Questions tagged [windows-8]

Software specifically for Windows 8 or 8.1. Please tag with [windows] instead unless your question involves functions specific to Windows 8 or 8.1.

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Windows 8 application to allow two users per single PC

Currently I'm running VMWare Workstation and I'm able to have me and one other user play League of Legends using separate peripherals. The graphics are a bit choppy when huge fights happen (due to ...
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Drive defragment tool - after cloning from SSD to HDD

I cloned an SSD to an HDD. Under the optimization tool in Windows 8.1, my partition's media type is still shown as a Solid State Drive, and optimization is unavailable because of this. The ...
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Simple Webcam Photo / Video taking software

For a long time I have used "Acer Crystal Eye Webcam" to take photos and videos with my Acer Laptop webcam. However, this software isn't really flexible, it shows the screen only in a fixed size ...
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Open source CAD for 2D drafting

I do a lot of drafting using AutoCAD 2000 LT on Windows XP, but I need to upgrade to a newer operating system (Windows 8). Unfortunately, AC2000 won't work. So, I am looking for a new free (no money)...
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Battery Charging log

Can someone please recommend a software for Windows 8 laptop, that can show vital battery stats like: discharge rate charging cycle health most importantly, charging time and discharging time Is ...
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Utility to enable "Always On Top" mode for any window in Windows 8.1

I'm looking for an application which will allow me to pin any arbitrary window running in Desktop mode in Windows 8.1 to the top, meaning it'll always be above the window I'm actively using. Similar ...
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Is there a StackExchange client for Windows 8?

In playing around with Windows 8, I find that it would be nice to have a dedicated app for it in the 'metro' interface. Must: Have access to all sites Be able to read questions and answers View ...
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