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Q: After running Windows Update this morning, Windows 8.1 now acts differently. What gives? Is there anything major I should know about? A: Microsoft continues to tweak Windows 8, a major overhaul to Windows that caught many computer owners off guard. Microsoft tried to repair some of the damage with Windows 8.1, and today Microsoft […]
Q: If I sign up for a Microsoft account in Windows 8 or 8.1, do I have to change my email address instead of staying with my current e-mail address? Will I have to pay a monthly fee, and will I have to notify everyone of my new email address? A: In a word, no. […]
Posted: April 2nd, 2014 under Email, Internet, Surface For Dummies, Windows 8, Windows 8 For Dummies, Windows 8 For Tablets For Dummies, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 For Dummies.
Tags: microsoft account, old e-mail address
Q: How do I take a screenshot in my Surface RT tablet? A: Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet comes with a built-in shortcut for taking screenshots — files containing an image of what you currently see on the screen. The trick is in how you press the Windows key — the silver Windows logo centered beneath […]
Pinning a Start screen tile to your desktop, rather than the taskbar.
Posted: February 18th, 2013 under Surface For Dummies, Tablets, Windows 8, Windows 8 For Dummies, Windows 8 For Tablets For Dummies.
Tags: add desktop shortcut in Windows 8, pinning a program to the Windows 8 desktop, windows 8 desktop shortcut
Q: I am considering purchasing a Windows 8 laptop. Being a senior and not as savvy as these young whippersnappers, do you think it’ll be too difficult to learn? I’m presently using Windows XP, and I have used a computer for the last ten years. But I understand that Windows 8 is a different animal […]