Tag: Windows Version

How to Disable BITS Service Permanently in Windows 8

After installing Windows 8 on my computer, I found the constant network activity from Windows services for accessing the Internet. It was very annoying as it was consuming so much of my Internet bandwidth. After some analysis I discovered that it was the Background Intelligence Transfer Service (BITS) that was responsible for this. This service automatically starts every time you restart Windows. So I figured out the following method to disable it permanently.

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Show Windows Version on Desktop in Windows 8

Windows 8 shows the Windows build and version in the lower-right corner of your desktop. But after you have activated Windows, this information is no longer displayed. If you want Windows to display this version information on your desktop even after the Windows is activated, then you can make some changes in the registry to do that.

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