How to sign in to your Windows 8 PC without an email address

When you set up Windows 8 the Sign in to your PC page asks you for your email address. It is you computer you should be able to use it without telling Microsoft your email address and other personal information. To use you computer without giving away your email address At the bottom of the […]

How to remove Windows 8 and install Windows 7 on a Dell inspiron 7000 series laptop

If you want to remove the preinstalled Windows 8 from a new Dell inspiron 7000 series (7537) laptop you need an external USB DVD drive and a Windows 7 DVD. You can buy the LG external USB DVD drive for $40 at Best Buy, and the Windows 7 at Amazon. The first step is to […]

How to remove Windows 8 and install Windows 7 on a Sony VAIO SVF15N17CXB laptop

If you want to remove the preinstalled Windows 8 from a new Sony VAIO laptop you need an external USB DVD drive and a Windows 7 DVD. You can buy the LG external USB DVD drive for $40 at Best Buy, and the Windows 7 at Amazon. The first step is to turn off UEFI […]

How to remove Windows 8 and install Windows 7 on a Lenovo ideapad z580 laptop

My friend just bought a new Lenovo ideapad z580 laptop with Windows 8 on it. She was not sure if her special statistical programs will run on Windows 8, so she asked me to remove Windows 8 and install her copy of Windows 7  64 bit on it. As it turned out the Lenovo laptop […]

Windows desktop doesn’t show any icons

If your Windows XP or Windows 7 desktop is empty and does not show any icons the following steps can enable the display of your desktop icons: Right click the desktop, In Windows XP, Select “Arrange Icons By”,   In Windows 7, Select “View”,   If “Show desktop icons” is not checked, click on it to […]