Posts under Windows category

Add Features including Media Center to Windows 8

Windows 8 is providing an upgrade option to add features to your PC to get a different Edition of Windows 8. Earlier in our article, we had seen how Microsoft has simplified the various Editions to be made available for […]

Show Advanced Boot Options or Menu in Windows 8

A video at MSDN blog shows Windows 8 booting real fast – under seven seconds. The computer used was an Ultrabook, a product of Intel that offers super-fast computing with the latest technologies embedded inside. The problem with Windows 8 […]

FIX: Error 0xc00000e9 While Installing Windows 10/8/7

Error 0xc00000e9 is a common error on Windows that used to occur on Windows 7. Folks have faced it on Windows 8 too. Most of the times, Error 0xc00000e9 means it’s an I/O error i.e. it is mostly hardware related […]

Windows Reader: Windows 8 Built-in PDF File Viewer Features

Earlier, Windows never shipped with a built-in PDF viewer. It shipped an XPS Viewer in Windows 7. But starting with Windows 8, Microsoft has decided to include a PDF reader called as Windows Reader.  Windows Reader is Microsoft’s first and very own built-in […]

What is file fragmentation and how does it occur in Windows

Windows has its own defragmenting tooland you might have used it already. When it comes to Windows file storing algorithms, the operating system makes a case for excess fragmentation through its temporary files. And probably that is the reason why it […]

Explorer.exe server execution failed on Windows 10/8/7

You might at times, get this error message on Windows 10/8/7 -: Explorer.exe server execution failed. This might happen because the Shell folder values might be incorrect or they might be missing. In this article, I’ll suggest you few methods […]

How to Edit the Text of Items in Windows 8 Charms Bar

It’s always fun tweaking our system modifying Windows dll’s editing texts, etc. People even took editing the start button text in Windows 7 as a challenge – untill we released the Start Button ToolTip Text Changer. In this article I’ll […]

How to Enable or Disable Proximity Feature in Windows 8

Windows 8 introduces a new experience called as Proximity. The Proximity Service enables applications on your Windows 8 PC to exchange information with another PC when you bring your PC and the target device very close to each other. Windows […]

New Shortcuts, Shell Commands and CLSID in Windows 8

Windows has a set of certain folders which are identified by unique strings referred to as CLSID or Windows Class Identifiers. These folders can be accessed by using the CLSID identifier codes that Windows assigns to each individual folder in […]

Games and Entertainment Troubleshooter from Microsoft

If you are facing problems while installing games or while starting and playing online games you may want to try the Games and Entertainment Fix It from Microsoft. Games and Entertainment Troubleshooter This Fix-It will automatically diagnose, identify and fix common […]

Credentials Manager in Windows 10

Windows Credential Manager & Windows Vault

Windows 7 introduced a feature called as the Credential Manager. This is not exactly a new feature and is similar to technology in past versions of Windows like Vista or XP, in the sense that it stores your passwords, which […]