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The Garage: Microsoft’s Real Activity Center

Meet Microsoft Garage! A Microsoft community full of passionate individuals and cheerleaders that come from vastly different backgrounds, and bring with them a variety of talents, ideas and interests to pursue things they love to do in their spare time. […]

How to directly reboot in Safe Mode in Windows 10/8/7

The Safe mode in Windows, start the computer with a limited set of drivers and system files. Startup programs, add-ons, etc. first, do not run in safe mode, and only the basic drivers needed to start Windows are started. This […]

Windows at Mobile World Congress 2014 – Roundup

This year’s Mobile World Congress event was a site of wide range of high-end smartphone announcements, beginning with Samsung Galaxy S5 launch to Nokia X, an Android-based smartphone. The move from Nokia was clearly viewed as a departure from the […]

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Why is the mouse cursor tilted and not straight

 Mouse cursor, the term refers to pointing devices, such as trackballs, touchpads and pointing sticks built into notebook computers. It is sometimes also referred to as the pointer and serves a purpose we all are aware of. And we are […]

E-Waste Problem, Hazards and Solutions

In most part of the world, underground water is not drinkable directly. Long ago, people simply used to draw up water from wells and drink it. But now, you have to use some sort of filter to purify the water […]

How to edit your Facebook Look-Back Video

I am sure, by now, most Facebook users would have walked down the memory lane via Facebook’s Look Back videos rolled out as part of the company’s 10th anniversary celebrations. The video has got popular with Facebook users, and no […]

NetSetMan: Network Settings Manager for Windows 8 / 10

NetSetMan is a very useful utility to manage different network settings like IP address, DNS, etc. It can easily be used to switch between 6 different profiles including IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, DNS server, Win server, computer name, printer, DNS […]

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Photopus, a speedy photo editing software for Windows

Photo editing is always amazing and full of excitement, but there is always a question in your mind regarding the best program that will fit your need? Many a times you may need to edit multiple images either for uploading […]

Simple trick to manage your Skype History

Just like Facebook, Skype archives all the chats and call history (not available for Facebook), and stores them locally on your PC. Fortunately, it allows them to delete also. This assumes importance because If your computer is shared or accessed […]

Disable Skype Home from your Skype Account

I bet, any Skype user who updated the Voice over IP software to version 5.5 had before him a bothering issue to deal with. A window titled Skype Home automatically opens and appears before an individual, every time he logs […]

10 best Opera extensions, plugins & add-ons

Opera is one of the most popular web browsers being used by more than 200 million users worldwide. The best part about Opera web browser is that it is a lightweight program and doesn’t consume much memory on your PC. […]

Add line numbers in Word 2013 Document

Which line am I on?, I wonder at times while creating a document in Microsoft Word 2013. This very thought pressed me find a way for adding line numbers to Word 2013 and realize the importance of doing so in […]

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Restore: Language Bar missing in Windows 8.1

Sometimes, even after enabling language bar in your Windows Control Panel, you may find that the Language bar is missing. It may disappear completely and become visible only when UAC prompts to switch to administrator account. The possible reason for this […]