November, 2012

New Windows 8 (and Windows RT) Keyboard Shortcuts

November 6, 2012 Martin Reference Admin Microsoft

Navigating Windows 8 is a new and somewhat confusing experience, especially for someone who has had only basic experience with operating systems in general. Not everyone will find hot corners and touch gestures appealing. There is still a lot to be said about utilizing clever keyboard shortcuts to make otherwise complex tasks simple. In this […]

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How to Run Programs as Administrator in Windows 8

November 5, 2012 Martin Reference Admin Microsoft

The Start screen makes launching Windows programs a very different experience. Where we would once navigate through a list and have immediate access to a variety of tools and launch options with a right-click, the experience has changed significantly. That doesn’t mean these advanced options aren’t available to you. They’ve just been moved. Let me […]

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How to Change App Settings in Windows 8

November 1, 2012 Martin Reference Admin Microsoft

We pretty much all know how to change options and preferences within a traditional Windows program. Just head to the menu at the top of the screen and hit File, then Preferences or something like that. Windows 8 apps are completely different. There is no big menu at the top of the screen, and not […]

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