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  • How-Tos: How to migrate Windows XP Mode to Windows 8

    Several features present in Windows 7 Professional are no longer there in Windows 8 Pro. Furthermore, the upgrade process gives you no warning that these features will be removed. Windows XP Mode is trickier to deal with than most. As you're no-longer running Windows 7 Professional, you won't be able to download and install it. Here's how to install Windows XP Mode on Windows 8.

  • How-Tos: How to add Windows Media Center to Windows 8

    Windows Media Center has been taken out of Windows 8, but is available as a pay-for added extra. But if you are quick, and you want Windows Media Center, you can get it for free.

  • News: Internet Explorer 10 Preview available for Windows 7 users

    Although Windows 8 users have been enjoying IE10 since the new OS launched, this is the first time Windows 7 users can give the new browser a try.

  • News: Microsoft moves to relegate Windows 7 to second-class status

    As Microsoft goes full speed ahead on Windows 8, a number of signs suggest that Windows 7 is fading fast in Redmond’s rear view mirror.

  • Video: Microsoft Surface RT video review

    The Surface RT is Microsoft's own-brand Windows 8 tablet running on an Arm processor. It's well constructed, performs well and is packed with utility. Here's our MS Surface RT video review.

  • News: Why did Microsoft fire Steven Sinofsky?

    In a sudden change, Microsoft has announced that Steven Sinofsky, President of Windows, has left the company. The question on everyone's lips is why did Microsoft fire Steven Sinofsky?

  • News: Windows 8 head Steven Sinofsky leaves Microsoft

    Steven Sinofsky, the executive in charge of Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system and the driving force behind its new OS, is leaving the company, Microsoft announced late yesterday.

  • Feature: How to use IPAM in Windows Server 2012

    Speak to any Network or Server Administrator and they’ll proclaim one of their top five nightmares is managing IP addresses. Windows Server 2012 has introduced a brand new feature that will ease those nightmares and sooth the stresses of looking after such beasts as DHCP servers and DNS servers.

  • Video: Nokia Lumia 920 video review

    The Nokia Lumia 920 is the flagship smartphone for Windows Phone 8. Here's our Nokia Lumia 920 video review.

  • Opinion: Windows 8 Charm Bar explained

    The new Charm Bar in Windows displays apps and other services in one place and makes it easier to get to the things you use most often

  • Opinion: How to hibernate a Windows 8 laptop

    If you're new to Windows 8, one thing you might have noticed is that the Power menu has no Hibernate option. However, it's easy to restore the option

  • Opinion: How to turn off automatic updates in Windows

    Windows Update can be a pain if it’s scheduled to work automatically. Here's how to turn off automatic updates

  • News: Microsoft to ditch Windows Live Messenger for Skype

    Windows Live Messenger, formally MSN Messenger, will be shut down by Microsoft next year in favour of Skype.

  • News: Can Windows 8 Give Developers What iOS and Android Lack?

    Microsoft's future hinges on attracting developers to build Windows 8 apps. But by offering financial incentives, supporting a range of programming languages and allowing developers to write code once for multiple devices, those developers may soon follow.

  • Feature: Tested: Surface RT as a tablet, as a workstation

    The Microsoft Surface is a Windows 8 tablet with integrated stand and keyboard running on both ARM and Intel systems. Our editors tested the £399 inc VAT 32GB Arm version - the Surface RT - over the course of a week. Here's our Microsoft Surface RT review.

  • Opinion: Inside Windows Live Essentials

    Windows Live Essentials applications are a suite of tools from Microsoft designed to make Windows even more useful. Best of all every single one of them is totally free.

  • Opinion: Parental controls in Windows 8

    Windows 8 has plenty of major changes from its predecessor and some minor upgrades. One area that’s been changed lightly but brought with it some enhanced features is the Parental Control settings.

  • News: Windows 8 presses developers to update their skills

    Microsoft likes to talk about Windows 8 as being Windows "reimagined," and in many ways it is quite a departure from its predecessors. To allow the operating system's use across a range of touchscreen devices, Microsoft radically redesigned the look and feel of the OS.

  • How-Tos: Customise the Windows 7 logon screen

    In Windows 7, it's relatively easy to change the default background to have your own photo on the logon screen. With a quick registry tweak, your custom image will be shown each time you log on or off your PC.

  • News: Windows 8 'more interesting than new iPads'

    It was a close run thing, but Windows 8 came out on top in a PC Advisor poll hosted to find out which new product launch interested people the most.



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