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How to SideLoad apps on Windows 10 PC

Like Windows 8, Window 10 is also supports sideloading of apps. This feature allows users to download their favourite apps outside the Windows Store. There are a lot of apps which are not available in the Windows Store, and using […]

How to add 2 spaces after a period in Word

It may seem logical to have two spaces after a word to denote the beginning of a new sentence. Why? It helps to combat the natural tendency of collapsing all the texts into unspaced line of characters. Also, one-spaced writing […]

How to enable all Recording Devices in Windows 10

In Windows 10/8/7 the lesser-used devices including the WaveOutMix, MonoMix, StereoMix are disabled by default. If your sound driver supports this feature, you can enable it. This post shows how to enable all Recording Devices and make Windows show even the disabled […]

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Microsoft Excel Tips to Save Time and Work Faster

Microsoft Excel is a great tool which does your tedious job in an easy way. Whether it might be repeated tasks or managing the data in a clean way, Excel does it well. There are many Excel features which most […]

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How to rename scheduled task in Windows Task Scheduler

Windows Task Scheduler is probably one of the most useful, but less-used features Microsoft Windows because it lets you automate running of tasks that you want to run regularly. It not only lets the operating system schedule important system tasks, […]

LinkedIn Login and Sign In Security & Privacy Tips

LinkedIn users may be aware of the recent reports, where many of the passwords were stolen from the LinkedIn servers were hacked, thereby compromising the security and privacy of its many users. The popularity of LinkedIn, as a serious social […]

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Safe Computing Tips, Practices and Habits for Windows users

While computers make our work easier, they can tell others a lot about its users. They could include colleagues, friends who share the computer and even hackers. Whether online or offline, computers can give away information to others. This article […]

Open a file by drag-and-dropping it onto a Windows Taskbar icon

One of the most visible changes in Windows 10/8/7 has been its elegantly designed and very useful taskbar, which can even be further tweaked using Taskbar Thumbnail Resizer or the Windows Taskbar Thumbnail Customizer. Open a file by drag-and-dropping it […]

Tips to keep Hackers out of your Windows computer

When it comes to the Internet, there is nothing called 100% security. One of the best methods to keep Hackers out of your computer would be to turn off JavaScript and Flash as these two are widely used to inject […]

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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 […]