Best Windows 8 Apps
29 July 2014
What a simple way to know whether your connection is safe. I am always on public wifi and never know for sure if I am on a secure connection. The WiFi Dashboard app is a great way to stay informed so I can be sure that I am working or surfing online safely.
12 January 2015
I have had to reinstall windows 8.1 3 times because of problems with backgroundtaskhost.exe hanging and preventing my background programs from loading and all my programs from working when I started windows, now I find this I'm betting this program caused all my problems, because of this! Description
The program backgroundTaskHost.exe version 6.3.9600.16384 stopped interacting with Windows and was closed. To see if more information about the problem is available, check the problem history in the Action Center control panel.
Process ID: 179c
Start Time: 01d02da50d3ae6b3
Termination Time: 4294967295
Application Path: C:\Windows\system32\backgroundTaskHost.exe
Report Id: 5c0f79d5-9999-11e4-8281-74e6e2170963
Faulting package full name: PrivateCommunicationsCorp.WiFiDashboard_126.96.36.199_neutral__yjs9fh4pvv2jw
Faulting package-relative application ID: App
30 July 2014
This should be a standard app on all Windows devices.
Tells you when you are on an unsecured WiFi connection, what the risks are and how to protect yourself.
31 December 2014
12 November 2015
It doesn't always recognize my WiFi. It says that I'm not connected when I am.