Windows Patching best practices

Microsoft Windows Patching best practices and guidance

Updates for systems running Windows operating system and its products are identified as Service Packs, Hotfixes and Security patches. These updates offer a fairly quick and prescribed solution or a workaround for a problem in question. However, these updates regardless [...]

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Maxthon MxNitro Web Browser: Is it really so fast?

Maxthon’s newest addition to the company’s family of browsers – MxNitro has removed all largely unused, resource-hogging features like extensions and cloud services to gain speed. Users will admit that the most important feature they look around for in a [...]

Review of Moo0 Connection Watcher - A Network Monitoring Tool

Moo0 Connection Watcher Review – Does it suit your needs?

We have covered Glasswire and Wireshark network monitoring tools in the recent past. Moo0 Connection Watcher tool is another simple tool to check out what all processes are connected and how the data is being sent and received over the [...]

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Assign a Personality with Advanced Rules, to Outlook.com mail

The inherent problem that surfaces while attempting to keep your mail inbox organized is SORTING. It takes unusually long to manually sort important emails from the not-so-important ones. Microsoft aims to change this with the help of ‘Personality’ it rolls [...]

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How to search on a web page in any browser on Windows

If you wish to find or search for a specific word or phrase on a web page, while browsing with your Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera or any other browser on your Windows PC, then follow this simple procedure. Search [...]

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Download .NET Universe Poster from Microsoft

Microsoft has made available for download a .NET Universe Poster. This poster illustrates the main .NET SDKs, Packages and Libraries, classified by application type and package type. It is a very useful download for .NET programmers and developers. .NET Universe [...]

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Enable, Disable Win+L Shortcut Key on Windows 8 / 7

If you find the Win+L shortcut or the WinKey+L or Windows Key + L hotkeys, getting in your way, you may want to consider turning off or disabling this combination key. To do this, you will have to edit the [...]

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Google Chrome Software Removal Tool: Remove browser hijacks

If Chrome finds that your browser settings have been hijacked, it will offer to reset your entire browser settings. But seeing the increasing incidence of browser hijacks  going around, all over, Google has made available for download, a Chrome Software [...]

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SandBoxie: Run Programs in a secured environment on Windows

Sandboxie is great program designed for the Windows operating system for protecting the computer from any malicious program and prevent them from making changes to the system files. The application allows user to run programs like browser, PDF, Word, Excel [...]

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Download Administrative Templates for Windows 8.1 Update

Microsoft has now made available for download Administrative Templates .admx files for Windows 8.1 Update and  Windows Server 2012 R2 Update. Administrative Templates are files with the .admx extension used by Group Policy in Windows. They are basically registry-based policy [...]

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Convert images into Word and Powerpoint files

Smartphones have changed our lives in a big way. They have stopped being just mobile phones. A decade earlier, no one could have imagined phones being used for navigation, video chatting and most important of all, photography. Most Smartphones come [...]

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Hybrid Drive vs SSD vs HDD: A comparison

With Flash storage devices picking up, you would want to know which type of storage device to buy for yourself. Solid State Disk or SSDs are faster than conventional Hard Disk Drives or HDDs, but a lot costly. There is [...]

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Disable Reset Internet Explorer Settings option in Windows

Today, we will see how to disable Reset Internet Explorer Settings button and prevent users from resetting Internet Explorer Settings in Windows 8 using Registry and Group Policy Editors. In order to solve multiple issues you faced with Internet Explorer (IE), [...]

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Correct way to disable IPv6, and avoid 5 second Boot delay

Many Windows users ans IT administrators have opted to disable IPv6 to solve Internet connectivity issues, or on the assumption that they are not running any applications or services that use it. Yet others have disabled it because they feel [...]