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Windows 8 Touch Keyboard settings and tips

The Touch Keyboard in Windows 8 is a useful tool hat lets you type on touch devices, without having the need of any physical keyboard. It its not to be confused with the Windows Onscreen Keyboard, where you cannot use […]

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Disk Footprint Tool (dfp.exe) in Windows 10/8.1

Disk Footprint Tool is a new command line tool in Windows 10/8.1. If you open C:\Windows\System32 you will see a small 31 KB exe file called dfp.exe or the Disk Footprint Tool. You can use the Disk Footprint Tool to […]

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Windows Onscreen Keyboard: Options and Settings

The Windows operating system includes an Onscreen Keyboard whose executable is osk.exe. It is a part of the Ease of Access feature of Wind0ws, which you can operate with the help of you mouse, instead of the physical keyboard. In […]

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Cipher command line tool in Windows 10/8/7

Cipher.exe is a built-in command line tool in the Windows operating system that can be used to encrypt or decrypt data on NTFS drives. This tool also lets to securely delete data by overwriting it. Cipher.exe command line tool Whenever […]

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Fix: Windows laptop will not Hibernate

There have been cases when users have found that their Windows laptop just will not hibernate. If you are facing this issue with your Windows 8  or Windows 7 laptop, then you may try some of these troubleshooting steps. Windows laptop […]

This App Couldn’t Be Installed, Error 0x80244018

In our past, we have shared you many solutions regarding errors faced while downloading, installing and updating Windows Store Apps. You can checkout solutions for errors 0×80070005, 0×80240437, 0x8024001e, 0x8024600e, 0x80073cf9, Something happened and your purchase couldn’t be completed, Something […]

Microsoft Genuine Advantage Diagnostic Tool

Fix: This copy of Windows is not genuine

After you install your genuine copy of the Windows operating system on your computer, you are required to activate Windows within a stipulated period of time. If you do not, you will see a message This copy of Windows is […]

What is Windows 64-bit Itanium

What is Windows 64-bit Itanium ?

At times, you may have seen on some Microsoft sites or some download sites, download links being available for Windows x86, Windows x64 and Windows x64 Itanium as well, and wondered what Itanium x64 stood for. Itanium refers to a […]

Disable Spell Checker & Auto-Correct in Windows 8.1/10

In Windows 8 and later editions, there is a built-in spell checker that is embedded in your system. The spell checker and auto-correct is supposed to work over different sections of Windows uniformly. In many scenarios, you might find the […]