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Never create or change Linux files using Windows Apps and Tools

Any attempt to open LINUX files using Windows tools may read-lock the opened files/folders, thereby stopping updates for your file contents. This invariably can result in files and folders becoming corrupted. As such, Windows experts advise its customers to exercise […]

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List of Free eBooks from Microsoft Press

Microsoft offers access to its various online resources to help users advance their skills with Microsoft products. Microsoft Virtual Academy is one such initiative. It lets you load your digital library with free eBooks from Microsoft Press Store. Most friendly […]

Windows computer shuts down when USB device is plugged in

Some users may face a problem where their computer shuts down or restarts whenever they plug in a USB device. There could be many reasons that may cause it – like USB ports touching each other, issues with the motherboard, […]

What is Windows Mixed Reality & why is it important to Microsoft

When the technology industry began to adopt Virtual Reality, Microsoft was one of the few companies lacking a game plan outside of HoloLens. However, things changed with the announcement of Mixed Reality, a blend between Virtual Reality and the technology […]

Using Windows Analytics Upgrade Readiness for upgrading devices

To efficiently manage any a successful deployment of Windows OS from end to end during an upgrade process in any organization, it is essential to provide required inputs to receiving equipment for monitoring. This helps in determining the company’s readiness […]

System & User Environment Variables in Windows explained

System and User Environment Variables has always been a complex topic of discussion for day-to-day Windows OS users. What do they do? A tutorial on the internet said to add a PATH variable, but what is it? Where to do […]

Windows Firewall has blocked some features of this app

Windows Firewall has blocked some features of this app

At times, you may have noticed that when you go on to run a program, the Windows Firewall suddenly throws up a message stating that Windows Firewall has blocked some features of this app and gives you two options – […]

Action Center does not open in Windows 10

Action Center does not open in Windows 10

Action Center is a feature of Windows 10 that provides you with real-time notifications about apps and settings on your device. To use the Windows 10 Action Center, you can simply click on the icon given in the lower right […]

Windows 10 Creators Update not installing

Windows 10 Creators Update not installing

Some users reported that they were unable to install the Windows 10 Creators Update v1703 on their system. Though there may or may not be any error message specific to this issue, users reported that it reverts to the previous […]

Windows 10 Lock Screen grayed out or blacked out

The Windows 10 Enterprise build 1703, which the Creator’s Update version, is quite an improvement to the previous builds. It added many more features to the operating system. However, some users using this version have reported facing two major issues […]

Microsoft Modern Keyboard

Microsoft Modern Keyboard comes with a Fingerprint Sensor

Often, Microsoft unveils its newly manufactured products with great fanfare to make it a commercial success, but the launch of new Modern Keyboard marks a departure from this rule. The Modern Keyboard from Microsoft is the successor to the Surface […]

The Extended Attributes Are Inconsistent

Fix: The Extended Attributes Are Inconsistent error in Windows 10

One of the most critical errors of Windows, “The Extended Attributes Are Inconsistent” error is a sign that your computer’s operating system has become corrupted. This error causes a host of annoying troubles like response time lags, crashes and freezing […]