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Windows 7’s biggest rival: Windows XP SP3

Thanks to sales of the new Windows 7 operating system, revenue in Microsoft’s Windows division jumped 44% to $4.55 billion from $3.17 billion a year earlier as the recent fiscal fourth quarter ending report indicated. While there is a healthy […]

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Fix: Windows 7 stays at the logon screen for 30 seconds

If you find that the Welcome screen is displayed for 30 seconds during the logon process after you have set a solid color as the desktop background in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2, then this article may […]

How to uninstall programs in Safe Mode in Windows 10/8/7

Sometimes when you go on to uninstall a program via the Control Panel, programs may not uninstall in the regular mode correctly, and you may at times have to boot in safe mode to uninstall software. However, Windows Installer will […]

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[Whitepaper] Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Microsoft continuously collects feedback on Windows 7 from customers and partners through several channels. This feedback results in enhancements that help improve compatibility, reliability, performance, and user experience. Service Pack integrates all these updates, along with additional enhancements, into a […]

How to extract wallpapers from Windows 10/8/7 themepack

We have seen how to make a Windows themepack from your bunch of favorite wallpapers. But what if you want to use the wallpapers of any theme pack separately? Extract wallpapers from Windows themepack Well if you are using 7-Zip […]

How to turn off or disable Secure Desktop in Windows 7/8/10

New Windows Vista users had a very common question, then: Why does the UAC Prompt disable Aero, when it appears? The answer was ofcourse, the newly introduced Secure Desktop feature. Disable Secure Desktop If you are a version of Windows […]

Windows computer wakes from sleep automatically

Do you find that your Windows 10 / 8 / 7 computer wakes up from sleep unexpectedly at a particular time every day? If so then you might to check up if any scheduled tasks are waking your PC up. Windows […]

How to hide Windows 7 Notification Area & System Clock

If you’d like to display a clean Windows 7 taskbar, you will have to hide the notification area and the system clock which appears on the right side if the Windows taskbar. To hide the notification area or the system […]

Increase page views & decrease bounce rate with upPrev

Today while surfing on the internet, I came across a really cool WordPress plugin which allows your reader to select the next available post in the single post’s category. The category is also clickable to access an archive page. Increase […]

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What is Microsoft PC Essentials?

Microsoft has classified certain software as “PC Essentials“. These are software which Microsoft feels many end customers may already be using and they may therefore expect to see pre-installed on their new OEM PC.