22 December 2013
The cloud disk SkyDrive is tightly integrated into Windows 8.1. The cloud data are stored in the SkyDrive folder within your user profile. You’d rather want to save the data on a different disk, for example on a second hard disk? No problem: You can move the SkyDrive folder—if you know how.
21 December 2013
Keep your computer secure by using Windows Defender. What is Defender, and how to open the program?
11 November 2011
Normally you would access the properties of a file or folder by right-clicking it, then selecting Properties from the appearing context menu. Did you know that you can open these properties without using your mouse?
17 October 2011
Like any program, the Control Panel has a jumplist. On right-clicking the Control Panel icon in the taskbar, its jumplist shows the last used Control Panel components. Would you like to add additional elements to the jumplist and pin them permanently?
9 July 2011
There is no end to the updates for Windows Live published in recent times. The sign-in screen to the Live web services got updated too. It now focuses on single accounts only.
4 July 2011
The micro-blogging service Twitter will make its comeback to Windows Live within 2011. This is what the developer beta for Windows Phone Codename “Mango” indicates.
23 April 2011
The fifth wave of the Windows Live services is due in 2012 the earliest. In this wave, Hotmail could get revamped with HTML5-specific features too. For example, the Hotmail team is planning to support Offline storage.
23 April 2011
The Windows Live team has chosen to discontinue the feature to leave notes within your friends’ Windows Live Profiles. Additionally, you cannot anymore send them Private Messages.
1 April 2011
As Microsoft is pushing toward Cloud Computing for many web services, the next logical step is to bring the richness of Windows applications to the Web. This is why you will be able to run the Windows Live Essentials 2012 (Wave 5) applications directly from the Web.
15 March 2011
Microsoft has finished version 9 of the popular Windows Internet Explorer web browser. Starting from today, the new browser version is offered for free download on the Web.