Posts under Windows category

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 […]

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Why does Windows show less RAM than installed?

You may have noticed that your Windows 7 or Windows 8 may show that the usable memory may be less than the installed memory (RAM). For instance, your Windows 7 32-bit, may report that there is only 3.5 GB of usable system memory […]

Stop automatic Driver updates in Windows 10/8/7

While simply plugging in the device and letting Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista install the driver automatically is cool, you may for some reason prefer not to have the Driver installed automatically. You can if you […]

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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 10/8/7

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 on […]

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 […]