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Contiki OS vs Windows 10 for Internet of Things

Contiki OS vs Windows 10 for Internet of Things

If you have been creating smart devices, you sure might have worked on Contiki OS. Almost all devices prior to the launch of Windows 10 IoT edition were either using Contiki OS or Linux for creating interactive smart devices that […]

Kernel Security Check Failure

Kernel Security Check Failure error in Windows 10

If you receive a Kernel Security Check Failure Stop Error or Blue Screen on Windows 10/8/7, then this post has some troubleshooting steps you may want to try out. This error is usually caused due to Memory or Driver incompatibility […]

Unable to upgrade to Windows 10

Unable to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1/7

If you are unable to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 or Windows 7, and you receive a Windows 10 couldn’t be installed error message, then this posts suggests some troubleshooting steps you may want to explore. Unable to […]

check PowerShell version

How to check PowerShell version in Windows 10

In this post we will see how to check PowerShell version in Windows 10/8/7. Windows 10 ships with Windows PowerShell 5.0. Nevertheless, it is always a good idea to use the latest version of PowerShell, as every new version introduces […]

How to change default PDF reader, Edge, in Windows 10

Microsoft Edge is the default PDF reader in Windows 10, which is good, as it beats needing a third-party, free PDF reader software. But if you’re wondering how to change the default PDF reader, then we’re here to help out. […]

adjust volume for individual programs

How to adjust volume for individual programs in Windows 10

With the introduction of Windows 10, Microsoft introduced a new volume control in Windows 10, but the underlying problem it faced was the absence of any option that allowed a user to change volume for apps, individually. If you click […]

How to customize Windows 10 taskbar

Windows 10 taskbar in many ways is the same when compared to other versions of Windows, but there are a few new things Microsoft brought to the table to make it unique. The main uniqueness is Cortana, as it sits […]

Cortana Tips and Tricks for Windows 10 users

Cortana is one of the best features found in Windows 10, whether it be on the desktop or mobile. The digital voice assistant comes with several excellent features, but we’re going to talk about the most useful of the lot, […]

Set up Back up feature in Windows 10

Use Windows 7 Back up and Restore Tool in Windows 10

Microsoft introduced a robust Backup and Restore Tool in Windows 7, that let users create backups of their User files as well as System Images. The procedure to Backup and Restore files in Windows 10 changed, but you can still […]

3 Free and Popular Games for Microsoft Surface Device

Windows Store is replete with free games  and apps, ripe for your picking. As such, PC gaming can turn out to be a best experience with Windows 10 powered Microsoft Surface device. The list is never ending or exhausting. In […]