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How to take screenshots in Windows 10

Taking screenshots is very simple, however, taking the good screenshots with accurate and clear markings takes a bit of effort and some right techniques. While we are covering the methods of how to take screenshots in Windows 10, we will […]

Certmgr.msc or Certificate Manager in Windows 10/8/7

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

Daylight Saving Time in Windows

Daylight Saving Time in Windows 10/8/7

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

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. […]

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 […]

Disk Error Checking in Windows 10/8

Users of Windows 8/10 may have noticed that Disk Error Checking is a bit different from the earlier versions of Windows. Checking your hard disk, every once in a while for errors – usually caused due to improper or sudden shutdowns, […]

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Windows 10 features list – What is new?

Microsoft announced its Windows 8 Successor, titled as the Windows 10, in a press event at San Francisco. Check out the new Windows 10 features Edge Browser, Windows Hello, better Virtual Desktop. new security features like Enterprise Data Protection, Device Guard, […]

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 […]

System Reserved Partition Windows

What is System Reserved Partition in Windows 10/8/7

When you install Windows 10 or Windows 8/7 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 10/8.1

Disk Footprint Tool is a new command line tool in Windows 10/8.1. 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 to […]

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Cipher command line tool in Windows 10/8/7

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 […]

Auto-select language encoding

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 […]