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Microsoft Windows 8

[Video] Windows 8 vs iPad : Less talking, more doing

When is comes to mobile devices I have always adored the fast and sleek Windows 8 Metro UI, couple that with some excellent tablet designs and versatile form factors and you should have an winner. Sadly, that has not been the case and Windows 8 tablets are struggling to keep pace with it's main competitor - the Apple iPad. To revive competition, Microsoft has once again waged an advertising attack comparing the two head-on pinpointing what Apple iPad lacks, do watch the video below (click read more).

Windows 8 Tablet vs iPad

Windows 8.1 Update Codenamed "Blue" Soon Coming To Windows 8 And Windows RT For Free

Windows Blue leaks online, features Internet Explorer 11, smaller Live tiles, and a new side-by-side snap view

Codenamed Windows Blue, the supposedly next major release version (Microsoft Windows 9!!!) of Windows platform after Windows 8 is now leaked online. Having a Build number 9364, the partner version was compiled on March 15th is now freely and readily available on torrent portals and file-sharing websites. The build features Internet Explorer 11 with tab-sync, more color customization features, smaller live tiles and additional Snap Views .

Windows 8 Blue
Internet Explorer 11

Microsoft Taunts Windows 8 Critics With Humorous Advertisement

We have seen Windows 8 being criticised for it's radically new user-interface, well to answer the "bashers" Microsoft has published a rather humorous advertisement, have a look yourself below.

Advanced Tokens Manager - Microsoft Windows and Office Activation Backup-Restore Solution

Microsoft Windows and Office Activation can be tricky at times and you might get blocked by Microsoft if you try activating more then a few times with a single key to prevent software piracy.

This policy is now being implemented more strictly after Microsoft blundered and offered free Windows 8 keys to users. To prevent such situation one can opt to use handy free utility Advanced Tokens Manager for safe backup and restoration of Microsoft Windows and Office activation files locally for restore when a clean install is done.

Activating Autologin Feature In Microsoft Windows 8

It is an good idea to setup an Windows logon password even if you are the only user on the computer to protect unauthorized access to sensitive system areas and settings, however it is also not convenient to type-in your password at each logon specially when you are the only user of the computer. As an solution we have reviewed third-party utilities like Blink! for "Autologin" using face recognition technology for Windows 7 and Vista.

We have seen tricks to enable Windows autologin feature for Windows 7, Vista and XP, and while Microsoft Windows 8 comes with and excellent "Picture Login" feature here is a walk-through on how to activate the good old autologin feature.

Windows 8 Login

Microsoft Windows 8: The Animated Rant Goes Viral

Microsoft Windows 8 drastic user-interface changes received both good and bad reactions, but here is something outright attacking.

Want a Windows 8 Computer, Read this....

Microsoft Security Hole Allows Pirates to Get Legitimate Windows 8 Activation Keys for Free

Microsoft seems to be giving out pirates free Christmas gifts as a they are accidentally allowing users to fully and legally (not ethically) activate Windows 8 Media Center Edition.

The blunder/loophole works like this - to promote Windows 8, Microsoft not only offered cheap Windows 8 product keys but also topped it with some nice icing by offering free Windows 8 Media Center Upgrade Pack till January 31 2013. Now, the problem is these free Windows 8 Media Pack keys can be used to activate a fully-functional, activated genuine copy of Windows 8 without paying anything !!

Windows 8 Media Center Activation

What is Microsoft KMS Activation and how it works ?

A Microsoft Key Management Server (KMS) is a legitimate service offered under Microsoft Volume Activation 2.0 solution which is used to activate volume licensed Microsoft products. The KMS allows automated activation of Microsoft products for organizations within their own network, eliminating the need for individual computers to connect to Microsoft for product activation.

The internally hosted KMS server activates client computers for a period of 180 day, once a machine is activated it will attempt to communicate with the same KMS server every 7 days to renew it's activation resetting it license counter back to 180 days. If the KMS activated client is not able to re-communication to the KMS after 180 days, the machine will become unlicensed and go to it's 30 day grace period and notify the user of this change. If the machine is not activated against the KMS after the 30 day grace period it will enter a reduced functionality mode until it is able to connect to it's KMS or is changed to a MAK license key and activated with other methods.

Windows 8 Activation using KMS

While being a legitimate service from Microsoft for volume licensing and activation of genuine copies of there software's, KMS activation process has been exploited by pirates since Windows XP and is is still done. KMS activation is also the only working pirated crack for Windows 8 as all available Windows 8 activators are based on this method.

Working KMS Activator Crack For Microsoft Windows 8
KMS Activation

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