Shut Down Option Windows 8

I’m using Windows 8 for some time now and have no complaints like so many other people seem to have. The only problem I wish would be fixed, is the driver and software support for my HP Officejet 6500. I can only print but the scan software is not working. Now I need to run Windows 7 in Hyper-V to be able to use the scan software. One of the most heard complaints are about the power off function which is hidden in the so called “charms bar”. Lots of people come with as many solutions, from little scripts to registry changes. I really don’t understand why everybody is looking for the ...

Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows 7 enables RAW Image Format Support

Up till now there has been no built in support for RAW image format in Windows 7, but Microsoft has created a Codec Pack with support for the RAW image format in Windows 7. So now you will be able to not only see but also edit the images in RAW image format. Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows 7 can be downloaded from the following location: Download Microsoft Camera Codec Pack (x86 and x64)   Tweet

Howto: Remove devices from Windows that are not connected to the system anymore

If a device is physically removed from the system before being uninstalled, the system will hide all settings from device manager. This can give a conflict when equel hardware is installed at a later point in time. To remove these “phantom” devices do one of the following steps: 1. Try running the temporary display as the Administrator, this way: Click Windows Start > All Programs > Accessories and right-click Command Prompt, then “Run as Administrator”. Type “set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1” and press Enter. Type “start devmgmt.msc” and press enter. Now in Device Manager click View > Show hidden devices. 2. To permanently display the “Phantom” devices in Device Manager, right-click Computer > Properties > Advanced System Settings > ...