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Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Bing – What is the difference?

We take a look at the difference between Windows 8.1 with Bing and Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 standard edition


Windows 8.1 Task Manager Black Screen

How to fix: Windows 8.1 Black Screen and White Cursor After Login

A guide on how to fix Windows 8.1 Black Screen with a White Cursor after login common problem. This covers a few common ways to fix this upgrade issue



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StartIsBack Review: Bringing the Start Menu to Windows 8

StartIsBack allows users to bring back the Windows 7 start menu in Windows 8 while also allowing many configuration tweaks to the start menu & screen edges


Install CentOS 6.3 on Windows 8 Hyper-V – Install Integration Services Commands

How to Run CentOS in Windows 8 Hyper-V Quickly

A guide to install CentOS Linux in a Windows 8 Hyper-V virtual machine fast. Unlike previous versions, Windows 8 Hyper-V makes CentOS installation easy...



Install Cloudera CDH4 Hadoop in Microsoft Windows 8 Hyper-V

Microsoft is pushing it’s own HDInsight server, and it has a lot of resources behind it. With that said, Cloudera is probably one of the best known Hadoop shops out there. Cloudera’s “free” platform is w...


Windows 8 iSCSI Initiator Setup in Under 3 Minutes

Today we are going to setup the Windows 8 iSCSI initiator in under three minutes. Get ready to scroll quickly because this goes fast. By way of background, iSCSI is an important industry protocol. A high-level perspective is th...



How to Run Ubuntu in Windows 8 Hyper-V Quickly

Today we are back with another quick guide. This one will focus on how to install Ubuntu on a Windows 8 desktop quickly using Hyper-V. Windows 7 XP mode was great for running Windows XP. For other operating systems, users often...


How to Install Windows 8 Hyper-V in Under 3 Minutes

Many of this site’s users have home labs for IT testing and certification. Microsoft threw these users a huge bonus with Windows 8, and something easily worth learning to deal with the “metro” UI. Microsoft...



Installing Windows 8 Using USB Drive

As someone not overly fond of optical drives, I do most installations of operating systems over IPMI or using USB drives, including Windows 8 installations. When upgrading a few machines across the lab to Windows 8, I decided t...