How to Change User Account Picture Tile in Windows 8

Windows 8 is going to feature Metro UI throughout the operating system. The first leaked Windows 8 (build 7850) doesn’t reveal much about that, but there are definitely some signs of the Metro UI showing up in future builds.

One such ‘sign’ can be found when changing your Windows 8 user account picture tile from under ‘My Look” settings. The description on that window says – “Choose from available tiles: The picture you choose will appear on your taskbar and represent you throughout Windows.” See the word, ’tiles’ there!

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How to Enable/Disable Hybrid Boot in Windows 8 for Faster Startup Time

Recently, another feature of Windows 8 was discovered called as “Hybrid Boot”. It allows you to reduce startup times after shutting down your computer.

The shutdown and startup times have significantly improved even in Windows 8 Milestone 1 (build 7850). If Hybrid Boot is enabled, restart behaviour of your computer remains un-affected.

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Windows 8 Tweaker: Unlock Hidden Features in Windows 8

Windows 8 (build 7850) Milestone 1 is basically Windows 7 with some new additions and features that Microsoft has been working under the hood. But they are kinda locked up, and not visible in any menu. They can be only dug up deep in Windows 8 files and registry.

Windows 8 Tweaker is a free utility that allows users to unlock hidden features/programs in Windows 8 (build 7850). Hidden Windows 8 features like enabling modern task manager, enable webcam app, Windows 8 PDF reader, Windows 8 Ribbon UI etc.

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Activate Windows 8 Build 7850 with KMS Activator

The first tool to activate Windows 8 and bypass Windows 8 activation has finally been released. We thought it would take some time for “crackers” and developers to come out with such tool, but oh well, KMS Activator is already available for download.

Here is a complete guide on how to activate Windows 8, remove Timebomb trial limit and bypass Windows 8 activation so that you can try out the first milestone of Windows 8 build 7850 for a longer period.

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Windows 8 Activation Tool is Now Available Online

by on April 17, 2011
in Tips and Tricks, Windows

Windows 8 is still in very early stages of development, but the first tools to activate Windows 8 are now already available on the Internet. This activator for Windows 8 works with the first leaked copy of Windows 8 (build 7850) Milestone 1.

This leaked copy of Windows 8 is basically still Windows 7, but many of the new upcoming features of Windows 8 have been added in the first milestone release, and thanks to getting leaked, these features are slowly getting uncovered.

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