Tag Archives: PC tools

Remove broken shortcuts and links in Windows

Remove broken shortcuts Windows

Shortcuts are, handy but at the same time, as you keep installing software and uninstall them, there are chances that some shortcuts either created by you or system stay. This state of shortcuts or links of which the target files have been removed or moved is called as broken shortcuts. In this post, we will show how you can remove ...

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Track handles, DLL and Processes with Process Explorer

Process Explorer

Process Explorer gives you an extra hand to manage the process, handles, DLLs in Windows. Task Manager gives you a basic set of control over processes running under Windows. Process Explorer goes on a step ahead and can tell you the files and DLLs that are open and loaded for any running process. Here is how you can Track handles, DLL, ...

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How to shutdown and restart PC with a shortcut?

Shutdown Restart Shortcut

There are several ways you can shut down your personal computer, but most of them are tedious and involve more than one step. Now imagine if you are in a hurry, and you want to shut down by one click, what would you do? Honestly, you can’t do anything other than the tedious stepped steps. In this post, In this ...

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How to lock Windows 10 using a USB drive

How to lock Windows 10 using a USB drive

If you are tired of people who use your computer, here is a small trick that will not allow your computer to boot without a USB Drive. It will act as a key to boot your PC. There are two ways of doing this. First is instead a crude method only for those who can modify system files on the ...

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Download Best Free Antivirus for Windows 7 and Windows 10

Free Antivirus Windows

Virus, Trojans, Ransomware, worms, and whatnot. They belong to the same family trying to steal your data or lock down your files while you browse the Internet. You can accidentally download it on the computer, and stay unnoticed if you are not using anti-spyware or a good antivirus. Some of them are available for Windows 7 as well, and most ...

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Temporary Lock Keyboard, Mouse while cleaning Windows Computer

We often need to wipe the monitor, touch display, clean the keyboard, and mouse. However, the problem is that you want to close your current work, and accidental movements can cause wrong clicks. While one way is to lock the computer and get it all done, but if you want to do it without locking the computer, you can do ...

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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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