Windows 8 Consumer Preview Activation Keys

by on February 29, 2012
in Microsoft, Tips and Tricks, Windows

Windows 8

Windows 8 Consumer Preview has just been launched by Microsoft and is now available for download. You can grab the 32-bit and 64-bit download from the Windows 8 website.

When you download Windows 8, Microsoft is also giving out Windows 8 product/activation keys that you can use with the Consumer Preview release.

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How to Enable Windows 8 Aero Auto-Colourization

by on April 24, 2011
in Tips and Tricks, Windows

Windows 8 is making waves these days on the Internet with new leaked content every few days. We have already seen a full leak of Windows 8 build 7850 ISO, but now some more feature details are also available.

Windows 8 aero auto-colourization feature were been talked about for a while, but now we finally have something to see with screenshots and how to enable the aurora effect with the auto-colourization feature in Windows 8 Aero theme.

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Windows 8 Transformation Pack: Transform Windows 7 to Windows 8

A number of Windows 8 features have been leaked, but there is still time for Windows 8 to come to stores and all could do is just wait and use our Windows 7. Well, not anymore. You can now transform Windows 7 to Windows 8 with new UI bits and features.

8 Skin Pack for 7 is the Windows 8 Transformation Pack that you guys need to transform Windows 7 into the upcoming Windows 8. Not many Windows 8 features are known yet, but the ones we know can now be added to Windows 7 with this Windows 8 transformation pack, thanks to hameddanger from deviantART.

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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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Install Windows 8 on USB Drive with Portable Workspace Feature

Windows 8 leaks have helped us discover so many new features that will be releasing with Windows 8 Enterprise/Ultimate. We still believe that these early-developmental leaks of Windows 8  might have features that may not actually make it to the final version, but still, every new feature is worth checking out!

Microsoft will make sure Windows 8 supports a range of other devices other than just tablets, PCs. Windows 8 installation will not just be limited to Hard Disks, but can now also be installed on USB drives. Widows 8 will allow you to install Windows on USB drive, bootable.

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Windows 8 Video Demo of User Logon

by on April 19, 2011
in Windows

Windows 8 is rumoured to have the new Metro interface, but it wasn’t confirmed until now when we actually have a video surfacing on the web of Windows 8 user logon screen that features the new Metro UI.

Windows 8 Build 7955 features the first Metro UI elements in the user logon screen of Windows 8. Microsoft did their best to keep the Windows 8 development tight, but oh well, it is still out on the web and Windows 8 Build 7850 is also available for download now.

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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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