Microsoft has already declared that the IE 10 browser on Windows 8 will not have flash or any other plug in for that matter. Adobe is bullish on Flash 11 and is going to offer options for putting flash on Windows 8 through Adobe Air.
Microsoft’s requirements for the Windows 8 Logo program will require hardware makes to have the option for secure boot via the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) instead of the familiar BIOS interface.
If you like programming shell scripts for Windows, you might want to run your command prompt scripts in the background silently without actually opening the command prompt windows. This easily possible with a few lines of vbscript.
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 looking for a really awesome Windows 8 tablet, you might want to add the Intel Ultrabook to your watchlist (video below).
Now that there’s an official developer’s preview out, there are several hardware test results and news stories about hardware support coming out about Windows 8.
Could Microsoft be working on support for Windows 8 desktop apps on ARM devices? That would truly be a surprise.
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.
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