How to format the drive or run a disk check from the command line [windows7/8/8.1] – TechNTrack

External hard drive not available? If you are faced with a situation in which your external hard drive becomes unavailable, this guide will help you to check it for errors / format from the command line (CMD). How to perform disk check, the CMD : Using the menu WinX in Windows 8 (8.1), open a […]

Microsoft’s swipe’n’swirl pic passwords LESS secure than PINs, warn researchers

Windows 8 Picture Passwords Easily Cracked? Windows 8 and Windows RT come with a feature called Picture Passwords. Users can choose any picture, and then “annotate” it with three finger movements: tapping a point, drawing a stroke, or sweeping a circle. This pattern becomes a users’ means to open or unlock a device as an […]

Download UXTheme Patcher For Windows 8.1

While installing a theme pack (.deskthemepack or .themepack) is a straight-forward job in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1, installing a third-party visual style (popularly known as theme) isn’t as easy as it sounds. For those who don’t know, a theme pack only changes the desktop background, window and taskbar colour, while a visual […]

How to find recently opened files and documents in Windows 8

QUESTION In Windows 7, the Start Bar shows the most recently used programs and there are shortcuts to the most recent used documents. I can’t find anything in Windows 8 similar to this. Is there anything which will allow me to see most recent documents that have been viewed? ANSWER Windows 8 doesn’t have the […]