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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 […]

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System Information Tools in Windows 10/8/7

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 system information info in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista, natively. System […]

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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 feature in Windows 10/8/7

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 8/10 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 Data Execution Prevention or 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 […]

Disk Defragmenter in Windows 8

Disk Defragmenter in Windows 10/8/7 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 […]

Data Execution Prevention DEP

Enable, Disable Data Execution Prevention (DEP) in Windows 10/8/7

We have already seen how Data Execution Prevention, a security feature can help prevent damage to your computer from viruses and other security threats. Harmful programs who try to attack Windows by attempting to execute code from system memory locations reserved for Windows […]

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Add Network Location, Map FTP Drive in Windows 10/8/7

If you are looking for a way to add a network location or map an FTP drive and access files & folders on an FTP server, in Windows, natively, then this post may help you. You will be able to have one-click easy access […]

Data Execution Prevention DEP

Data Execution Prevention or DEP feature in Windows 7/8/10

Data Execution Prevention or DEP is a security feature that was introduced in Windows Vista onwards, that can help prevent damage to your computer from viruses and other security threats. DEP can help protect your computer by monitoring programs to make […]

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Diskpart or Fsutil Utility in Windows 10/8/7

You don’t need to have 3rd Party Partition Manager Software to achieve resize partitions in Windows 10, Windows 8/7 & Windows Vista. The operating system includes a very useful Disk Management Tool that lets you resize partitions and more. In […]

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How to take a screenshot on Windows 10/8

In Windows 10 or Windows 8.1, you can press Win+PrntScr to take a snapshot of your screen and save it into the Screenshots folder of your Pictures library. In this post, we will see several ways on how to take […]