Posts under Windows category


AntiSnooper: Blur your Computer Screen automatically

While browsing on the web for some privacy tools, I came across a related but cool free software called AntiSnooper, and couldn’t resist from sharing it readers here at TWC. AntiSnooper is a wonderful freeware which can blur the text […]

New keyboard shortcuts in Windows 8.1

Every time a new version of the Windows operating system or an Upgrade is released, you get to see some new keyboard shortcuts. Many of you, may have already read our post on Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts, today let us have […]

Windows could not start the WLAN AutoConfig service

We have already seen how to fix limited WiFi connection problems on Windows 8/10. But sometimes you may come around the issue, where your system isn’t able to identify or detect any WiFi or wireless network. In some scenarios, it could […]

Fix: App Switcher Not Displaying Correctly In Windows 8.1

Since the launch of Windows 8, Windows Store apps have become a great topic to discuss. We have seen ways to fix various errors for these apps, troubleshooting Windows Store and so on. Today, we came around a new problem […]


Microsoft does not support use of Registry Cleaners in Windows

What is Microsoft’s stand on Registry Cleaners? Does Microsoft support use of Registry Cleaners in Windows?  In this post we will see Microsoft’s support policy in this regards and what it thinks about the use of Registry Cleaners and Optimizers on […]

How to update Security Key for WiFi Network in Windows 8/10

Wireless technology helps us to connect our Windows systems to a specific WiFi network, so that we can easily access Internet without connecting any cable to the system. In our everyday life, we came across many WiFi networks. Whenever you came […]

Clean up WinSxS Directory in Windows Server 2008 R2 with new Update

The WinSxS folder seems to be one stop solution for storing files added to your OS via Windows Update. The Winsxs folder, stores multiple copies of dll‘s in order to let multiple applications run in Windows without any compatibility problem. Microsoft releases […]

Two Finger Right Click Not Working in Windows 8.1

Windows 8 started the touch era of Desktop operating systems and it uses Synaptics as default touchpad. The same touchpad has continued to work in updates as well i.e. Windows 8.1. If you’re using a touch disabled or non-touch laptop, […]


Reminder: Windows 8.1 support ends May 2014 (!)

Yes, you read it right! Although Microsoft has in its Windows 8 Lifecycle Policy page stated that Mainstream Support for Windows 8 ends January 9, 2018 and Extended Support end January 10, 2023, those Windows 8.1 users who have not […]

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Select multiple Tiles on Windows 8.1 Start Screen

After the Windows 8.1 Update, you may find that the Start Screen Tiles are behaving a bit differently. Apart from the several new features the Update adds, the introduction of the context menu – instead of the App Bar – […]

USB Devices not working in Windows 10

USB or Flash drives are the choice of many users, as far as data transfer among different computers is concerned. However, at times it may happen that your USB devices are not working properly and they led to poor user […]