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We’re getting search ready error in Windows 10

If you receive a We’re getting search ready error message when you search in Windows 10 using the Cortana taskbar search, and your search results are stuck, then see this post for potential fixes. We’re getting search ready Here are […]

Boot Configuration Data Editor

Boot Configuration Data Editor in Windows OS

The toughest part when you go for dual boot or multiple boot is that sometimes the boot manager won’t recognize the older operating systems. This could be because the older operating systems use a different type of boot loader like […]

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Limited Network Connectivity in Windows 10

Internet connection availability and access in Windows is indicated via an icon residing on taskbar. If you see an exclamation mark on Network icon it may mean that your Windows 10/8/7 PC has Limited Network Connectivity. There can however be […]


How to manually reset each Windows Update component to default

At times, users experience trouble using Windows Update. While there are several ways to troubleshoot various Windows Update issues, if this happens frequently, it would be a good idea to reset Windows Update settings to default. We have already seen […]


Things you want to know about the Windows 10 November Update

A few days ago, Microsoft rolled out first major Windows 10 update dubbed, Windows 10 November Update. Bits of it included minor additional features and improvements programmed to be downloaded and installed automatically when available. Users interested, can check for […]

Run Troubleshooter from the command line

How to run a Troubleshooter from the command line in Windows 10

You can run a built-in Troubleshooter in Windows 10/8/7 from the command line. Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool or MSDT.exe can be used to invoke and launch any Windows Troubleshooting Pack or Troubleshooter from the command line. Run built-in Windows Troubleshooter […]

Nest virtualization in Windows 10

Nested Virtualization in Windows 10

Nested Virtualization lets you run a Hypervisor inside of a Virtual Machine. Windows 10 Build 10565 introduced Nested Virtualization. Whether you need it or not, here is some information that might interest you. Container inside Container: About Nested Virtualization in […]

Memory Compression in Windows 10

Memory Compression in Windows 10

Memory is an important factor in processing different tasks faster. Since it is electronic memory, it is costly and most people cannot afford huge amount of RAM. Also, there is a limit on RAM that the operating systems can support. […]

Recover deleted files from OneDrive

How to recover deleted OneDrive files in Windows 10

OneDrive integration in Windows 10 allows you to sync files between Windows PCs and other devices. One highlight of the application is its ability to recover files, if you have deleted them accidentally. This means that the files you may […]

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Use the Explorer address bar as a Run box in Windows 10

One among our several one-liner quick tips for Windows, is that you can use the Explorer address bar as a Run box. The Windows File Explorer lets you manage your files and folders. You can navigate it by using the […]

Windows 10 Build 10586

Windows 10 update adds major features and improvements

Windows 10 has received its first major update. As was expected, when Microsoft released Build 10586 to Windows Insiders few days back, the build was about bug fixes and general improvements. Also this Insider build did not put the Windows […]

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Generate list of Windows Services using PowerShell

The Get-Service cmdlet is designed to retrieve information about the services installed on your computer. Using the Get-Service PowerShell cmdlet you can generate a list of Windows Services running on your Windows 10/8/7 computer. Use PowerShell to generate list of […]

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Troubleshoot Windows 10 Sound and Audio problems

Microsoft has received good reviews for their latest OS –Windows 10. The OS is packed with new features, apps and functionality that intends to make your computing experience a smooth affair. However, the OS brings with it its own share […]

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Mouse left click brings up Context Menu in Windows

When you left click on your mouse, does it bring up the context menu, which is supposed to appear when you actually right-click? If you are facing this issue on your Windows 10/8/7 computer, maybe this post will help you. […]

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Error 0x80240017 while installing Windows Updates on Windows 10

Recently, when I was updating my Windows 10, I received Windows Update Error 0x80240017, while installing an update for Microsoft Office. I restarted my computer and tried again, but failed to proceed successfully – I again received the same error. […]

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