How to adjust your Laptops screen brightness in Windows 8/8.1

Description This ┬áis to show you different methods on how to adjust the screen brightness of your laptop, running Windows 8, Windows 8.1. This guide does not apply to desktop PCs. Option 1: The Charms bar From the Desktop press “Windows + C” and click Settings or simply press “Windows + I” Next click the… Continue reading How to adjust your Laptops screen brightness in Windows 8/8.1

Windows 8 Freeze on start screen / menu when searching

Problem In Windows 8 you bring up the start screen you are able to click on any tile, however if you start to type to search the start screen your system freezes. Cause Windows Search service failed to start correctly. this service is used by windows to index (organise) all of your files. when it… Continue reading Windows 8 Freeze on start screen / menu when searching

Unable to manage wireless settings / profiles in Windows 8 or Windows 8.1

Problem Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 has a more restrictive graphical user interface for managing Wireless settings / profiles. Solution Manage the WiFi Profiles/settings via a elevated command prompt. Open the start screen and type “CMD” Right click on the “Command Prompt” icon and click “Run as administrator” To show wireless network profiles that already… Continue reading Unable to manage wireless settings / profiles in Windows 8 or Windows 8.1

Abbyy Fine Reader Pro 11 not working after upgrade to Windows 8.1

Problem When launching Abbyy Fine Reader 11 Pro after upgrading from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 you receive a message stating the application is not supported on this operating system. Clicking OK attempts to launch the application but numerous errors occur including, but not limited to C++ errors and “frame\toolbars\UndoRedoMainBarPane.cpp” could not be loaded. Cause… Continue reading Abbyy Fine Reader Pro 11 not working after upgrade to Windows 8.1