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List of new Run Commands in Windows 8/10

The Run command in Windows, let you run any Windows task or process. While its usage was very popular in Windows XP, in later Windows versions, its importance reduced a bit, as the Windows search box acted as a Run […]

System Restore not working

Fix: System Restore not working in Windows 10/8/7

The System Restore feature is a very useful feature in the Windows operating system, and it can be a real life-saver at times. But if you, for some reason, find your System Restore not working in Windows 10 or Windows […]

Use Windows Reliability Monitor to fix PC problems

Rather than downloading third-party tools for diagnosing and fixing your Windows PC problems, it’s best to use built-in programs, when available. Windows Reliability Monitor in Windows 10/8 is one such built-in tool that can be used for checking system errors, […]

All you need to know about Modern UI Design at Microsoft

The word ‘Metro’ was replaced by the term ‘Modern UI’ at the time of launch of Windows 8 in late 2012. However, Microsoft explains the term was never coined by it. It was ‘Modern UI’ for them earlier as is today. […]

Add Files from all Drives in Music App for Windows 8

Most of you may have tried Music app, introduced in Windows 8 as the default music player. New users to a Windows 8 computer may sometimes find it a bit confusing to use this app. The reason behind this is […]


Windows 8.1 Enterprise edition: New features

As mentioned earlier, Microsoft will roll out the Windows 8.1 update codenamed –Blue on June 26. We have already seen the new features that will be included in Windows 8.1. Microsoft has gone ahead and revealed some of the features to be […]

Disable Rollback feature of Windows Installer in Windows 10/8/7

One of the best things about Windows is the big platform support for tons of software. Windows users always enjoy this fact and test or use a lot of software. However, there are certain scenarios when we’re just unable to finish the installation […]

Windows 8.1 Release Date, Features Announced

Microsoft has officially announced the features and release date for Windows 8.1, commonly referred to as Windows Blue. Microsoft decided to put to use what it learned from customer feedback how they were using Windows 8. Based on this feedback […]

Invalid security token when updating Windows Media Center

Yesterday one of my clients called me and he told me that while updating Windows Media Center on Windows, he received an Invalid security token error. I had never heard of this issue before so I did some research about this […]

Windows 8 startup folder location

Location of the Startup folder in Windows 10/8

The Startup folder in Windows contains a list of shortcuts of those applications that start when your Windows start. Earlier, you could easily access the Windows 7 startup folder from Start  Menu > Startup. But where is the Startup folder […]