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How many steps does it take to forget or delete a Wi-Fi network profile in Windows 8.1? This short tutorial article by Daniel Petri reveals the answer.
Learn how to display last logged on information for Windows 8 and 8.1 in this quick how-to article by Petri IT Knowledgebase founder Daniel Petri.
Need to quickly edit environment variables in Windows 8? Learn three ways to do exactly that in this step-by-step tutorial article by Daniel Petri.
Hot on the heels of new Windows 9 screenshots, German IT site WinFuture has posted some videos that show the Windows 9 Technical Preview build in action.
Microsoft buys Minecraft maker Mojang for a whopping $2.5 billion. Will this mean Windows Phone users will finally get Minecraft?
More details about Windows 9 leaked on to the web today in the form of Windows 9 technical preview screenshots, posted by two German technology websites.
Need to manually restart Windows Explorer shell in both Windows 7 and Windows 8? Daniel Petri shows us how in this handy how-to article.
Windows 9 won't officially be released until mid-2015, but a Windows 9 preview event might be slated for September 30th. Read on to find out more!
Need to connect to a Windows 8 client remotely? Russell Smith shows us how to use PowerShell to do exactly that in this handy how-to article.
Russell Smith shows an easy way to enable PowerShell Remoting in Windows 8 with the command line or Group Policy.
Microsoft has announced that it is pulling faulty Windows patches after users reported problems, including 'blue screen of death' (BSOD) errors.
Russell Smith shows us how to configure Internet Explorer proxy settings in Windows 8, using both the Windows 8 Modern UI and desktop Control Panel.
So what Windows 9 features would make you upgrade? Russell Smith provides a wish-list of features he'd like to see in the next version of Microsoft's client OS.
Learn how to search using file size filters in Windows 8 by using some little-known File Explorer options in this how-to article by Daniel Petri.
Russell Smith shows us three different ways to add a network printer to Windows 8, including one that relies on Windows PowerShell.
Russell Smith shows how easy it is to create a USB recovery disk for your Windows 8 system.
Russell Smith shows us three different ways to start windows 8 in safe mode, including using the system recovery tool, a boot disk, and keyboard commands.
Daniel Petri shows us how to shut down Windows 8 three different ways, including using a VBS script and a Start Screen shortcut.
Russell Smith tells us about four great features found in the new ribbon UI in Windows 8 File Explorer.
Tire of the default Windows 8.1 lock screen image? This tutorial shows you how to change the lock screen image and enable image slideshows.