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Adding Older Version Of Control Panel to Windows 8

Adding Older Version Of Control Panel to Windows 8
Windows 8 is Microsoft’s latest version of Windows series. Windows 8 was designed to work with laptops, tablets, desktops, home theater PCs as well as Mobile phones. The OS came with many significant changes, of which the touch based user interface is the most noted one.Microsoft introduced a new start screen which dynamically displays apps as grids using the Metro design. Control Panel is a common component in all Windows versions, allowing users...
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Change Settings In Windows 7 for Bluetooth Device

Change Settings In Windows 7 for Bluetooth Device
Microsoft’s Windows 7 is a widely used operating system, and is the predecessor of Windows 8. The OS is mostly used in desktop/laptop computers, tablets, Netbooks and media center computers. Windows 7 is designed to be compatible with Vista-compatible hardware and applications. This Windows version also comes with built-in drivers and DirectX. The OS supports virtual hard disk storage’s, and adds to the performance of multi-core processors. The...
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How To Make Ubuntu Linux Look Like Windows 7

How To Make Ubuntu Linux Look Like Windows 7
Windows 8 seems to be giving a hard choice for Windows 7 users, as it sports a completely new tile-based interface. Windows 7 users have to choose whether to learn Windows 8 Metro UI or switch to Linux operating systems instead, which offer better options for customizing. Windows 8 may take some time getting used to while getting used to Ubuntu Linux will only take half that time. It is possible to customize the appearance of Ubuntu Linux to resemble...
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Installing Boot Camp And Running Windows On Mac

Installing Boot Camp And Running Windows On Mac
Intel-based Mac computers’ OS X came with a useful utility named Boot Camp. It’s a multi-boot utility that allows users to run Microsoft Windows operating system on their Mac computers. It was first included in Mac OS X Leopard. Boot Camp 5.0 supports Windows 7 and Windows 8 (64 bit versions). The advantage of using Boot Camp is that you don’t have to install and operate two operating systems concurrently in your Mac computer. Virtual machines...
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Formatting Hard Drive In Windows 7

Formatting Hard Drive In Windows 7
All operating systems allow users to format the hard drive. Once formatting is performed, all data in the hard drive will be erased including the operating system. Technically, the data will be gone and you will be able to use the full space of the hard drive to your purposes. However, the formatted data can still be retrieved. Formatting also checks the hard drives for errors. Both magnetic platter and SSD drives can be formatted. Once the formatting...
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Backing Up Gmail Account On Computer

Backing Up Gmail Account On Computer
There are quite a few email services in the internet, out of which Google’s Gmail is the most popular. The service started offering free email accounts for users since 2004. Gmail has a simple interface with conversation views of emails and search options and provides over 10 GB free storage space for each account. Gmail accounts come with great security features, chat and mail options. Gmail currently has over 425 million active account holders...
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Recover Deleted Files In Windows With Undeletemyfiles Pro

Recover Deleted Files In Windows With Undeletemyfiles Pro
Windows 7 is the predecessor of Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system. It came with a lot of upgrades when compared to Windows Vista, and is compatible with all applications compatible to Windows Vista. Processors with multiple cores have improved performance in Windows 7, which also supports virtual hard disk drives. Even with all the security, the OS is still susceptible to human errors. Users commonly face the problem of accidental deletion...
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Configuring A Wireless Network In Windows XP

Configuring A Wireless Network In Windows XP
Windows XP is the predecessor of Microsoft Windows Vista, and used to be the most widely used operating system before the arrival of Windows 7. The highlight of this version was the enhanced user experience. But the successive versions – Windows Vista and 7 offered a whole another level of user experience and Windows XP gradually faded away. However, there are still many users who are still attached to Windows XP. It’s comparatively easier to...
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Using Storage Spaces To Combine Drives In Windows 8

Using Storage Spaces To Combine Drives In Windows 8
Windows 8 is Microsoft’s latest operating system in the Windows series. It was designed to compete with mobile operating systems like Android and features a better user interface than Windows 7. One new feature of the OS is storage spaces. It allows users to setup flexible and fast data storage. Storage spaces is a technology which users can use to combine the data storing capacity of multiple disk drives into a pool and craft many virtual disks....
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Set Reminders With Windows Task Scheduler

Set Reminders With Windows Task Scheduler
Microsoft Windows operating systems has a feature called Windows Task Scheduler. This component allows users to schedule tasks such as launching a program or a script at times specified by the users. Users can also schedule the launch of tasks at time intervals that they can specify. Task scheduler is completely different from the scheduler which allows users to allocate CPU resources to processes running in the system. The Task scheduler also allows...
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