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  1. Captain Jack

    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year Geeks .... May all your hopes and dreams come true this year!
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    I wish you & your family a Merry Christmas and may this festival bring abundant joy and happiness in your life!
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    Boot to the 'Classic' desktop in Windows 8 Consumer Preview

    If you want Windows 8 to open up to Classic Desktop instead on the Metro UI then you could follow this article Boot to the 'Classic' desktop in Windows 8 Consumer Preview | ZDNet
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    How to Edit Power User Task Menu

    How to Edit Power User Task Menu Follow this article
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    How to Bringing back the Windows “Start” menu on Windows 8 CP

    Some users find it difficult to use Windows 8 without start menu. Fortunately Stardock has released a small application called "Start8" Features: - Adds a “Start” menu to the Windows 8 taskbar - Enables quick access and searching of your installed applications - Adds Run...
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    Windows 8 How-To Posts

    Windows 8 How To: 1. Switch Between Metro UI and Desktop Mode Windows 8 How To: 2. Switch Between Apps or Snap Apps Windows 8 How To: 3. How to Power Off Your Device Windows 8 How To: 4. Show and Access the Control Panel Windows 8 How To: 5. Show and Access Administrative Tools...
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    I wish all the Windows8forums Members a Happy New Year!
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    Music Beta from Windows Store

    WinUnleash has posted screenshot of Windows 8 Music Player that come with a full metro look. More @ WinUnleash
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    The Windows Store on Windows 8

    Here is a Video Preview of Windows 8 Store
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    Windows 8 build 8158 images leak, show off new Metro Screen

    The new Windows 8 build 8158 images leaked all over the Internet, WinUnleaked released a leaked images of Windows 8 Metro screen. Seems like Microsoft had done a good job customize the Metro screen. I think they are listening to users feedback after all ;) Check the image at WinUnleaked
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    Windows 8 now includes touch gesture to close Metro style apps

    One of the major concern people had about Windows 8 is the inability to close Metro Applications but Microsoft’s latest Windows 8 pre-beta builds include a touch gesture to close Metro applications. Winrumors has released a video that explains how it works. More..
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    Windows 8 build 8158 images leak, show off improved Charms Bar

    Microsoft’s Charms Bar a replacement of start menu on Windows 8. The images leaked last week on the Internet. According the Winrumors the features are search, share, start, device and settings. More..
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    New Protogon file system in Windows 8 renamed to ReFS

    Microsoft is building a new file system into Windows 8 called ReFS. It's a “NT Protogon FS driver” appeared to be a kernel mode driver for a new file system called Protogon. More..
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    Windows 8 How to Disable Metro UI on Windows 8

    How to Disable Metro UI on Windows 8 To disable Metro UI there are two methods: Method 1: C:\Windows\System32\shsxs.dll to shsxs.old Method 2: Using the registry method go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer and modify RPEnabled to 0 where the...
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    Windows Developer Preview downloads

    It’s a great day for Windows enthusiastic and developers, Microsoft has released Windows 8 Developers Preview after the Windows 8 Build developers conference. The Windows Developer Preview is a pre-beta version of Windows 8 for developers. Windows Developer Preview with developer tools...
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    Windows 7 Windows Live Scam E-mail

    Hello Folks, Beware of the scam e-mail about Windows Live is shutting down and asking for your username, passwords etc. Please stay away from such mails. More information: Beware of Windows Live Account Shutdown Scam |