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How to reset WEI or Windows Experience Index

The Windows Experience Index measures the capability of your computer’s hardware and software configuration and expresses this measurement as a number called a base score. RECOMMENDED: Download this tool to quickly find & fix Windows errors automatically

How to find out IP address in Windows 10/8/7 natively

Users of Windows 10/8/7/Vista operating system can find out out their IP address, by accessing the Control Panel, very easily. There may be times you may want to find out IP address and this tutorial will show you how you […]

Open a file by drag-and-dropping it onto a Windows Taskbar icon

One of the most visible changes in Windows 7 has been its elegantly designed and very useful taskbar, which can even be further tweaked using Taskbar Thumbnail Resizer or the Windows Taskbar Thumbnail Customizer. Open a file by drag-and-dropping it […]

3 geeky Windows Run commands you want to know!

We have earlier blogged about the new Run commands in Windows 8 / 7 & Windows Vista & also seen how one can create your own run commands for Windows 7 / 8. The Run command in Windows, let you […]

The Overlay Icons in Windows explained

You may have noticed several icons in your Windows operating system which have an overlay icon on it. This could be the most common overlay arrow icon, which indicates that the icon is a shortcut icon; or it could be […]

How to hide the Notifications Area in Windows 7

If you’d like to hide the system tray or the notifications area in Windows 7 you can do so as follows. RECOMMENDED: Download this tool to quickly find & fix Windows errors automatically

Set Windows 7 notification dialog boxes to stay open longer

While many prefer to turn off the Windows notification dialog boxes, which appear in the right side taskbar bottom corner near the notification area/system tray, there may be others who find its time of display, to be short! Set Windows […]

Notepad Tips and Tricks for Windows users

The humble Notepad in Windows is one of the most used  programs. It is a very basic text editor you can use for simple documents. Let us have a look at some Notepad tips and tricks that will help you […]

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The Machine Memory Dump Collector in Windows 10/8/7

The Machine Memory Dump Collector in Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and later is designed to collect machine memory dumps from a machine. This diagnostic collects both full/kernel memory dumps (memory.dmp), last five machine mini dumps from the past […]