About AnandK@TWC

Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.

Web browser automatically adds www to URL

If Internet Explorer, Edge, Chrome, Firefox browser automatically adds www to URL & takes you to a wrong path, then this post will help you fix the problem. Usually in such a situation, you should clear the browser cache and  […]

Create Slide To Shutdown shortcut

Create Slide To Shutdown shortcut in Windows 10

Microsoft has give us an even easier way to shut down Windows 10/8.1 tablets or touch devices. The Slide To Shut Down feature will make the lock screen roll down half way through the screen. Then all you need to do […]

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Skylake systems that will be supported on Windows 8.1/7

In its latest drive to push Windows 10 adoption further, Microsoft announced that nextgen CPUs will only support Windows 10. Elaborating more on the announcement made, Microsoft published a list of more than 100 Skylake Systems that will be capable […]

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Critical Process Died error in Windows 10/8/7

If a critical Windows system process fails to run properly, your operating system will crash and display a Critical Process Died Stop Error 0x000000EF or Blue Screen on your Windows 10/8/7 computer. This happens because the process which was needed […]

Kernel Security Check Failure

Kernel Security Check Failure error in Windows 10

If you receive a Kernel Security Check Failure Stop Error or Blue Screen on Windows 10/8/7, then this post has some troubleshooting steps you may want to try out. This error is usually caused due to Memory or Driver incompatibility […]

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Unable to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1/7

If you are unable to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 or Windows 7, and you receive a Windows 10 couldn’t be installed error message, then this posts suggests some troubleshooting steps you may want to explore. Unable to […]

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How to check PowerShell version in Windows 10

In this post we will see how to check PowerShell version in Windows 10/8/7. Windows 10 ships with Windows PowerShell 5.0. Nevertheless, it is always a good idea to use the latest version of PowerShell, as every new version introduces […]

How to change default PDF reader, Edge, in Windows 10

Microsoft Edge is the default PDF reader in Windows 10, which is good, as it beats needing a third-party, free PDF reader software. But if you’re wondering how to change the default PDF reader, then we’re here to help out. […]

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How to adjust volume for individual programs in Windows 10

With the introduction of Windows 10, Microsoft introduced a new volume control in Windows 10, but the underlying problem it faced was the absence of any option that allowed a user to change volume for apps, individually. If you click […]

Socially Engineered Malware

What is Socially Engineered Malware? Precautions to take.

This post takes a look at the definition & examples of Socially Engineered Malware or SEM and the tactics employed by fraudsters to push malware. It also lists some basic precautions web surfers should take. Socially Engineered Malware Social Engineering […]

How to customize Windows 10 taskbar

Windows 10 taskbar in many ways is the same when compared to other versions of Windows, but there are a few new things Microsoft brought to the table to make it unique. The main uniqueness is Cortana, as it sits […]

Cortana Tips and Tricks for Windows 10 users

Cortana is one of the best features found in Windows 10, whether it be on the desktop or mobile. The digital voice assistant comes with several excellent features, but we’re going to talk about the most useful of the lot, […]

Why are websites hacked

Why are websites hacked? How to prevent hacking?

Why are websites hacked? It’s not true that only top websites are hacked. Smaller websites and blogs are more vulnerable. This post takes a look at why websites are hacked, what to do if you blog is under Cyber Attack […]