About ShyamS@TWC

Shyam aka “Captain Jack” is a Microsoft MVP alumnus and a Windows Enthusiast with an interest in Advanced Windows troubleshooting. Suggestions made and opinions expressed by him here are his personal one's and not of his current employers. He blogs at captaindbg.com.

DNS Server is not responding on Windows 10

When you try to connect to the Internet – but cannot then you may run the Network Diagnostic Troubleshooter to troubleshoot the issue. But at the time, the Troubleshooter itself may throw up the following error message: Your computer appears […]

How to take full Ownership of Files & Folders in Windows 10

This post shows how you can take full ownership of files and folders in Windows 10/8/7. After introducing the User Account Control in Windows Vista, Microsoft increased the security of its core system files by hardening its Effective Permissions. Most of […]

Five Best System Rescue Disks for Windows

A System Rescue Disk is designed to recover your data or rescue your computer from crashes, like operating system failure, accidental damage, etc. It may be due to hardware failure, OS failure, software problems or due to malware infection. It […]

Unable to turn on Windows Defender windows 10

Can’t turn on Windows Defender in Windows 10

When I browse through forums I often find this question asked many times – I am unable to turn on Windows Defender manually or Windows Defender won’t or will not turn on and start in Windows 10, Windows 8 or […]

Troubleshoot performance issues in Windows 10/8/7

If you are facing performance-related issues like Non-responding programs, freezing, system crashes, sluggishness, etc. , on your Windows PC quite often, then you can try a few of these suggested tips. They may help you resolve such issues. Troubleshoot performance issues […]

SecureAPlus

SecureAPlus offers a second line of defense against Malware

Today, computer users always face the risk of new generation Malware that attacks us even when we may have a good antivirus installed. There is new Malware releasing every day, and it’s getting harder for antivirus solutions to release virus […]

Enable or Disable CPU Core Parking in Windows 10/8/7

Core Parking is a new feature, that dynamically selects a set of processors that should stay idle and not run any threads based on the current power policy and their recent utilization. This decreases energy consumption and therefore reduces the […]

Avidemux – An Open Source Video Editor for Windows

Avidemux is a free video editing software designed for simple cutting, filtering, and encoding tasks. If you’re looking an advanced video editor, then this is not the software you want. Avidemux offers a lot of basic video editing capabilities for home […]

Peerio: Free secure messaging and file sharing service

Today, we are forced to store digital data and secure it using the most sophisticated technology, to prevent out accounts from getting hacked and consequently, our data compromised. Unlike old time, when we used to store all important information like […]