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Set Default Browser for Windows 8

September 03, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

How to set the Windows 8 default browser.

Hide Video Controls in Windows 8

July 22, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

How to hide all the controls automatically when watching a video in Windows 8.

Powering Down Windows 8

July 07, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

What are your options for powering down Windows 8?

Quick Access to Windows 8 Mobility Settings

June 03, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

The fastest way to adjust brightness, volume, battery settings and more – on a Windows 8 laptop.

Urgent Fix for Internet Explorer

May 01, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

How to change the settings in Internet Explorer to minimize your risks for a dangerous new vulnerability.

DropBox and Windows 8

April 17, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

How to connect your DropBox account with Windows 8.

Laptop Won’t Sleep with Lid Closed

April 08, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

How to configure a Windows 7 laptop to sleep when the lid is closed.

Creating Compressed Windows 8 Folder

March 05, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

How to use Windows 8 support for compressed files.

Turning Off Bing Search Suggestions

February 19, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

How to turn off and disable the Bing search suggestions in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.

Adding Bookmarks to Windows 8 Taskbar

January 29, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

One of four different ways you can manage a Web site bookmark in Microsoft Windows 8.

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