Windows 8 is the next operating system which will be released by the wolrd’s largest Software Maker: Microsoft. The new operating system will come different interesting features like Metro UI and default ISO image support. Windows 8 will has been designed to run on touch-screen devices, too (tablets and smartphones, for example). In January, 2012 we are expecting a beta version for this new operating system. the new windows 8 should be released in the summer of 2012 (August). In this section of our site you will find the latest news regarding the latest OS coming from Microsoft.
This year, Microsoft decided to release the Windows 8 Consumer Preview operating system with two options to install it on your computer. You can either download a ISO file containing Windows 8 or you can download the Windows 8 Consumer Preview Setup. If you decide to go with the latter option, the Windows 8 setup will install on your computer and scan your system configuration. It will then choose the Windows 8 version that is suited for your computer.
Windows 8 Release Candidate (RC) should be ready for download in May.
Windows 8 Consumer Preview is available since 1st of March which is not a very long period of time. However, rumors on the internet are saying that Microsoft is preparing a Windows 8 Release Candidate (RC), which could appear in May.
Even if Consumer Preview has a good feedback and most of the users are admitting that this is a quite stable a complete operating system, it looks like Microsoft already is thinking of releasing for download a new Windows 8 Release Candidate (RC). This will not be… Continue to Windows 8 Release Candidate (RC): Download In May
If you have a media player open that’s playing either a movie or an audio file, you can adjust the volume instantly by rolling the mouse wheel up or down, depending if you want to increase or decrease the volume level of the media player.
There are some media players which allow you to adjust the volume level of the application using custom key combinations like pressing CTRL and UP/DOWN keys simultaneously to increase or decrease the volume, these hotkeys do not work when trying to adjust the system volume level.
One of the biggest advantages when buying a computer manufactured by a known PC maker like Dell or HP is that you benefit from all sorts of Windows tweaks like custom sound drivers or Windows themes and appearance.
Users who buy the hardware separately and assemble it on their own, are left without any customizing options in terms of visuals for the sound driver, which would allow them to identify if the volume was increased or decreased.
In order to ensure a good user experience with Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Microsoft has worked together with applications developers so they could provide a very good content for all the users around the world, in Windows 8 Store. Here you have the first 10 ‘must have’ application which we recommend that you install in your Windows 8 Consumer Preview copy:
This tutorial will teach you how to create a portable Windows 8 Consumer Preview which can be run from an USB Stick or an external hard drive.
Windows 8 Consumer Preview is the beta system that has been provided to all users in order to test the capabilities and make an idea on what Microsoft is planning to release in a couple of month, when the final OS will be ready. It had a real success when it become available for download, as in the first 24 hours, more than 1 million copies have been grabbed by users all… Continue to How To Create Portable Windows 8 Consumer Preview On USB Stick
We are seriously approaching the one month old mark for Windows 8 Consumer Preview being made available for public download and install. The new features that Windows 8 comes with, like the Metro UI, Start Screen or Windows Explorer Ribbon have at least one ‘how to disable’ article on our website for those of you who would like to bring back the look of Windows 7.
The upcoming operating system from Microsoft, Windows 8, has been seriously optimized to run and to have the best experience on touch devices. The team behind Windows 8 says that they’ve worked intensively to make sure that it will perform very well on touch-enabled devices, so that the users can enjoy the best Windows experience, no matter what they’re using the device for.
Windows 8 Consumer Preview was released almost three weeks ago and as with any other operating system from Microsoft, you can install the language packs that would help you work with the OS better. The Windows 8 language packs can only be installed through the Windows 8 Control Panel, in the Language section as Microsoft did not offer a direct download link just yet.