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How to check BIOS version in Windows 10

This post shows you how to check current BIOS version in a Windows 10/8.1/8/7 computer, using Windows Registry, WMI Command, System Information Tool (MSINFO32.exe) or DirectX Diagnostic Tool (DXDiag). BIOS stands for Basic Input/Output System and is a type of […]

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Manage Windows Drivers with Command Prompt using DevCon

Windows Device Manager is certainly a useful built-in tool to manage, uninstall and disable drivers without having an expert knowledge.  The Device Manager seems handy and anyone with some basic knowledge of Windows, can open it and use it. However, […]

What are Root Certificates for Windows?

Certificates are like a confirmation that the message sent to you is original and not tampered with. Of course, there are methods to fake the confirmations like the Lenovo’s SuperFish certificate – and we’ll talk about it in a while. […]

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How to block installation of .NET Framework on Windows

In this post we will see how to temporarily block the installation of the .NET Framework. If your business is not ready to update and install the latest version of .NET Framework on Windows system, then you may block its […]

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OneDrive Troubleshooter for Windows PC

If you are facing problems while using OneDrive on your Windows 8.1/7 computer, then you should download and use OneDrive troubleshooter. If you cannot connect to OneDrive, cannot sync files and others such issues while using OneDrive, then this post will […]

Input Method Editors for Windows 8.1 PC

Using Input Method Editors on your Windows PC, you can type in different languages easily. An Input Method Editor or IME, is a program which allows data in any language to be received as input. It helps users to enter […]

How to uninstall and remove Superfish malware completely

The Superfish malware has been in news recently, with Lenovo pre-installing it on all their new computers. This post shows how to find out if your Lenovo computer has Superfish malware installed and offers instructions on how to uninstall it […]

Fix: Windows Store not opening

You may or may not be a regular user of modern apps which are available on Windows Store on your Windows 10/8.1, but at times, you might want to check out good apps available on the Store. What if you […]

How to install WordPress on Windows PC

In this post, we will see how to install WordPress locally on a Windows system using Instant WordPress. WordPress is a popular content management system for blogging. More than half of the world use WordPress for building their websites. We have […]


Windows 10 at the core of future Internet of Things?

While Microsoft pointed out many uses of Windows 10 at its Jan 21 2015 event, it missed out on Internet of Things. Or, at least, did not bring up the topic. It talked about desktop version of Windows 10, mobile […]

PIN Sign-in disabled when System is joined to Domain

The PIN sign-in introduced in Windows 8 helps us to log-in to system using a easy to remember 4 digit number. PIN sign-in is bit handy as compared to password and Picture password options. However, one disadvantage of PIN sign-in, […]

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How to hide a Drive in Windows 10/8/7

If you are a Windows user, you would probably know about hiding or locking a folder or file which has confidential data. We generally, use some folder encryption software to do these tasks. But, if you have many such folders […]


What is Microsoft’s policy about lost Windows passwords?

The Windows operating system, includes log in protection to help prevent unauthorized access to the computer. When anyone tries to access a computer, if the user has set a password, he will be asked to provide the password, only after […]