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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 [...]


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 [...]

System Information MSInfo Utility

System Information Tools in Windows 8 | 7

You may occasionally need to know a little more about your machine…details about your hardware, software, etc. There are four ways you can get such info in Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista, natively. System Information Tools in Windows [...]

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How to disable Windows built-in Zip support

Windows offers the feature to compress files by supporting Zip functionality. While it is a very useful feature, if you are already using some third-party compression utility, some of may want to disable Windows built-in Zip support, and let the external [...]


Using Metered Connections for Devices in Windows 8.1

Metered Connection is one of the many new features introduced by Windows 8. This feature is quite helpful in limiting the data usage so that you don’t get shock while billing the data consumed payments. In India, many operators have [...]

Wait Chain Traversal windows 8

Wait Chain Traversal feature in Windows 8 | 7

Wait Chain Traversal is a feature that was introduced in Windows 7. It is a tool that lets you identify the actual process that is resulting in a hung or frozen application. Windows 8 goes a step further and lets [...]

Data Execution Prevention DEP

Turn Off Data Execution Prevention (DEP) for Particular Program

Starting with Windows Vista, Microsoft introduced DEP, a security feature that can help prevent damage to your computer by monitoring programs from time to time. Monitoring ensures that running program use system memory efficiently. If there is any instance of a [...]

Disk Defragmenter in Windows 8

Disk Defragmenter in Windows 8 | 7 explained

Starting with Windows Vista, the built-in Windows Disk Defragmenter has been much improved upon, and more so in Windows 8 and Windows 7, and is considered to be much better than its predecessor Windows XP. The defrag engine and the manageability of [...]

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