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How to Flush Windows DNS Cache

Internet connection problems? DNS cache corrupted? Facing DNS issues or problems? Maybe you need to flush Windows DNS Cache. If your computer is finding it difficult to reach a certain website or server, the problem may be due to a […]

Check up Hard Disk Health natively in Windows 10 using WMIC

While it is always a good idea to regularly check your Hard Disk Health for Errors & Bad Sectors,  it is equally important to monitor the Hard Disk regularly, if you don’t want to be caught unawares by a hard disk failure for […]

Stop, Cancel, Abort System Shutdown in Windows 10/8/7

Sometimes, you may get to see a message – The system is shutting down. Please save all your work. Or you may get to see a message – Restart your computer in 10 minutes to finish installing important Windows Updates. […]

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How to create & manage a Striped Volume in Windows 10/8/7

In Windows, a Striped Volume is a volume, which uses the free space from more than one physical hard disk to create a bigger volume. Unlike the regular spanned volume, a striped volume writes across all other volumes in small […]

Microsoft Office has detected a problem with this file

When you go on to open a Microsoft Office file, you may have noticed that it is opened in Protected View.  When files are opened in Protected View, you can read them, with minimal risks to your Windows computer. If […]

Hide a drive in Windows 8

How to hide a Drive in Windows 10

If you are a Windows user, you would probably know about hiding or locking a folder or file which has confidential data. We generally, use some folder encryption software to do these tasks. But, if you have many such folders […]

Delay loading of specific Services

How to delay loading of specific Services in Windows 10/8/7

Using the Windows Service Manager, you can delay the starting up of Windows services, just so you can improve your Windows boot times. The Automatic (Delayed Start) option for system services was introduced in Windows Vista, and in Windows 10/8/7, it […]

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10 useful Surface Pro 3 Tips and Tricks

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is a versatile device with great features and runs the Windows 8.1 operating system. Most Windows 8.1 tips and tricks work on Surface Pro 3, but there are some additional usage tips that can let […]

Kill a process in Windows

How to kill a Not Responding process in Windows 10

If a Program is not responding, it means that a problem has occurred in the program and it is, therefore, interacting more slowly than usual with Windows. You can choose to wait for it to start working automatically or you […]

How to delete Recently Used Business Cards in Outlook 2013

In older times, the business was carried out using printed business card. But with the time, these become outdated and the Electronics Business Cards (EBC) has almost replaced their older format and now most of the business is done in […]

Use Battery Saver App For Windows Phone 8.1

Battery performance is the most crucial factor to consider when we decide to buy a smartphone. In older days, the phones like Nokia 1600 didn’t have any web access ability and hence their battery could last long. But the smartphones […]