Top 5 Windows 8 Gadgets

Top 5 Windows 8 Gadgets

Jun 16, 2013

Microsoft Windows is a graphical interface operating system (OS) introduced in the year of 1985 by Microsoft. The Windows OS started dominating the market of world’s personal computers from the very beginning of its invention. In this domination, the Microsoft Windows was fully successful. And nowadays, this Microsoft OS is also used in Smartphones, embedded devices, and server computers. A number of series (or version or updated version) of this Microsoft Windows OS were being introduced by time with more facilities and gadgets. The recent version of the Microsoft Windows dominated most of the personal computers globally is the Window 8. Top 5 Gadgets of Windows 8: Windows 8 came to the market on October 26, 2012 and earned a huge fame in a very short span of time due to its user friendly facilities and the attractive gadgets. The top 5 Windows 8 gadgets are as follows: 1. Easy gesture: The function of easy gesture can be considered as the topmost among the top 5 Windows 8 gadgets. It is the first invention in the platform of Windows OS where a gestural version of Windows is seen. Here, simple touch gestures like switching to the applications by swiping in from the left or choosing the charm menu by swiping in from the right can be performed. This makes the user more comfortable while using. Zooming gesture is also available there to view a zoom or broad view. One can also easily close any of the running application by selecting it and dragging it from top to bottom. The task manager of the Windows 8 is also pretty improved and is in an organized manner. 2. Live tiles and lock screen: The live tiles and lock screen is one of the most useful gadgets among the top 5 Windows 8 gadgets. Here, one can visualize any kind of news updates, new email, calendar, any kind of upcoming event, weather reports, or any sort of live performances from the tiles of applications from the screen, even without opening it. This facility can also be availed from the screen locked condition. 3. Refresh and reset: In Windows 8, refreshing and resetting of the system can be...

Password Protect Folders In Windows 8

Password Protect Folders In Windows 8

May 12, 2013

Windows 8 being the latest version of windows operating system is an improvement of the previous windows versions. Windows 8 addresses some of the challenges faced by users of the existing previous version. One of these challenges was security. Windows 8 has some features that enhance security of stored information in a windows operating system hard disk. With windows 8, one can create password protected folders; there are various ways of creating a password protected folder in windows 8 operating system. One can create a password protected folder using a software or manually. How to Create Password Protect Folders in Windows 8 without any Extra Software? When you want to create a password protect folder without using any other third party software, ones need to first create the folder to be password protected. The folder can be located anywhere and named anything. After creating the folder, navigate to the created folder and create text document preferably using notepad. Download the short code used for changing the password from the net and paste it in the txt folder. In the code you will find lines like” if NOT %pass%== PASSWORD_GOES_HERE go to FAIL” change the string PASSWORD_GOES_HERE and put you preferred password. Save the file as locker.bat. And delete the original text document. After doing all that you can now run the batch file. On running the batch file, the code will create a folder called private. You can put all the documents you want to protect in that private folder. After putting them, run the batch folder again. These time the command line will ask you a question whether you are sure you want to lock the folder. Press Y to continue. After that, the private folder will automatically disappear. You will be needed to run the batch folder again to view the private folder only after inserting your set password. How to Create Password Protect Folders in Windows 8 using Software Using software to protect folders is the easiest way to perform the operation. There are software that are specifically developed for protecting folders. Download any of that software and install it on a computer. To protect a folder, you just need to...

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