Archive for 'Windows 8 For Tablets For Dummies'
Q: When I click on an e-mailed link in Windows 8’s Mail app, the Start screen’s version of Internet Explorer opens. I prefer that the link open in the “real” Internet Explorer that runs on the desktop. How can I make the desktop’s version of Internet Explorer open when I click a link in the […]
Posted: April 21st, 2014 under Books, Internet, Windows 8, Windows 8 For Dummies, Windows 8 For Tablets For Dummies, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 For Dummies.
Tags: Always in Internet Explorer on the Desktop, desktop version of internet explorer, e-mailed links, Mail app
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
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 have a new Windows tablet PC, but I’ve always used Apple computers until now. Now I want to transfer a large number of files from my Mac to my tablet PC using a flash drive. I have several questions, but to let you know the extent of my ‘dummy-ness’, what is a ‘right […]
Posted: March 12th, 2012 under Surface For Dummies, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8 For Dummies, Windows 8 For Tablets For Dummies, Windows RT.
Tags: bluetooth, right-click, stylus, tablet