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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 […]

How to combine Outlook Inbox of multiple accounts

You may want to combine the Outlook Inbox of different accounts, into a single file, if you want to arrange the email accounts in your Outlook. When you combine Outlook inbox, you also save on-screen space. If you use the […]

Tips on how to Search in Windows 8

If you are already using Windows 8 you might be well aware of its highly styled and well-designed Metro screen. The start menu which earlier in Windows 7 displayed shortcut icons on your Windows Desktop has been replaced by a display […]

Pin Recycle Bin to Taskbar in Windows 10/8

As you all know that we have been exploring and posting regularly about new possibilities that exist in recently the released Windows 8 CP edition. You may have noticed, that you cannot pin the Recycle Bin or Computer folder icons […]

How to boot in Safe mode while dual booting Windows 8

If you are dual booting Windows 8 with Windows 7, you might find entering Safe Mode a bit tricky with Shift + F8.  You have to Run msconfig.exe, tick the Safe Boot option and then restart to get the Safe […]

Enable .NET Framework 3.5 On Windows 8

In my recent post, I’ve touched upon the .NET feature in Windows 8. It is necessary for running many a software in Windows, but it is disabled by default. If you try to require some software or app which requires […]