Windows 8 is coming to tablets and PCs in stores on October 26, 2012.
Microsoft announced Windows 8 will reach general availability by the end of October after releasing to manufacturing (RTM) on the first week of August. Will you be upgrading to Windows 8 (from Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7) for $39.95 when it comes out?
After using your computer for some time, you may find you accumulate a lot of taskbar icons. If you’d like to hide some of these icons or show hidden icons for quicker access, you can use this guide learn how to customize the taskbar and display only the icons you want.
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If you have a file that you suspect is housing a virus but your antivirus software does not detect it, you can submit it for further analysis online. This guide shows you the best online virus scanners available today. If you’d like to scan one file, follow the instructions under Scan Individual Files for Viruses. If you’d like to scan your entire PC, follow the instructions under Scan Your Entire PC for Viruses.
If you’d like to learn a new tip or two about Windows, you should check out our Quick Tip series. This collection of posts provides succinct information for every day PC tasks like setting Windows 7 as a Wifi hotspot, cleaning your dusty laptop with compressed air, muting system sounds while you watch movies, and starting IE9 with InPrivate Filtering enabled.
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