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Make Cortana display Weather information for multiple locations

Once you have Microsoft’s digital assistant Cortana set up on your Windows 10 computer, you can get information cards based on your liking like weather report for multiple locations. Based on the weather information you can plan your local travel. […]

Compact OS in Windows 10

Compact OS feature in Windows 10

Windows 10 includes a new feature called Compact OS. Using the built-in compact.exe tool, you can reduce the size of the operating system & run it from compressed files, similar to WIMBoot. This post talks about the Compact OS feature in […]

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How to enable Find My Device feature in Windows 10

The advancement in the technology has enabled users to keep a track or trace their device anytime, anywhere. Find my Device is one such feature introduced in Windows 10 that allows you to trace your device’s last known location. The […]

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Cast Media to Device in Edge browser on Windows 10

Windows 10 has brought with it a feature called Media Casting in Microsoft Edge, which enables the browser to cast video, picture, and audio content to any Miracast and DLNA enabled device on its network. Microsoft Edge browser now supports […]

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Airplane Mode in Windows 10

What is Airplane Mode in Windows 10? Learn how to turn off or on Airplane Mode in Windows 10 or turn on individual Networks. What do you do if the Airplane Mode switch is stuck, grayed out or not working, […]

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How to go back to an earlier build of Windows 10

Windows 10 offers you an easy option to revert or go back to an earlier build, if the current installed build is not working for you. If after upgrading your Windows 10 to the recent Build 1511, you find that […]

Quiet Hours in Windows 10

Turn On or Off Quiet Hours in Windows 10

The Quiet Hours feature in Windows 10 has been really watered down. Unlike in Windows 8.1, you cannot set the time or the hours for which you want your PC to be ‘quiet’. You can only turn it On or […]

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Boot Configuration Data Editor in Windows OS

The toughest part when you go for dual boot or multiple boot is that sometimes the boot manager won’t recognize the older operating systems. This could be because the older operating systems use a different type of boot loader like […]

Nest virtualization in Windows 10

Nested Virtualization in Windows 10

Nested Virtualization lets you run a Hypervisor inside of a Virtual Machine. Windows 10 Build 10565 introduced Nested Virtualization. Whether you need it or not, here is some information that might interest you. Container inside Container: About Nested Virtualization in […]

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Disable Audio Enhancements in Windows 10

Microsoft and third-party vendors have shipped audio enhancement packages designed to make your system’s specific hardware sound absolutely perfect. These are referred to as Audio Enhancements in Windows 10. But sometimes, these very ‘enhancements’ can cause problems with audio and […]

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How to enable Windows Spotlight feature in Windows 10

Bing images of the day are a collection of latest home page background images from Bing.com. It explores some of the breath-taking images and allows you to set them as wallpapers. With the introduction of Windows 10, there has been […]

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Sysnative folder in Windows 64-bit explained

With the release of Windows 7 of 64-bits, there was a little change introduced in the normal allocation of folders in the Windows directory. Two new folders are included in the 64-bit edition of Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows […]