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How to Run as different user in Windows 10/8/7

In Windows Vista, you had the ability to Run a program as an Administrator. But to run programs as a different/another user, you had to use the command line. In Windows 10/8/7 however, you can now perform both actions: Run […]

Tips on how to Search in Windows 8

If you are already using Windows 8 you might be well aware of its highly styled and well-designed Metro screen. The start menu which earlier in Windows 7 displayed shortcut icons on your Windows Desktop has been replaced by a display […]

Extended Monitor and Dual Screen Options in Windows 8

Since Windows 8 is a new operating system from Microsoft, users are trying to find out different options on Windows 8 and learning how to use them.  In this post I will be taking about the settings available for Dual […]

Things I Dislike In Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Today, its been a month since release of Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Thanks to all the hard work and development done by the Windows team, we finally have Windows 8 Consumer Preview running on our computers. Most of the new […]

Backup & Restore files using File History in Windows 8

Starting with Windows Vista, Microsoft introduced a feature called as Shadow Copy or Previous Versions. This allowed users to restore earlier versions of their files using the Backup and Restore feature. In Windows 8, Microsoft has introduced a feature called […]

Run, Stop, Schedule, Disable Automatic Maintenance in Windows – FAQ

Windows 8/10 includes a new feature that allows you schedule and run Automatic Maintenance on your computer. The task when run, will carry out task like security updating and scanning, Windows software updates, Disk Defragmentation, Disk Volume Errors, System Diagnostics, etc […]

How To Use The Multitasking Feature In Windows 8

We here at The Windows Club, are currently testing the latest Windows 8 and are thus posting about new features, tricks and troubleshooting articles regularly on it. Windows 8, being slightly different form previous Windows editions, has introduced the amazing […]

Use SysKey Utility to lock Windows computer using USB stick

SysKey is an in-built Windows utility that can help you secure the Security Accounts Management or SAM database. In case you do not know, the SAM Database stores hashed copies of our user passwords, which is encrypted with a locally […]

How to Mount & Unmount ISO file in Windows 10/8

Many a times you must have used third-party software to quickly Mount a disc image. This image appears as a Virtual DVD drive. Mounting ISO image is a great way to view and run the content of the disk image without having to burn it into […]

Cool new features and tidbits in Windows 8 CP

So have you downloaded the Windows 8 Consumer Preview yet or not? You must have heard that within a day of Windows 8 Consumer Preview release, there were more than million downloads of it. In this article let us see some cool new […]

Hotmail’s war on Graymail – Filters out over 100 million email

We have already seen Hotmail’s new features to fight graymail introduced a couple of months back. We have also seen how Microsoft has been improving its filtering technology, with great success in fighting Graymail.  The Sweep and Schedule Cleanup tools, my favorite one’s are best way to […]

Windows Magnifier Tips and Tricks for Windows 10/8/7

As a part of the Ease of Access Center, one of the Accessibility tool that Microsoft has included in Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 is the all-improved Magnifier. This Magnifier tool makes it easier for people with disabilities, to […]