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.
F-Secure Router Checker

F-Secure Router Checker checks for DNS hijacking

F-Secure Router Checker is an online tool, that will scan your computer and check if your DNS settings or Router have been hijacked or compromised. When you type www.thewindowsclub.com in your browsers address bar, your computer looks up the IP […]

How to Clean Install Windows 10 from USB

In this post we will see how to clean install Windows 10 using a USB flash drive, on a separate partition. This process can even be used if you want to dual-boot it with another operating system. For this, you […]

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How to manually run Windows 10 Compatibility Appraiser

Before you reserve your copy of the Windows 10 Upgrade, it may be a good idea to check your computer for Windows 10 device & app compatibility. If there’s a problem with a device connected to your PC, it means […]

How to check if USB, DVD is bootable on Windows PC

If you are planning to clean install Windows 10 on your computer, you may have already created a bootable USB media from ISO for Windows 10. If you feel the need to check if the USB Flash is bootable, on […]

Leap Second 2015

Is the Leap Second 2015 a danger like Y2K?

Many IT companies are dreading over the leap second 2015. Most of these companies are considering the leap second as another Y2K-like bug. However, a recent blog on MSDN clears the air saying that leap second 2015 that is coming […]

List of features removed or deprecated in Windows 10

With every new release of the Windows operating system, Microsoft, based on user usage data, decides to enhance or deprecate a feature. When Windows 7 was released, we had seen the list of Windows Vista features which were removed. When […]

Disable Flashing Taskbar buttons or icons on Windows taskbar

Notifications in Windows are present to draw your attention to programs or areas that require your immediate attention. While this helps in resolving issues quickly it can annoy some. Especially the taskbar icons or buttons which flash, once the program […]

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How to reserve your Free Upgrade to Windows 10

Windows 10 will be available as a free upgrade to users of Windows 8.1 and Windows 7. If you have recently downloaded and installed all the latest Windows Updates and restarted your Windows computer, you may have noticed a white […]

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How to rename scheduled task in Windows Task Scheduler

Windows Task Scheduler is probably one of the most useful, but less-used features Microsoft Windows because it lets you automate running of tasks that you want to run regularly. It not only lets the operating system schedule important system tasks, […]

SSH Clients for Windows 10

Free SSH Clients for Windows 10/8/7

SSH or Secure Shell is a protocol used for establishing secure encrypted connections over an insecure network such as the internet. Although any application can utilize the SSH protocol to secure its communication, it is mostly used for secure remote […]

AVG Crumble Behavior Tracking Blocker Chrome Extension

People searching ways to avoid being tracked, can try latest offering from AVG – AVG Crumble. AVG’s new Chrome extension puts a stop to online cookie tracking and allows you to “surf without surveillance”. The browser extension is developed by […]

Professionally Install and Update Drivers with Snappy Driver

List of free Driver Update Software for Windows 10/8/7

Having proper device drivers for your devices is very important for proper functioning of a computer system as well as the attached hardware devices. Drivers are a key component of a computer system, but we often overlook them which may […]

Safe Computing Tips

Safe Computing Tips, Practices and Habits for Windows users

While computers make our work easier, they can tell others a lot about its users. They could include colleagues, friends who share the computer and even hackers. Whether online or offline, computers can give away information to others. This article […]