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Disable SMB1 on Windows

Why and how to disable SMB1 on Windows 10/8/7

Though security concerns with systems are nowhere new, the mess caused by the Wannacrypt ransomware has prompted for immediate action among netizens. The Ransomware targets the vulnerabilities of the SMB service of the Windows operating system to propagate. SMB or […]

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How to reset or clear Data Usage in Windows 10

Regular computer users usually keep an eye on their data usage and bandwidth consumption, especially users with limited data consumption plans. While the earlier version of Windows 10 let you reset or clear Network Data usage via Settings, Windows 10 v […]

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How to add Google Photos to Windows 10 Photos App

Free unlimited storage, automatic backup and some of the useful editing effects make the Google Photos app one of the worthwhile apps for managing your pictures on your favorite Android device. Yes, Google Photos natively works best on Android devices, […]

Fix IDT High Definition Audio error on Windows 10

After upgrading their Windows 10 to Creators Update some Windows users running IDT High Definition Audio have reported that the sound stops working. They also see error 0x8007001f on their computer screen. Usually, Windows operating systems apply a generic audio […]

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How to show Virtual Touchpad in Windows 10

If you are a Windows 10 tablet user you can the Virtual Touchpad. This feature is now available in the Windows 10 Creators Update v1703. By selecting the Show Touchpad button option, Windows 10 v1702 table users can display a […]

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How to Reset Touchpad settings to default in Windows 10

At times, you may mess up with the settings of the Touchpad – especially when using multi-swipe gestures or 2-finger/3-finger swiping on the touchpad. If you think you may have inadvertently messed up the Touchpad settings here’s how you can […]

Microsoft Paint Tips & Tricks for Windows Users

Microsoft Paint is one of the most neglected programs of Windows. MS Paint is usually the last choice of Windows users when it comes to image editing. Besides the basic image editing features like rotating, cropping, changing text colors, resizing […]

Virtual Desktop Tips and Tricks for Windows 10

Virtual Desktops are a feature typical to Windows 10 in which one can open multiple desktops at the same time and toggle between them using the ‘Task View’ option. The previous versions of Windows did not have this option. Task […]

How to disable Share Suggestions in Windows 10 v1703

How to disable Share App suggestions in Windows 10

Windows 10 v1703 has brought several new features and enhanced a couple of old features. Microsoft previously introduced the Share menu that used to pop up on the right-hand side. However, now you can find a dedicated Share button in […]

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Stop Videos from playing automatically on websites

The most annoying thing on the internet these days is the auto-playing videos on websites. These promotional videos are scaled down and hidden in some corner of a web page. These videos just start automatically, and the most annoying part […]

How to apply a folder's view settings to all folders in Windows 10

How to set a default Folder View for all folders in Windows 10

In Windows File Explorer, you might have noticed the different folder layout settings for different folders. Some of the folders have smaller icons while some puts on a large icons view layout. There are several folder layouts available in Windows 10/8/7 […]