Category Archives: Windows 8

Change Windows 8 Metro IE to Desktop IE

In Windows 8 by default Internet Explorer 10 is set to the Metro IE version over the more recognisable and more in my opinion usable desktop version of IE10, but help is at hand and we can change this, if … Continue reading

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Windows 8 RTM released to developers

While I’m a little late with this news, due in part to being very busy in work but also installing and using Windows 8 Pro at home in testing. I wanted to check out the clean  install to my netbook … Continue reading

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Windows 8 release date October 26th

Microsoft have announced that Windows 8 will be released on October 26th 2012, this will be in time for the Christmas holiday period. If the Surface Tablet which also uses Windows 8 is released on or around the same time, … Continue reading

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Windows 8 RTM on track for August

Microsoft have announced at the annual WPC Conference that Windows 8 RTM is on track for an August release date, this then would to me have the retail release coming on time for the holiday season in as a guess … Continue reading

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Microsoft Announce Surface Tablet PCs

I know that Microsoft had a big announcement at an event in Hollywood yesterday but I never saw a Microsoft branded tablet being it! I do however when thinking about this move more have to think a Surface branded tablet … Continue reading

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Microsoft release Windows 8 Release Preview version

Microsoft have now released the Windows 8 Release Preview version of their new Windows operating System. I would liken this release to what many who have beta tested Windows before to the old RTM version, bar show stopper bugs, this … Continue reading

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Stereotypical UK weather

Just a bit of fun and not serious but I noticed this today in Windows 8’s weather app for my location Liverpool. While many may scoff and joke at the UK being always raining (OK it has been a bit … Continue reading

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Windows 8 “Release Preview” due June

Microsoft are to release the “Release Preview” version of Windows 8, their next Operating System in June, so Steven Sinofsky has told a developer conference in Japan. This will likely be the last version, barring some internal builds before final … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Editions announced

The various editions of Windows 8 have been announced and for one I’m particularly happy that Microsoft have settled on only 3 editions (Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro and Windows RT) over the handful we have had in the past … Continue reading

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BSOD Windows 8 Style!

I was going to install Windows 8 in a Virtual Machine today on my main desktop PC so I could work and get accustomed to its workings. However sadly I gained the below using the 32bit Windows 8 ISO with … Continue reading

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