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    User Account Name - Change in Windows 8
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    How to Change an User Account Name in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will help show you how to change the user name of a local account and Microsoft account in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 27 Views 666,331 Last Activity: 18 Jul 2016
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    Reset Windows 8
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    How to Reset Windows 8 and Windows 8.1



    This will show you how to use a new feature in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 to reset your PC to completely start over back to default to remove all personal data, apps, and settings from the PC, and reinstall Windows.
    Author: Brink Comments 105 Views 298,021 Last Activity: 14 Jul 2016
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    BitLocker - Turn On or Off for OS Drive in Windows 8
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    How to Turn On or Off BitLocker for Windows 8 OS Drive with or without TPM



    This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off BitLocker to encrypt or decrypt the operating system drive in Windows 8 and 8.1 with or without a TPM.
    Author: Brink Comments 71 Views 298,584 Last Activity: 12 Jul 2016
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    Refresh Windows 8
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    How to Refresh Windows 8 and Windows 8.1



    This will show you how to refresh your Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 PC to restore it's original settings, while your accounts, files, personlizations settings, network settings, and Windows Store apps remain unaffected.
    Author: Brink Comments 167 Views 365,535 Last Activity: 04 Jul 2016
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    BIOS Mode - See if Windows Boot in UEFI or Legacy Mode
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    How to Check if Windows is Booted in UEFI or Legacy BIOS Mode



    This tutorial will show you how to see if your Windows is booted in UEFI or legacy BIOS mode in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 30 Views 380,302 Last Activity: 01 Jul 2016
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    Lock Screen - Background Image - Change in Windows 8
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    How to Change Your Lock Screen Background Image in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to change the lock screen background image for your user account to be any image you would like when you lock the PC while signed in to Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 25 Views 244,579 Last Activity: 28 Jun 2016
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    Password Reset Disk - Create on USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
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    How to Create a Password Reset Disk on a USB Flash Drive in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This will show you how to create a password reset disk on a USB flash drive in Windows 8 that you could use to reset the password for your user account with if forgotten.
    Author: Brink Comments 19 Views 208,642 Last Activity: 16 Jun 2016
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    Adaptive Brightness - Turn On or Off in Windows 8
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    How to Turn On or Off Adaptive Brightness in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This will show you how to turn adaptive brightness on or off to have Windows 8 use a light sensor to automatically adjust the screen brightness to match the lighting conditions in your PC's surroundings.
    Author: Brink Comments 100 Views 218,424 Last Activity: 10 Jun 2016
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    Navigation Pane "Expand to Current Folder" - On or Off
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    How to Turn Navigation Pane "Expand to Current Folder" On or Off in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to turn "Automatically Expand to Current Folder" on or off in your File Explorer navigation pane in Windows 8.
    Author: Brink Comments 7 Views 34,139 Last Activity: 07 Jun 2016
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    User Account - Add a New User in Windows 8
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    How to Create and Add a New User Account in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to create and add a new Microsoft account or local account in Windows 8 and 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 3 Views 182,960 Last Activity: 23 May 2016
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    Windows.old Folder - Delete in Windows 8
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    How to Delete "Windows.old" Folder in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to delete the Windows.old folder that has been placed in the root directory of the Windows 8 drive when you do a upgrade to or a refresh of Windows 8.
    Author: Brink Comments 117 Views 634,688 Last Activity: 22 May 2016
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    Automatic Maintenance - Enable or Disable in Windows 8
    6 Attachment(s) Automatic Maintenance - Enable or Disable in Windows 8
    How to Enable or Disable Automatic Maintenance in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable Automatic Maintenance in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 31 Views 107,737 Last Activity: 18 May 2016
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    You've been signed in with a temporary profile - Fix
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    How to Fix "You've been signed in with a temporary profile" Error in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This will show you how to fix the "You've been signed in with a temporary profile" error a user may get after signing in to their account in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 112 Views 764,083 Last Activity: 05 May 2016
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    Local Account - Switch to in Windows 8
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    How to Switch from a Microsoft Account to a Local Account in Windows 8 and 8.1



    If you are using a Microsoft account in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, or Windows RT 8.1, then this will show you how to switch to a local account to sign in with instead.
    Author: Brink Comments 47 Views 270,561 Last Activity: 28 Apr 2016
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    Secure Sign-in with Ctrl+Alt+Delete - Enable or Disable in Windows 8
    7 Attachment(s) Secure Sign-in with Ctrl+Alt+Delete - Enable or Disable in Windows 8
    How Enable or Disable Secure Sign-in with Ctrl+Alt+Delete in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This will show you how to enable to disable requiring all users to have to press Ctrl+Alt+Delete on the lock screen before signing in to Windows 8 for added security.
    Author: Brink Comments 4 Views 108,425 Last Activity: 28 Apr 2016
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    Hyper-V  Create Linux Virtual Machine in Windows 8
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    How to Create a Linux Hyper-V Virtual Machine in Windows 8



    This tutorial shows you how to install Linux as a guest operating systems with the Hyper-V virtualization platform included in Windows 8.
    Author: Kari Comments 17 Views 151,725 Last Activity: 27 Apr 2016
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