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Windows 7 does not detect installed antivirus software

If you have an antivirus software installed on your Windows 7, and still the Windows Security Center or Action Center does not detect it as being installed, you may want to apply this Hotfix and see if it helps you. […]

System Restore Points deleted or go missing in Windows

Are your System Restore Points missing in Windows 10/8/7? Maybe you opened the System Restore panel, rstrui.exe, with the intention of restoring your Windows computer back to a restore point and you found that the system restore points were deleted! […]

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Does disabling Aero really improve performance in Windows?

Windows Aero, acronym for Authentic, Energetic, Reflective, Open, is the graphical user interface, the module of Windows that processes the GUI and the default theme in most editions of Windows 10/8/7/Vista operating systems released by Microsoft. On many blogs and […]

Full screen command prompt in Windows 7/8/10

In Windows 7 or Windows Vista, if you try to maximize the command prompt window, it will expand only to cover around half the screen. You will not be even able to drag and increase its size! In Windows XP, […]

Windows slideshow feature for desktop background not working

If you find that your Windows desktop slideshow feature in Windows 10/8/7, which used to work fine, does not work anymore, you may want to check out this article. Windows slideshow feature not working First make sure that no installed […]

Where are the Windows registry files located in Windows 10/8/7 ?

The Windows Registry is the centralized configuration database for Windows NT and Windows 2000, as well as for applications. The Registry stores information about tuning parameters, device configuration, and user preferences. On disk, the Windows Registry isn’t simply one large file […]

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List of Rundll32 commands for Windows 10/8/7

I have compiled a list of Windows Rundll32 commands, which can be used for directly invoking the specified functions or to create shortcuts of those, which you use and require frequently. Rundll32 commands for Windows To Create Desktop Shortcuts : […]

Remove or Uninstall Windows Updates in Windows 7 / 8

We all prefer to keep our Windows operating system updated. But sometimes some Windows Updates may make your PC go crazy. Maybe your Windows computer has gone in a loop! In this post we will see how to remove or […]

AutoPlay in Windows 10/8/7 – FAQ

The Windows AutoPlay feature in Windows is a nice feature for users when they insert media via CD\DVD, USB or Media Cards. While useful the AutoPlay is confusing to alot of users and Microsoft has put together a Help and […]

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Block Windows 7 Service Pack 1 via Windows Update

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 would soon receive Service Pack 1 via Windows Update. A blocking tool is available from Microsoft, for organizations that would like to temporarily prevent installation of Service Pack updates through Windows Update.