Posts under Windows category

Fix: Error 0x80246007 while installing OneNote app

We all know that OneNote is a handy app that lets us create notes on the go. In Windows 8.1 or later, the app comes pre-installed with the operating system. However, if you have not received the app pre-installed or […]

Windows Recycle Bin Tricks and Tips

The Recycle Bin in Windows! It’s there, we need it, but we hardly ever notice it. Some of us don’t even bother to empty it, letting Windows do the job once it starts over-flowing. Well lets change that and lets […]

Certmgr.msc or Certificate Manager in Windows 10/8/7

The Certificate Manager or Certmgr.msc in Windows lets you see details about your certificates, export, import, modify, delete or request new certificates. Root Certificates are digital documents used to manage network authentication and the exchange of information. Manage certificates using […]

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Enable Status Bar in Notepad on Windows 10/8/7

If you use the Notepad frequently, you may have noticed that the Status Bar option under View is always greyed out or disabled. In this post we will see the reason for this and  how you can enable Status Bar in Notepad – via the […]

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Restore deleted Recycle Bin in Windows 10/8/7

If you have deleted the Recycle Bin icon by mistake from your desktop, then this post will show you how to restore Recycle Bin in Windows 10/8/7, using the Control Panel UI, by creating a folder, by tweaking the Windows […]

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How to take screenshots of Desktop in Surface Pro

I recently bought a new Microsoft Surface Pro for my daughter. While I have not got much time to play with it yet when I used it, I did face one difficulty, and that was how to take out a […]

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How to disable Webcam in Windows 10/8/7 laptop

In this post, we will see how to disable your webcam or the integrated camera in Windows 10/8/7 using the Device Manager. Most laptops today come with a built-in integrated web camera, which is useful when it comes to having […]

Fix: Problem uploading to the Windows Error Reporting service

We all know that using the Windows Action Center, we can resolve issues with our system using Check for solutions button mentioned against an issue. Thus time to time, we have to deal with different problems and accordingly we have to […]

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Windows PowerShell font and window is too small

Today when I opened a PowerShell window, I found that it opened maximized normally, but stayed that way for a few seconds only, before actually shrinking down to a very small size. This made the Windows PowerShell font and window […]

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Windows PowerShell features and benefits of upgrading

Windows 10 ships with Windows PowerShell 5.0. Windows 8.1 comes installed with Windows PowerShell 4.0. The new version hosts many new features designed to make its language simpler, easier to use, and to avoid common errors. If you are using an […]

Cursor jumps or moves randomly while typing in Windows

If you find that your mouse cursor jumps or moves on its own, automatically, randomly while typing in Windows laptop or computer, then some of these suggestions may help you fix the problem. This could typically happen if your touchpad […]

Daylight Saving Time in Windows

Daylight Saving Time in Windows 10/8/7

At some point during the year, some of may see a notification when you click on the Taskbar clock in Windows. The notification could be something to this effect: Daylight Saving Time ends on (date) at (time). The clock is […]

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Failure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes

If your Windows 10/8/7 system gives you a message Failure configuring Windows updates, Reverting changes, Do not turn off your computer message, then this post may help you troubleshoot the issue. Failure configuring updates. Reverting changes. Do not  turn off your […]

Privacy Options in Windows 8.1

Change Privacy options and settings in Windows 8.1

Very few of us may have bothered to have a look at these settings, but Windows 8.1 does offer some privacy control options that let you control how applications can access your information, which ads can be shown, and more. […]

Windows As A Service – A Discussion

After the success of offering Microsoft Office as a Service – in the form of Office 365, is it possible for Microsoft to offer its operating system, Windows as a Service? The article tries to find out answers, while talking […]