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How to restrict changing of Sound Scheme in Windows 10/8/7

If for some reason you’d like to restrict or prevent users from changing Sound Scheme in Windows 10/8/7, here is how you can do it via Registry Editor or Group Policy Editor. Prevent changing of Sound Scheme in Windows Open […]

Set Windows 7 notification dialog boxes to stay open longer

While many prefer to turn off the Windows notification dialog boxes, which appear in the right side taskbar bottom corner near the notification area/system tray, there may be others who find its time of display, to be short! Set Windows […]

Notepad Tips and Tricks for Windows users

The humble Notepad in Windows is one of the most used  programs. It is a very basic text editor you can use for simple documents. Let us have a look at some Notepad tips and tricks that will help you […]

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The Machine Memory Dump Collector in Windows 10/8/7

The Machine Memory Dump Collector in Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and later is designed to collect machine memory dumps from a machine. This diagnostic collects both full/kernel memory dumps (memory.dmp), last five machine mini dumps from the past […]

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Why does Windows show less RAM than installed?

You may have noticed that your Windows 7 or Windows 8 may show that the usable memory may be less than the installed memory (RAM). For instance, your Windows 7 32-bit, may report that there is only 3.5 GB of usable system memory […]

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 10/8/7. Common tasks: These links will take you to additional information about the following tasks on the Microsoft Web site. […]