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    Is it possible to mod shell32.dll in Windows 8.1?

    I'm using Windows 8.1, and I still haven't been able to modify shell32.dll (using Resource Hacker). Every time I do, it results in a BSOD. I can modify shell32.dll.mui just fine, but shell32.dll will break when I try to mod it. Also, modding authui.dll will break activation now. This kind of...
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    Use legacy boot mode in Windows 8.1

    I've been wondering if it's possible to use the legacy (Windows 7 and earlier) BIOS instead of UEFI in Windows 8.1. In my BIOS settings, there is an option to enable the legacy boot mode, but Windows won't boot whenever this is enabled (I get the message 'Operating System not found' instead). Is...
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    Need some help with servers.

    Hello everyone. I am posting in off topic because this topic is not directly related to Windows 8. Recently I was lucky enough to obtain two server desktops for free! I've never used or messed around with servers before, so this is completely new territory for me (you could call me a noob when...
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    Solved Major activation issues...

    Ok, so I have spent about six hours of my life on the phone with Microsoft trying to fix this problem. I have a valid Windows 8.1 Pro product key, but Windows doesn't want to stay activated for some reason. Whenever I try to activate it in PC settings, it will say that the activation failed. And...
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    Solved Add 'Rename' to the Network icon

    Greetings, everyone. In newer versions of Windows, the ability to rename the Network icon on the Desktop and the Navigation Pane has been removed. It's always been possible to do it in the registry, but there is no 'Rename' option when you right click the icon like in earlier versions of...
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    Accurate Luna (Windows XP) theme for Windows 8

    Hello, everyone. This is just a little something I thought I'd share. You may know that quite some time ago, the Windows XP luna theme was ported to Windows 7, and it looked pretty much the same as it did in XP. But with Windows 8/8.1 having Aero always enabled, you obviously can't get a...
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    DPI settings on the login screen

    Hello everyone. I just got a new computer with Windows 8 on it, and I'm trying to set it up the way I want. One of the things I want to change is the DPI settings on the login screen. The DPI on the login screen is currently set to medium and I want it set to small/normal. Normally you would...
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