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Microsoft Passport

Microsoft Passport in Windows 10

Microsoft Passport has been around for quite a while. It serves as a single point entry to all of the Microsoft products such as Outlook.com, OneDrive, Messenger (when it was alive), People, contacts and more. In Windows 10, Microsoft Passport […]

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Device Management in Windows 10

Windows 10 is coming this summer – first to the desktops and then to the portable devices. The components of Windows 10 have the capability to detect screen size and will accordingly scale themselves on the device so as to […]

Enterprise Data Protection Windows 10

Enterprise Data Protection in Windows 10

Companies are encouraging a single device for both organizational and personal use. It could be Bring your Own Device (BYOD), or the companies providing devices for both personal and enterprise use. Between the two, users of these devices will tend […]

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Device Guard in Windows 10 keeps malware away

Device Guard in Windows 10 is a firmware that will not let un-authenticated, unsigned, unauthorized programs as well as operating systems to load. We have already talked how we need an operating system that performs self-checks on what all is […]

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Windows 10 Phone Calculator app brings rich features

The calculator app in Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 are pretty basic. Microsoft has shipped a new calculator app in Windows 10. The new calculator app is feature rich and is greatly enhanced when compared to its predecessors.  The presence […]

Virtual Desktop in Windows 10

Virtual Desktop in Windows 10: New features

Windows 10 is coming up with a lot of features; some of which are certainly incredible. One of these features is Virtual Desktop. The Virtual Desktop in Windows 10 will exhibit some of the most loved features which are often […]

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Best features of Microsoft Spartan Browser

The world bids might just bid farewell to Internet Explorer (IE) after Microsoft releases the first version of one of the very much awaited replacement for Internet Explorer. What users in the recent times used to mock around referring to […]

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How to change MAC Address in Windows 8.1

A MAC Address or Media Access Control Address is a unique identifier assigned to every Network Interface Card. In this post, we will see what is MAC Address and how do you change a MAC Address in Windows 8. We will […]

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Manage Trusted Root Certificates in Windows 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

Elevated Privileges in Windows 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 […]

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 […]

Disable Administrative Tools

Disable Administrative Tools in Windows 8

If you are a system administrator, you may have your reasons for wanting to hide, remove or disable Administrative Tools in Windows 8.1 and restrict users from using them. In this post we will see how you can display it […]

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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, […]

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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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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 […]

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Add, remove, or modify Trusted Locations in Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office includes Trust Center, which contains security & privacy settings, to keep your Windows computer secure & safe. Using the File Block feature, you can prevent outdated file types or suspicious files from opening, and open them in Protected […]

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