Tag Archives: PC tools

Change Status & Startup of Windows Services in Bulk

Change Status & Startup of Windows Services in Bulk

When it comes to updating the status of  Windows Services in bulk, default service editor of windows is a little tedious to use. Sometimes the services are dependent on another service which adds to the trouble. In this post, I will share a utility and script which can change the status or startup type of Windows services in Bulk Change ...

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Turn monitor display off with keyboard shortcut in Windows 10

Turn monitor display off

While you can always lock your computer using a WIN + L which will, in turn, turn off the display, but here is something even more useful. A keyboard shortcut to turn off the monitor display. It will not lock down the computer, but turn off the screen. Turn monitor display off with keyboard shortcut in Windows 10 There are ...

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Hide Desktop Icons in one click in Windows

Hide Desktop icons in Windows 10

I often post videos (screencasts) or take a screenshot in my posts. While creating them, I try to hide the icons on the desktop, because I generally use my desktop as a dumping ground. My desktop is often found with loads of downloaded files, though I keep moving them to specific folders and even to recycle bin still it often ...

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Schedule to turn off / on Windows to Download Files and Save Power

Add Scheduled Plan Power Management

Considering a regular windows user who likes to keep his windows turned on even during the night so that he can download software, movies in free hours,  computer stays turned on for a long time even when the file download is complete, but since the computer is left unattended, a lot of power i.e. electricity is wasted. For example, if ...

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Track Windows Registry changes with Regshot

Installing software on windows results in change of registry which acts as big database for saving settings , trail period time, trial keys etc in Windows. At the same times its very difficult to find what changes had been made by any software because you never know where it going to add its settings unless you understand the registry completely. ...

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Lock your Keyboard, Mouse, Drive Doors while cleaning your system

Lock your Keyboard, Mouse, Drive Doors while cleaning your system

We often need to wipe off the display of your system, and clean the keyboard and mouse (if you use one). Cleaning the keyboard is probably the most important part of this because keyboard is the part of the system which accumulates lots of dusts also known as Keyboard Dandruff. Now, suppose you are working on your system and you ...

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Soluto figures applications which slows Windows Boot

Soluto PC History

Past couple of months my computer running Windows 7 started taking lot of time to boot.  The problem wasn’t the actual boot process but what happened once I logged into my user account.  Couple of applications were loading, messenger auto login and so on.  So what I did was remove some of the applications from starting and even delayed them ...

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Change Mouse click actions for specific programs ( Microsoft Mouse )

Precision Booster Assiggnment

Many a times when using certain applications we feel if the default mouse actions i.e. Left Click, Right Click ,  Middle Scroll can be changed to some common actions of the application itself. For example if need to copy paste a lot in application you would like to change the middle button to do paste when you click it. If ...

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Magically turn off everything in your computer when idle

System Silencer

Right from saving yourself from Start up Embarrassment in Airplanes to Playing of your buffered video when you are not around there, there is an app for it. In fact you can slowly turn down the volume as you go to sleep but now we have All in one app which takes care of most of the annoying and embarrassing ...

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Easy way to monitor and analyze Windows Logs

Even Log Viewer

Windows comes with an in built feature to record all the activities that is happening in the system. This system logger also logs down application failures, crashes, logs related to system, administration and security. Even Log Explorer is a free application which is better than Windows Log Viewer because of better user interface i.e. Tabbed interface and ability to connect ...

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How to automatically restart a crashed application

Restart on Crash Application

If you had used IE 8 or any Office Product, there is a crash recovery system built inside it. This recovery system helps you restart the application and take you back to place where the application crashed. Very handy specially with the browsers where I can get the tabs back. Same functionary can be attained for every application running in windows by ...

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Monitor PC health sensors with HWMonitor

Hardware Monitor

High End CPU require regular maintaincese and continious monitoring of how each and every part of the system is performing. HWMonitor is free software which keeps track of system health like voltages, temperatures, fans speed etc.  To get accurate result it communicates with the inbuilt sensor on your motherboard and cpu like on-die core thermal sensors, S.M.A.R.T for hard drives etc. ...

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