Archive for the 'Windows 8' Category

How-to: Burn your Windows 8 .ISO to DVD disc

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

It seems that some of you who have downloaded the Windows 8 Developer Preview .ISO files are a little uncertain as to how to get that file onto a DVD disc. Fear not, here's a quick rundown to get you going! #1 - Download the Windows 8 .ISO file(s)! Well duh! Download them from here […]

Windows 8 to have built-in antivirus protection

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Microsoft will be shipping antivirus protection as standard with the Windows 8 operating system. This is cool. Very cool. Features from Microsoft's Security Essentials program, which is currently available as a separate download for Windows users, have been ported to the Windows Defender package already built into Windows. This means that Windows 8 users will […]

Windows 8 to benefit from ‘fast startup mode’

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Microsoft has revealed that its Windows 8 operating system will feature a fast startup mode. Gabe Aul, director of program management in Windows, explains over on theĀ Building Windows 8 blog: The key thing to remember though is that in a traditional shutdown, we close all of the user sessions, and in the kernel session we […]