Archive for 'Windows 8 For Dummies'
Q: Windows 8 doesn’t seem to offer a way to edit images, as you could in Windows 7. In particular, I’d like to edit my photos for their exposure, color balance and fix otherwise wonky pictures. Do I have to buy another program, or am I missing something? A: Neither Windows 7 nor Windows 8 […]
Posted: March 18th, 2013 under Free software, Software, Windows 7, Windows 7 for Dummies, Windows 8, Windows 8 For Dummies.
Tags: editing photos in windows 8, photo editing, photo gallery, Windows 8, windows live essentials
Q: I’m reading through Windows 8 For Dummies. In the book’s Charms bar section, it says that the Charms bar’s Share icon lets you share via email whatever web page you’re looking at. When I try to do that my Charms bar’s Share box says “Nothing can be shared from the desktop.” Isn’t the desktop […]
Posted: March 4th, 2013 under Email, Error message, Internet, Windows 8, Windows 8 For Dummies.
Tags: charms bar, Desktop, Nothing can be shared from the desktop, share from desktop, share icon, Windows 8
Q: I’m an old dog trying to learn a lot of new tricks in order to use Windows 8. I’m having a terrible time trying to find games like Freecell, Hearts, Spades, and Pinball to play in order to relax as I break away from the awkwardness of learning this new way of doing things. […]
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 […]