Posts Tagged ‘Windows 8.1’

How to Install Windows 8.1 RTM on a Windows 8.1 Preview System

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Here’s a useful trick for those upgrading from Windows 8.1 Preview to 8.1 RTM …

Back when Microsoft announced the public release of the Windows 8.1 Preview operating system, a beta test version of the upcoming update for its Windows 8 system, the company made it clear that users who installed the preview as an update on a Windows 8 system would not be able to update the system from the preview to the final RTM version.


Set Up Quiet Hours without Notifications in Windows 8.1

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Notifications can be a big help sometimes, but when you’re busy and don’t want to be interrupted, they can also be a major pain in the neck.

Notifications play a big part in Windows 8, even more so than in previous versions of the operating system, as many apps that you can install from Windows Store make use of them. You will be informed about events, news or updates on a regular basis.


How to Terminate Apps in Windows 8.1

Monday, July 1st, 2013

It seems like shutting down an app should be a little bit more intuitive than the way it sounds here …

Windows 8 users who are running apps from time to time on their system know that they can be closed completely by moving the mouse cursor to the top of the page, holding the left mouse button down and dragging the app to the bottom of the screen. Once released, it is closed and its process is no longer running on Windows which you can check by opening the Windows Task Manager.


Microsoft Confirms Windows 8.1 Features, Announces Internet Explorer 11

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

The return of the Windows Start Button (sort of, kind of, but not really) …

The Internet rumor mill is buzzing with noise ever since Microsoft announced that it would release an update for Windows 8 this year. Windows Blue, or Windows 8.1, is not a service pack according to Microsoft but a feature upgrade for the operating system. Windows 8 has been heavily criticized ever since first public versions were made available by Microsoft for testing purposes.