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How To Manage your Programs and Windows Features in Windows

Windows 8 Analysis: Is the New Ribbon Interface More Efficient?

In a previous article about Windows 8, we unwillingly started a big debate about the ribbon and its efficiency. Some people do not like the fact that Windows 8 uses it more widely than Windows 7 and complain that it is less efficient compared to the older interface from Windows XP. In order to continue the debate using facts instead of subjective opinions, we decided to make a benchmark and compare the efficiency of the ribbon, as it is used in Windows 8 versus the interface we are all familiar with from Windows XP. Let’s see the results.

How to Work With Windows Easy Transfer Reports

OK, so you’ve read our tutorials and you’ve run Windows Easy Transfer to transfer your data to your new computer and/or operating system. I’m sure you’re wondering what to do next. Windows Easy Transfer has created a comprehensive report that will help you decide. Since I just installed Windows 7 on my main computer a few days ago (I was a long-time, die-hard Windows XP holdout, believe it or not) I will show how the Windows Easy Transfer Reports look on my computer and how they can help. You’ll be able to see that I could have saved myself a lot of time if I’d read our tutorials before I got started (but they have not been published yet before I began, I can use that as an excuse!).

Transferring Data with Windows Easy Transfer to a New Computer

After we have shown how to backup your data for transfer with Windows Easy Transfer, it is time to show how to restore it on a new computer and/or Windows operating system. This tutorial will show how it is done, including some advanced configuration items, and also share the prerequisites required for the transfer to work. Ready? Let’s start!

12 Reasons why Windows Explorer in Windows 8 Rocks

Windows Explorer has been a weak-spot of both Windows Vista and Windows 7. Many users complained about it being inferior to the version used in Windows XP and a lot more frustrating to work with. Luckily, with Windows 8 things are improving a lot. After using Windows Explorer for a few days in Windows 8 Developer Preview, i can say that it rocks. It is a real pleasure to work with. Here’s twelve reasons why:

What is Windows Easy Transfer & How to Backup Your Data for Transfer

Windows Easy Transfer is a great tool, included in all recent versions of Windows, which allows you to transfer data between computers and Windows operating systems. Let’s say you want to upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 7 or from Windows 7 to Windows 8 - Windows Easy Transfer is the tool you can use to migrate your important files and settings. It works when transferring data between operating systems on the same computer but also when transferring between different computers. This tutorial will explain how Windows Easy Transfer works and how to make a backup of your data so that you can transfer it on another computer and/or operating system.

Fix Fuzzy Fonts/Blurry Text Problem in Windows Essentials & Browsers

Are you using a modern video card from AMD, such as the AMD Radeon HD 5000 or 6000 Series? Do you have problems with text being very blurry in Internet browsers or applications from the Windows Essentials package, such as Mail, Messenger or Photo Gallery? Then you are in luck - we have a solution for you to fix this problem.

Importing Pictures & Videos From a Camera into Windows Photo Gallery

If you are the type of person to always have your camera ready for that perfect candid photo, Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011 may become one of your favorite tools. It allows you to import and arrange your photos, do minor edits and touch-ups, share with friends, and even has some advanced functions that allow you to combine multiple photos in some very interesting ways. In this tutorial you will see two simple ways to import your photos into the application so you can start organizing and editing all those hard earned memories.

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