How to Use Split Screen Mode in Windows 8.1 apps

Windows 8 screen-style Snap View multitasking feature could place two apps next to each other in split only 70/30 windows. However, one app takes up the most screen and that make the other unusable. Now Windows 8.1 improves multitasking for spliting multitasking apps’ screens in ratios of 70/30, 60/40 or 50/50. Continue reading

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Price and Availability and related Accessories

Microsoft announced the new hardware products Surface 2nd generation versions, including the Surface Pro 2 and the Surface 2 tablets known as the second generation of the Surface RT. There are also a set of updated accessories for driving corporate sales of its hardware and also make the tablet-hybrid slot into enterprise business environments. Continue reading

Fix Windows 8.1/8 unable to change desktop wallpaper issues

There is a strange problem in Windows 8.1 or 8 system OS. You are unable to change Desktop wallpaper for enhanced experience by using those simplified option: Right-click the picture and choose Set as desktop background but nothing happens. If you open control panel and go to Desktop background from Personalization setting, your desired images won’t show up and it just stucks at Loading screen. Continue reading

How to remove folders from This PC in Windows 8.1 File Explorer

In Windows 8.1, the central place of your system previously called “Computer” has been changed to This PC. This is a minor change. When you open File Explorer, you would notice that the more common folders is at the top of the This PC window, such as Desktop, Documents, Pictures folders. Continue reading

Windows 8.1 A language pack isn’t available in Control Panel

I have upgraded my computer to Windows 8.1 Enterprise RTM but can’t find a way to get rid of a redundant keyboard entry. When I open control panel to change a keyboard layout, “A language pack isn’t available” message shows there. How I can fix the issues and remove additional keyboard layout? Continue reading

Fix Print Spooler Service problem in Windows 8.1

My HP LaserJet 3050 All-in-One Printer is connected to my Windows 8 computer and everything worked fine. However, after upgraded to the Windows 8.1 OS and installed related driver, I try it again and there is no any print queue and I get error message “Print Spooler Service has stopped working”. How to fix the issues? Continue reading

Microsoft Surface Music mixing Cover for aspiring DJs

Microsoft has already released new battery-boosting Type and Touch covers and Docking station, but it is surprised with the announcement of a new music-mixing cover. Because it was revealed in previous leaks of the event and seems that new territory for would-be DJs starts being excavated. Continue reading

How to Change Displays DPI Scaling Size in Windows 8.1

For enhancing multiple monitors experience with tablets or desktop computers, Windows 8.1 gets extra large DPI (Dots per Inch) scaling improvements and higher resolutions support. So you are able to increase or reduce the percentage of text, icons and other items on a display’s desktop for only your account. Continue reading

Install Windows 8.1 kernel locked entry leaked on thread termination error

My surface tablet is running Windows 8 Pro. After I download the Windows 8.1 updates from Windows Store and then try to install it, a error message saying “kernel locked entry leaked on thread termination” pops up on the “Setting up a few more things” screen. So I have to cancel the installation process and revert to Win 8, but get 0×101-0x4000D issue. How I can get it working? Continue reading