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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 […]

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ExtShield warns you of malicious Chrome extensions

With reports of many Google Chrome add-ons turning malicious, you are never really sure which extension is carrying what into your Windows PC. It could be a case that you still don’t know that the recently installed extension has been […]

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Learn how to use Windows 8.1: Resources & Video tutorials

Microsoft has released a set of resources that you will you get the best out of Windows 8.1. The Windows 8.1 end-user readiness content package provides a range of guides and video tutorials that will ensure you learn how to […]

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3D Pinball game for Windows 10/8/7

Many miss playing the 3D Pinball Space Cadet game in Windows Vista/7/8/10. Windows XP had it, but Microsoft, chose not to include this classic in later versions of Windows. Microsoft has explained the reason for dropping this game earlier: One of […]

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Multilingual User Interface (MUI) in Windows 7/8/10

Multilingual User Interface (MUI) is used either in a Windows 10/8, Windows 7, Windows Vista deployment scenario or on a local computer when the user changes language support. The benefits of MUI are more significant in the Windows deployment phase, […]

Set Google Now reminders using Voice or Text

Google Now service gives real-time information about the weather, traffic in your area and more. You can add reminders to the service by using your voice or entering it manually. These reminders once configured, recur or pop up at pre-set […]

10 best Chrome extensions to install

Google Chrome has become one of the most popular web browsers. Users looking for a cleaner, faster and simpler web browser soon adopted Google Chrome, and it soon started making a mark in the browser space. The best part of Chrome […]

Google Plus Login, Sign Up and Sign In Security Tips

Google Plus is one of the most widely used social networking websites today, what with Google trying to push it by integrating it with most other Google services.  In this post, we will talk about Google Plus Sign Up, Login, […]

Perform calculations with Range Calculations App for Excel 2013

Microsoft Office runs an online store dedicated to providing extensions for Office apps like SharePoint, Word, Powerpoint and more. These apps help you either personalize your documents or speed up the work in progress. For instance, with an app you […]

10 best Firefox addons that you should use

In this post, we will take a look at some of  the best add-ons that have made a buzz in the recent past. These Firefox addons and extensions will help you enhance the functionality of your web-browser. Best Firefox addons From making […]

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Patch My PC: Portable tool to check for outdated software

We have already seen a couple of Software Update Checkers earlier, which scan our Windows PC and see if any new versions of our installed software are available for downloads. I came across a portable freeware called Patch My PC, which […]

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Silent Install Helper for unattended installation of software

The next big step after setting up an operating system is making sure you have got all the system drivers and essential software installed. Typically users are required to install all the apps manually, which in itself requires agreeing to […]

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Flip 3D in Windows 7 and Windows Vista

Windows Vista introduced a graphical feature called Flip 3D for switching between open applications. The feature was located on the Taskbar. Flip 3D displays your open windows in a stack and allows you to preview all of your open windows without having […]