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Age of Empires: Castle Siege is a huge disappointment

There’s a cool game we like to play, and it is called Age of Empires: Castle Siege. We first began playing this game on mobile little over a year ago but stopped early on. However, we got back in again […]

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How to disable Feedback in Windows 10

To give users a better user experience, Microsoft from time to time, collects feedback & telemetry data from Windows 10 computers. While such feedback helps Microsoft make the operating system better, some users may want to turn off or disable […]

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Your location is currently in use in Windows 10

The Location Tracking service in Windows 10, will tell the apps where your location is ad you may or may not want this happening. When any app use the Location settings to identify your location, you will see a round […]

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How to reset Screenshot counter in Windows 10/8

When you press the Win+PrtScr keyboard shortcut, Windows 10 will automatically save a screenshot of your computer screen or desktop in the Pictures\Screenshots folder. These images will be named in a serial order as Screenshot(1), Screenshot(2), Screenshot(3), etc. This screenshot […]

Launch Command Prompt in Windows 10

7 ways to open or launch Command Prompt in Windows 10

Many folks might not know this, but there are several ways to open or launch the Command Prompt (CMD) in Windows 10. It’s so easy to do that even if a newborn could do it. OK, maybe we’re exaggerating here, but that […]

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How to avoid upgrading to Windows 10

Microsoft has decided to push Windows 10 as a Recommended Update now, to the users of Windows 8.1 and Windows 7. While the upgrade to Windows 10 has been a smooth affair for many, there are several, who have faced […]

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Stop Windows 10 from Getting To Know You

Windows 10 offers a feature that lets the operating system and Cortana, get to know and recognize your voice and writing, so that it can make better suggestions to you. It does so by collecting information like handwriting patterns, speech […]

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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 computer. This happens because the process which was needed to […]

Contiki OS vs Windows 10 for Internet of Things

Contiki OS vs Windows 10 for Internet of Things

If you have been creating smart devices, you sure might have worked on Contiki OS. Almost all devices prior to the launch of Windows 10 IoT edition were either using Contiki OS or Linux for creating interactive smart devices that […]

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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 […]

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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 enable or disable Game DVR on Windows 10

You can use the Game DVR feature of the Xbox app in Windows 10 to record videos of your PC game play and upload them to any social site, easily via the app’s Game Bar. We have seen how to […]

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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 […]