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Search from the taskbar in Windows 8 / 7

In this post, we will see how you can search from the taskbar in Windows 8.1. We have seen how to add the address bar to the taskbar in Windows 8 / 7. This lets users type the URL directly into […]

Defragmentation of SSDs

Defragmentation of SSD Drives in Windows 8: What exactly happens

Most are quite confused over the questions, whether we should defragment Solid State Drives or SSD’s in Windows 8 and Windows 7 and whether Windows itself defrags them during Automatic Maintenance. Here is more light on the subject. SSD or Solid State Drive, also known as […]


Fix: Error 0x80246007 while installing OneNote app

We all know that OneNote is a handy app that lets us create notes on the go. In Windows 8.1 or later, the app comes pre-installed with the operating system. However, if you have not received the app pre-installed or […]

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Windows Recycle Bin Tricks and Tips

The Recycle Bin in Windows! It’s there, we need it, but we hardly ever notice it. Some of us don’t even bother to empty it, letting Windows do the job once it starts over-flowing. Well lets change that and lets […]

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Certmgr.msc or Certificate Manager in Windows 8

The Certificate Manager or Certmgr.msc in Windows lets you see details about your certificates, export, import, modify, delete or request new certificates. Certificates are digital documents used to manage network authentication and the exchange of information. Manage certificates using Certificate […]

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Enable Status Bar in Notepad on Windows 8 / 7

If you use the Notepad frequently, you may have noticed that the Status Bar option under View is always greyed out or disabled. In this post we will see the reason for this and  how you can enable Status Bar in Notepad – via he […]

Restore deleted Recycle Bin

Restore deleted Recycle Bin in Windows 8 / 7

If you have deleted the Recycle Bin icon by mistake from your desktop, then this post will show you how to restore Recycle Bin in Windows 8.1, using the Control Panel UI, by creating a folder, by tweaking the Windows […]

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How to disable Webcam in Windows 8 / 7 laptop

In this post, we will see how to disable your webcam or the integrated camera in Windows 8 / 7 using the Device Manager. Most laptops today come with a built-in integrated web cameras, which are rather useful when it […]


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 […]

Daylight Saving Time in Windows

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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