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  • Tools to open DMG files in Windows PC

    DMG Files

    Windows OS does not support DMG format of its own. DMG files are disk image files of OS X and is supported in MAC OS X system. But now, if you want to open a DMG file in your windows PC, u got to use a third party application to do it. Here are a ...

  • Microsoft’s tips for setting passwords

    Microsoft Account Password suggestions

    Microsoft has recently given some tips on setting passwords correctly in the Security Tips section of Microsoft blog. To surprise of many there are many people who still use passwords like ‘password’ or ‘123456’. We are well aware of the fact that fraudulence has increased to a great extent and internet is a hub ...

  • Hide or Show Content Advisor in Internet Options for IE10 / IE11 / IE12

    Hide or Show Content Advisor

    Content Advisor is a tool for keeping a check on the range of matter that your computer can use on the Internet in Internet Explorer. After you switch on Content Advisor, only ranked content that conforms to or crosses your standards can be seen. You can alter the settings to accommodate your tastes. In IE10 ...

  • How to Reset Internet Explorer Content Advisor?

    Content Advisor is a tool for keeping a check on the range of matter that your computer can use on the Internet in Internet Explorer. After you switch on Content Advisor, only ranked content that conforms to or crosses your standards can be seen. You can alter the settings to accommodate your tastes. This article ...

  • How to Preview Fonts in Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1?

    Preview Fonts in Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1

    Windows arrives in with namely TrueType fonts and OpenType fonts. They function with a vast range of computers, printers, and programs. TrueType fonts (.ttf/.ttc) can be scaled up to almost any size and are crystal clear and readable in all sizes. They can be transmitted to any printer or other output device backed up by ...

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Windows 8 & WIndows 8.1 Tutorials

  • How to block ads on Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 8.1?

    Disable Advertisement in Internet Explorer 11

    Ads seems disgusting whenever they pop up in the Window but it’s true that you can not deny the power of ads in handling the economy of web. Ads are an integral part of a website as it provide the main source of income to all the websites and hence we cannot fully remove adds. ...

  • How to disable the touch screen on your Windows 8.1 laptop / Tablet?

    disable the touch screen on your Windows 8.1 laptop / Tablet

    This article will help you through some easy steps to disable or enable touch screen in you Windows 8.1 laptop. If you have a Windows 8.1 tablet like Surface 2 or something like that, where touch screen is the primary mode of communication or input, disabling touch screen is not recommended. This works better for ...

  • How to Preview Fonts in Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1?

    Preview Fonts in Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1

    Windows arrives in with namely TrueType fonts and OpenType fonts. They function with a vast range of computers, printers, and programs. TrueType fonts (.ttf/.ttc) can be scaled up to almost any size and are crystal clear and readable in all sizes. They can be transmitted to any printer or other output device backed up by ...

  • How to Show or Hide Details Pane in File Explorer in Windows 8 and 8.1?

    How to Show or Hide Details Pane in File Explorer in Windows 8 and 8.1

    The details pane can be utilized to view the primary general featured linked with the chosen file. File properties offer more elaborated data about a file, such as the owner, the date you last changed the file, and any descriptive tags you might have included to the file. Setting the details pane to hide or show ...

  • How to Create a Second Screen Shortcut in Windows 8 and 8.1?

    Windows 8 and 8.1 has this second screen which is nothing but the presentation mode

    Windows 8 and 8.1 has this second screen which is nothing but the presentation mode that is suitable for connecting the device to a projector for projecting a presentation to a larger screen. Second screen has different sets of settings of aspect ratio and screen resolution that is solely meant for a good projected image. ...

  • Aero Glass can be turned on in Windows 8.1 leaked build update 1

    Aero Glass in Windows 8.1 leaked version

    Aero Glass was a much preferred feature of Windows which disappeared with the advent of Windows 8. However this change of Windows disappointed many users and they wanted the feature to be back with Windows 8.1. However recently a leaked build of Windows 8.1 update 1 has brought back the Aero Theme and those who ...

  • How to Add a Virtual Private Network Connection in Windows 8.1?

    Add VPN in Windows 8

    A Virtual Private Network or VPN connects two remote computers, sites or servers securely using Public network (mainly internet). With the help of the VPN an employee can easily access the Intranet of his organization from anywhere, outside of his office. Organizations having brunches in different Geographical locations can easily connect to their centralized intranet ...

  • How to open a private browser tab on Windows Phone 8.1

    open a private browser tab on Windows Phone 8.1

    Windows 8.1 Update has brought some promising features like the private browsing in Internet Explorer. When we surf internet, many information of the browsing session are stored in various folders like temporary files, browser history, cookies and others. If you want to keep the information private you have to clear the session history and related ...

  • How to Open Synced Tabs from your PCs in Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 8.1?

    How to Open Synced Tabs from your PCs in Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 8.1?

    The Internet Explorer 11 or the Windows 8 and 8.1 versions of IE has some new features that make it compatible to the switch facility of the OS. As a user closes the device or the browser, SkyDrive servers come into action and synchronizes all tabs except the InPrivate Browsing tabs so that they ...

  • Tools to open DMG files in Windows PC

    DMG Files

    Windows OS does not support DMG format of its own. DMG files are disk image files of OS X and is supported in MAC OS X system. But now, if you want to open a DMG file in your windows PC, u got to use a third party application to do it. Here are a ...

