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Re: Windows8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #225 on: October 30, 2012, 01:21:05 AM »
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Re: Windows8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #226 on: October 30, 2012, 01:52:38 AM »
My brother just got a new computer with windows 8 on it.. I'm surprised by the look of the start menu/metro thing that replaced the start menu.. Microsoft totally went some where good.. Its like the tiles are like little windows that shows an icon of an app..
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Re: Windows8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #227 on: October 30, 2012, 12:27:43 PM »
Just want to say thanks to Bob and everyone for these tips, Really helping me through my Windows 8 transition especially the classic start menu!
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Re: Windows8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #228 on: October 30, 2012, 03:35:33 PM »
My pleasure Kyle. :)
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Re: Windows8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #229 on: October 31, 2012, 02:12:55 PM »
Got an old program that doesn't run right in Windows 8,
try the
Windows 8 Copatibility Troubleshooter


   
   
   
                     
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Re: Windows8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #230 on: October 31, 2012, 02:17:32 PM »
You can also right click any program which is giving you a problem and select the option from the pull down menue:
 


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Re: Windows8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #231 on: October 31, 2012, 04:01:03 PM »
Users who recently upgraded their PC to Windows 8 using the Windows Upgrade Assistant and perhaps selected the "install now" option or cancelled the download, might be looking for a way to download Windows 8 setup as an ISO.
Click here for full instructions
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Re: Windows8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #232 on: November 01, 2012, 12:55:39 PM »


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Re: Windows8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #233 on: November 01, 2012, 02:50:21 PM »


Windows 8 Super Guide
If you've installed it, her's more guides to help you learn your new OS
If you're thinking about it, this might help you decide. :)
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Many of the questions you might have, are probably already answered
In This Thread :)
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Re: Windows8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #234 on: November 02, 2012, 01:02:20 AM »

Any idea how to remove the "ENG" from my taskbar?
Much appreciated.

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Re: Windows8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #235 on: November 02, 2012, 01:45:12 AM »

Any idea how to remove the "ENG" from my taskbar?
Much appreciated.
What does the ENG signify ??? If eith click on it or right click, what information is revealed ???
I don't have it but I'm in the US not in ENGland. 
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Re: Windows8 Tips Questions and Solutions
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Re: Windows8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #237 on: November 02, 2012, 02:03:26 PM »
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Re: Windows8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #238 on: November 02, 2012, 03:03:20 PM »


Dell is offering a free copy of "Windows 8 for Dummies: Dell Pocket Edition" in e-book form.
All you do is complete a short form and bam, you've got a universally compatible PDF.
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Re: Windows8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #239 on: November 03, 2012, 03:51:49 PM »
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