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August, 2012

Change Windows 8 Window Border Size

This is a neat little tip for people who do not like Windows 8’s gargantuan Window borders.  In previous versions of Windows (Vista and 7), this was easily accomplished through the advanced appearance options under personalization.  Unfortunately, this is gone in Windows 8, leaving a LOT of the customization features of the OS hidden from […]

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Guide: Optimize Windows 8 for the Desktop

One of the biggest complaints about Windows 8 is its usability on the desktop.  This was even one of my gripes in the early days.  As time went on however, I got more used to the way the new OS worked but I still had some gripes with the way things worked. These gripes included […]

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Windows 8 Tip – How to Back Up Activation

With the imminent release of Windows 8 to technet and MSDN (August 15th for those of you who don’t know yet), one thing that people may want to know is how to backup the activation status on a particular machine.  This is very useful as you can use this after a re-install to avoid re-activating […]

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Update on Future Articles

I figured that since I haven’t posted in a couple of weeks I would give an update on some things I have in the works that will be posted in the future for your reading pleasure. First and foremost will be the final post in my Building Arcturus series.  In this article I will cover […]

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