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Wireless Network Management in Windows 8

Posted on February 17th, 2014 · Posted in Windows 8
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In Windows 8 (like in previous Windows versions) the system automatically creates a separate Wi-Fi profile for a network in case of a successful connection. This profile contains all information necessary to set a wireless connection: a network name (SSID), an authentication method, a password key and some other data… read more

How to create a UEFI bootable USB flash drive for install Windows 8 / Server 2012

Posted on February 14th, 2014 · Posted in Windows 8
create UEFI bootable USB flash for windows 8

In this article we will discuss how to create special UEFI USB flash boot drive (disk for the further Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 installation on equipment in native UEFI mode).

How to reduce the size of the WinSxS folder in Windows 8 and 8.1

Posted on February 10th, 2014 · Posted in Windows 8
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WinSxS folder haunts users since Windows Vista. Indeed, if you go to Windows folder on the system drive and look at the size of the WinSxS folder, you will be greatly surprized. What is stored in this folder, why is it so big and how to reduce its size? Let’s.. read more

Activation of Data Deduplication in Windows 8.1

Posted on January 29th, 2014 · Posted in Windows 8
windows 8 features: data deduplication

It is to be recalled that activation of a built-in functionality of data deduplication on disk partitions appeared in Windows Server 2012. The aim of deduplication technology is disk space saving on file servers by means of searching and deletion of duplicated data. I.E. the system is searching the same.. read more