windows 8

  1. Raxi

    ICS over Wifi in Windows 8

    Hi, I've been sharing my iBurst over Wifi on my old Windows XP PC for years, but now that I've replaced it with a Windows 8 box, it's just not doing it. I've resorted to keeping the XP PC around as a glorified modem. What I've got: - USB iBurst modem (probably same process for 3G). -...
  2. R

    Windows Phone 8, Outlook and USB Sync

    Hi I am new here and a bit unsure of where to post this. I want to buy a new phone and a new computer. I had the idea of getting a Samsung Galaxy SIII and a Galaxy Note 10" as well as a laptop but now I also saw an Asus tablet running Windows 8 RT. Also a Lenovo ultrabook that flips...
  3. B

    Windows 8 - Get your boot menu back!

    So, you ant to be able to have the functionality of the F8 key when booting Windows 8? Like enabling unsigned drivers? So, you don't want to go through the arbitrary Sinofsky dance to get there? Your savior is here Just like Start8, this tool gets around yet another Sinofsky...
  4. jes

    Windows 8 failed to reignite PC market, says Gartner

    Windows 8 failed to reignite PC market, says Gartner Holiday season shoppers shunned Windows 8 desktops and notebooks in favor of tablets and smartphones
  5. jes

    Windows 8 sales hit 60 million

    Windows 8 sales hit 60 million Microsoft has sold 60 million licenses and upgrades for its new Windows 8 operating system in the 10 weeks since its launch
  6. O

    Windows update

    Hi everyone Compliments of the new season, I am about to upgrade my windows 7 home to windows 7 ultimate,its the 1st time I am going to upgrade and i heard various stories about upgrading...from losing drivers to wiping programs,etc,what can I expect from this upgrade? will I have to...
  7. V

    Help me choose the perfect Windows 8 Slate

    OK, i have been stuck the past month on deciding on a Windows 8 Slate and i need some thoughts please! First the list of slates/hybrids i'm looking at (In no particular order of preference) 1. Sony Vaio Duo 11 - 11.6inch, Core i7, 256GB SDD, 8GB RAM, Active Digitizer Pen (Ntrig) Price: R15300...
  8. McT

    Windows 8 & Telkom Mega 105WR

    I have upgraded my PC to Windows 8 Pro. I have hit my first obstacle when trying to activate windows online. Error 651. I have assumed this is that the software needs to be installed for the modem. I have turned off the Windows firewall, but the software still will not run. Is this a common...
  9. D

    Blackberry instead? Which model? 9900 Bold??

    Please help me out a little bit. I am not educated on Blackberry but saw that its data security is many leagues ahead of anyone else. So, I am giving it some thought. I am in the market for a new phone and a new laptop. I am a user of both Linux and Windows XP SP3. Linux = Mint, Ubuntu...
  10. D

    Linux instead of Windows 8 - and is it smartphone friendly?

    I am in the market for a new phone and a new laptop. I am a user of both Linux and Windows XP SP3. Linux = Mint, Ubuntu, Sabayon, SuSe, AriOS. What about Debian & Fedora? My needs are very basic. All I require is a notebook or ultrabook that can do web browsing, emails, basic...
  11. D

    Hesitating at a T-Junction. Windows 8 or Linux Mint?

    I am in the market for a new phone and a new laptop. My needs are very basic. All I require is a notebook or ultrabook that can do web browsing, emails, basic spreadsheets and word processing. Add to this internet voice and possibly video calls. System security is essential as I am dealing...
  12. jes

    Coolest tech developments in 2012

    Coolest tech developments in 2012 A panel of South African experts share their views on the coolest developments in technology during 2012
  13. jes

    Big-hitting tech resignations of 2012

    Big-hitting tech resignations of 2012 There have been some big moves in the top echelons of the world’s technology companies during 2012
  14. J

    Windows 8 sees lackluster debut

    Windows 8 makes lukewarm debut: sales tracker The sales of Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system have been seen as lackluster, according to NPD Group
  15. J

    Microsoft sells 40 million Windows 8 licenses

    Windows 8 hits 40 million sales Microsoft’s has sold 40 million licenses of its new Windows 8 operating system, according to a company executive
  16. H

    Getting Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 to see each other

    Hello I have a laptop running Windows 8 Pro and a MicroServer running Windows Server 2012. For the life of me i can't get them to see each other. I can get them to ping each other, and I can even remote desktop into the MicroServer from the laptop, but if I try reference the other machine...
  17. D

    Windows 7 to Windows 8

    Hi guys and girls.. Who here upgraded to windows 8? I'm thinking of upgrading, it’s so cheap. What are your thoughts on windows 8? Using it for everyday work, navigation, performance etc. Did you come across any issues with the brand new OS? I'm just not sure if I will ever get used...
  18. J

    DirectX 11.1 not coming to Windows 7

    DirectX 11.1 exclusive to Windows 8 Microsoft has confirmed that DirectX 11.1 will only be available on Windows 8
  19. J

    Microsoft promotes developers to use Windows 8

    Microsoft pushes Windows 8 to developers Microsoft is pushing its new Windows iterations to developers to help boost the new operating system
  20. Ivan Leon

    WINDOWS 8 - Useful Articles to read up on

    I found these links really interesting & informative - so here they are for you to check out: "Windows re-imagined - a review of Windows 8" http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2012/10/windows-reimagined-a-review-of-windows-8/ "The Windows 8 upgrade install experience"...
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