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How to Flush Windows DNS Cache

Internet connection problems? DNS cache corrupted? Facing DNS issues or problems? Maybe you need to flush Windows DNS Cache. If your computer is finding it difficult to reach a certain website or server, the problem may be due to a […]

Virtual Desktop in Windows 10

Task View or Virtual Desktop in Windows 10: New feature

Windows 10 is coming up with a lot of features; some of which are certainly incredible. One of these features is Virtual Desktop. The Virtual Desktop in Windows 10 will exhibit some of the most loved features which are often […]

Bluetooth is not working in Windows 10/8/7

If your Bluetooth devices do not work correctly on a computer that is running Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7, then you might want to update device drivers,  check the status of the related two services and apply this […]

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Fingerprint Reader not working in Windows 8.1/10

A Fingerprint Reader in Windows lets you log into your Windows laptop using your fingerprint. The feature provides biometric credentials to sign in to your account that requires you to enter your account credentials in Windows 10/8. The Fingerprint Reader […]

change MAC Address in Windows

How to change MAC Address in Windows 10/8.1

A MAC Address or Media Access Control Address is a unique identifier assigned to every Network Interface Card. In this post, we will see what is MAC Address and how do you change a MAC Address in Windows 10/8. We will […]

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Turn on AutoComplete in Windows Command Prompt

If you are a Windows power user who frequently needs to use the Command Prompt regularly, then you find it useful to turn on auto-complete in Command Prompt. If you want to make the change permanent, you will have to […]

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How to remove Earlier Version of Windows from Boot Menu

This post shows how to remove Earlier Version of Windows from boot menu in Windows 10/8/7. You can remove it after uninstalling one OS from a dual boot computer. If you have two versions of the Windows operating system installed […]

Location of Cookies folder in Windows 10/8/7

Where are Cookies in Windows 10/8/7? Where is the location of the Cookies folder? Starting with Windows Vista, things have changed a bit. Type Cookies in Start Menu, and it may take you to C:\Users\Username\Cookies folder. When you try to click on […]

Backup and Restore Registry

Backup and Restore Registry in Windows 10/8/7

Before working in the Windows Registry, it is always a good idea to back it up first, so that you have the option of restoration, should something go wrong. This article shows the different ways to backup and restore the […]

Manage Trusted Root Certificates in Windows 10/8

In one of our earlier posts, we have seen what Root Certificates are. There may be times, when some companies or users may feel the need to manage and configure Trusted Root Certificates, to prevent other users in the domain […]

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Windows Registry Basics: De-Mystifying Windows Registry

The Windows Registry is a directory which stores settings and options for the operating system for Microsoft Windows. It contains information and settings for all the hardware, operating system software, most non-operating system software, users, preferences of the PC, etc. […]

Stop, Cancel, Abort System Shutdown in Windows 10/8/7

Sometimes, you may get to see a message – The system is shutting down. Please save all your work. Or you may get to see a message – Restart your computer in 10 minutes to finish installing important Windows Updates. […]

Elevated Privileges in Windows

How to grant or get Elevated Privileges in Windows 10/8/7

You must have noticed, there are often, many programs installed on your machine that require administrative rights to start. Having admin rights lets you make changes to the system, that can affect all other users. In other words, any program that you […]