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How Can I Change the Look of My Windows Interface?

Stardock

Episode 1667

Gary from Buffalo, NY

Gary says that the Federal government won't allow the global entry into New York because the state doesn't allow access to DMV records since New York issues licenses to illegals. California, by contrast, sells DMV information to anyone. Leo says that privacy is an issue with DMV records when they sell the data to just about anyone who has money. It's ridiculous. 

Prevent Windows From Rearranging Your Desktop Icons

For many users, the Windows desktop is a quick and easy way to get to frequently used files and applications. Sometimes, however, Windows will rearrange all of your icons on its own. This can happen if you plug in another display or play a game that changes the display resolution. In some cases, just logging out or restarting the PC could rearrange the icons. There are a couple of things you can do to prevent this from happening in the future, though.

How can I get my start button back in Windows 8?

StarDock Start8

Episode 1120

Mark from Anaheim, CA

Mark's computer died, so he got a new one running Windows 8.1 and he hates it. He's heard of StarDock and wants to know if he should get it. Leo says there's several options including StarDock's Start8, which only costs about $5. It'll bring back the Start Button and works really well. Classic Shell is another option, and it's free. Leo says that Start8 does a better job though and is worth paying $5 for.