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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.

Reading Kindle Books on Windows 8 PCs

January 21, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

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Now that I have a Windows 8.1 hybrid tablet computer, I’d like to be able to read some Kindle ebooks on the device. How do I manage that?

Activate Your Windows 8 Settings

January 06, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

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Trying to change the background color on a Windows 8 Pro system and am getting an error saying you need to “Activate my Windows 8 Settings”.

Resize Your Photos for Easy Email Delivery

December 03, 2013 by in Ask Dave Taylor

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Quickly and easily resize digital photos for easy email delivery.

Sort and Organize Internet Explorer 11 Favorites in Windows 8

November 18, 2013 by in Ask Dave Taylor

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How to sort your favorites in IE 11 in Windows 8.

Configure Windows 8 PC for Senior Citizens

November 05, 2013 by in Ask Dave Taylor

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Adjust these Windows 8 settings to improve usability for seniors.

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