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add date time stamp to name the pictures when importing pictures in Windows 10

Add Date Time stamp to Photos when importing them in Windows 10

When importing photos from the camera using Windows Photos Gallery, it used to add date time stamp along with the picture name on the camera storage device. The format used to be  YYYYMMDDHHMMSS or just YYYY-MM-DD and then sequential numbers after that. However, […]

Different types of Windows Updates

Different types of Windows Updates

If you have ever used Windows device, you might have encountered updates often — just before switching off your computer. Sometimes your device asks you to install critical updates. Then there are six yearly feature updates that are essential too! […]

Wireless Xbox One controller requires PIN for Windows 10

Wireless Xbox One controller requires a PIN for Windows 10

While connecting a Wireless Xbox controller to a Windows 10 PC is fairly simple (either via USB cable or through Bluetooth), some users are reporting that their Wireless Xbox One controller requires a PIN for Windows 10.  The steps are pretty […]

Restart Windows Explorer for Audio

Windows 10 Taskbar Volume Control not working

The Volume Control icon in the system tray is the quickest way to control volume on your Windows 10 PC.  However if after a recent update or a software installation, it no longer responds to mouse clicks, whether it be a […]

Windows 10 disk management not working

Windows 10 Disk Management not working

Windows 10 Disk Management tool is an inbuilt feature which offers a user interface to manage disk partitions to administrators of the PC.  Many a time you need to change hard disk partition size, merge or reduce the size and so […]

How to disable Active Monitoring in CCleaner Free

In the recent CCleaner 5.45 version released by Piriform/Avast, it is difficult to disable the Active Monitoring feature. This has invited angry reactions from the public over the flawed functioning of the ‘Active Monitoring’ feature. Even when you try to […]

Failed to register a VB Script DLL

Failed to register a VB Script DLL file on Windows 10/8/7

If when you open Outlook 20016 or any other program on your Windows 10/8/7 PC you receive a message – Failed to register a VB Script dll. Reinstall or run Regsvr32.exe Vbscript.dll to self-register; then this post may help you. […]

delete pending Windows Updates

How to delete Downloaded, Failed & Pending Windows Updates

There may be times when your Windows Update may give you problems on your Windows 10/8/7 computer. You may even see Pending Windows Updates which refuse to install for some reason in spite of several attempts. In such cases you […]

What are Windows 10 Service Stack Updates?

Often while reading about updates for Windows 10, the description might have referred something about Servicing Stack. This includes KB4132650 for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update which said – This update makes stability improvements for the Windows 10 Version 1709 servicing stack. […]

Mouse Pointer lags or freezes on Windows 10

Mouse Pointer lags or freezes on Windows 10

Even though we have a touch screen based Windows 10 devices, the mouse remains an important part of usage, especially when you want to do some hardcore work. When using Touch, it’s a bit hard to drag – and when […]

center taskbar icons in Windows 10

How to center Taskbar icons in Windows 10

In Windows 10, the icons in the taskbar are aligned to the left by default. We all have been experiencing this practice for a long time. However, some Windows user like to center align the icons on the Taskbar. While […]

Windows Media Player is not playing the Music Playlist

Windows Media Player in most cases is a much better media player when compared to Groove. We can understand why the Groove Music app was created, but with the music pass aspect dead in the water, maybe it’s time for […]