Since Windows 8 has been released for both Tablets and Desktops, some functions have become very user friendly and easy to implement for users while others have been made difficult. The choice is between a pointing device like a mouse or touch friendly screen. For example, the start menu has been removed. The users who […]
You will see tips and tricks about different software and Operating Systems which will allow you to be more productive. If you are stuck with a problem, we also cover troubleshooting different software and hardware. All this is included in this category.
Windows Hosts file is a simple text file (without any file extension) which contains mappings of IP addresses and their respective host names. This is the basic task of a DNS server which is served by Windows Hosts file in Windows. Windows Hosts file can be edited manually to add any custom tweaks to any […]
Recently a client asked me that he had to copy a lot of data from a website but the website would not let him right click or even select the text and copy it. He said that this was a weired problem and was only one website was affected by this problem. Upon some research […]
Valentine’s day is around the corner and everyone is thinking of wishing their valentines in a very special way. The Internet geeks usually send e-cards to their loved ones in order to show their emotions and love. But every year geeks craft new ways to express their love in a geeky way. This year it’s […]
It is always good to see how the Operating Systems have evolved through the history. I’m not talking about only Windows but the Operating Systems contain every type of Operating System including Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Unix etc. I have found out a website that displays the restart process of many Operating Systems. The Operating […]
If you frequently visit and use Bittorrent sites, you should have noticed that there are two types of downloads given for each torrent. One is a magnet link and other is a torrent file. Both of them are used in peer to peer networks but they are completely different from each other while satisfying the […]
If you’re using Windows 7 then most probably you’ll be using Windows Media Player 12. WMP 12 can play DVDs. The problem arises when you want to enable the subtitles in Media Player 12 when playing a DVD. The subtitles begin flickering during movie playback.
Microsoft has just rolled out a Release Candidate (RC) or Windows Service Pack 1. I have already given direct download links to Windows 7 Service Pack 1 RC. I have also given complete list of hotfixes and updates included in Windows 7 SP1. The only problem with Service Pack 1 installation is its expiration. I […]
This error message pertains to different situations like if you have Windows installed that is not validated properly and try to update Windows using Microsoft Windows Update, it will give you the error with the code 0x80070005. The wording is different in Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 but the error is the same […]
I have already written about downloading Windows Live Essentials 2011 full setup which also includes Windows Live Messenger 2011 and also how to disable file transfer warning for Windows Live Messenger. Today I want to discuss how we can change the default location where the files transferred and shared from WLM are saved. The default […]