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How to add Animation in Microsoft PowerPoint

Always, at the end of your presentation, you want your audience to remember the key points highlighted in it via distinct slides. If the audience manages to recall all the details, your presentation is a hit! PowerPoint is all about […]

How to save Table Templates in Word 2013

A Template is a time saving utility. Simply select a template and open it, you find it contains all the styles and formatting you need for a document. For instance, if you have a Word template you can easily create […]

How to Increase Lifespan of Laptops

Why do computers get slow or create problems over time? After all, it is a machine and should be like iron. But remember, even iron rusts when kept in humid atmosphere. It is all about keeping your machines – anything […]

Set or Change Zoom Level in Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer, web browsing experience can be enhanced by zooming the content. The default zoom level can, in this native Windows browser, achieved by pressing Ctrl+0, which sets the zooming scale back to 100%. But recently when I tried to […]

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How to speed up SATA hard drives in Windows 7

SATA is the abbreviated form of Serial Advanced Technology Attachment. The current standard technology for connecting a hard drive or SSD to the rest of the computer. SATA is a single cable with a minimum of four wires that helps […]

Create Custom Templates Installation Location for Office 2016/2013

For a Microsoft Office documents, templates are given more preference. Better the background of the template, better the appreciation you get after your presentation. In Office 2016/2013, its programs like Word, PowerPoint, etc., have built-in templates. These components are also […]

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Fix: Recycle Bin is corrupted in Windows 10/8/7

If your Recycle Bin is corrupted, you can face various problems when using it.  The Recycle Bin may not show the files that you may have been deleted from your File Explorer, or you may be unable to delete the files […]

How to disable Laptop Touchpad in Windows 10/8/7

Does it drive you crazy when you are typing something on your laptop, and the cursor changes its position, most importantly breaking your concentration? Well, this occurs when you are in the full flow of typing on the keyboard, and […]

Enable, Disable AutoPlay in Windows 10/8

In this post we will see how to disable AutoPlay in Windows 8 using the Control Panel, Group Policy or the Registry Editor. But before that, let us see what is AutoPlay and AutoRun in Windows. Then we will see how to […]

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Make Windows Talk To You

This tip may not have much practical use for day-to-day Windows home users, except for impressing your kids or playing a prank, but for software developers, the use of the Microsoft Speech API can be pretty useful, to make their […]

WinSxS folder cleanup in Windows 10/8.1/8

Not many of you may know this, nor has this been blogged anywhere – yet; but Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 lets you safely cleanup the WinSxS folder. In fact you can even automate WinSxS folder cleanup using the […]

Enable or Disable Hyperlink Warnings for Office programs

Microsoft has loaded Office with a lot of features. For example, previously for editing a PDF, we need to rely on other tools. But with Office 2013/2016, you can edit PDFs very easily. There are a lot of examples of such […]

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 WorkGroup Mode on Windows 10/8/7

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. […]