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Cipher command line tool

Cipher command line tool in Windows 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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Auto-select language encoding setting in Internet Explorer

Whenever you visit a website, the web page tells the browser which language encoding to use. The browser uses this information, and renders the page. If the page does not include this information, it will find out the correct language [...]

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Disable Spell Checker & Auto-Correct in Windows 8.1

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 [...]

Install Group Policy Management Console

Install Group Policy Management Console in Windows 7 | 8

In this post we will see how to install Group Policy Management Console or GPMC in Windows 7 | 8.  GPMC simplifies the management of Group Policy in Windows systems, by making it easier to for IT and System Administrators to understand, [...]

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InstantGo Power State in Windows 8.1

InstantGo in Windows 8.1, replaces the Connected Standby of Windows 8. The feature as we all know defined how a device could handle sleep mode since, it allowed devices to run continually and keep alive the network connection even when [...]

Network context menus in Windows 8.1

Network context menus in Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 now offers you a context menu for Networks, that let you easily carry out certain operations for your computers networks and manage them. If you have successfully applied the Windows 8.1 Update, you will see some new options. [...]

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Clean up WinSxS Directory in Windows Server 2008 R2 with new Update

The WinSxS folder seems to be one stop solution for storing files added to your OS via Windows Update. The Winsxs folder, stores multiple copies of dll‘s in order to let multiple applications run in Windows without any compatibility problem. Microsoft releases [...]

Windows 7 New Features

Guide: New features available now in Windows 7

I was surprised to see a Windows 7 New Features Get Started guide being made available as a download at Microsoft Download Center. Then the key word struck me in its description – This guide describes some of the New [...]

Work Folders in Windows 8.1

Set up Work Folders in Windows 7

If you have wanted to set up Work Folders in Windows 7, then this post is sure to interest you. Microsoft introduced Work Folders in Windows 8.1. This new feature is basically a Bring Your Own Device enhancement, that will [...]

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WIMBoot or Windows Image Boot explained

Users slammed Microsoft Surface tablet over glaring disk space consumption issue. They believed, that the device’s operating system, ARM-compatible version of Windows called Windows RT consumed a little more than half of the on-board storage space available to the 32GB model, [...]

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Rename computer via PC Settings easily in Windows 8.1

Windows users are already familiar as to how the operating system lets your change your computer name via the Control Panel. You have to open the Control Panel, select System applet, Advanced System Settings from the left side. In the [...]

Emergency Restart Windows

How to Emergency Restart or Shutdown Windows 8 | 7

There may be some situations where you may need to restart or shut down your Windows system urgently. This could be an emergency situation, where you need to instantly shutdown or restart your system - or there could be a situation [...]

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Windows 8.1 Update introduces new features and enhancements

When users provide feedback to a responsive company, they materially impact the brand and ensure that the product you get is the product what you expect. Ever since Windows 8 was introduced in 2012, we saw some changes happening with Windows [...]

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Fix: Hidden files and folders in Folder Options is missing

We know that the Windows operating system contains some files and yet other system files and folders which are hidden by default. These are hidden so that the end-user does not by chance end up deleting or modifying their contents as [...]

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Windows 8.1: The Anti Malware Operating System

We all use one or more antivirus software, Internet Security Suite or a Firewall software on our Windows computer. We keep them updated, go for zero-day patches, and keep hunting forbetter combination of anti-malware for better protections. But what most anti-malware [...]

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