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Manage the OS images effectively with DISM in Windows 10/8

Deployment Image Servicing & Management (DISM) is a new command-line tool which was introduced in Windows 7 for deployment.  DISM can be used to service a Window image or to prepare a Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE) image. DISM also […]

How to make Windows 10/8/7 Cursor blink faster

Maybe you think your mouse cursor blinks too slow for your liking or maybe you just want it to blink faster. Should you feel the need, you can make your Windows 10, Windows 7 or Windows 8 cursor blink faster. Make […]

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How to block the Browser Choice Screen in Windows 7/8

By editing the registry, you can if you wish block the Browser Choice Update  Screen, which is offered in the European version of Windows 7. The technique is designed for system administrators responsible for managed environments under a Volume Licensing […]

Temporarily disable Startup applications in Windows easily

If for some reasons, you need to only temporarily disable startup programs from starting up during boot time, you can do so easily. This worked in Windows XP – but does not work in later versions! Temporarily disable Startup applications in Windows […]

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How to create & manage a Striped Volume in Windows 7/8/10

In Windows, a Striped Volume is a volume, which uses the free space from more than one physical hard disk to create a bigger volume. Unlike the regular spanned volume, a striped volume writes across all other volumes in in […]

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Misconceptions: Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks

Does Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks really clear memory? Not really! There is a clear misconception on the net that Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks clears the memory and makes the Windows PC run faster! What does Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks do More light on this from Microsoft: […]

How to skip the start-up animation in Windows Media Center

Whenever you start Windows Media Center, you see an animation first. During this period, the application is initializing itself. If you don’t like the start-up animation in Windows Media Center, and you would like to skip it, here is how […]

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Fix: Built-in Windows Troubleshooters not working

While the very efficient & effective inbuilt Windows Troubleshooters in Windows are meant to make your life easy, what if they themselves refuse to work properly, some day, for some reason!? If your Windows Troubleshooters are not working, then these suggestions […]

Troubleshoot Windows 10/8/7 Activation States

If for some reason your Windows 10/8/7 online activation fails completely, you may see an Activate by Telephone option in the wizard. You can always use the Product Activation Wizard and use the Activate by phone or Contact customer support […]

Fix: Windows 7 Start Menu hides behind the taskbar

If, when you click the Windows Start Orb,  you find that the start menu has dropped down and hidden behind the taskbar, then you may want to try this solution. This issue may not occur every time, but maybe, only […]

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Create all God Modes with a click in Windows 10/8/7

God Modes are nothing but developer shortcuts built into Windows 10/8/7/Vista, that enable easy access to certain settings and information about the operating system. Create all God Modes with a click Here is a script to create them all, with a […]