Category Archives: Windows Tips

Create A Desktop Icon To Lock You Computer With One Click

lock & KeyStepping away from your computer for a bit to do something else but don’t want others to see or have access to your desktop, you can create a shortcut icon to quickly lock the keyboard and display without using CTRL+ALT+DEL or a screensaver. Here’s how.

Add 3D Pinball To Windows 8

 

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If you loved to play 3D Pinball on your XP computer you know by now that Microsoft didn’t include it in Windows 8 for some strange reason. Well there’s good news it works just fine in Win 8 and it’s not hard to get it working as long as you have or know someone with a XP computer, and a way to transfer some files, if not I setup a download site with the files at MediaFire. http://www.mediafire.com/?ymvywizjwtd

Here’s how to get it working.

How To Get The Start Menu Back In Windows 8

Windows 8 MetroWindows 8 is a great operating system if you don’t mind the “Metro style” interface. I find it hard to take myself. If you do to there are ways to get your Start Menu back like it was in previous versions of Windows, and it will give you the option of booting to the desktop instead of the Metro screen.

 

How to Enable God Mode in Windows 8 To Unlock All Your Computers Settings

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How many times have you wondered how do I find out how to change a  particular setting on your computer.  You could spend hours clicking through menus and still not find what your looking for. Here’s a quick way to find all your computers settings in one easy to find location. Its called God Mode. Here’s how to enable it.