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Change your Windows 8 account picture 12.13.12

Change your Windows 8 account picture using an existing picture or snap a new one with your webcam.

Customize Windows 8’s Start Screen 12.11.12

Change Windows 8’s Start menu background design and color scheme.

Change the lock screen background in Windows 8 12.10.12

How to change the background of a locked Windows 8 computer.

Update Windows 8 apps 09.13.12

Download and install updates to Windows 8 apps.

How to shutdown, restart, or sleep Windows 8 08.17.12

It’s not hard to shutdown, restart, or put a Windows 8 computer to sleep. It’s just not easy to find at first.

Defragment a Windows 8 computer’s hard drive 08.16.12

How to manually defragment, now called optimize, a hard drive in Windows 8.

How to completely close an app in Windows 8 08.16.12

Using the task manager to completely close an app in Windows 8.

How to change a file’s extension in Windows 8 08.16.12

View and changing file extensions in Windows 8.

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