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Cannot connect to Facebook using People App in Windows 8

Since the launch of Windows 8, we’ve heard many issues in which users are confused with the new Metro or Modern Apps. Yesterday, I came across the issue associated with People app in Windows 8. Most are aware that the People app […]

How to sync Google services with Windows PC

I am sure; you must have heard the announcement Google made sometime earlier regarding the changes it intended to introduce to the Google Sync service used to connect devices to Google services. Google had then made it clear to consumer […]

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How to make Windows Installer work in Safe Mode

Windows Installer will not work under Safe Mode, this means that programs cannot be installed or uninstalled in safe mode without giving a specific command using msiexec in command prompt. If you try to uninstall programs in Safe Mode, you […]

Microsoft releases new Windows themes & wallpapers

With New Year having been already arrived, the Windows Personalization Gallery is sparkling with new themes and wallpapers available for download, adding a spice of freshness around. Microsoft has launched a bunch of new themes and wallpapers, the first installment […]

Turn Network Sharing on or off in Windows 8.1

The first time you connect to a network, Windows 8 will ask you if you want to turn sharing on between PCs and connect to network devices. You can always answer Yes or No, depending on which Windows 8 will […]

Enable, Disable Disk Write Caching in Windows 10/8/7

Disk Write Caching is a feature that improves system performance by enabling write caching on the device. It is a feature, which is available on almost all disk drives these days. The benefit of Disk Write Caching is that it allows […]

Display custom legal notices & start up messages in Windows 10/8/7

Startup messages let you display a reminder or any important message, every time users log into a Windows computer. As a company, some may even choose to display legal notices on every start-up. The process of displaying a startup Message Box in Windows […]

Change Default Install Location of Windows 8 Store Apps

We had, some time back, identified the location of the folder, where the Windows 8 Metro Apps get installed. The next question which logically comes to one’s mind is whether there is any way a user can change the default install location […]

Acer Iconia W510 Windows 8 Tablet Specs & Price

After the launch of their Iconia W700 Windows 8 tablet, Acer has recently launched a new Windows 8 tablet, Iconia W510 with lowered specifications and increased portability. Packed with great specifications and powered with Windows 8, this tablet comes in […]

Where are Windows 8 Update Notifications ?

Windows 7 users who have upgraded to Windows 8, may find their Windows 8 Update notification icon missing. Users of Windows 7  and earlier have been used to seeing the Windows Update notification in the taskbar, informing them that Windows Updates […]

How to change Windows 8 logon screen background color

Most elements in Windows 8 can be customized to one’s requirements provided that one is ready to go hunting deep into the Windows Registry. If you want to change the default color of the logon screen look to change it to […]

Create Windows To Go portable environment & workspace

Microsoft introduced a new feature with Windows 8 called Windows to Go. The feature is more a process of creating a USB drive with a complete, managed Windows 8 system image. In short, a fully functional and manageable copy of […]

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Microsoft Windows Error Reporting Service in Windows 10/8/7

The Microsoft Windows Error Reporting Service (WER) helps Microsoft and Microsoft partners diagnose problems in the software you use and provide solutions. Not all problems have solutions, but when solutions are available, they are offered as steps to solve a […]