Microsoft has added BIOS-based Product Keys with brand name computers. What does this mean? Well if you purchase a brand name PC that has Windows 8 installed then you don’t need to enter a key or activate it. BUT say your motherboard dies and you need to replace it out of warranty. You will then need to purchase a new Windows License. This is MS way of extra copy protection. Here is an article that describes it more in detail.

 

Office 2013 just came out along with Office 365. What is the difference? Office 365 gives you the Office suite and you can run the office in the cloud. With the 365 you have to pay per month or year compared to the standard Office 2013 but you can get a great deal if you have multiple PC’s to run from.

Check out the Pricing here.

Good article explaining why Microsoft took out the support to play DVD’s natively in Windows 8 and how to play the DVD’s and Blue-Rays in Windows 8

Play DVD’s in Windows 8

Great article from Paul Thurrott on Shut Down Metro-Style Apps

Welcome to the new website. I hope you like it.

Decided to change from the static web design to WordPress. Why? Well its much easier to setup, maintain and is very powerful.

 

 

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