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How to Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7

Windows 8, the latest OS from Microsoft, was released in October last year and has come up with mixed reactions. While many users were satisfied with Windows 8, many did not like the way Microsoft changed the start menu and removed the start button. After the release of Windows 8, most of the new laptops and desktops are shipping with Windows 8 as the primary OS.

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Mac World Magazine – October 2011

English | PDF | 108 Pages | 42 MB

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How to Create a Picture Password in Windows 8


Windows 8 has many new features including the Metro UI start screen and new Windows Explorer. It can be also noted that the Windows 8 is also touch optimized as we have already seen it in the demo from Microsoft. One of the new features added for touch optimized devices (also available for normal desktops) is the Picture Password.

How to Create a PIN to Log into Windows 8


Windows 8 has many new features and one of them is the way you can log into the OS, we have already covered how to use a picture password to log into Windows 8 if you are using touch enabled device. There is another option in Windows 8 to logon using a PIN. The PIN logon is similar to PIN in credit cards and other bank accounts. You can specify a PIN for logon for your account instead of a password. PIN is a better way to logon for a touch enabled device. To set a PIN, open the new control panel and select Users.

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Tabbed Editing and Managing for Microsoft Office


Tabs are easy way to navigate to multiple documents or pages without having to open multiple instances of the same application. Tabbed browsing is very much popular among all web browsers. With Office Tab, you can bring tabbed editing and managing of Microsoft Office documents. The tabbed interface is available for Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Office Tab improves the ability of Microsoft Office and bring the tabbed user interface to Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 and Office 2010 (32-bit).

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Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 – Final Version


You told us to make Windows simpler and easier to use. We listened. Windows 7 has better ways to find and manage files—like Jump Lists and improved taskbar previews—to help you speed through everyday tasks. It’s designed for faster and more reliable performance, so your PC just works the way you want it to. With 64-bit support, you can take full advantage of the latest powerful PCs. And great features like HomeGroup, Windows Media Center, and Windows Touch make new things possible.

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Internet Explorer 9 to Launch on March 14, 2011


Microsoft announced Wednesday that it would officially launch its next web browser, Internet Explorer (IE) 9, next week—on March 14, 2011. The final IE 9 release will thus ship almost exactly one year after the first IE 9 platform preview was unveiled, and about a year and a half after the browser was originally demoed during the Windows 7 launch in October 2009.

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