WINDOWS 8 TIPS – Best 10

 TEN Best WINDOWS 8 TIPS:

      It’s been a year we started using Windows 8 and still we haven’t got well versed in Windows 8, and also its getting updated Now we came to the reach of Windows 8.1.1 and there are a lot more to be known about this Windows 8 and Here are Ten Best Windows 8 Tips.
 

WINDOWS 8 TIP 1. SETTING ALARMS:

   Alarm is an inbuilt application in windows 8.1.if the application is not visible in the start screen then click the downward arrow in the bottom left corner. The alarms can be configured and you can also run a stop watch. Alarms will only ring if your PC is awake.

Bonus Tips : Keyboard Shortcut keys for Windows 8

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WINDOWS 8 TIP 2. ADDING A SHUT DOWN BUTTON TO START SCREEN:

We always do three clicks to shut down PC in windows 8. Adding a shut down button to start makes it easier to shut down the PC.

Right click on the desktop and select New->Shortcut. In that box, type “shutdown /s/t 0” and name it as “shutdown”. to create an icon right click on the shortcut that you created and select properties, click change icon  and choose the big power button.

To display that button in the start screen, right click the icon and select pin it to the start. You could also add a restart button by using the command “shutdown /r /t 0” and follow the same procedure.

WINDOWS 8 TIP 3. RESIZING AN APP TILE:

Right click on the app tile and select resize option. It displays four option ‘large’, ‘wide’, ‘medium’ and ‘small’. Select the desired option and the tile resizes.

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WINDOWS 8 TIP 4. HACKING FROM THE START SCREEN:

When the computer is starting up just hold on the F8 key. Now start screen is not displayed and instead it will bring a screen with a list of options. In that select “safe mode with command prompt” and now the hacker can access the system.

WINDOWS 8 TIP 5. CLOSING AN APP:

Like other versions of windows, windows8 app doesn’t have close buttons in the right corner. To close an app, move the cursor to the top of screen. When it turns into a hand icon hold down the left mouse button and drag it down the screen. Alt+F4 can also be used.

WINDOWS 8 TIP 6. KEEPING THE APPS QUIET:

Applications of windows 8 will often raises notifications. To turn off these notifications select settings->change PC settings->search and apps->notifications. Notifications can be turned off selectively for individual apps.

WINDOWS 8 TIP 7. SETTING UP START SCREEN BACKGROUND:

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Go to the start screen and press Window key + l, click ‘change PC settings’ and select personalize option to personalize the background picture and color.

WINDOWS 8 TIP 8. SETTING UP A PICTURE PASSWORD:

Windows 8 allows you to create a picture password.

Select Win + l->more PC settings->users->create a picture password.

Select a picture and draw on some patterns on it in a combination of taps, lines and circle. Only someone who can reproduce this pattern will be able to log on.

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WINDOWS 8 TIP 9. HACK PASSWORD WITH AN ADMINISTRATOR ACCOUNT:

Start up the PC and press CTRL+ALT+DELETE key twice when the login screen appears. In the classic login box type ‘Administrator’ in the user box and leave the password blank. Hit enter. Now you are logged in to the system.

WINDOWS 8 TIP 10. RESTARTING THE EXPLORER:

If explorer hanged up for some reason, the control can be regained back by clicking ‘ctrl + Alt + Esc’ and selecting the explorer option from the list.

These are the TEN Best WINDOWS 8 TIPS, Just Give a try and add you Tips about Windows 8 in the comments Below and Share with others

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