Download Windows 8.1 Preview Standalone ISO Offline Installers

Windows 8.1 Preview has been released by Microsoft and is available for download. Windows 8.1 comes with a lot of new features and enhancements. Microsoft has gladly paid attention to user complaints. Most of the complaints that users had in…
Use FTP From Command Line

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a network protocol to transfer files from one computer to another, server and a client. The default port number designated to FTP protocol is 21. The port for secure FTP (sFTP) is 22. In this…
Download Java 7 Update 25 Offline Installers

Java 7 Update 25 has been released by Oracle. This is a critical patch update which includes 40 new security fixes of which 37 can be remotely exploited without authentication. 42 vulnerabilities were fixed in the last Java 7 Update…
3 Ways To Disable Windows Update Forced Restart In Windows 8

“Your PC needs to restart to finish installing updates. If you’ve already saved your work, you can restart now”. How many of you have seen this warning when Windows 8 automatically downloads and then installs the updates? In this article,…
Snap Plus: Add Windows 8 Win+X Menu To Windows 7

Win + X menu can give you quick access to important tools and functions of the Operating System. This functionality was introduced in Windows 8. Snap Plus brings this menu to Windows 7. We have already wrote about the Quick…
Fix USB Device Not Recognized In Windows

List of fixes and solutions you can apply to the computer where you are getting USB Device Not Recognized or Device has malfunctioned errors. USB ports and devices are used everywhere. There are multiple USB ports in a computer meaning…
Using Windows Check Disk (CHKDSK) The Right Way

If you have ever used command line in Windows, you must have come across the check disk command. We have already discussed about third party alternatives to chkdsk command in Windows. I have been getting a lot of queries from…
How To Close TCP/UDP Ports In Windows 8 For Better Security

Computer network communication works using software ports. Ports are application specific end points 65,535 ports of which 1024 are pre-defined also known as well-known ports. You can learn more about computer ports through this Wiki article. Viruses and hackers use…
System Level Spell Checkers For Windows

Spell check was first introduced in Microsoft Word long ago but now spell and grammar checking has become a necessity for almost all applications that we use on any Operating System. Whether we are using a web browser or a…