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Index More Files To Turn Up In Searches In Windows 8.1 [Quicktip]

Index More Files To Turn Up In Searches In Windows 8.1 [Quicktip] | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
One of the thing that frustrates Windows 8.1 users is the fact that they are not able to search for their files using the Metro inbuilt search features. For some reason, you can only search for files that are available on your desktop and your library, but not anywhere else. ... Continue reading »
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Top 10 Uses For Linux (Even If Your Main PC Runs Windows)

Top 10 Uses For Linux (Even If Your Main PC Runs Windows) | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
Even if you’re a Windows (or Mac) user, knowing how to use Linux is a valuable skill and it can run a bunch of awesome things in your home ̵...
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The legacy of Mandrake Linux: Rosa Linux

The legacy of Mandrake Linux: Rosa Linux | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
At the end of 90`s Mandrake Linux was the most popular distribution out there. Most thing that are today said about Ubuntu where first said about Mandrake. It was the number one distro from 1998 util 2004. User friendly, easy to use, easy to install, lot of preinstalled software, most popular by new

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What Microsoft must introduce with Windows 9

What Microsoft must introduce with Windows 9 | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
Microsoft has turned Windows into a weak touchscreen phone-style OS. We look at what fixes are needed to turn things around with Windows 9.
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Windows 9 podría llegar al Mercado antes de final de año

Windows 9 podría llegar al Mercado antes de final de año | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
Desde Windows XP, Microsoft no ha conseguido lanzar una versión del sistema operativo que sea 100% confiable. Windows Vista fue un fiasco, Windows 7 parecía solucionar los problemas, pero de nuevo Windows 8 se ha ganado sus enemigos.
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How to set up a mail server in Ubuntu or Debian - Linux FAQ

How to set up a mail server in Ubuntu or Debian - Linux FAQ | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
This tutorial will discuss how to set up a working mail server in Ubuntu or Debian. As we know, the two major protocols used in a mail server are SMTP and POP/IMAP.
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Windows XP use drops fast; Windows 8.1 moves ahead of Vista in December's OS data

Windows XP use drops fast; Windows 8.1 moves ahead of Vista in December's OS data | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
Windows XP's share of the OS market dropped several percent in the last month, according to December's numbers from Net Applications, while Windows 8.1 went ahead of Windows Vista.
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Cómo activar el modo UEFI y Secure Boot en Windows 8

Cómo activar el modo UEFI y Secure Boot en Windows 8 | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
Desde hace algún tiempo, varios PCs incluyen el sistema UEFI en reemplazo del tradicional BIOS.

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Exploit Protection for Microsoft Windows

Exploit Protection for Microsoft Windows | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it

Software exploits are an attack technique used by attackers to silently install various malware – such as Trojans or backdoors – on a user’s computer without requiring social engineering to trick the victim into manually running a malicious program. Such malware installation through an exploit would be invisible to the user and gives attackers an undeniable advantage. Exploits attempt to use vulnerabilities in particular operating system or application components in order to allow malware to execute.

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New Windows 8.1 features can boost Mobile Device Management

New Windows 8.1 features can boost Mobile Device Management | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
NFC printing and Open MDM are among the Windows 8.1 features that give enterprise IT reasons to consider Microsoft's latest OS for bring your own device management.
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The battle for user choice in Windows 8.1

The battle for user choice in Windows 8.1 | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
Start menu 'solutions' have divided the Microsoft faithful in a battle that could be avoided if users are given a simple choice
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The 10 Windows Group Policy Settings You Need to Get Right

The 10 Windows Group Policy Settings You Need to Get Right | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
Configure these 10 group policy settings carefully, and you can expect better Windows security across the office
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Solving the mystery of Windows 8.1's missing features

Solving the mystery of Windows 8.1's missing features | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
Microsoft has killed some capabilities outright and hidden others -- our blogger shows you what happened to your faves
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How to install Anaconda 1.9 in Ubuntu 13.10

How to install Anaconda 1.9 in Ubuntu 13.10 | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
Anaconda is a free Python package for large-scale data processing, predictive analytics, and scientific computing. It comes with a package manager called Conda.
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Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr Will Shipped With OpenJDK 7 and Tomcat 7 | Ubuntu Portal

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr Will Shipped With OpenJDK 7 and Tomcat 7 | Ubuntu Portal | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
After a few weeks ago the possibility of excluding both OpenJDK7 and TomCat come as default Java implementation in Ubuntu 14.04 was announced

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HP not dumping Windows 8 in favour of Windows 7

HP not dumping Windows 8 in favour of Windows 7 | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
Rumours that it is dropping the new OS version were greatly exaggerated following its decision to openly market Windows 7 PCs on its home page.
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Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Business User Guide Package, Includes How-to Videos And More

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Business User Guide Package, Includes How-to Videos  And More | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it

Microsoft today announced the availability of the Windows 8.1 business user guide package. This user guide package includes a range of guides and video tutorials that will help enterprise users take full advantage of Windows 8.1

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Death knell for Microsoft Security essentials as XP is axed

Death knell for Microsoft Security essentials as XP is axed | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
Not only is support for Microsoft XP ending, but you will also lose your ability to benefit from Microsoft's free antivirus and anti-malware app,...
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20 Useful Microsoft Windows 8.1 Tips & Tricks

20 Useful Microsoft Windows 8.1 Tips & Tricks | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
With the upgrade from Windows 8 to 8.1, Microsoft has made several changes mainly to improve on certain aspects that Windows 8 has received criticism for.
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Cómo aumentar el rendimiento de Windows 8

Cómo aumentar el rendimiento de Windows 8 | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
Hay una regla incuestionable de la informática: No importa lo rápido que sea un equipo, y no importa lo bien que funcione, siempre desea que se ejecute mejor
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How to Install Linux on a Chromebook and Unlock Its Full Potential

How to Install Linux on a Chromebook and Unlock Its Full Potential | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
There are some Chromebooks with awesome hardware out there, like the beautiful Chromebook Pixel, but they don't quite hit their full potential with Chrome OS. Here's how to install Ubuntu and get more out of your Chromebook.
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Windows 8.1 biometrics support increases security, but do you need it?

Windows 8.1 biometrics support increases security, but do you need it? | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
Features for Windows 8.1 security include expanded support for biometrics with the Windows Biometric Framework, fingerprint-based authentication and Windows Store apps.
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If you're not using Windows Sysinternals Tools, you should be

If you're not using Windows Sysinternals Tools, you should be | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
Learn about Windows Sysinternals tools and how IT administrators can use the plethora of utilities to simplify tasks and make machines run more smoothly.
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#Linux Chief: 'Open source is safer, and Linux is more secure than any other OS' (exclusive)

#Linux Chief: 'Open source is safer, and Linux is more secure than any other OS' (exclusive) | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
"If there were a backdoor in Linux, you’d know it," said Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin. "The whole world can see every line of code in Linux."
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Windows 8.1 - Security Improvements

Windows 8.1 - Security Improvements | Desktop OS - News & Tools | Scoop.it
Windows 8.1 - security improvements

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