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  2. Welcome to the Windows 8 Forums Tutorial Section
    Sticky Thread 10 Attachment(s) Welcome to the Windows 8 Forums Tutorial Section


    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 161,007 Last Activity: 06 Jun 2012
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    Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create
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    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 486 Views 734,245 Last Activity: 6 Days 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 158,028 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 254,465 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 25,232 Last Activity: 13 Dec 2013
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    Windows Defender Protection - Turn On or Off in Windows 8
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    How to Turn Windows Defender Real-time Protection On or Off in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to turn Windows Defender real-time protection on or off while still leaving Windows Defender turned on for manual scans in Windows 8.
    Author: Brink Comments 1 Views 53,997 Last Activity: 2 Hours 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 225 Views 213,076 Last Activity: 12 Hours Ago
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    WinSxS Folder (Component Store) - Clean Up in Windows 8.1
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    How to Clean Up the WinSxS Folder (Component Store) in Windows 8.1



    This tutorial will show you a number of ways to start the cleanup of the component store (WinSxS folder) to free up a large amount of disk space in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
    Author: Brink Comments 17 Views 70,019 Last Activity: 3 Days Ago
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    Take Ownership - Add to Context Menu in Windows 8
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    How to Add "Take Ownership" to Context Menu in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This will show you how to add Take Ownership to the context menu of all files, folders, and drives to be able to quickly take ownership and full access permission of it in Windows 8 and 8.1.
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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 404 Views 1,565,752 Last Activity: 4 Days Ago
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    Apps Screen - Show More Apps in Windows 8.1 Update
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    How to Turn On or Off Show more apps in Apps view in Windows 8.1 Update



    This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off to show more apps in Apps view for your account in Windows 8.1 Update.
    Author: Brink Comments 4 Views 3,208 Last Activity: 6 Days Ago
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    Chocolatey - Install Apps from Command Line
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    How to Use Chocolatey Package Manager to Install Desktop Apps in Windows



    This tutorial will show how add the Chocolatey package manager in Windows and use PowerShell or Command Prompt to install applications silently. Chocolatey allows you to install multiple applications with just one command.
    Author: Kari Comments 3 Views 2,562 Last Activity: 6 Days Ago
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    Secure Boot - Confirm Enabled or Disabled in Windows 8
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    How to Check if Secure Boot is Enabled or Disabled in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to confirm if Secure Boot is enabled or disabled in your UEFI settings from inside Windows 8 and 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 14 Views 54,568 Last Activity: 1 Week Ago
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    Refresh Windows 8 - Set a Custom Recovery Image as Active
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    How to Set a Custom Recovery Image as Active to Use to Refresh Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to set the active recovery image to use the CustomRefresh.wim file from any previously created custom recovery image to use when you refresh Windows 8.
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    Airplane Mode On or Off Shortcuts - Create in Windows 8
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    How to Create Turn On or Off Airplane Mode Shortcuts in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will provide you with shortcuts that you can pin or use where you like to quickly "Turn On Airplane Mode" or "Turn Off Airplane Mode" with a single click in Windows 8 and 8.1.
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    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
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    How to Create a Recovery USB Flash 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.
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    Bluetooth File Transfer Shortcut - Create in Windows
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    How to Create a "Bluetooth File Transfer" Shortcut in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8



    This tutorial will show you how to create or download a "Bluetooth File Transfer" wizard shortcut in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
    Author: Brink Comments 2 Views 6,445 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.
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    User Profiles - Relocate to another Partition or Disk
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    How to Relocate User Profiles to another Partition or Disk in Windows 8



    This will show you how to use Windows 8 System Preparation Tool to relocate user profiles to another partition or disk.
    Author: Kari Comments 599 Views 533,324 Last Activity: 1 Week Ago
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    Clean Install - Windows 8
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    How to Do a Clean Install of Windows 8 or Windows 8.1



    This will show you how to do a clean install of Windows 8 (ex: System Builder copy) or Windows 8.1 on your PC.
    Author: Brink Comments 141 Views 347,509 Last Activity: 1 Week Ago
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    Windows Explorer Auto Arrange - Disable in Windows 8
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    How to Disable Auto Arrange in File Explorer to have Free Sorting in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This will show you how to disable Auto Arrange in Windows 8 to be able to sort your files and folders in any random order you like in File Explorer without it having to be sorted alphabetically by name.
    Author: Brink Comments 106 Views 91,000 Last Activity: 1 Week Ago
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