To find the Windows version on any machine, click the "Start" button and go to "Computer," then click on "Properties" and look under the "Windows Edition" section. The version of Windows running on that machine will be l... More »

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Windows 8 introduced several changes, including a redesigned start screen, a Windows Store for downloading new software, integration with online devices and apps, and a platform for developing mobile apps. The goal of ad... More »

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In order to delete one of two Windows operating systems, the user must know which is the working Windows folder, then they can delete the secondary one that is not in use and alter the boot.ini file and system start-up s... More »

To access an upgrade for a PC using Windows XP Home, purchase a supported version of Windows and perform a clean installation of the operating system. Microsoft no longer supports upgrading older Windows versions to Wind... More »

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Turning off the System Restore feature in Windows 7 is achieved through the System Protection menu located within your computer’s Properties section. System Restore tracks changes to your computer’s files and deploys a s... More »

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The Windows activation process is used to filter out any pirated copies of the operating system and will either slow down Windows or stop it from functioning on the computer. The actual process varies according to the ty... More »

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Restore Windows 7 back to its normal mode by disabling Safe Mode in the computer's start-up settings or restoring the operating system to an earlier point in time. Safe Mode is an advanced troubleshooting feature that on... More »

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