Windows 8

Windows 8 was released by Microsoft October 26, 2012. Since that time it has been the subject of some controversy, as the user interface is a big change from Windows 7. Designed for touch screen devices, there have been mixed reviews of its performance.

How to Customize the Windows 8.1 Start Screen

Does the Windows 8 Modern Interface cause you to cringe every time you switch to it from the normal desktop? This guide will walk you through a few simple ways to make the Windows 8.1 Start screen a little less jarring to those who still miss Windows 7’s user-friendly interface.

Review of MiniTool Partition Wizard Professional Version 8.1

MiniTool Partition Wizard Pro 8 is the latest version in the Partition Wizard application line. Built to fill the gap when Symantec gave up support on Partition Magic, Partition Wizard is a fully featured partition and disk manager solution. Following is a review of version 8.1.

Maintaining and Managing Your Windows 8 System

With the new age of tablets and SSD hard drives, some of the old recommended maintenance routines no longer apply to Windows 8. Here’s what you need to know to maintain a healthy Windows 8 system including whether or not to defrag, working with memory and hard drive space.