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autocomplete in command prompt

Turn on AutoComplete in Windows Command Prompt

If you are a Windows power user who frequently needs to use the Command Prompt regularly, then you find it useful to turn on auto-complete in Command Prompt. If you want to make the change permanent, you will have to […]

remove Earlier Version of Windows from boot menu

How to remove Earlier Version of Windows from Boot Menu

This post shows how to remove Earlier Version of Windows from boot menu in Windows 10/8/7. You can remove it after uninstalling one OS from a dual boot computer. If you have two versions of the Windows operating system installed […]

Windows Firewall can’t change some of your settings

If you receive, Windows Firewall can’t change some of your settings message with error codes 0x8007042c, 0x80070422, 1068, 0x8007045b, 0x800706d9, then some of these suggestions are sure to help you fix the problem on your Windows 10/8/7 computer. Windows Firewall […]

Location of Cookies folder in Windows 10/8/7

Where are Cookies in Windows 10/8/7? Where is the location of the Cookies folder? Starting with Windows Vista, things have changed a bit. Type Cookies in Start Menu, and it may take you to C:\Users\Username\Cookies folder. When you try to click on […]

Manage Trusted Root Certificates in Windows 10/8

In one of our earlier posts, we have seen what Root Certificates are. There may be times, when some companies or users may feel the need to manage and configure Trusted Root Certificates, so as to prevent other users in […]

Elevated Privileges in Windows

How to grant or get Elevated Privileges in Windows 10/8/7

You must have noticed, there are often, many programs installed on your machine that require administrative rights to start. Having admin rights lets you make changes to the system, that can affect all other users. In other words, any program that you […]

Windows Hello

Windows Hello: Sign-in to Windows 10 devices with your face

Microsoft, among many announcements, announced two new features of Windows 10 at Windows Hardware Engineering Community (WinHEC) summit in Shenzhen, China. Features which will make your experience with Windows 10 more personal and more secure. While building Windows 10, the […]

Show non present devices

Make Device Manager show Non present devices in Windows

In this post, we will see how to make built-in Device Manager show non present devices in Windows 10/8/7.  Non-present devices are those old, unused, previous, hidden devices that were once installed, but are now no longer attached to the computer. […]

Create desktop shortcut for Evernote Notebook

How to create shortcut for Evernote Tag and Notebook

Evernote is among the finest note taking apps which can help you keep in mind essential tasks, make notes for important tasks and more. It even allows users create Private, as well as ‘shareable’  Notebooks. Tags help users to categorize […]

Windows 10 Upgrade Path Matrix

Windows 10 Upgrade Path and Process

In a pre-session presentation related to March 19, 2015 event on upgrading to Windows 10 from different operating systems, Microsoft’s Julius Ho has noted down few interesting points. These points form the base of this post on how to upgrade […]

Windows 10 System Compression

System Compression in Windows 10

As the release of Windows 10 is nearing up, Microsoft is giving more information about the new operating system that is supposed to fit all the devices. In its blog, yesterday, Microsoft explained how Windows 10 uses system compression techniques to […]

Control Panel will not open in Windows 10/8/7

If your Control Panel will not open in Windows 10/8/7, then this post will help you troubleshoot and fix the problem. It is quite possible that your computer may be infected with malware, the .cpl file may have become corrupted […]