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20 Tips and Tricks to get the most out of Windows 8

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    Nashville, TN
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    Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition

    20 Tips and Tricks to get the most out of Windows 8

    What do you do with a new operating system? If you’re a typical Maximum PC reader, you roll up your shirt sleeves and jump elbow-deep into every part of the OS you can get your hands on. You make manual registry tweaks to open up hidden elements of your new OS; you navigate through all of the different configuration options to see what’s changed, what’s new, and what you can personalize to your liking; you devote hours to playing around with all the different features.

    Or, if you want a quick fix, you can read a guide like this.

    We’ve gotten our arms full of data and dust in our attempts to unearth some of the more noteworthy features of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. And the following list of twenty awesome items represents the must-do tweaks and must-check-out, new features of Microsoft’s latest operating system.

    This is but the start of our Windows 8 week festivities: Come back tomorrow and we’ll tell you about the 8 things we absolutely love in Windows 8!
    Maximum PC | The Big Guide: 20 Tips and Tricks to Get The Most Out of Windows 8

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    Posts : 1,338
    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Linux Mint 17.1 MATE (64 bit)

    Thanks valtonray

    Tip #11 could be handy.

    Thanks for the link.
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    Posts : 4,514
    Vista and Win7

    Tips 11 and 12 work perfectly. Thanks for finding it.
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