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Upgrade Windows 8 to 8.1 Preview [How To]
Thu, Jun 27 2013 11:39
If you’re itching to take a tour and try the new features of Windows 8.1, including automatic app updates, booting straight to the desktop, (up to) four app split screen, radio, a health and fitness app, 3D printer support, and more, you can download... Read More...
Upgrade to Windows 8 Pro [How To]
Tue, Oct 23 2012 14:00
You can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro, released on October 26th, 2012 in a number of ways. This guide will show you your options and show you how to upgrade based on your choice: Upgrade from Windows XP, Vista, or 7 via upgrade Disc Upgrade from Windows XP... Read More...
Windows 8 Available by the End of October 2012
Mon, Jul 9 2012 17:53
Microsoft announced Windows 8 will reach general availability by the end of October after releasing to manufacturing (RTM) on the first week of August. Will you be upgrading to Windows 8 (from Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7) for $39.95 when it... Read More...
What is the Windows Store? How Will it Work for me as a Customer?
Fri, Jan 20 2012 13:10
We’re no strangers to App Stores. Headed by Apple, companies have begun adding their own stores to their platforms and Microsoft is following suit. As always, we at Windows Guides take a topic (not well known, difficult to understand/get facts,... Read More...
Windows 8 Tablet and its Many Implications for Microsoft
Sun, Dec 18 2011 7:00
The Windows 8 tablet will be considered, to some, an inevitable breaking point for Windows. This tool could either sustain Windows’ success or, by contrast, push the company down considerably in the ranks. At its core, Windows 8 is simply an operating... Read More...
Windows 8 – Will it be a success?
Sat, Sep 24 2011 15:04
As most of you probably know, Windows 8 is currently under development. This article focuses on the new interfaces, the new features, and the new way to use your computer. If you don’t know much about Windows 8, then this is a good place to start. Below... Read More...
Download Windows 8 Developer Preview
Tue, Sep 13 2011 17:17
The Windows 8 Developer Preview will be available on September 13th at 8PM PT (in about five hours…) Download Windows 8 Developer Preview Download Windows 8 Developer Preview*   *Link not live yet Updates to come on how to install Windows 8... Read More...
Download Windows 8 Developer Preview [Links Live]
Tue, Sep 13 2011 17:17
The Windows 8 Developer Preview will be available on September 13th at 8PM PT (in about three hours…) Download Windows 8 Developer Preview Download Windows 8 Developer Preview   Updates to come on how to install Windows 8 and what’s new... Read More...
Ballmer Says Windows 8 Will be Released in 2012
Mon, May 23 2011 20:13
If the world ends, this will be our last iteration of Windows available to the public. Given that the world probably won’t end—and, by end, I of course infer “cease[s] to exist”—this will be a closer look into to the ever-changing future... Read More...
Log on to Any Windows 8 PC and Use Your Personal Settings
Thu, Apr 28 2011 23:06
Although many features included in early OS builds never make the final cut, this is one I hope will stay. Picture this: you log on to your PC at home and get it just the way you want. Now, when you go to a different PC, you can use these same settings... Read More...
Videos of Windows 8 Build 7955 Gives an Idea of How it Will Work as a Touch Screen Friendly OS
Thu, Apr 28 2011 22:46
Three videos of Windows 8′s most prominent new features in recent builds is available online. This video shows a user working with the touch screen interface of the latest build of Windows 8. Will your next PC be a tablet? Video 1 | Video 2... Read More...
Windows 8 Build 7955 System Settings Screenshots
Wed, Apr 27 2011 16:25
Screenshots of the “metro” styled system settings in Windows 8 build 7955 are on windows 8 beta. To get the new system settings, you’ll need to use the RedPill patch. After patching, press CTRL+SHIFT+F9 to disable Aero. Now, when you... Read More...
Windows 8 Build List with Branch, Milestone, Build String, and Notable Changes
Wed, Apr 27 2011 16:17
A spreadsheet is available online, which R27, Canouna, Zukona, and Razziatore (see the Credits tab) are maintaining to keep us updated with the current builds of Windows 8. The spreadsheet is accurate so I can only assume the information is coming from... Read More...
RedPill Unlocks Hidden Features in Windows 8 (Build 7955)
Wed, Apr 27 2011 6:45
Windows 8 build 7955 is out in the wild (we, at Windows Guides, don’t recommend you download it) and windows 8 beta has released three replacement system files to unlock the following features: Metro Login New Task Manager Immersive Browser Pattern... Read More...
Details of New Simple Internet Browser for Windows 8
Mon, Apr 25 2011 16:21
A new browser (coined, online, as an “immersive” browser) is available with build 7955 of Windows 8. Neowin has exclusive details on this browser as well as screenshots of what it currently looks like in build 7955. As of now, the browser... Read More...
History Vault in Windows 8: Microsoft’s Answer to Apple’s Time Machine?
Mon, Apr 25 2011 16:04
Screenshots of History Vault have leaked from Windows 8 build 7955 and are shared on winrumors. I have hands on experience with OS X’s Time Machine, which is a tool that lets you get to previous versions of files and backups. Time Machine is very... Read More...
Windows 8 Ribbon UI, Webcam.exe, Task UI, and Baked in PDF Reader
Mon, Apr 25 2011 14:59
Windows Forums member, Shane, lists four new features set to come with Windows 8: Windows Explorer Ribbon UI Webcam.exe TaskUI Modern PDF Reader In his guide, he shows you how to enable these features in build 7850 of Windows 8. For example, to enable... Read More...
Windows 8 M3 Installation Screenshots Leaked
Mon, Apr 25 2011 10:22
Screenshots from the installation process of Windows 8 M3 have been leaked online and over at Chris123NT’s Corner, you can see shots of what looks to be the entire process. Get FREE books (Password: mintywhiteBooks) © Windows Guides, 2010.... Read More...
Downloading Windows 8? Avoid Fake Builds with this List
Mon, Apr 25 2011 10:12
If you’re considering downloading Windows 8, be sure to check out this list before you download a fake build: Windows8 Fake Builds | My Digital Life Forums The current fake builds on the list are (as of April 25th at 11:12AM ET): Windows 8... Read More...
Windows Store Leaked Screenshots for Windows 8 are Faked
Mon, Apr 25 2011 10:00
In an unsurprising turn of events, the “Windows 8 App Store” leaked screenshots are of a program named Appmart and are not the “Windows Store” that’s coming with Windows 8. The Windows store is locked down, for now. I don’t... Read More...
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