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How To Disable Font Smoothing In Windows 7/8/10

From Windows XP to Windows 8, Microsoft has improved the way Windows displays fonts. The smooth fonts introduced in Windows 7  – also continued in Windows 10/8, having an appealing and smart look. However, there are some folks who are not satisfied […]



How To Track User Activity In Windows 8.1/10 In WorkGroup Mode

Multi-user functionality in Windows has enabled us to use it conveniently in public places like school, colleges, offices etc. At these places, there is generally an administrator, who manages to keep an eye on the activities of users working therein. […]



How To Customize Office 2013 Ribbon

Microsoft Office 2013 has changed the way of getting things done. There’s so much you can do with it. For instance, you can add videos to the Word document, insert images and even customize the Office 2103 Ribbon with specific, […]



Disable Show window contents while dragging In Windows 8.1

A few months ago, we posted about enhancing Windows 8 performance by tweaking visual effects. One of the features you could disable is Show window contents while dragging. You might have observed that when you drag and drop contents in Windows […]



Create a Desktop App of your favorite website using Chrome

Google Chrome browser lets you create an application shortcut for your favorite website on your Windows desktop. If you like to ‘dedicatedly’ and regularly browse one or more websites frequently, you may find this built-in feature useful, as it lets […]



How To Control or Change App Closure Time In Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1, free update to Windows 8 has provided numerous improvements and introduced new features in Windows 8. This has also modified the way to use the new features of Windows 8. There is now a new way to close Metro apps […]



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Disable drag and drop in Windows 10/8/7

Many people ask. How do I disable drag and drop? The reason they want to disable drag and drop in Windows 10/8/7 is because, either they themselves or somebody else, inadvertently dragged and dropped the files from one folder to another. […]



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How to cancel a meeting in Outlook

While working in the office, we often need to send out meeting requests to our co-workers for various reasons. It may be a one time meeting or a series of meetings. However, sometimes, we might have to cancel those meetings […]



How to remove Bonjour from Windows 10/8/7

iTunes uses Bonjour for various tasks it carries out. For instance, it uses the program for locating ‘Shared Music Libraries’, devices for streaming music to and so forth. Safari, Apple’s own web browser uses the same program for finding devices advertising web […]



Speed Up Windows 8.1 Logon With Group Policy Caching

Windows 8.1 is the major update which Windows 8 received a month back. Windows 8.1, basically yield improvements over various features introduced in Windows 8 but also added some of the technical features. “Group Policy Caching” is one of those […]



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Windows Experience Index in Windows 8.1/10

With the release of Windows 8.1, Microsoft is offering a lot of new things and has also removed some useful things from Windows. One of the important things some may miss is Windows Experience Index. For those who are not […]



Reset Start Screen To Default In Windows 8

When you install Windows 8, you’ll observe that there are some default Modern UI apps pinned by default to Start Screen. Now if you install any new software or apps they get pinned automatically to taskbar. Also you pin any […]



Make Windows 8.1 Search Charms display Disk Cleanup

The Disk Cleanup Utility in Windows helps you keep your PC free from unnecessary and unused files by freeing up space several times. In Windows 8, to open this utility, you could go to the start screen and type Disk Cleanup […]