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We already explained how to automatically log into Windows 8 using the various control features, however I wanted a neat registry file for this job. If you need this too, download it after the break.
If you are wondering if it’s possible to install Windows 8 themes yet, here’s the first and last guide that you will need.
If you want to take ownership of some protected files in Windows 8, you will need to know a few things that differ from Windows 7.
Someone asked me if it will be possible to downgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 7. Here are some speculations.
If you don’t want to enter your password every time your computer starts, you can simply use the auto-login feature of Windows 8 to log in at startup.
If you ran into a few Windows 8 problems (it’s pre-beta software) you need to know how to enter the safe mode in Windows 8 to fix the problems.
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 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.