Windows 10/8/7

How to add safe mode to boot list in Windows 10/8/7

add safe mode boot list

Safe mode is a special mode of Windows where it boots up with minimum hardware and software. It allows you to figure out if the problem is related to the OS or is someone else causing the problem. I have used to remove the virus infection, driver troubleshooting, and more. If you need to do it often, it would be ...

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How to download and install Windows Updates Offline

download install Windows Updates offline

Windows get updated frequently like 4-5 times a week and with patches and add-ons. We generally use Windows automatic update feature, but what if you have to reinstall the system again. All the updates of Windows is lost. But now there is a solution. Some of the updates issued by Microsoft, such as administrative updates or network do not require ...

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Windows 7 Easy Transfer Files to Windows 10 with User data & Settings

Windows 7 Transfer Files Computer

Windows 7 comes with an inbuilt utility, Windows Easy Transfer, which allows you to transfer files, Users, Settings, documents, emails, Internet Favorites, videos, shared documents, etc. from one computer to another without removal from your old computer. It will help you migrate users and their settings to a new system. There are two scenarios here. First is where you need ...

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How to check if you have admin rights for Windows 10

admin rights Windows 10

In Windows, there are two types of the account by default, Standard User and Administrator. Though Standard users can do most of the things, including installing software and settings which apply to his or her account, they are still restricted for advance usage. In this post, we will share how you can check if you have admin rights on Windows ...

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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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