Posts under Windows category

Stop automatic Driver updates in Windows 10/8/7

While simply plugging in the device and letting Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista install the driver automatically is cool, you may for some reason prefer not to have the Driver installed automatically. You can if you […]

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Group Policy Management tips for IT pros in Windows

This article provides you the information about common administration and troubleshooting tasks and tools associated with Group Policy in Windows 7/8/10. Common tasks: These links will take you to additional information about the following tasks on the Microsoft Web site. […]

Create stronger passwords and passphrases using ASCII characters

A password is a string of characters used to access confidential information, a network, mobile devices or a computer. Passphrases are typically longer than passwords, for added security, and contain multiple words that create a phrase. Use ASCII characters to […]

How to remove old device drivers in Windows 10/8/7

If you find that some of your newly installed devices are not working correctly or in fact, your Windows computer freezes frequently, you might want to consider removing old & unused device drivers in Windows 10/8/7. Remove Old Drivers on […]

Troubleshoot: Cannot log on to Windows 10/8/7

Sometimes while logging on to Windows is not easily possible, and its most probably due to the occurrence of some common problems. They may be related to some basic or critical issues. If you are unable to sign in or […]

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Fix It: Notification Area Icons missing in Windows 8 / 7

Has it happened with you that on starting your Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista computer, you have found that the system icons, like the Network, Volume or the Power icons do not appear in the notification area ? […]

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STOP 0x0000006B PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED Blue Screen

If you have a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2, which crashes during the startup process before you are prompted for user credentials, then this article may interest you. In addition, you may also receive […]

Edit Windows Registry using Reg.exe in Windows 10/8/7

You can edit the Windows Registry with the help of Console Registry Tool or reg.exe. Reg.exe is a command-line utility with which you can perform almost all the task which you otherwise can with regedit.exe. Reg.exe in Windows 10/8/7, can […]

System Maintenance Troubleshooter: Run Windows computer maintenance tasks

The System Maintenance Troubleshooter will help you run Windows computer maintenance tasks automatically. Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services (ATS) will allow you to automatically detect and fix common maintenance problems such as broken desktop shortcuts, unused icons, disk volume errors, and […]