How To Run MSI File As Administrator From Command Prompt In Windows

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In Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and the latest Windows 10, when you right-click on an executable (.exe) file, Run as administrator option appears in the context menu along with many other common options. The Run as admin option appears for both installed applications as well as executable of setup files. As you likely […]

Download Windows 8.1 Pro ISO From Microsoft Without Product Key

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Before now, if a person wanted to legally download Windows 8.1 ISO, the only way was to use the Windows 8.1 Setup file which had too many limitations. Even though the setup file offered options to download Windows 8/8.1 ISO, users had to enter a valid product key. The other limitation was that the setup […]

3 Methods To Change Windows 8.1 Product Key

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A question that is often asked is “How to change the product key in Windows 8/8.1 operating system?” A user may want to change Windows 8/8.1 product key or product license key for a couple of reasons. May be you want to use another product key, or may be, you want to activate your newly […]

How To Turn Off Touchpad When Mouse Is Connected In Windows 7/8.1

Earlier this year, I talked about configuring Mac OS X to automatically disable the trackpad when a mouse is connected to the MacBook. This feature comes in handy for those users who always use a mouse and don’t want to use the built-in trackpad after connecting the mouse. In Windows operating system, a graphical option […]

Download August Update (Update 2) For Windows 8.1

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Back in April, when Update 1 to Windows 8.1 was released to the public, it was widely speculated that an Update 2 is being developed for Windows 8.1 and might bring the good old Start menu to Windows 8.1. Last month, during Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft talked about the next version of Windows operating system […]

How To Install Windows Without Formatting The Drive

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Windows users are always recommended to backup all data from the hard drive before beginning to install or reinstall the operating system. This is because, more often than not, we format the drive containing existing Windows 7 or Windows 8 installation before performing a fresh install. Formatting the drive before installing Windows means we need […]

How To Migrate Windows 8.1 To SSD Using AOMEI Partition Assistant

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As you likely know, installing a Solid State Drive (SSD) is the best way to speed up your computer. While installing a SSD is relatively easy if you know a thing or two about computers, reinstalling Windows and other software all over on the newly installed drive is a tedious task. While performing a clean […]

How To Disable Sent From Windows Mail Signature

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The Mail app that ships with Windows 8/8.1 isn’t just beautiful it’s functional too. This official Mail app supports most of the webmail services out there, including Microsoft’s own Outlook.com, Google’s Gmail, and Yahoo! Mail. Even though you need to a Microsoft account in order to use the Mail app, it’s pretty easy to setup […]