On the menu that appears, choose ‘Properties’, highlight ‘Internet Protocol Version 4’, choose ‘Properties’ again and change the Preferred DNS server to 126.96.36.199 and the Alternate DNS Server to 188.8.131.52.
Click OK to close the windows and your Internet should be working once again.
The fix is simple, just head to your computer’s ‘Network and Sharing Centre’, click on ‘Change advanced sharing settings’ and check the box next to ‘Turn off network discovery’. Again, the fix is simple enough, just download a free anti-virus software such as Avast or AVG and do a complete system scan.
If you’re not sure which software to choose, try reading our review of the ten best free anti-virus programs.
Windows 8 has been designed with touchscreen users in mind.
While Windows 8.1 Update 1 goes some way to addressing the concerns of mouse users, several people still claim that they find the Charms Bar a hindrance.
To restore the built-in administrator account firstly head to your computer’s Start Screen and and type ‘cmd’.
Press Enter and your original account will be restored.
After Windows 7 introduced users to Libraries they quickly became popular, offering an easy way to collate and organise media folders from various locations.
Sometimes you were able to access the Internet after several refreshes of your laptop or modem, whereas sometimes you said you couldn’t access the Internet after hours of trying.
Based on your comments, the problem does not appear to be browser-specific nor make/model-specific, and so once again we are left without a cause. Credit goes to Make Use Of user Konstantin for his comment, which seemed to solve the issue for a lot of people.