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Windows Media Player won’t open on Windows 10/8/7

At times, you may find that your Windows Media Player does not open or work, or that it cannot play MP4 or DVDs or rip CD/Media. You could face other symptoms like – nothing happens upon clicking the icon for […]

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How to extract CAB File using command line tools in Windows 10/8/7

In Windows environment, CAB refers to Cabinet files – an archive file format for Microsoft Windows. The format supports data compression and embedded digital certificates used for maintaining archive integrity. Using this file format, a user can store multiple files/folders […]

How to enable and use Dolby Atmos on Windows 10

Dolby Atmos is an interesting piece of sound technology designed for some speaker systems, and Microsoft hasn’t shied away from supporting it. Interested parties can only take advantage of Dolby Atmos by installing the Windows 10 v1703, and from there, […]

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update removes these features

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update arrive shortly on your computers. It brings a lot of new features and functionality to your computer. But with every major Windows Update, some old and non-functional components are removed. This post talks about the […]

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Fix corrupted Windows Update system files using DISM Tool

Windows Update in Windows 10 exists to keep the operating system, and other Microsoft software updated and requires little intervention from us. This smooth functioning, however, may experience hiccups when any corruption occurs in its system files. Under such circumstances, […]

Windows 10 is no longer supported on this PC

Windows 10 was a considerable improvement over its predecessors. However, it was the last operating system to be launched (and the most advanced as well) in the Windows series. All improvements after that will be in the form of updates. […]

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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 […]