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Basic Command Prompt Tips for Windows 10/8/7

Here are some basic Command Prompt Tricks and Tips to help a Windows user, while using the CMD in Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7. To begin, first, launch Command Prompt. Command Prompt Tips 1] Customize CMD window You […]

Laptop Battery Usage Tips & Optimization Guide for Windows

The power management technologies in Windows provide platform and processor efficiencies that reduce power consumption and can help lower energy costs. It also provides a better user experience with longer battery life for specific scenarios. Laptop Battery Usage Tips Here […]

How to install and uninstall Fonts in Windows 7 / 8

Fonts in Windows 8 or Windows 7 are located in the C:\Windows\Fonts folder. Windows features over 40 new fonts. However, if you would still like to install new fonts in Windows, the process to do so now is quite simple. […]

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Shortcut to shuffle through program windows in Windows 7

If you have multiple windows of the same program open on your Windows 7 desktop, you can go through or shuffle through them easily in Windows 7. Shuffle through program windows Starting with Windows Vista, pressing the Win+Tab key lets […]

Change Windows 7 Aero Peek Desktop Preview times

Aero Peek is a new feature in Windows 7. If you have many windows open on your desktop, its quite easy to lose track of them. If you wish to change the Aero Peek Desktop Preview times to make it […]

How to install Windows 7 on a PC having less RAM

If you wish to install Windows 7, 32-bit, on a PC with say less than 512 MB RAM, you can try to install it with 512 MB RAM and then once installed, remove some memory leaving only say, 256 MB […]

Fix Windows Stop Errors or Blue Screens of Death

This guide will help you analyze, fix Windows Blue Screen of Death, Stop Errors, Error Codes, Bug Check errors, system crash errors, system fault, kernel error crashes in Windows 10/8/7. Starting with Windows Vista, the incidence of Blue Screens or Stop […]

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10 more common Windows Blue Screen Stop Errors

You may have read our earlier article 15 Most Commom Stop Errors / BSOD’s in Windows, along with relevant Microsoft KB articles. The article applies to Windows 7 too. I have compiled below, from various sources, a few more Windows […]

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List of Windows Bug Check or Stop Error Codes

When Microsoft Windows encounters a condition that compromises safe system operation, the system halts. This condition is called a bug check. It is also commonly referred to as a system crash, a kernel error, or a Stop Error or a […]

Disk defragmenter will not run or start in Windows 10/8/7

The Disk Defragmenter in Windows is automatically scheduled to run at 1.00 am, by default, which means that you don’t really need to run it manually. But if you find that you are unable to manually run the Windows 10/8/7 in-built defragmenter […]

Reduce software installation time with MSIFASTINSTAL

Windows Installer 5.0 that has a new installation property called MSIFASTINSTALL. Using the MSIFASTINSTALL property can help reduce the time required to install a windows installer package. MSIFASTINSTAL The trick behind MSIFASTINSTALL is quite simple, it just skips things that […]

Change the location of Search Index in Windows 7 / 8

You may, if you wish, chose to change the default location of search index in Windows 7. It is, by default, stored at C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data  folder, which is a hidden system folder. Change location of Search Index To do so, Open […]