Posts under Misc tag.

ExifTool: Read, Write, Edit Meta information

I was searching for a good EXIF (Exchangeable Image File Format) tool to view a complete meta information for jpeg pictures after long search I found this nice little application “ExifTool” a pearl based command line application which gives us […]

Windows 8 Simulator sneakily promotes Ubuntu

Many websites have been suggesting that if you have not yet installed the Windows 8 DP or do not want to go through the hassle of installing it, but still want to get a taste of Windows 8, you can install […]

How to become a Beta Tester at Microsoft

Being a contributor beta tester at Microsoft opens many new doors for a tech guy. It will enhance your skills, gives you the early access to new products and sharpen your skills about using latest technologies. As a beta tester […]

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5 reasons why Windows 8 will outsell Windows 7

When it comes to operating systems, it is Microsoft all the way, in all segments. No doubt Windows has improved with every release it has made over years. Microsoft understands operating system better than anybody could have done and does everything […]

The Windows Club gets a new look – Feedback welcome!

I guess getting a new theme for The Windows Club was already a bit overdue. What triggered me to action, albeit a little late, was the need to make TWC load faster after Google’s clarion call to webmasters to wake […]

Announcing Zero Day: A novel by Mark Russinovich

Most of us know Mark Russinovich. For those who don’t, Mark Russinovich works at Microsoft in the Windows Azure product team as a Technical Fellow, Microsoft’s senior-most technical position. Mark earned a Ph.D. in computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University […]

Add Halloween effects to your images with Google Picnik

Halloween holidays celebrated during the end of month October in most of the countries like United States, Canada, Ireland, UK etc. So to add some spice to the Halloween holidays, just got a tip for you. You can add Halloween […]

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Video: A Hard Disks Click of Death Anthem

A hard disk failure can occur when a hard disk drive malfunctions, as a result of which the stored data cannot be accessed. Why or when does a hard disk fail?  A disk failure can occur anytime – during normal operation  […]

Write for The Windows Club

While to date, all posts on this website were authored by me, starting now, you will start seeing posts from additional authors, as well the occassional post from Guest authors. We are therefore looking out for good writers to join […]

10 most important chat, text and messaging etiquette

Chat applications or Messenger provides for a cool way to communicate. But like in all  communication, there are some etiquettes which we need to follow. However, there are some who don’t follow them. These are what I’d consider the most serious Chat or […]

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What is Microsoft Choice Guard and how to uninstall it

When you install certain Microsoft software like say Windows Live Essentials, a piece of code called Microsoft Choice Guard, a part of the Search Enhancement Pack, is also installed. It could even have been installed via Windows Update. Many users […]

Welcome to The Windows Club!

Hi! And welcome to The Windows Club! If you’ve been a regular WinVistaClub visitor, then you will know what to expect from this site. All that WinVistaClub was … and more ! The site, is primarily targeted at the Windows […]