Tips/Troubleshooting

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Unhide Files And Folders By Single DOS Command

While Windows Explorer is the best file explorer when it comes to browsing files that we have saved on our hard drives, viruses make use of certain properties in Windows Explorer to disable some important functions. These viruses usually come from USB Flash drives and disable the functions like hidden files can’t be unhidden again…

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Messenger Contacts Not Showing In Skype Solution

Microsoft has already announced that Windows Live Messenger will be discontinued in March 2013. All the Windows Live Messenger users will be shifted to Skype which was recently bought by Microsoft. This means that Skype will be the only messenger application available for Microsoft. While Microsoft is encouraging users to shift to Skype earlier than…

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How To See CPU Utilization Of All Cores (Logical Processors) In Windows 8

All latest processors come with physical and logical core to support multi-threading and boost up parallel computing operations. I have recently written about the difference between a physical socket, physical core and a logical processor. Windows 8 is the newest Operating System from Microsoft. Microsoft has introduced a lot of visual changes in Windows 8….

What Is Physical Socket, Physical Core And Logical Processor?

(Image credit: Wikipedia) Back in the old days, Intel and AMD used to have processors with a single core. This essentially meant that the processor would behave like a single processor allowing only sequential operations on the CPU.This was limiting the operations of heavy processor intensive applications. This is where the concept of hyper-threading came…

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How To Extend 30 Day Trial Software To Run Forever

If you have recently downloaded a trial software and want to test it for more than the trial period which is normally 30 days, this article is exactly for you. This article describes different ways to extend the trial period of trial software. The below methods will not be able to get you complete software….