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No boot to desktop in Windows 8?

No boot to desktop in Windows 8?

Bad news for computer users who want to speed up their PCs as much as possible. Instead of simply powering on your PC and then watching it boot directly to the desktop, it looks like Windows 8 will force users to access the tiled Start screen before they proceed. The tiled Start screen was previously known as Metro until Microsoft suddenly dropped the term last week. Some suspect the company dr

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Windows 8 no longer features a ‘Metro’ interface

Windows 8 no longer features a ‘Metro’ interface

For over a year, we’ve been calling Windows 8’s unique interface ‘Metro’. Why has the tech industry been doing that? Well, because that’s what Microsoft called it! However, it looks like Microsoft has turned it back on the Metro name. They’re saying it was always intended to be a code name for the operating system’s unique interface. Reportedly, the Windows 8 programmers and desig

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Next version of Microsoft Office will not support Windows XP and Windows Vista

Next version of Microsoft Office will not support Windows XP and Windows Vista

If you’re one of many people who still use Windows XP, then don’t expect to use Microsoft’s new Office 2013, which is set to come out later this year. Microsoft recently announced that the flashy features in the next version of Office would only be available to users of Windows 7 and Windows 8. Of course, that also means that the small percentage of people who still use Windows Vista will

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Windows 8 Release Preview out today

Windows 8 Release Preview out today

Despite reports that the Windows 8 release preview wouldn’t be announced for another few weeks, Microsoft accidentally let slip a blog post earlier today that announced an earlier release date for the preview. That “accidental” blog post claimed that the Windows 8 Release Preview would be released June 1 (tomorrow), but earlier this afternoon, the Windows 8 Release Preview was uploaded on

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Windows 8 boot times could be too fast

Windows 8 boot times could be too fast

We all like fast boot times. Just ask anybody with an SSD. However, fast boot times can be a problem when you’re frantically trying to press F8 in order to enter Windows Safe Mode. If your computer boots in a very short period of time, then hitting that key in a fraction of a second window can be a serious problem. Interestingly enough, Microsoft has optimized the boot time of Windows 8 so mu

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Try out Windows 8 today without deleting your existing operating system

Try out Windows 8 today without deleting your existing operating system

If you’ve been following the news about Windows 8 lately, then you may be interested in its sleek Metro user interface and innovative desktop visuals. However, with Windows 8 still in its testing phase, you might not want to risk damaging your computer’s existing software by installing Windows 8 today. Fortunately, you can have your cake and eat it too. By partitioning your hard drive and i

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  • Improve Internet Access
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