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How to enable Microsoft Surface Flash Support for all Web Sites

Microsoft Surface Flash Support Does the Microsoft Surface support flash?  Yes it does! No jail breaking is required.  You don’t have to download a flash plugin or special flash player.  There is one caveat, however. ...


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How to Install Windows Server 8 Beta VM on VirtualBox

Ready to start playing with the new Windows Server 8 Beta that was released today?  I know I am!  I was happy to find out that, in addition to being able to download the Windows Server 8 Beta DVD, Microsoft has also made a Wi...



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VirtualBox: Clone VM without Re-activation of Windows 7

I just started using Oracle’s VirtualBox for the first time this past weekend.  Shortly after creating my first Virtual Machine with a Windows 7 guest, I created a clone just to test out this functionality.  I was surpr...


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SOLVED: Your Computer is not Digital Cable Ready – HDHomeRun Prime set up

While trying to set up my Windows Media Center to work with my new HDHomeRun Prime (Buy at Amazon), I encountered the message, “Your Computer is not Digital Cable Ready.” I knew that I had a HDCP compliant video car...



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Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Surface & other Windows 8 Tablets

If you purchased the Microsoft Surface, you probably also purchased the innovative Touch Cover (or Type Cover) accessory. Always having a physical keyboard available really enhances the tablet’s ability to be a true produ...


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How to take Microsoft Surface Screenshots

One of the first things I wanted to do when I received my Microsoft Surface was to learn how to create a screen shot. I wanted to be able to create screen shots for the tutorials I create and to share pictures of my start scree...



Windows RT vs Windows 8 Pro: Which Windows Tablet OS to Get?

Windows RT vs Windows 8 Pro: Which Windows Tablet OS to Get?

Q9G8ET663M45 Windows RT vs Windows 8 Pro When the Microsoft Surface Tablets are released in the next couple of months, they will ship with one of two editions of Windows: Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro.  If you are wondering whi...