  • How to Enable or Disable to Display Highly Detailed Status Messages in Windows 8 and 8.1?

    Highly Detailed Status Message

    Verbose status messages turn out to be helpful when you are troubleshooting slow startup, shutdown, sign in, or sign out actions. This article will show you how to enable or disable detailed messages that show up at each every step while signing in, shutting down or starting up. Enable or Disable Highly Detailed Status Messages by ...

  • How to Enable or Disable “Found New Hardware” Balloons During Device Installation?

    How to Enable or Disable "Found New Hardware" Balloons During Device Installation

    This article will demonstrate you the way to enable or disable the Found New Hardware notification area balloons like Installing device driver software from showing when a device driver is being installed in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.Enable or Disable “Found New Hardware” Message using .REG File 1. First of all Download Found-New-Hardware-Balloons.zip file ...

  • How to Create a New Pool and Storage Space in Windows 8.1?

    Create a New Pool and Storage Space in Windows 8.1

    In order to create a new pool and storage space first thing to do is to log in as administrator and then follow the upcoming steps. Storage spaces are virtual partitions or drives that has the same features but not a physical partition. Storage pools are created by adding different storage spaces and the space ...

  • How to Generate Battery Usage Report in Windows 8 / Windows 8.1?

    Generate a Battery Usage Report in Windows 8 / Windows 8.1

    The Windows 8 battery usage report will assist you to gain knowledge additional info regarding the usage, health, and life estimates of your system’s battery. This article will demonstrate you how to generate a elaborated battery usage report for your Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, or Windows RT 8.1 PC. 1. Open up command prompt. 2. ...

  • How to Load SATA Drivers in Windows 8 or Windows 8.1?

    Load SATA Drivers in Windows 8 System

    Serial ATA (Advanced Technology Attachment) also known as SATA, is a computer bus interface that links HBA’s to external storage devices for example hard drives and optical drives. Serial ATA supersedes the former AT Attachment measure also known as ATA or PATA, providing numerous rewards over the former interface: diminished cable length, size and cost ...

  • Automatically Clear history of recently opened documents on shut down of Windows 8

    Clear history of recently opened documents on exit

    Recent documents keeps track of the recently used documents and lets you open them without much hassle. But this feature has a severe drawback. Recent documents may be a serious issue to your privacy because even after you log off the machine, the record is still there and next time a different user signs in; ...

  • How to allow Execution of PowerShell Scripts on Windows 8 / Windows 8.1?

    Power Shell Windows 8

    What is PowerShell? PowerShell is a command line scripting language of Windows OS by Microsoft Corporation and has the functionality of being a task automation framework. It is based on .NET language. PowerShell executes 4 kinds of commands that are, .ps1 files known as PowerShell Scripts, .NET programs called cmdlets, PowerShell Programs and some executable standalone ...

  • How to Allow or Deny Access Permissions to Users and Groups in Windows 8 using Command prompt?

    Access or Deny Permission

    Allowing or denying permissions to a user or group is controlled by access token. I have already discussed the general method of granting permissions in windows 8. Before going through the steps let me throw some light on the access token. Access token encapsulates a security descriptor which contains information on security for a particular ...

  • How to Create a “Forgotten Password Wizard” Shortcut in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8?

    Create a Forgotten Password Wizard Shortcut in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8

    This article will show you how to create a Forgotten Password Wizard shortcut that can be utilized to make a Password Reset Disk. Follow the steps mentioned below. Download the “Forgotten Password Wizard” Shortcut 1. First of all download the .zip file. Download 2. Save the compressed .zip file onto your system. 3. Open the zip file and extract ...

  • How to Create a “Food & Drink” App Shortcut in Windows 8.1?

    Create a Food & Drink App Shortcut in Windows 8.1

    The Bing Food & Drink app is by default by default in Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 which in addition allows you to search close by areas to eat and drink. The places are sub-categorized by, for instance, cafes, fast food or ice cream parlors. This article will demonstrate to you how to make or ...

  • How to Create a “Device Installation Settings” Shortcut in Windows 8?

    How to Create a Device Installation Settings Shortcut

    Device Installation Settings permits you to alter if Windows is to download or not to download advised drivers and elaborated data and icons for your devices via Windows Update. This session will depict you how to make or download a Device Installation Settings shortcut that you can utilize at anyplace in Windows 7 and Windows ...

  • How to Group Application using TaskSpace in Windows?

    Group Application using TaskSpace in Windows

    Several of customers who possess some huge screen monitors, or multiple displays setup take for granted the Taskbar space, but it is believed averagely a bounty space by Windows customers functioning on small laptop screens. It is not strange to get drained of Taskbar space when you have a loads of applications’ window spread out ...

  • How to Create Sports App Shortcut in Windows 8.1?

    Windows 8 Sports App

    Sports is a part to our lives and to many it’s the heart. Bing has crafted the Sports app with all the essential information about all the sports you love. All major headlines, scores, schedules, standings and statistics are provided to you from time to time keeping you updated through this Live app of Windows. ...

  • How to Set Start Screen to Open on Last or Main Display when Pressing Windows key in Windows 8.1?

    Windows 8 and its contemporary version Windows 8.1 has given birth to an era of touch devices. Touch sensitive devices have been popular since long time and Microsoft is not the pioneer. But what Microsoft has done is presenting its operating system in a new wrapper that has a more stylish look as well as ...

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