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Window Blue Preview Will Be Released in Late June

Window Blue Preview Will Be Released in Late June

Windows Blue has progressed from the rumor stage to the confirmed project stage. And now, we know when we will get access to the Windows Blue preview. The Verge recently announced that Windows Blue, also known as Windows 8.1, would be arriving in late June, sometime around Microsoft’s annual BUILD Developer’s conference. Windows Blue/Windows 8.1 will fundamentally change Windows 8 – at

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How to Add a Super-Powerful Start Menu in Windows 8

How to Add a Super-Powerful Start Menu in Windows 8

If you’ve ever read a Windows 8 review, then you’ve undoubtedly noticed that one of the biggest complaints is: “Umm…where’s the Start Menu?” That’s right: Microsoft scrapped one of the most popular Window features ever made. Nobody is quite sure why they made that decision, but if you ask a Microsoft exec, you’d get an answer that contains lots of words like: “touch screens”

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Windows RT Is Falling Fast – Or Why You Should Buy a Windows 8 Tablet

Windows RT Is Falling Fast – Or Why You Should Buy a Windows 8 Tablet

Microsoft has spent well over a billion dollars advertising its newest operating system – Windows 8. But included in the Windows 8 marketing hype is a smaller kernel operating system called Windows RT. And if you’re like most consumers, you have no idea what the difference is between Windows RT and Windows 8. Before we get to the difference between RT and 8, let’s tell you some funny s

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How to Change the Background Image on your Windows 8 Start Screen

How to Change the Background Image on your Windows 8 Start Screen

At the Speed Up My PC Free blog, we’ve written plenty of articles about how to solve various Windows 8-related problems. The thing is – many of these ‘problems’ should not be problems at all. They’re minor issues that could easily be solved on any operating system. For whatever reason, Microsoft has limited customization options for Windows 8 users. And one of the victims of its custo

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How to Change the Color of Your Windows 8 Sign-In Screen

How to Change the Color of Your Windows 8 Sign-In Screen

Once again, it’s time to write another Windows 8 tutorial about a task that should be simple. If you weren’t using Windows 8, changing the color of your sign-in screen would be a relatively simple process that could be accomplished without downloading any additional programs. But since you’re using Windows 8, it’s not that easy to accomplish simple tasks. And that’s why we’re here t

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How to Change Your Windows 8 Start Screen Background

How to Change Your Windows 8 Start Screen Background

One of the most controversial Windows 8 features is its new Start screen – also known as the Metro user interface. New Windows 8 users have problems performing the most basic tasks with the Metro UI. Something as simple as powering down the computer or checking the time seems far more complicated than it should be. But in addition from those problems, Windows 8 users face another issue: chang

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Windows 8 Previews Get Shut Off On January 15, 2013

Windows 8 Previews Get Shut Off On January 15, 2013

If you’re one of many users who are still checking out the free preview copy of Windows 8, then the time has almost come to make a big decision. Should you bite the bullet and buy Windows 8?  Or should you move back to Windows 7? The third option – continue using the free preview version of Windows 8 – will not be an option after January 15, 2013. That’s when Microsoft is shutting down

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Microsoft Already Developing Next Operating System - Windows Blue

Microsoft Already Developing Next Operating System – Windows Blue

Windows 8 was released on October 26. That wasn’t long ago, but Microsoft is already reportedly starting development on its next operating system. According to rumors, that new operating system is called Code Blue, Rumors of Windows Blue’s existence first appeared back in August 2012 – well before Windows 8 was released. According to those rumors, Windows Blue would be a subscription-base

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6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Windows 8

6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Windows 8

Windows 8 is here and it’s already been activated on millions of PCs around the world. Sure, it might not have the skyrocketing sales figures that Microsoft wanted, but that doesn’t mean people aren’t using the operating system. If you want a faster, smoother, and more optimized version of Windows 8, then keep reading. Today, we’re going to list the best ways to squeeze extra performanc

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Top 5 Free Tools for Windows 8

Top 5 Free Tools for Windows 8

Although it’s too early to tell whether or not Windows 8 will be successful, millions of users around the world have already upgraded to the new operating system. And that means these people are searching for easy ways to enhance their OS. Although Windows 8 is only days old, there are already plenty of free programs available that will enhance the Windows 8 experience. Here are our five favo

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  • Free Up Disk and Memory Space
  • Speed up your System
  • Fix System Errors And Crashes
  • Improve Internet Access
  • Boost Start-up Speed