Windows Troubleshooting Last updated: Activation What this feature does Activation reduces software counterfeiting, which helps ensure that Microsoft customers receive the software quality they expect. Once your software is activated, a specific product key becomes associated with the PC or the hardware on which your software is installed. This association prevents the product key from being used to activate the same copy of the software on multiple PCs.
Both of these systems offered some great features for users. Windows 7 was launched in October as a way to make the computer more user-friendly, as well as offer some upgrades on the already present Windows Vista system. While, Vista sought to offer many new features, Windows 7 was launched as an upgrade that was designed to work with Vista-compatible applications and hardware.
The main reason for the launch of Windows 7 was to make a more user-friendly windows system and incorporate the new features of Windows Vista that were appealing to the people, but failed when Vista tanked.
The new features that were introduced on Windows 7 included: Additional features include Aero Snap and Aero Shake.
When Windows is dragged to the top right hand side of the screen it automatically maximized and minimizes when it is pulled away. In Aero Shake, shaking a window on the screen will only keep the shaken window active and the rest of windows will minimize. Additional keyboard shortcuts have been introduced.
Windows 7 was launched in six different editions: The first three editions were available for retail sale for consumers, while the Starter edition was preinstalled by OEM, the Enterprise edition only by volume licensing, and Home Basic only to certain developing countries' markets.
The Windows 7 was a hit with many of the Microsoft customers and was used widely as an operating system. Windows XP operating system was launched by Microsoft for use on personal computers and is the second most popular version of Windows.
Windows XP was released in October Windows XP offered customers a redesigned graphical user interface, which was considered more user-friendly.
The Windows XP offered customers a better Start Menu and task bar and added additional features such as translucent blue selection rectangle, drop shadows for icon labels, task-based side bars in Explorer, ability to lock taskbar, ability to group taskbar buttons together, etc.
These added a more appealing look to the plain interface that was available in the older versions.
The company offered two major editions of the operating system: The Home Edition was for users and was pre-installed in systems, while the professional edition was offered for business users and offered advanced features. The company added a third Windows XP Media Center Edition that allowed users to incorporate new digital media, broadcast television and Media Center Extender capabilities.
These were not for commercial sales but were available as OEMs.Download this free Handwriting calculator app for Windows 8 from the link provided at the end of the post. After you have downloaded and installed this calculator app for Windows 8 just run it from the start screen and you will have the interface as shown below.
Introduction To continue my fine tradition of optimizing MS’s latest OS, I have here my findings to date. This information is based upon the Desktop versions of Windows 8.
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You can write by hand on your Windows 8 tablet anywhere that Windows accepts typing. You can handwrite a letter in Microsoft Word, for example, or write in the name of a newly created folder.
As you write, Windows converts your handwriting to words and drops them into the appropriate place. You can write by hand on your Windows 8 tablet anywhere that Windows accepts typing.
You can handwrite a letter in Microsoft Word, for example, or write in the name of a newly created folder. As you write, Windows converts your handwriting to words and drops them into the appropriate place. To convert your handwriting [ ].
How to set up Windows 10 advanced Chinese features: the desktop language bar, IME Pad, and hotkeys.