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How do you remove the Write Protection on a Disk

Sometimes you may receive a message saying that the Disk is write-protected when dealing with external storage devices. This may mean the registry entry is corrupt, your system administrator has placed limitations or the device itself is corrupt. It may […]

Office 365 : Tools, tips, training and tricks for beginners

Microsoft has released Office 365 Welcome Kit that will help you get started with Office 365. It includes everything from draft emails for administrators to send announcing the service to training resources. Microsoft Office 365 brings together the latest in […]

Show Advanced Boot Options or Menu in Windows 8

A video at MSDN blog shows Windows 8 booting real fast – under seven seconds. The computer used was an Ultrabook, a product of Intel that offers super-fast computing with the latest technologies embedded inside. The problem with Windows 8 […]

Threats To Network Security

5 Lesser Known Network Security Threats

Administrators of networks and even standalone computers are always concerned about security. They try to implement plans for all the possible threats to network security that they can think of. In doing so, they often forget some of the very […]

Tips To Secure Windows 10/8/7 – Beginners Guide

Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7 may give us the feeling of being secure. The reason is obvious. Being advanced, it incorporates the latest technology for security –  and includes many security advancements and features. However, the need for securing Windows […]

How To Block Websites In Internet Explorer

How to block Websites in Internet Explorer using Content Advisor

There are different reasons why people may want to block certain websites in Internet Explorer. The most common reason people block websites in Internet Explorer is the malicious nature of such websites. While the SmartScreen filter does a great job, […]

How To Use Internet Explorer Within Google Chrome

Some websites function normally only on Internet Explorer. Most such websites are the ones in intranet of corporate companies. If you are a Google Chrome user, you can still use Internet Explorer from within Chrome to launch and explore such websites. […]

How to use Skype IM to send Instant Messages

All Skype users, may at some point of time, experienced some problems while engaging in video calling or during an audio call. When you face these problems, the best alternative way is to chat instantly over the call using Skype IM. Yes  […]

Optimize Windows 10 Performance by tweaking Visual Effects

Although Microsoft claims – and with justification too – that Windows 10/8 is the most optimized and fastest OS provided by them, there will always be tweak enthusiasts and power users who want to squeeze out the last drop of […]

How to Run as different user in Windows 10/8/7

In Windows Vista, you had the ability to Run a program as an Administrator. But to run programs as a different/another user, you had to use the command line. In Windows 10/8/7 however, you can now perform both actions: Run […]

How to create and install Windows 8 themes

Windows 7 used the .themepack file extension for its themes, whereas Windows uses a new file extension .deskthemepack. While you can apply Windows 7 themes on Windows 8, Windows 8 cannot be applied on Windows 7. This is because Windows […]

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Boot directly into Windows 8 Desktop using Explorer script

While our Metro UI Tweaker allowed you to tweak Windows Developers Preview to boot directly on to the Desktop, disabling the Start Screen, it does not work in Windows 8 now. This is because Microsoft does not probably want users to […]