Windos 8 return to Windows 7 Professional

We are finding that many users have installed Windows 8 on their PC and are not happy with its performance, or just do not like the new Microsoft operating system.

Windows 7 Professional

That is why, today we will talk about the possibility of downgrade Windows 8 for free, but for this, we have the license of Windows 8 Pro.

The downgrade would make our pc go from Windows 8 to Windows 7 Professional, it is very important to review before we do this; there are official Windows 7 drivers for all components that we have installed on our PC. Continue reading

The first details of Windows 9 will be released in April

Microsoft will release the first details of Windows 9 on a company event, to be held in San Francisco next April. Although mentioned a few months ago that Windows 9 would just be a collection of updates, it seems to be a completely new OS, which already has code name: Threshold.

Windows 9

Threshold improves many of the features of the current Windows 8.1, improving the interface of Windows 8. Metro will continue to be the basis of Windows 9, this time it seems that Microsoft will implement some “suggestions” made by users, while Metro apps will run on the classic desktop. Continue reading

Xp-AntiSpy: Disables most dangerous features of Windows XP

There are three months for Microsoft close a cycle, the end of official support to Windows XP, the OS that refuses to die, with a high percentage of users that still use it. If you are one of those who want to keep using XP beyond the end of official support, Xp-AntiSpy will help you disable some features that are considered dangerous.

Xp-AntiSpy

Some of these features to disable are services, others are default XP features such as download codecs automatically, disabling Windows Update or disabling some programs that no longer have reason to be, as the old Messenger. If you had to do it one by one, would take you several hours to configure each of these features, but with Xp-AntiSpy everything is a matter of minutes and check or uncheck the boxes. Continue reading

How to open certain folders with Windows 7 and 8

As we take a certain pace of work, we realize that most of the time we need to have open certain folders, keep them as files that we use daily. Therefore it would be good to have a functionality that gets these folders open at the same time we start Windows. This functionality we already have, we just have to activate it.

open certain folders

The first thing to do is leave open all the folders we want to be opened by Windows. And the next thing is to activate the option. We do so by typing folder options in the search box on the start menu. Continue reading

Restore Point Creator manage your restore points in Windows

The Windows Restore System has taken us many more of one problem and it is therefore inconceivable to reach it have to access more than one menu and look for between many options for the way of throwing it or to create a restoration point. With Restore Point Creator will no longer have these problems, everything will be much faster and able to do the restore point directly from the right mouse button.

Restore Point Creator

The Restore Point Creator interface is very clear and has only three buttons: display the list of restore points, create a new one or restore a certain point. In addition, you can use it to work together with the Task Scheduler to restore, create or delete a new restore point at a certain time. Continue reading

Pokki is the app store for Windows XP and 7

In the real world there are still millions of users that have neither Windows 8, nor with the latest offering for Mac computers, or with an Android-based system and, unfortunately, are not yet sufficiently numerous users of GNU/Linux. Apple, Google and Microsfot have their own stores, targeting the most modern OS. And what remains for those who still use Windows 7, Vista or ancient XP?

pokki

Pokki solves the problem settled as an app store, organized in many categories such as entertainment, games, music, news, social, TV and movies, etc. It also has labels like “People” and “New” as well as ratings of “likes” (Facebook mode) to give a reference to the quality of each application. Continue reading

Microsoft still trying to fix the bug of SVCHOST in Windows XP

At a time that Windows XP will only get a few months of life and after 12 years of updates and patches, Microsoft is still trying to solve SVCHOST failure that causes the processor occupancy is set at 100% for long periods of time.

fix SVCHOST bug

The latest updates released should have solved the problem, but many users are reporting failures in various forums. According to engineer of the Windows Update team, this problem is caused by the same Windows Update, though still not able to get the problem resolved. Continue reading

How to create split screen video

If you want to create video clip yourself you should use Movavi Video Editor. It is easy to use with windows application and you can also editing music, exporting video in different formats. Here below we describe how to use Movavi Video Editor.

split screen video

  • First download split screen software Movavi Video Editor and install it in your pc. After installing its can open automatically.
  • After installing click Add Media Files and select the video from your pc which you want to replace into split screen video. If you want to select video from dvd then click Add DVD.
  • Then in the timeline, here two video, one audio and one subtitles track present by default. You should need to same number of video clips for place in the split screen. Then click on Video Track to add video track. After added new tracks, drag one video clip onto each track.
  • Then you will go in the effect panel and click on the Transform section where you will see several effects. To create split screen video choose effect which you want and apply it from your video one by one.
  • If you want to change sound of your split screen video you will mute all video using Volume slider and then select which sound track you will apply for your video.
  • Now to save your video click on Save Movie button and choose format that’s suitable for you.

BootRacer measures the time that it takes to start Windows

If you are someone who installs many programs and accounts with an antivirus and some additional software such as a firewall, the windows may slow start to desperate ends, even if you have cleaned the registry, do not have any infection or you have partitioned the disk.

BootRacer

The reality is that Windows is not very good to manage all installed programs and registry entries. What other OS is a quick process that does not require too much waiting, on Windows startup can be seriously penalized for the programs that start with the OS. Fortunately there are several ways to optimize it, but first we will use a program that will take the time and tell us how long it takes to start Windows, to get it ready for use. Continue reading

Removes all Metro apps in Windows 8 from PowerShell

The vast majority of Windows 8 users coexist with Metro applications in a sort of love-hate relationship. Some defend them (and actually use them), while others have not yet clear why Microsoft has insisted turn our PC into a tablet. Most of the Metro apps are not used regularly and there are many users who would like to uninstall.

Windows PowerShell

It is perfectly possible to uninstall all or at least those that consider that they are only occupying disk space. All this is achieved through PowerShell, the Windows command line. And although the process of uninstalling apps is more direct in Windows 8.1, using a batch, we do so in Windows 8, thanks to PowerShell. Continue reading