What to do if your Windows 8 Modern App fails to start

Good morning AskPerf!  David Alessi here from the Windows 8 client team.  One of the biggest support issues we’ve seen is with Windows 8 Store (formerly Metro/Modern) Apps failing to start.  This post is going to cover some of the most common issues that users run into, and how to troubleshoot them. When troubleshooting Windows… Read more

Task Manager in Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8

Good morning AskPerf!  This is Digvijay from the Performance team in Bangalore. Following up on my previous blog about Task Manager for Windows Server 2008 R2, it was very apt to write another one about the Task Manager of Windows Server 2012 & Windows 8. My first impression of this new task manager was –… Read more

Windows 8 has RTM’d!

Hello AskPerf!  Today is an exciting day as we have released both Windows 8 and Server 2012 to manufacturing!  Please read Steven Sinofsky’s and Jeffrey Snover’s blog posts below: Releasing Windows 8 – August 1, 2012 Windows Server 2012 released to manufacturing! For our AskPerf Blog readers, we will be publishing a series of blog… Read more