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Change Function key behavior in Dell laptops

One thing I did not like about my Dell Inspiron 15 7537 Windows 8.1 laptop keyboard was the behavior of the Function and Multimedia keys – that is, the top most row in the keyboard. On my earlier Dell XPS, I [...]

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Protect and secure your USB Flash Drive from Virus

USB plug and play devices are the easiest to use. They are also the easiest method to infect computers. There are plenty of tools available in the market that claim protection against USB infections. In this article on how to [...]

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How to minimize Outlook to System Tray in Windows 8.1

If you use Microsoft Outlook 2013 on Windows 8.1, as your default email client, then you may have noticed that, when you minimize Outlook, it minimizes to the taskbar and continues to occupy space. This can create a problem if [...]

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Disable Spell Checker & Auto-Correct in Windows 8.1

In Windows 8 and later editions, there is a built-in spell checker that is embedded in your system. The spell checker and auto-correct is supposed to work over different sections of Windows uniformly. In many scenarios, you might find the [...]

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Disable Active Content in Internet Explorer on Windows

Active Content on any web page includes ActiveX controls,, ActiveX scripts and JavaScript programs. If you want to disable Active Content in Internet Explorer on your Windows PC, then this post will show you how to do it. Enable, Disable [...]

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How to update Security Key for WiFi Network in Windows 8

Wireless technology helps us to connect our Windows systems to a specific WiFi network, so that we can easily access Internet without connecting any cable to the system. In our everyday life, we came across many WiFi networks. Whenever you came [...]

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Show less or Show more Apps in Windows 8.1 Start Screen

With Windows 8.1 Update, your Start Screen has been more improved. Microsoft has worked hard to make the Start Screen more user friendly. In this series of enhancement, you have now the option to show more or less apps at your Start [...]

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Unblock and access Blocked or Restricted Websites

Websites can be blocked at three levels: Computer level, Network level or the ISP/Governmental level. Some DNS services, such as Open DNS, too provide options to block certain types of websites for different users sharing the computer. Then, there are some [...]

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