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  2. Welcome to the Windows 8 Forums Tutorial Section
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    This will show you how to Register to Post, Post a Reply, Create a Tutorial, Navigate, use Search and Filter, use Category and Tutorial Tools in the Windows Eight Forums Tutorial section.
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    Windows 8 - Tutorial Index
    Sticky Thread Windows 8 - Tutorial Index


    This is a master index of all Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 and 8.1 Tutorials here at Eight Forums and from Seven Forums listed in alphabetical order to help you find a tutorial quicker.
    Author: Brink Comments 27 Views 168,295 Last Activity: 06 Jun 2012
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    Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create
    Sticky Thread 60 Attachment(s) Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create
    How to Create or Download a Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO



    If you purchased and have a retail Windows 8/8.1 product key, then this tutorial will show you how to create or download a upgrade Windows 8 ISO or full Windows 8.1 Update ISO file directly from Microsoft.
    Author: Brink Comments 546 Views 805,690 Last Activity: 3 Weeks Ago
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    Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant - Download and Run
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    How to Download and Run "Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant" and "Windows 8.1 Upgrade Assistant"



    This will show you how to run the Upgrade Assistant to see if your current PC is compatible for Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 to buy, download an ISO file, and/or install.
    Author: Brink Comments 20 Views 164,814 Last Activity: 12 Aug 2014
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    Upgrade Install to Windows 8 or Windows 8.1
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    How to Upgrade from Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, or XP to Windows 8 or 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to do a upgrade install to Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 from Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, or XP.
    Author: Brink Comments 119 Views 263,137 Last Activity: 12 Mar 2014
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    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Eight Forums
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    How to Upload and Post a Screenshot and File in Eight Forums



    This tutorial will show you how to upload and attach a screenshot, image, or a file in your post here at Eight Forums.
    Author: Brink Comments 8 Views 26,754 Last Activity: 13 Dec 2013
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    OneDrive - Map OneDrive in This PC in Windows 8.1
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    How to Map OneDrive in This PC in Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1



    This will show you how map OneDrive to add it as a network location in This PC for your account in Windows. Mapping OneDrive can be handy for a local account in Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 17 Views 60,246 Last Activity: 7 Hours Ago
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    VHD - Auto-mount at Startup in Windows 8
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    How to Auto-mount a VHD at Startup in Windows 8



    This tutorial will help show you how to have a VHD auto-mount as a drive at startup in Windows 8.
    Author: DavidY Comments 40 Views 37,770 Last Activity: 17 Hours Ago
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    SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8
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    How to Run "SFC /SCANNOW" Command at Boot or in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This will show you how to run the sfc /scannow command at boot or in Windows 8 to attempt to repair corrupted or modified system files.
    Author: Brink Comments 61 Views 381,885 Last Activity: 1 Day Ago
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    "Second Screen" Shortcut - Create in Windows 8
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    How to Create a "Second Screen" Shortcut in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show how to create or download a "Second Screen" (aka: Display Switch) shortcut in Windows 8 and 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 6 Views 25,766 Last Activity: 1 Day Ago
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    Sign in Screen - Change Background Color in Windows 8
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    How to Change Background Color of Default Sign-in Screen in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to change the background color of the "default" sign-in screen that displays all user accounts in Windows 8, Windows RT, Window 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 43 Views 94,652 Last Activity: 2 Days Ago
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    Status Bar - Turn On or Off in Windows 8
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    How to Show or Hide Status Bar in File Explorer in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show how to show or hide the status bar in File Explorer for your user account in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 2 Views 16,877 Last Activity: 2 Days Ago
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    System Failure Automatic Restart - Enable or Disable
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    How to Enable or Disable Automatic Restart on System Failure in Windows



    This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable an automatic restart of your computer on system failure in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
    Author: Brink Comments 6 Views 4,925 Last Activity: 3 Days Ago
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    BIOS and UEFI Firmware Version - Find in Windows
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    How to Find the BIOS and UEFI Firmware Version in Windows



    This tutorial will show you different ways to find out what the current BIOS and UEFI firmware version is for your motherboard in Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.
    Author: Brink Comments 1 Views 7,576 Last Activity: 3 Days Ago
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    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
    24 Attachment(s) Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
    How to Create a USB Recovery Drive in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This will show you how to create a bootable recovery (system repair) USB flash drive in Windows 8 to use to boot to the system recovery options that can be used to help recover Windows 8.
    Author: Brink Comments 189 Views 389,167 Last Activity: 4 Days Ago
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    Clean Install with Windows 8 Upgrade
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    How to Do a Clean Install with Windows 8 Upgrade



    This tutorial will show you how to do a clean install with a Windows 8 upgrade copy on an empty drive (HDD/SSD).
    Author: Brink Comments 274 Views 266,382 Last Activity: 5 Days Ago
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    Services - Start, Stop, and Disable in Windows 8
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    How to Start, Stop, and Disable Services in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to start, stop, and disable services in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 18 Views 284,208 Last Activity: 5 Days Ago
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    System Image - Create in Windows 8
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    How to Create a System Image in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to create a system image backup in Windows 8 and 8.1 to be able to use to restore the contents of your computer back to the state it was in when the system image was created.
    Author: Brink Comments 248 Views 222,484 Last Activity: 5 Days Ago
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    UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows
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    How to Create a Bootable UEFI USB Flash Drive for Installing Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to create a Windows 7 or Windows 8 or 8.1 installation bootable USB flash drive for UEFI from either the Windows installation ISO or DVD.
    Author: Brink Comments 469 Views 1,728,063 Last Activity: 1 Week Ago
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    PC settings - Fix and Restore in Windows 8.1
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    How to Fix and Restore PC settings and "Change PC settings" in Windows 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to restore PC settings on the Apps screen, and fix the "Change PC settings" link in the Settings charm in Windows 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 38 Views 131,132 Last Activity: 1 Week Ago
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    Touch Keyboard Toolbar - Enable or Disable in Windows 8
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    How to Enable or Disable Touch Keyboard Toolbar in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to enable or completely disable the Touch Keyboard toolbar on the taskbar for all users in Windows 8 and 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 26 Views 24,819 Last Activity: 1 Week Ago
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    Windows Update Cleanup in Windows 8
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    How to Use Windows Update Cleanup in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to use Windows Update Cleanup to delete outdated Windows updates from the WinSxS folder (component store) to free up hard drive space in Windows 8 and 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 19 Views 18,671 Last Activity: 1 Week Ago
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