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How to show File Extensions in Windows 8 / 7

File Extension is that which identifies the file type. If you are a regular Windows user, then it is not at all a problem to identify the file type. For it is very important to see file extension to identity the […]

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How to project Windows Phone screen to Windows PC

Screen projection feature has been present for quite a long time since Windows Phone 8.1. The Windows Phone 8.1 Update otherwise called as “Lumia Cyan” brought significant features and enhancements to its predecessor.  The Project my Screen feature lets you stream your […]

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Certmgr.msc or Certificate Manager in Windows 8

The Certificate Manager or Certmgr.msc in Windows lets you see details about your certificates, export, import, modify, delete or request new certificates. Certificates are digital documents used to manage network authentication and the exchange of information. Manage certificates using Certificate […]

Daylight Saving Time in Windows

Daylight Saving Time in Windows 8 / 7

At some point during the year, some of may see a notification when you click on the Taskbar clock in Windows 8.1. The notification could be something to this effect: Daylight Saving Time ends on (date) at (time). The clock […]

Privacy Options in Windows 8.1

Change Privacy options and settings in Windows 8.1

Very few of us may have bothered to have a look at these settings, but Windows 8.1 does offer some privacy control options that let you control how applications can access your information, which ads can be shown, and more. […]

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Windows 10 Under The Cover Changes revealed

Microsoft Principal Application Development Manager (Windows and Security), Oliver Niehus on October 1 via a blog post offered users a glimpse of features set to be introduced in the upcoming version of Windows 10. The post highlights changes that largely […]

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Disable Reset Internet Explorer Settings option in Windows

Today, we will see how to disable Reset Internet Explorer Settings button and prevent users from resetting Internet Explorer Settings in Windows 8 using Registry and Group Policy Editors. In order to solve multiple issues you faced with Internet Explorer (IE), […]

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Prevent users from changing Password in Windows 8

There may be times when you may want to restrict or prevent users from changing Password in Windows 8. The reasons could be many – maybe you have two users using the same user account to log into Windows, and […]

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What is System Reserved Partition in Windows 8 / 7

When you install Windows 8 or Windows 7 on a clean formatted disk, it first creates a partition on the disk at the beginning of the hard disk. This partition is called the System Reserved Partition. Thereafter it use the […]

Change Browser Mode in Internet Explorer 11

Change Browser Mode in Internet Explorer 11

Browser Modes in Internet Explorer were meant to give site owners and developers time to fix their web applications. An HTTP header or a meta tag could force newer editions of IE to behave like its older versions. The Browser […]

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Disk Footprint Tool (dfp.exe) in Windows 8.1

Disk Footprint Tool is a new tool that was introduced in Windows 8.1. If you open C:\Windows\System32 you will see a small 31 KB exe file called dfp.exe or the Disk Footprint Tool. You can use the Disk Footprint Tool […]

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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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