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Enable Windows Mouse Pointer Shadow feature

The earlier versions of Windows OS had the Mouse Pointer Shadow enabled by default. While some found this feature visually pleasing, others found it of no use – and yet some others wanted to increase performance by saving that bit of resource – and they, […]

How to add templates and insert videos in Word 2013

The new version of Microsoft Office 2013 has lots of great stuff, one being its word processing program – Word 2013 using which a user can insert a video in a  document, edit a PDF file, choose a template and do lot more. […]

Show or Hide Data Usage for Wireless Networks in Windows 8

Many users at the end of each month receive big data bills, unaware of the fact that they had crossed the data limit. Smartphone users especially face this problem. Though many Internet Service Providers via different ways do alert you when your data usage […]

Windows has blocked access to this file. Unblock a File.

At times, you may download a file from the Internet or receive one by email. Windows classifies certain files as unsafe downloads and attachments by identifying the files type and the security settings for each file. For doing this, it […]

How to Block Junk, Spam and Unwanted mail in Outlook.com

Many email service providers gift their users daily with unwanted emails which are at best, annoying and at worst, malicious! Most of these unwanted emails are from advertising companies, which either promises to make us rich quickly or offer us […]

Tips To Use The Mouse In Windows 8/10

There is no doubt that Windows 8 is completely optimized for touch based devices. However, Microsoft did not forget about the majority of users who will be using PCs or notebooks with no touch features. It is like going back […]

How to delete or close Outlook.com email account permanently

Microsoft’s latest web mail service, Outlook.com comes with all the goods such as huge amount of storage space, better editing features, immersive interface and of course support for social networking sites. All these features and many more make the webmail […]

Advanced CMD Tricks for Windows 10/8/7

If you have been a Windows user for a long time, I am sure you must have used Command Prompt. Even today, the CMD helps in performing many advanced administrative functions, and in troubleshooting Windows related issues. We have earlier, already […]

Force Windows 10/8 To Have Hybrid Boot, Always On

One of the new features of Windows 8/10 is “Fast Startup” that is also known as Hybrid Boot. We had a look at it a few days back. The work of this feature is to save the current kernel session […]

Enable or Disable Toast Notifications in Windows 8

Windows users are familiar with the balloon notifications, which one saw in Windows 7 and earlier, near the task bar notification area or system tray. These balloon notifications helped inform users about the happening on their computer. While this was […]

Show Hibernate in Power Button options in Windows 8

In Windows 8, by default, the Hibernate option is not activated in the Power Button options. Users may notice that there is no hibernate option in Windows 8. The default options available are Shutdown, Restart, and Sleep. I am sure many […]