Windows 10/8/7

Restore Show Desktop icon in Windows 10, 8, 7 and XP

Restore Show Desktop icon in Windows 10, 8, 7 and XP

In the earlier version of Windows, and now in Windows 10, there is a unique feature that lets you quickly see your Desktop. Its called Show Desktop. When you click on it, the Desktop is quickly revealed for a moment. So instead of using shortcut Windows + D to minimize everything, Show Desktop will promptly hide all open windows so ...

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How to kill hanged program from command prompt in Windows 10

How to kill hanged program from command prompt in Windows 10

Task Manager is the right place to kill a program that hangs or turns into not responding. While you can make them auto kill but sometimes it’s not preferable, and sometimes even the task manager hangs. Here is a nifty trick which lets you kill hanged program from the command prompt in Windows 10 Windows has two programs called as ...

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How to auto terminate or kill hanged program in Windows 10/8/7

How to auto terminate or kill hanged program in Windows 10/8/7

Many a time, programs like Office, Skype, Winamp, and others, in Windows, get hanged or Not Responding. Clicking on the close button doesn’t work, and instead, it freezes and asks you to wait. The alternate way is the Task Manager. When you choose to End program from there, it fails or takes too much time. Here is a small trick ...

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How to Manage and Control Notifications in Windows 10

manage control notifications Windows 10

Windows 10 offers micro-control over how notifications show anywhere. Usually, the notifications are displayed on the extreme right corner, and they stack up. In this post, I will show how you can manage and control notifications in Windows 10. How to Manage and Control Notifications in Windows 10 There are multiple ways to control notifications in Windows 10. Using Action ...

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Windows 10: Clear Old Live Tile notifications when you restart or logout

Clear Live Tile Notifications

When using Live Tiles in the Start Menu, it keeps stacking notifications whenever there is something new. The problem here is that apart from anything new, some of the tiles might be displaying even the older notifications. It gets clubbed along with new, the next day, or also after you had restarted your PC. In this post, we will share ...

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How to Kill Suspended apps in Windows 10 using Task Manager

Kill Suspended apps Windows

Windows Store apps or Microsoft Store apps when not used for a while move into a Suspended mode. It ensures that they do not consume battery, and get back to the same state when launched. It also makes sure they do not consume CPU and Memory unless allowed. In this post, I will show how you can kill suspended apps ...

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How to Clear Corrupt ARP Cache to fix website time out issues

ARP Table

If so happens that in-spite of having high-speed internet, modem reset, clearing your IP config, websites dont load, especially the popular ones including Google, Microsoft, etc. You should think of clearing the ARP cache. I remember this is one of the tricks that worked for one of my cousin’s office using Windows Server and might also work for you. In ...

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Delay Service Startup to boot your Windows event faster

Delay Service Startup Windows

Anything set to start with Windows will increase the boot time and login time in Windows. Windows Services offer a unique feature– Automatic Delayed Startup. I have not seen a lot of people using it, and they should use it for third-party services to speed up overall computer boot time. In this post, we will show how you can delay ...

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Windows 10 Microsoft Store Apps Tips and Tricks

Windows 10 Store Apps Tips Tricks

In this post, I am sharing tips that you can use to manage the apps you download from Microsoft Store in Windows 10.  These are handy if you are new to Windows 10, and dealing with store apps for the first time. Here is the list of Windows 10 Store Apps Tips and Tricks. Windows 10 Microsoft Store Apps Tips ...

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How to enable or disable Password Reveal Button in Windows 10/8

enable disable password reveal button windows

Windows has a password reveal button (in shape of the eye), which allows you to view already typed in the password. It is useful when creating a password, and you want to double-check what you typed is correct and want to see it again in case of doubt. This button is integrated everywhere in Windows 10, including the browser. In ...

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