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I'm a student at the Faculty of Computer Science in Iasi, Romania. I find computers and their development very interesting. I love programming because it allows us to use computers at their full potential.
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How to Customize the Tiles Displayed on Your Windows 8.1 Start Screen

How to Customize the Tiles Displayed on Your Windows 8.1 Start Screen

The Start screen is an important concept in the Windows 8 operating systems. While it may have its share of issues, the principles behind it are good. Also, with each new version of Windows 8, the user experience has been improved. For example, in Windows 8.1 Update 1 Microsoft has further tweaked the way you customize the Start screen. Therefore we decided to share how
How to Set the The Types of Apps Displayed by the Windows 8.1 Store

How to Set the The Types of Apps Displayed by the Windows 8.1 Store

The Store in Windows 8.1 is generally well organized and user-friendly. It also allows you to set your preferences regarding the apps that it displays or it recommends for you. Setting these preferences is done using the Settings charm in Windows 8.1 Here's how it all works and what exactly you can configure: How to Open the Windows Store Preferences To get to the
How to Find, Install and Review Apps in the Windows 8.1 Store

How to Find, Install and Review Apps in the Windows 8.1 Store

Windows Store is the place where Windows 8.1 users can find, install and update their apps. Because the Windows Store was launched with Windows 8, it does not yet have a large number of apps, like other app stores from Microsoft's competitors, but their number is increasing steadily. Since nobody wants an operating system without apps, you will want to use the Windows Store to
Does ReadyBoost Work? Does It Improve Performance for Slower PCs?

Does ReadyBoost Work? Does It Improve Performance for Slower PCs?

The theory behind ReadyBoost is that it helps speed up older computers with low amounts of RAM memory. However, nobody knows how much of an impact this technology has, so we decided to make our own measurements and learn whether ReadyBoost has a positive impact or not. Read on to learn what we have found: The PCs Used for the Test Comparison We used
What are ReadyBoost & SuperFetch? How to Use Them in Windows

What are ReadyBoost & SuperFetch? How to Use Them in Windows

ReadyBoost is a component of Windows operating systems, that was first available in Windows Vista. Its purpose is to help the SuperFetch service in making your system run smoother, by using a fast USB flash drive that helps reduce number of read and writes to your hard drive. If you would like to learn what SuperFetch and ReadyBoost are and how they work together, don't