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Nest virtualization in Windows 10

Nested Virtualization in Windows 10

Nested Virtualization lets you run a Hypervisor inside of a Virtual Machine. Windows 10 Build 10565 introduced Nested Virtualization. Whether you need it or not, here is some information that might interest you. Container inside Container: About Nested Virtualization in […]

Memory Compression in Windows 10

Memory Compression in Windows 10

Memory is an important factor in processing different tasks faster. Since it is electronic memory, it is costly and most people cannot afford huge amount of RAM. Also, there is a limit on RAM that the operating systems can support. […]

Recover deleted files from OneDrive

How to recover deleted OneDrive files in Windows 10

OneDrive integration in Windows 10 allows you to sync files between Windows PCs and other devices. One highlight of the application is its ability to recover files, if you have deleted them accidentally. This means that the files you may […]

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Generate list of Windows Services using PowerShell

The Get-Service cmdlet is designed to retrieve information about the services installed on your computer. Using the Get-Service PowerShell cmdlet you can generate a list of Windows Services running on your Windows 10/8/7 computer. Use PowerShell to generate list of […]

Troubleshoot Windows 10 Sound and Audio problems

Microsoft has received good reviews for their latest OS –Windows 10. The OS is packed with new features, apps and functionality that intends to make your computing experience a smooth affair. However, the OS brings with it its own share […]

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Mouse left click brings up Context Menu in Windows

When you left click on your mouse, does it bring up the context menu, which is supposed to appear when you actually right-click? If you are facing this issue on your Windows 10/8/7 computer, maybe this post will help you. […]

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Error 0x80240017 while installing Windows Updates on Windows 10

Recently, when I was updating my Windows 10, I received Windows Update Error 0x80240017, while installing an update for Microsoft Office. I restarted my computer and tried again, but failed to proceed successfully – I again received the same error. […]

Use original boot configuration greyed out in Windows 10

I recently found that I was unable to make changes to System Configuration or MSConfig. Every time I made some changes, the options reverted back and no changes were kept after restarting my Windows 10 computer. I could not use […]

Your PC needs to be repaired

Your PC needs to be repaired error on Windows 10

If you receive a Your PC needs to be repaired, The operating system couldn’t be loaded because a critical system driver is missing or contains errors, message on your Windows 10/8/7 computer, then this post may help you. One of […]

How to sync Google Calendar with Windows 10 Mail App

In our earlier post about Windows 10 Mail App, we mentioned the app supports the ability to sync Google Calendar – something that was not to be seen in the same app for Windows 8.1. However, we did not cover […]

Reset Windows Update Components Tool

Reset Windows Update Agent to default in Windows 10

If you are facing problems while downloading or installing Windows Updates on Windows 10/8/7, you definitely want to run the Reset Windows Update Agent Tool from Microsoft. This Reset Windows Update Agent will reset & repair all WU related components […]

Rename or change OS name in Windows Boot Manager

In spite of having successfully upgraded my Windows 8.1 PC to Windows 10, my operating system was still being identified as Windows 8. Moreover on every start I was shown the boot/OS selection screen and offered Windows 8 and Windows […]

4k sector hard drives

What are 4K sector hard drives? What is Windows Support Policy?

As technology advances, we’ll soon see more 4K sector hard drives in future. The data storage industry will be transitioning the physical format of hard disk drives from 512-byte sectors to 4,096-byte sectors – commonly called as 4K or 4KB […]