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

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 in […]

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Misconceptions: Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks

Does Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks really clear memory? Not really! There is a clear misconception on the net that Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks clears the memory and makes the Windows PC run faster! What does Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks do More light on this from Microsoft: […]

How to skip the start-up animation in Windows Media Center

Whenever you start Windows Media Center, you see an animation first. During this period, the application is initializing itself. If you don’t like the start-up animation in Windows Media Center, and you would like to skip it, here is how […]

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Fix: Built-in Windows Troubleshooters not working

While the very efficient & effective inbuilt Windows Troubleshooters in Windows are meant to make your life easy, what if they themselves refuse to work properly, some day, for some reason!? If your Windows Troubleshooters are not working, then these suggestions […]

Fix: Windows 7 Start Menu hides behind the taskbar

If, when you click the Windows Start Orb,  you find that the start menu has dropped down and hidden behind the taskbar, then you may want to try this solution. This issue may not occur every time, but maybe, only […]

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Create all God Modes with a click in Windows 10/8/7

God Modes are nothing but developer shortcuts built into Windows 10/8/7/Vista, that enable easy access to certain settings and information about the operating system. Create all God Modes with a click Here is a script to create them all, with a […]

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The Secret BEHIND the Windows 7 GodMode

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 […]

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Troubleshooting Windows Anytime Upgrade in Windows 7

Windows Anytime Upgrade is a method provided in Windows 7 & Vista, for upgrading from one Windows edition to a higher edition. While the WAU procedure in Windows Vista involved a setup.exe, the process in Windows 7 is different, as […]

Change Low Battery Level Notifications In Windows 10/8/7

Windows warns you when your battery charge reaches low, reserve, and critical levels.  You can however, change  the low, reserve, critical battery level notifications in Windows 10/8/7, through the Control Panel. Low, reserve, and critical levels in battery When the […]

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Windows Upgrade Warnings vs Upgrade Blocks

This article shows the difference between Upgrade Warnings & Upgrade Blocks and tells you how to go about resolving them, should you encounter any of them, while upgrading to Windows 7/8/10. Windows Upgrade Warnings vs. Upgrade Blocks When upgrading to […]

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Data is missing after an upgrade to Windows 7

It is always recommended that you backup your data before upgrading Windows. But if you did not and if you have just upgraded to Windows 7 and find that for some reason, your data is missing after the upgrade, here […]

How to change DNS settings in Windows 10/8/7

Most are aware that Google Public DNS has been recently launched. If you wish, you can override the default DNS (Domain Name Server) settings on your computer so you can specify which DNS server is used, or which IP address […]