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Personalization settings in Windows 10

In this post we will see how to personalize your Windows 10 desktop, theme, change wallpaper, mouse settings, lock screen, window colors, etc. using the Personalization settings. Personalization settings in Windows 10 The beauty of the Windows operating system is that […]

Top 5 free Windows Media Center alternatives for Windows 10

Now when it is officially announced that there won’t be any Windows Media Center functionality in Windows 10, you might be looking for some good alternatives. Launched back in 2002, Windows Media Center was best known for its media playback […]

How to Clean Install Windows 10 from USB

In this post we will see how to clean install Windows 10 using a USB flash drive, on a separate partition. This process can even be used if you want to dual-boot it with another operating system. For this, you […]

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How to manually run Windows 10 Compatibility Appraiser

Before you reserve your copy of the Windows 10 Upgrade, it may be a good idea to check your computer for Windows 10 device & app compatibility. If there’s a problem with a device connected to your PC, it means […]

How to check if USB, DVD is bootable on Windows PC

If you are planning to clean install Windows 10 on your computer, you may have already created a bootable USB media from ISO for Windows 10. If you feel the need to check if the USB Flash is bootable, on […]

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Is the Leap Second 2015 a danger like Y2K?

Many IT companies are dreading over the leap second 2015. Most of these companies are considering the leap second as another Y2K-like bug. However, a recent blog on MSDN clears the air saying that leap second 2015 that is coming […]

List of features removed or deprecated in Windows 10

With every new release of the Windows operating system, Microsoft, based on user usage data, decides to enhance or deprecate a feature. When Windows 7 was released, we had seen the list of Windows Vista features which were removed. When […]

Disable Flashing Taskbar buttons or icons on Windows taskbar

Notifications in Windows are present to draw your attention to programs or areas that require your immediate attention. While this helps in resolving issues quickly it can annoy some. Especially the taskbar icons or buttons which flash, once the program […]

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How to reserve your Free Upgrade to Windows 10

Windows 10 will be available as a free upgrade to users of Windows 8.1 and Windows 7. If you have recently downloaded and installed all the latest Windows Updates and restarted your Windows computer, you may have noticed a white […]

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How to rename scheduled task in Windows Task Scheduler

Windows Task Scheduler is probably one of the most useful, but less-used features Microsoft Windows because it lets you automate running of tasks that you want to run regularly. It not only lets the operating system schedule important system tasks, […]

Pin Windows Update to the Taskbar

How to pin Windows Update to taskbar in Windows 10/8/7

The Windows operating system allows you to pin most software or apps directly to the taskbar for quick access, when you’re on the desktop. This however does not hold true for Windows Update. While it is simple to pin it to […]