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How to use Boot UI Tuner to enable Advanced Options Menu in Windows 8

How to use Boot UI Tuner to enable Advanced Options Menu in Windows 8

Last updated on September 28th, 2013In a previous article, we explain how to enter in Windows 8 Safe mode, from the new GUI Windows interface or with an executing command. In this tutorial we are doing the same job, using a freeware and portable application called “Boot UI Tuner” provided by WinAero.

Boot Windows 8 in Safe Mode and Advanced startup options

Boot Windows 8 in Safe Mode and Advanced startup options

Last updated on February 22nd, 2015Until today all Windows operating systems (Windows 7, Vista, XP) had an easy way to get into Advanced options menu and Safe mode* by pressing F8 key at Windows boot . With Windows 8 operating system, Microsoft changes the way to get into that menu with more complicated steps, because(…)

How to open ODF files with Office 2003/2007

How to open ODF files with Office 2003/2007

Last updated on September 28th, 2013The OpenDocumentFormat (ODF) is a free and open source XLM file format, aiming in universal document editing. The ODF standards are defined from Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) consortium and are implemented from SUN Microsystems into OpenOffice.org office suite.

How to restore the classic “Start Menu” in Windows 8, using "Classic Shell"

How to restore the classic “Start Menu” in Windows 8, using "Classic Shell"

Last updated on September 28th, 2013Windows 8 by default, comes with new Modern UI (Metro) environment. The new interface doesn't include the traditional “Start menu” anymore. This is because Microsoft focuses more on the content of applications and less on graphics with Windows 8. The new design improves the user experience in a touch-friendly screen interface, like(…)

How to Install Windows 8 In Virtual Box

How to Install Windows 8 In Virtual Box

Last updated on September 28th, 2013Windows 8 is out in the market starting from the end of October 2012. The new operating system changes the way Windows worked until today, with new features like touchscreen interface, (like tablets), cloud integration support, better multiple monitor support, etc.  The first big change for Windows users in the new operating(…)

How to solve Error 0x0000005D when installing Windows 8

How to solve Error 0x0000005D when installing Windows 8

Last updated on October 27th, 2014The above error occurs when you try to install Windows 8 on a new PC, or by using a virtualization software like Oracle VM Virtual Box or VMWare . This error happens because, unlike Windows 7 operating system, Windows 8 is not fully compatible with all Pentium 4 processor models.(…)

How to view all windows control panel items.

How to view all windows control panel items.

Last updated on September 28th, 2013In Windows XP and later operating systems, when you open the control panel to customized windows settings, by default you cannot view all control panel items. To change the windows default view of the control panel, and view all items, follow the below procedure, according to your operating system:

How to replace a Hard Disk Drive (HDD) in HP Pavilion DV9700 notebook

How to replace a Hard Disk Drive (HDD) in HP Pavilion DV9700 notebook

Last updated on September 28th, 2013This is a tutorial on how to replace a faulty 2.5 inches hard disk drive on a  Hewlett-Packard (HP) Pavilion DV9700* series notebook. This process also works on DX6600 and DX6700 series . The whole process is very easy and will not take you more than 5 minutes. 

How to rotate and save a video using VLC media player

How to rotate and save a video using VLC media player

Last updated on January 20th, 2014Maybe you have captured a video with your cellphone or camcorder and when you try to play it in your computer, you discover that it is rotated 90 degrees. This error happens because many cellphones don't understand the orientation. 

 
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