One of the main complaints that I have heard so far is the start menu, or the lack there of. In the first release of Windows 8 the start button was gone and it was not obvious how to access the start menu (the new metro designed one). With the release of 8.1, Microsoft made the change and added a start button again, but you won’t get the start menu as it was in Windows 7 or before.

To access the start menu in Windows 8, you have to put the mouse pointer in the bottom left hand corner and a “icon” will appear, click this to get to the start menu. Alternatively, you can hit the windows key on your keyboard (This works in Windows 8.1 also). Continue reading

Since I know about computers, I don’t consider my self an expert, people ask me how to do things, opinions, or ask me fix things for them. I have been thinking about starting a blog, and so I figured I would use my blog to share knowledge. I would like people reading my blog to do me a favor and help me, I will need ideas to keep this going. If you have a question you would like answered or have a idea for me to write about, please email me at