Posts under Windows category

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Group Policy Management tips for IT pros in Windows

This article provides you the information about common administration and troubleshooting tasks and tools associated with Group Policy in Windows 7/8/10. Common tasks: These links will take you to additional information about the following tasks on the Microsoft Web site. […]

Create stronger passwords and passphrases using ASCII characters

A password is a string of characters used to access confidential information, a network, mobile devices or a computer. Passphrases are typically longer than passwords, for added security, and contain multiple words that create a phrase. Use ASCII characters to […]

How to remove old device drivers in Windows 7/8/10

If you find that some of your newly installed devices are not working correctly or in fact your Windows computer freezes frequently, you might want to consider removing old & unused device drivers in Windows 10/8/7. Remove Old Drivers To […]

Troubleshoot: Cannot log on to Windows 8 / 7

Sometimes while logging on to Windows is not easily possible, and its most probably due to the occurrence of some common problems. They may be related to some basic or critical issues. If you are unable to sign in or […]

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Fix It: Notification Area Icons missing in Windows 8 / 7

Has it happened with you that on starting your Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista computer, you have found that the system icons, like the Network, Volume or the Power icons do not appear in the notification area ? […]

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STOP 0x0000006B PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED Blue Screen

If you have a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2, which crashes during the startup process before you are prompted for user credentials, then this article may interest you. In addition, you may also receive […]

Edit Windows Registry using Reg.exe in Windows 10/8/7

You can edit the Windows Registry with the help of Console Registry Tool or reg.exe. Reg.exe is a command-line utility with which you can perform almost all the task which you otherwise can with regedit.exe. Reg.exe in Windows 10/8/7, can […]

System Maintenance Troubleshooter: Run Windows computer maintenance tasks

The System Maintenance Troubleshooter will help you run Windows computer maintenance tasks automatically. Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services (ATS) will allow you to automatically detect and fix common maintenance problems such as broken desktop shortcuts, unused icons, disk volume errors, and […]

Fix: Slow Windows computers with help from Microsoft Fix It

Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services (ATS) will allow you to automatically diagnose and fix causes of poor system performance, such as the power saver setting, multiple anti-virus programs running, multiple startup programs running, and too many users logged on to the […]

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Device Stage feature in Windows 7

Windows 7 introduces a new way to interact with your phone, camera, printer, or portable media player from the Windows desktop called as Device Stage. It works like a home page for select compatible devices and printers. Device Stage in […]

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Error Message 0x81000038 when you back up files in Windows 7

When you back up your files by using Windows Backup in Windows 7, the backup fails and you receive the following error message: 0x81000038, then you may want to try this solution. Error Message 0x81000038 This problem usually occurs because […]