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Fix: Problem uploading to the Windows Error Reporting service

We all know that using the Windows Action Center, we can resolve issues with our system using Check for solutions button mentioned against an issue. Thus time to time, we have to deal with different problems and accordingly we have to […]

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Windows PowerShell font and window is too small

Today when I opened a PowerShell window, I found that it opened maximized normally, but stayed that way for a few seconds only, before actually shrinking down to a very small size. This made the Windows PowerShell font and window […]

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Windows PowerShell features and benefits of upgrading

Windows 8.1 comes installed with Windows PowerShell 4.0. The version hosts many new features designed to make its language simpler, easier to use, and to avoid common errors. If you are using an earlier version of PowerShell on your Windows […]

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Cursor jumps or moves randomly while typing in Windows

If you find that your mouse cursor jumps or moves on its own, automatically, randomly while typing in Windows laptop or computer, then some of these suggestions may help you fix the problem. This could typically happen if your touchpad […]

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Daylight Saving Time in Windows 8 / 7

At some point during the year, some of may see a notification when you click on the Taskbar clock in Windows 8.1. The notification could be something to this effect: Daylight Saving Time ends on (date) at (time). The clock […]

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Failure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes

If your Windows 8 system gives you a message Failure configuring Windows updates, Reverting changes, Do not  turn off your computer message, then this post may help you troubleshoot the issue. Failure configuring updates. Reverting changes. Do not  turn off your […]

Privacy Options in Windows 8.1

Change Privacy options and settings in Windows 8.1

Very few of us may have bothered to have a look at these settings, but Windows 8.1 does offer some privacy control options that let you control how applications can access your information, which ads can be shown, and more. […]

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Windows As A Service – A Discussion

After the success of offering Microsoft Office as a Service – in the form of Office 365, is it possible for Microsoft to offer its operating system, Windows as a Service? The article tries to find out answers, while talking […]

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Exit Explorer using Taskbar Context Menu in Windows 8.1

There may be times when you may want to terminate explorer.exe. Maybe your explorer hangs or freezes frequently and you need to exit or restart explorer. To do this, you will normally start the Task Manager. Select explorer.exe from the processes, […]

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What is GPT Partition or GUID in Windows 8 / 7

What is GUID Partition Table or GPT? In this post we will see what is a GPT partition and how they compare to MBR disks and also how to format, remove, delete it or convert GPT disk to MBR disk. GUID […]

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Windows 10 Under The Cover Changes revealed

Microsoft Principal Application Development Manager (Windows and Security), Oliver Niehus on October 1 via a blog post offered users a glimpse of features set to be introduced in the upcoming version of Windows 10. The post highlights changes that largely […]

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How to uninstall Windows 10 Technical Preview

A few days back, Microsoft released Windows 10 Technical Preview to the public for testing purpose. In order to remove general annoyances and bugs, Microsoft is offering us these preview versions. If you’ve already installed Windows 10 on your system, […]

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Improvements in Windows 10 for Business and Enterprise

Sincere effort from Microsoft in trying to create a single OS capable of working across multiple devices such as phones, tablets and PCs, without hassles, visible in Windows 8 has led to Windows 10. A special focus has been on […]

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