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Remove the Background of a Picture with Microsoft Word

Strange, but I just learnt about the feature of removing the background of a picture directly, in Microsoft Office and found it worth sharing here with the readers of TWC. This  feature helps remove the background in just a few […]

Fix: Internet Explorer 11 does not open in Modern UI

Recently, some users had run into a problem while installing the preview version of Windows 8.1. They noticed, Internet Explorer 11 Tile was suddenly missing from Start screen after the installation. From then, their every attempt to open the Modern […]

How to configure Proxy Server Settings in Windows 8.1

A local Proxy Server can improve the throughput of your broadband connection and at times even provide protection against malware infections. Therefore Proxy settings have a key role to play. These settings let a browser know the network address of […]

Hard Drive Failure & Recovery

The most basic and fastest storage system in any computer – mobile or desktop – is its internal storage. In computer language, it is termed Hard Disk and comprises of a number of disks – each with its own memory […]

Disable Firefox Health Report feature in Windows 10/8/7

Mozilla Firefox browser adds new options, including a new Firefox Health Report feature. The feature, at its core, provides Mozilla with information about the system, browser’s performance and stability over time. Mozilla uses the aggregated, anonymous data generated by Health […]

How To Avoid NSA PRISM – Tips To Stay Private

Though we have many articles on how to stay private on the Internet, it seems the NSA PRISM has shed water on all that. Of course, those articles will help you stay private – your ISPs and Data Centers won’t […]

Enable, Disable Data Collection for Reliability Monitor in Windows 8

The Windows 8 Reliability Monitor lets you view the computer’s reliability and problem history. If you find that your Reliability Monitor has no data, it may be possible that the data collection feature has been disabled or not enabled. In such an eventuality, […]

Add Files from all Drives in Music App for Windows 8

Most of you may have tried Music app, introduced in Windows 8 as the default music player. New users to a Windows 8 computer may sometimes find it a bit confusing to use this app. The reason behind this is […]

How to add Reset Chromium browser settings

We already know how we can Reset Internet Explorer settings. Firefox users have had a reset Firefox feature available in their browser for over a year now. The Chromium browser was missing this feature. Chromium is the open source web […]

Disable background processing of Registry Policy in Windows 10/8/7

The Windows Registry is a hierarchical database that stores configuration settings and options on Microsoft Windows operating systems. It contains settings for low-level operating system components as well as the applications running on the platform. The kernel, device drivers, services, […]

Safe Mode in Windows 8

Enable F8 key & Safe Mode in Windows 10/8

Windows 8/10 boots real fast, as a result, you may have found that the F8 key does not work. There is a reason for this. Microsoft has reduced the time-periods for F2 and F8 keys to almost near-nil intervals – less than […]