If you are struggling on how to change the Windows 8 Start Screen background image, here's how to do it easily.
Click on the Windows logo key on your keyboard to call the Start Menu. Now type Personalize and choose Settings as in the picture below.
Since the old Windows Start menu is gone for good with Windows 8. You might have found it akward to shut down the Windows 8 Operating System.
There are several ways to shut down the Windows 8 system and we will show you three ways that can be used.
1. Hover with your mouse to the upper right or lower right corner of your monitor. Now pull your mouse vertically up or down to call the Dekstop Charms Bar. Now click on the Power button and choose the desired action from 'Sleep', 'Shutdown' or 'Restart'. This is also the slowest way to do the shutdown of Windows 8.
After I have re-installed my machine, iTunes with each iTunes start, it starts to download all applications that are not located on my computer from Appstore.
To prevent this, please do the following:
Open iTunes | Edit | Preferences | Store
Deselect Apps checkbox.
One of our VMware guest servers started to behave strangely. After the restart machine could be pinged successfully but during the "Apply Computer settings" phase, machine looses ping with the message that one of the services failed to start.
I have checked event log and there was a huge number of error events with the following information:
IPSec, Event ID 4292
The IPSec driver has entered Block mode. IPSec will discard all inbound and outbound TCP/IP network trafic that is not permitted by boot-time IPSec Policy exemptions. User Action: To resotre ull unsecured TCP/IP connectivity, disable the IPSec services, and then restart the computer.
When you try to start IPSec service manually, you will receive the following error message:
Could not start the IPSEC Services service on Local Computer. Error 2: The system cannot find the file specified."