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Prevent AutoPlay from remembering User Choice in Windows

Whenever you plug a new hardware device to your Windows operating machine, you’re asked for what you want to do with the hardware you’ve just plugged in. Windows has the AutoPlay functionality, which can remember how you treat the devices [...]

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Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8.1

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8.1 are meant for system and IT administrators. They allow admins to set and manage roles as well as the features that are installed on a Windows Server 2012 R2 computer, from a Windows [...]

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Prevent users from changing Password in Windows 8

There may be times when you may want to restrict or prevent users from changing Password in Windows 8. The reasons could be many – maybe you have two users using the same user account to log into Windows, and [...]

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Fix: The Disk Is Write-Protected error for Removable Disks

We all use removable disks in Windows. Well, sometimes, you may came across such errors with these removable disks, that may make you believe that  the disk has malfunctioned and can’t be used at all. Today, in this article, we’ll discuss [...]

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How to use BitLocker Drive Preparation Tool using Command Prompt

We have previously read about the BitLocker feature, where we’ve mentioned about the BitLocker Drive Preparation Tool. This tool is currently not available as a download for Windows 7 or Windows 8, and later users and only Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 users [...]

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What is nvxdsync? Fix nvxdsync.exe Application Error

You may have seen a nvxdsync.exe process in your Task Manager and wondered what it is. Well, nvxdsync.exe is a executable file, which is part of the NVIDIA User Experience Driver Component. Its basic function is to manage and help [...]

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What is System Reserved Partition in Windows 8 / 7

When you install Windows 8 or Windows 7 on a clean formatted disk, it first creates a partition on the disk at the beginning of the hard disk. This partition is called the System Reserved Partition. Thereafter it use the [...]

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Change Function key behavior in Dell laptops

One thing I did not like about my Dell Inspiron 15 7537 Windows 8.1 laptop keyboard was the behavior of the Function and Multimedia keys – that is, the top most row in the keyboard. On my earlier Dell XPS, I [...]

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We Can’t Get To The Camera Roll Right Now

Windows 8 brought us the concept of Modern UI Apps due to which we can use webcam on our system using the Camera app – and thus we don’t need to install additional software. This Camera app is quite similar [...]

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How to create blank folder names in Windows 8 / 7

Today, we will see how to create blank folder names in Windows. I have used this trick earlier on Windows Vista and Windows 7 – and it now also works on Windows 8.1 as well. I do not remember if [...]

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Troubleshoot: Windows Services will not start

For the Windows operating system to run smoothly, it is imperative Windows Services start when they are required to. But it may happen  that, for some reason, you may find that your important Windows Services do not start. If you [...]

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Fix: Windows laptop screen brightness flickering

If your Dell Windows laptop screen brightness is flickering randomly or when on battery power, then this post suggests methods on how to resolve this problem. I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 15 7537 ultrabook, and was facing this issue. Although I [...]

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Fix: Cannot Switch Between Languages In Windows 8.1

Many times you need to write something in different languages and this is the time you may be looking to switch between languages. If you’re using multiple languages on your system and if you can’t switch between those languages when [...]

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