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How to uninstall Windows 10 Technical Preview

A few days back, Microsoft released Windows 10 Technical Preview to the public for testing purpose. In order to remove general annoyances and bugs, Microsoft is offering us these preview versions. If you’ve already installed Windows 10 on your system, […]

Checklist for smooth installation of Windows 10

It’s an exciting time for Windows enthusiasts all world the world, with the release of Windows 10 Technical Preview having happened, and I’m sure most of them are getting ready to take it for test drive. So in this post I’ll suggest […]

Disk Error Checking in Windows 10/8

Users of Windows 8/10 may have noticed that Disk Error Checking is a bit different from the earlier versions of Windows. Checking your hard disk, every once in a while for errors – usually caused due to improper or sudden shutdowns, […]

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Improvements in Windows 10 for Business and Enterprise

Sincere effort from Microsoft in trying to create a single OS capable of working across multiple devices such as phones, tablets and PCs, without hassles, visible in Windows 8 has led to Windows 10. A special focus has been on […]

Download Scary Sounds App For Windows 8.1

Halloween is around the corner, and if you are looking for a scary app, try the Scary Sounds App For Windows 8.1. Since Microsoft introduced the Windows Store, thousands of different varieties of apps are available for download. Some of them […]

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Windows 10 features list – What is new?

Microsoft announced its Windows 8 Successor, titled as the Windows 10, in a press event at San Francisco. Check out the new Windows 10 features Edge Browser, Windows Hello, better Virtual Desktop. new security features like Enterprise Data Protection, Device Guard, […]

Windows Patching best practices

Microsoft Windows Patching best practices and guidance

Updates for systems running Windows operating system and its products are identified as Service Packs, Hotfixes and Security patches. These updates offer a fairly quick and prescribed solution or a workaround for a problem in question. However, these updates regardless […]

Disable Win+L shortcut

Enable, Disable Win+L Shortcut Key on Windows 10/8/7

If you find the Win+L shortcut or the WinKey+L or Windows Key + L hotkey, getting in your way, you may want to consider turning off or disabling this combination key. To do this, you will have to edit the […]

Search Windows Registry

How to search Windows Registry Keys, Values and Settings

Many times, Windows users need to edit the Windows Registry, to either fix a problem or tweak their system. If you know the full path of to the registry key, things become easier, since you can easily navigate to it, […]

Administrative Templates .admx files for Windows

Download Administrative Templates for Windows 8.1 Update

Microsoft has now made available for download Administrative Templates .admx files for Windows 8.1 Update and  Windows Server 2012 R2 Update. Administrative Templates are files with the .admx extension used by Group Policy in Windows. They are basically registry-based policy […]

Correct way to disable IPv6, and avoid 5 second Boot delay

Many Windows users ans IT administrators have opted to disable IPv6 to solve Internet connectivity issues, or on the assumption that they are not running any applications or services that use it. Yet others have disabled it because they feel […]

Change Print Screen folder location

Change Print Screen folder location in Windows 10/8/7

Windows 10/8/7, by default, saves screenshots to the Pictures folder. But if you wish, you can change the default save folder location for captured Print Screen image files to any other location, by following this tutorial. There are several ways […]

Change default location for saving BitLocker Recovery Key

If you have used BitLocker Drive Encryption feature on your Windows system, you might have noticed that when you save the BitLocker Recovery Key, it is the Desktop that is the default location. For some systems, which are part of domain, […]

Prevent AutoPlay from remembering User Choice in Windows

Whenever you plug a new hardware device to your Windows operating machine, you’re asked for what you want to do with the hardware you’ve just plugged in. Windows has the AutoPlay functionality, which can remember how you treat the devices […]

Remote Server Administration Tools

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8.1

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8.1 are meant for system and IT administrators. They allow admins to set and manage roles as well as the features that are installed on a Windows Server 2012 R2 computer, from a Windows […]