Tag Archives: Windows 8

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How to Restore Default Settings in Windows 8

In this tutorial you will learn how to restore default settings in Windows 8. We will use Windows 8.1 version for demonstration.

Life online is sometimes superior to real life in a way only dedicated computer users can understand. If you’ve really messed with your Windows 8 interface, you can restore most of the damage with a couple of clicks. What to do when you don’t know what to do? HowTech knows: here’s your 101 on restoring default settings in Windows 8.


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How to Add Any Folder to Favorites in Windows 8

In this tutorial, you will learn how to add a folder to your favorites in Windows 8.

There’s no need for us to encourage you to do it: the benefits are obvious. Adding your own shortcuts to any operating system’s hall of fame should be a default function of these operating systems. Yet it is not, leaving space for clever applications and insightful tutorials like this one. Let’s see.


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How to Stop Ping in the Terminal

Ping is a basic network program which is used to determine whether there can be communication among the network devices by sending packets of data to that device and waits for a response. Windows provides this utility in its command prompt. In this tutorial we will show how to stop a ping terminal program. Also we will discuss here how we can send a specific number of requests over the network.


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How to Ping a Printer

Each and every device connected to a network is assigned an IP address to identify it to other devices. Hence a ping can be sent to these devices, and printers too, to check whether they are reachable or not by other devices over the network. In this tutorial, we will show two different ways of how to ping a printer over the network.


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How to Make Picture Password in Windows 8

In this tutorial you are going to learn how to use a picture password which is a new, and potentially more secure way, of protecting your computer.


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