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How to Install Windows 98 — Video Tutorial

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Need to install Windows 98 on an old PC? Trying to run an old software on a Windows 98 virtual machine? This video demonstrates how to install Windows 98 as well as devices drivers for Windows 98.

I install the OS on a VMware Virtual Machine, but the steps should work on a real PC too. I installed Windows 98 recently on my 13 year old PC, and it went flawlessly.

You need to make sure, however, that you have the drivers for your hardware; otherwise, you may be stuck with a bad experience, such as lack of sound or low color depth and screen resolution. Enjoy the video. If you have any questions, please leave a comment, and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible, God Willing. Continue reading

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Pro Tip: Use Custom Colors for Windows Phone Start Screen Tiles

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With Windows Phone 8.1, you can now choose any background images for your Start screen tiles. A nice side effect of this is that you can now also put custom colors for your live tiles too! No, Windows Phone 8.1 did not add new accent colors for you to customize device with. Instead, you can use a solid color of your choice as the background picture for your tiles! Continue reading

Windows 8 Introductory Tutorial

New to Windows 8? Check out this video tutorial I made to help you get started with Windows 8. The video is meant to help you get started, but to truly get used to the new OS, you need to have hands-on time with it. Windows 8 is all about muscle memory. Continue reading

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How to See the Amount of Space your Windows 8 Apps Take up?

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The final RTM (released to manufacturing) version of Windows 8 is very similar to the Windows 8 Release Preview that was launched to the public at the end of May. However, there are some new features in the RTM version of Windows 8 that is not in the Release Preview. Today, I want to talk about a new neat little handy feature that is included in the RTM version of Windows 8. It is a new addition to the Metro Style control panel in Windows 8 that will let you see how much space is left on your hard drive AND how much each metro style app is occupying in your hard drive. I am sure many of you will find this feature a very welcoming one, as in the past, it was quite hard to see how much disk space these apps were using without actually examining the app directories manually. Continue reading

How to Access the Windows 7 Games Folder in Windows 8

This tutorial will guide you in enabling the Games Folder in Windows 8.

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The games folder was introduced with Windows Vista and improved on Windows 7. It included games that came installed with Windows, like Chess and Solitaire, and it also added any new games you might have installed. The games folder also showed detailed information about the games, including high score, age ratings, and compatibility. If the developers allowed it, the games could be updated directly from the Games folder.

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iOS Update 5.1.1 is Released and Ready for Install

A minor update for your iOS devices have been released by Apple today. iOS version 5.1.1 is an update to version 5.1 that was released alongside the new iPad. This software is available for free on any iOS devices running 5.1 and 5.0. If your devices is running an older version of iOS, you may or may not be able to upgrade to the latest operating system, depending on how recent your device is. To see if you can get the update, just follow the procedure below to get the update. If you can get the update, following the procedure will get you the update; if you can’t, you will get a notice saying that no update is available for your device.

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Learn How to Close Apps in Windows 8!

Windows 8 offers various types of apps. In the new version of Windows, you will see apps ranging from the types of apps you have been using on Windows 7 or earlier, newer full-screen metro style apps, and those in between, which include the next version of Microsoft Office and Visual Studio, that are desktop apps with a Metro inspired UI. This tutorial will how you some ways you can close these apps in Windows 8. The method of closing apps varies from the type of app, but one thing is sure: Alt+F4 still works for any and all app!

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Your Guide to Getting Started With Windows 8: Tutorial 1

This is a quick tutorial to help you get started with Windows 8 with the basic features, especially with the new Metro environment. Windows 8 sports a new user experience that radically changes the way we use our PC since 1995, and, so, let’s touch up on the new ways to interact with Windows 8 and its apps! This tutorial shows you how do this with mouse, keyboard, and touch. But first, here’s a quick video demo from Microsoft!

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