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    Password Protected Sharing - Turn On or Off in Windows 8
    6 Attachment(s) Password Protected Sharing - Turn On or Off in Windows 8
    How to Turn "Password Protected Sharing" On or Off in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to turn "password protected sharing" on or off in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 10 Views 141,823 Last Activity: 29 Jan 2017
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    Windows Update Cleanup in Windows 8
    7 Attachment(s) Windows Update Cleanup in Windows 8
    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    This tutorial will show you how to use Windows Update Cleanup to delete outdated Windows updates from the WinSxS folder (component store) to free up hard drive space in Windows 8 and 8.1.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 25 Views 62,359 Last Activity: 23 Jan 2017
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    Sign in Screen - Change Background Color in Windows 8
    33 Attachment(s) Sign in Screen - Change Background Color in Windows 8
    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 44 Views 166,609 Last Activity: 15 Jan 2017
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    Windows 8 Edition and Build Version Watermark on Desktop
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    How to Hide or Show Windows 8 Edition and Build Version Watermark on Desktop



    This tutorial will show you how to hide or show a watermark displaying the Windows edition, build version, and Windows folder location on the desktop for all users in Windows 8 and 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 15 Views 58,541 Last Activity: 14 Jan 2017
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    User Profile Service failed the sign-in - Fix in Windows 8
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    How to Fix "User Profile Service service failed the sign-in. User Profile cannot be loaded." Error in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This will show you how to fix the "User Profile Service service failed the sign-in. User Profile cannot be loaded." error when trying to sign in to a user account in Windows 8 and 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 66 Views 332,831 Last Activity: 12 Jan 2017
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    CPU Priority Shortcut for a Program - Create in Windows
    4 Attachment(s) CPU Priority Shortcut for a Program - Create in Windows
    How to Create a Shortcut to Run an Application with a Specific CPU Priority in Windows



    This tutorial will show you how to create a shortcut that will always run an application with a specific CPU priority by default in XP, Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
    Author: Brink Comments 28 Views 105,300 Last Activity: 29 Dec 2016
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    User Profiles - Relocate to another Partition or Disk
    93 Attachment(s) User Profiles - Relocate to another Partition or Disk
    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 693 Views 889,930 Last Activity: 28 Dec 2016
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    Startup Delay Time - Reduce in Windows 8
    3 Attachment(s) Startup Delay Time - Reduce in Windows 8
    How to Reduce the Startup Delay Time for Desktop Apps in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to change the startup delay time of your desktop apps that run at startup to what you want instead in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 18 Views 91,874 Last Activity: 22 Dec 2016
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    SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8
    23 Attachment(s) SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8
    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 118 Views 634,529 Last Activity: 17 Dec 2016
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    VHD - Auto-mount at Startup in Windows 8
    17 Attachment(s) VHD - Auto-mount at Startup in Windows 8
    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 68 Views 105,418 Last Activity: 15 Dec 2016
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    TRIM Support for SSD - Check and Enable or Disable
    4 Attachment(s) TRIM Support for SSD - Check and Enable or Disable
    How to Check and Enable or Disable SSD TRIM Support in Windows 7 and Windows 8



    This tutorial will show you how to check the current status of TRIM support for SSDs, and to enable or disable TRIM in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
    Author: Brink Comments 4 Views 151,639 Last Activity: 04 Dec 2016
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    Wireless Networks Priority - Change in Windows 8
    7 Attachment(s) Wireless Networks Priority - Change in Windows 8
    How to Change Connection Priority of Wireless Networks in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to change the connection priority order of your wireless network profiles to how you like for all users in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 6 Views 74,755 Last Activity: 01 Dec 2016
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    Visual Effects - Adjust in Windows 8
    24 Attachment(s) Visual Effects - Adjust in Windows 8
    How to Adjust Visual Effects in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This will show you how to adjust the visual effects settings for your user account to how you want to use for the appearance and performance of Windows 8 and 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 16 Views 79,354 Last Activity: 25 Nov 2016
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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 145 Views 558,519 Last Activity: 08 Nov 2016
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    UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 8 with
    12 Attachment(s) UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 8 with
    How to Install Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 Using "Unified Extensible Firmware Interface" (UEFI)



    This tutorial provides information on how an installation of Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 would work using Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI).
    Author: arkhi Comments 105 Views 763,491 Last Activity: 07 Nov 2016
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    Local Group Policy - Backup and Restore in Windows
    4 Attachment(s) Local Group Policy - Backup and Restore in Windows
    How to Back Up and Restore Local Group Policy in Windows



    This tutorial will show you how to back up local group policy (GPO) settings in Windows, and restore to the same or any Windows computer.
    Author: Brink Comments 9 Views 38,419 Last Activity: 04 Nov 2016
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