Category Archives: Tips & Trick

The quickest, simplest way to speed up an old, tired PC

It’s a fact of life that PCs get slower and more sluggish over time, as we expect aging hardware to rise to the challenges of newer operating systems and applications. But eventually, PCs get to the point where they need … Continue reading

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How to Determine if Windows License Type is OEM, Retail, or Volume

When it comes to purchasing licenses for Windows there are a number of different channels that you can purchase through. The most common license types are Retail (FPP (Full Packaged Product)), OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer), and Volume Licensing. Each Windows … Continue reading

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How to Make Windows 10 Accept File Paths Over 260 Characters

With the Anniversary Update of Windows 10, you can finally abandon the 260 character maximum path limit in Windows. You just need to make a minor edit to the Windows Registry or Group Policy. Here’s how to make it happen. … Continue reading

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Task Manager might show 100% disk utilization on Windows 10 devices.

Your computer is hanging. Same old Windows, right? Except you’re using a brand new Windows 8.x or Windows 10 device, you’ve only had it a few days. So just what is going on? Investigating, you discover that your system drive … Continue reading

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How to see a list of everyone who has ever ignored your Facebook friend request

If you’ve ever used Facebook, you know that nerve-wracking feeling while you wait for someone to accept your friend request. Turns out, there’s an easy way to see all the people who haven’t accepted your requests and are keeping you … Continue reading

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Set up a Windows 10 PIN

Strong, hard-to-guess passwords are a necessary evil, and a downright nuisance on a PC that’s physically secure from intruders. For PCs running Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 that are connected with a Microsoft account or Azure Active Directory, you might … Continue reading

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We Support PM Modi’s Digital India Vision But Not Facebook’s Version Of Digital India & Free Basics

We all know that Facebook is trying very hard to bring its Internet.org to India. It was disallowed in India and to get it passed, it is now being sold as “Free Basics”. Recently, they launched a super cool looking … Continue reading

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