do that. If you also need the MAC addresses of your network and ethernet devices, we have more useful cmd commands below.
One of our readers sent us a question. Where is the registry editor in Windows 8?
In Windows 8 you no longer have to completely reinstall Windows, you can easily reset your PC to factory default, which is quite handy.
Don’t like the new Windows 8 Start menu? Too simple? It’s easy enough to restore the old Windows 7 Start menu! Here’s how. Download the registry tweak after the break or get further instructions.
As an enthusiastic Windows 8 user the first thing you need to know is where the command prompt is in Windows 8.
In Windows 7 you still had to create a shortcut to quickly toggle between hidden/shown files, but in Windows 8 it’s much easier.
When you install Windows 8 you can customize the Windows 8 express settings. The settings will decide whether Microsoft can enable the SpyNet, give you personalized content or send back information to Microsoft to improve Windows 8. If you care about privacy, you may want to customize the settings, but it’s really not a big deal to enable them.
If you are installing Windows 8 on Virtual Box you should know more about the Windows 8 hardware and disk space requirements.
In this category you will find all tutorials dedicated to Windows 8 users, if you want to know how to do things in Windows 8 you’ll find it here.