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Disable Windows built-in ZIP

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 […]

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 […]

Add Content to Reading List app in Windows 8.1

Reading List, one of the new apps seen on Windows 8.1 devices received a new update some days ago. Microsoft did not describe the app update in detail. It simply mentioned that the app now includes more bug fixes and performance related improvements […]

Reading View feature in Internet Explorer Modern UI version

Most users are aware of the versions of Internet Explorer offered in Windows 8. For those, still struggling to find the difference there are two versions of Internet Explorer provided with the newest OS- Internet Explorer Desktop version Internet Explorer Modern […]

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Flip 3D in Windows 7 and Windows Vista

Windows Vista introduced a graphical feature called Flip 3D for switching between open applications. The feature was located on the Taskbar. Flip 3D displays your open windows in a stack and allows you to preview all of your open windows without having […]

Restore or reset Windows Firewall settings to defaults

There may be times you may find that your Windows Firewall in Windows 10/8/7 may not be working the way it should. Maybe you were infected with malware and the malware changed the firewall settings – or maybe you yourself […]