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2012 Tech Recap: Top 13 articles of the year from Pureinfotech

We are once again at the end of another year, and what a year it’s been! From each article that appears here to the font, images, and each one of the changes in the site layout are in an effort to give you the best user experience possible on the web, so you can get the most out of your Windows PC. Hard work that will hopefully continue for years to come bringing you new and exciting Windows How-To, software reviews, and information around the Internet to keep you current.

Today I am happy to share with you some of our best and popular work from this past year:

1Compare Windows 8 vs. Windows 8 Pro vs. Windows RT vs. Windows 8 Enterprise [Feature-by-Feature]: Microsoft has revealed the names for each edition of the upcoming version of the famous operating system. To simplify and in an effort not to confuse people, the company has narrowed them down to three main editions…

2The ultimate guide to prepare your PC to install Windows 8 [All you need to know]: This guide will help to prepare with everything you need know to make the transition transparent and simple as possible.

3 How to upgrade to Windows 8 from Windows 7, Vista or XP [Step-by-Step]: Although many users would prefer to perform a clean Windows 8 installation, other users just want to go straight and perform an in-place upgrade to be able to maintain settings, documents and programs.

4How to install Windows 8 from scratch – Clean installation guide [Step-by-Step]: So you want to install Windows 8? Today is your lucky day, in this step-by-step guide I’ll walk you through all you need to know to do a clean install of Windows 8 successfully.

5Get Media Center for free when you install Windows 8 Pro – Limited time offer: As you know Microsoft has removed Windows Media Center from Windows 8 and the software giant already said that they will be charging extra for the feature. However, today the company is making available Media Center for free and for short period.

6In depth Office 2013 review: Metro GUI, touch, and cloud powered: Office 2013 focus on allowing users to seamlessly work, share and collaborate with friends, family and coworkers, anywhere on any device. Now documents, settings, and even the applications are always with you wherever you go, making it…

7Start8 brings back Windows Start button with a new Metro style menu [Download]: With Microsoft removing the Windows Start button and menu, many app developers took it upon themselves to help users to bring back that experience with different workarounds…

8Windows 8: How to close tile apps and how do they work: In Windows 8 tile apps work really different from Windows 7 and you technically do not have to close them, instead they go to a suspended state when the end-user switch between apps. This is the way it works moving forward, letting Windows decide what is…

9How to boot in Safe Mode or access the Recovery mode in Windows 8: Learn the four ways in which you can boot Windows 8 in Safe Mode or access the Recovery mode.

10Understanding Windows 8 vs. Windows RT – Would you settle for less?: It is coming to a lot of consumers attention that with Microsoft’s Surface tablet and Windows 8 being released, the company has little information explaining users that there is a big difference between Windows 8 and Windows RT.

11How to Refresh your PC without affecting your files in Windows 8 [Step-by-Step]: Push-Button Reset: In this Windows 8 tutorial learn how to recover your computer without erasing personal files or removing Windows Store apps and important PC settings with the Refresh your PC feature.

12How to extend the 90-day trial period of Windows 8 Enterprise [Step-by-Step]: If you are using the operating system in your main PC, you’ve got so used to it, you already made it your own and now all of a sudden, you noticed in the watermark in the bottom-right corner of the screen that Windows 8 is running out time.

13Firefox Facebook Messenger: Mozilla brings richer social integration to its browser: Mozilla and the social network giant, Facebook, just released Firefox Facebook Messenger. The new feature in the web browser was built using Mozilla’s Social API for the web, and it allows users to chat with Facebook friends regardless which web page they are on.

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