Articles tagged: Windows 8 Tips

Tip Of The Day: “Running” Documents in Command Prompt

Tip Of The Day: Move Versus Copy

Control Panel Network Adapters

Tip of the Day: Access Network Adapter Settings Quickly

Tip Of The Day: Three Useful Windows File Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts

Tip Of The Day: Two Ways to Get Help in Command Prompt

Tip Of The Day: Windows File Explorer

Tip Of The Day: Run CHKDSK Without Using Command Prompt

Pointer Trails Setting

Tip of the Day: Pointer Trails

Tip of the Day: Only Open Safe Email Attachments

Tip of the Day: The TREE Command

Tip of the Day: Close Programs from the Taskbar

Tip of the Day: Combining Files Using Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: What Is File Explorer, Anyway?

Tip of the Day: Free Up Space with Disk Cleanup

Tip of the Day: Stay Up to Date

Tip of the Day: Consider Compression if You’re Low on Space

Tip of the Day: Set a Desktop Background

Tip of the Day: Manage Your Desktop Icons

Tip of the Day: Build and Search a List of Every File on Your PC

Tip of the Day: The Three States of a Window

Tip of the Day: Set or Change Your Microsoft Account Picture

Tip of the Day: The Taskbar Program Keyboard Shortcut

Tip of the Day: PushD and PopD

Tip of the Day: View Update History

Tip of the Day: Get Rid of XPS

Tip of the Day: Show Running Services with Net Start

Tip of the Day: Quickly Maximize with Double-click

Tip of the Day: The Special Meaning of “.”

Tip of the Day: Move Quickly Through a List with the Keyboard

Tip of the Day: Pin Common Programs to the Taskbar

Tip of the Day: Customize the Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: Two Keystrokes I Use Constantly

Tip of the Day: mklink: Hard and Symbolic Links in Windows

File system links can make files and folders appear in more than one place. It can be quite useful.

Tip of the Day: Icons or Thumbnails?

Choosing to view icons or thumbnails in a File -> Open dialog is controlled somewhere else completely. I’ll show you the setting in Windows File Explorer.

Tip of the Day: The TREE Command

Tip of the Day: ALT+TAB

The ALT+TAB tab sequence is under-appreciated. Learn its power and flexibility to switch between running programs.

Tip of the Day: Searching Via the Command Prompt

Using the Command Prompt can often be quicker and clearer than Windows’ own built-in search function.

Tip of the Day: View Hidden Files

Tip of the Day: Save the Installation Media

Tip of the Day: Close Programs Before Shutting Down

Tip of the Day: Make the Taskbar Bigger

The taskbar can become crowded with icons for running programs and notification. One way to deal with it is to make the taskbar bigger — vertically.

Tip of the Day: Removing Start Menu Tiles

The Windows 10 Start menu is one of its most controversial features. What most people don’t realize is how much you can customize it.

Tip of the Day: the System File Checker

Tip of the Day: Tasklist

Tip of the Day: The Quick Way to Discover Your Windows Version

Tip of the Day: Adjust Your Keyboard Repeat

Tip of the Day: Icons in Shell32.dll

Tip of the Day: Notepad Deserves More Respect

Tip of the Day: Detecting Administrative Privileges in a Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: Know When Restore Points Are Useful