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Elevated Privileges in Windows

How to grant or get Elevated Privileges in Windows 10/8/7

You must have noticed, there are often, many programs installed on your machine that require administrative rights to start. Having admin rights lets you make changes to the system, that can affect all other users. In other words, any program that you […]

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Windows Hello: Sign-in to Windows 10 devices with your face

Microsoft, among many announcements, announced two new features of Windows 10 at Windows Hardware Engineering Community (WinHEC) summit in Shenzhen, China. Features which will make your experience with Windows 10 more personal and more secure. While building Windows 10, the […]

Windows 10 System Compression

System Compression in Windows 10

As the release of Windows 10 is nearing up, Microsoft is giving more information about the new operating system that is supposed to fit all the devices. In its blog, yesterday, Microsoft explained how Windows 10 uses system compression techniques to […]

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Disable Administrative Tools in Windows 8/10

If you are a system administrator, you may have your reasons for wanting to hide, remove or disable Administrative Tools in Windows 8.1 and restrict users from using them. In this post, we will see how you can display it […]

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Manage Windows Drivers with Command Prompt using DevCon

Windows Device Manager is certainly a useful built-in tool to manage, uninstall and disable drivers without having an expert knowledge.  The Device Manager seems handy and anyone with some basic knowledge of Windows, can open it and use it. However, […]

What are Root Certificates for Windows?

Certificates are like a confirmation that the message sent to you is original and not tampered with. Of course, there are methods to fake the confirmations like the Lenovo’s SuperFish certificate – and we’ll talk about it in a while. […]

Input Method Editors for Windows 8.1 PC

Using Input Method Editors on your Windows PC, you can type in different languages easily. An Input Method Editor or IME, is a program which allows data in any language to be received as input. It helps users to enter […]

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Add, remove, or modify Trusted Locations in Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office includes Trust Center, which contains security & privacy settings, to keep your Windows computer secure & safe. Using the File Block feature, you can prevent outdated file types or suspicious files from opening, and open them in Protected […]

Excel Name Box

Make the best use of Name Box in Excel

Many of us make use of Microsoft Excel to calculate budget or to do some additions and subtractions. We also know that it supports Macros which helps us to automate our tasks. An Excel sheet is no stranger to us […]

Insights for Office Online

Insights for Office lets you search right from the document

Normally, when we want to search for anything while preparing a document, we use the browser to conduct the search. To minimize this effort, Microsoft Office Online has a new feature Insights for Office, which allows you to search right […]

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How to show File Extensions in Windows 10/8/7

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 […]

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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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 […]