How To Add Safe Mode To Boot Menu In Windows 8.1


Safe Mode is one of the important features of Windows operating system. The feature, which is present in all recent versions of Windows operating system, is often used to troubleshoot booting issues. In Windows 7 and prior versions of Windows, accessing Safe Mode option was very straight-forward. We just had to press the F8 key […]

3 Free Tools To Open DMG Files On Windows PC


None of the versions of Windows operating system supports DMG format out of the box. As you likely know, DMG file is an OS X disk image file and are supported in Mac OS X operating system. One needs to take the help of third-party tools in order to open a DMG file on a […]

How To Disable The Snap View Feature In Windows 8.1


Aero Snap, Aero Peek and Aero Shake are the three nice features introduced first with Windows 7 operating system. The Snap feature, which is present in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 as well, allows you work on two programs side-by-side by showing two windows side-by-side on the same screen. The beauty of Snap feature is […]

How To Manually Update Windows Defender Offline In Windows 8/8.1


The Windows Defender program in Windows 8 and above versions of Windows helps you protect your data from viruses, malware and various other threats. As you likely know, the Defender in Windows 8 is nothing but a cut-down version of Microsoft Security Essentials. With default settings, Windows Defender in Windows 8 downloads and installs required […]

How To Enable or Disable Shadows For Texts On Desktop In Windows


The other day, after configuring Windows to show all icons on the desktop by right-clicking on the desktop, clicking View and then clicking Show desktop icons option, I noticed that Windows wasn’t using drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop. As you know, with default settings, shadows appear under texts on the desktop. The […]

How To Add Files To Bootable ISO In Windows


Earlier last week, we discussed about a fantastic online tool to generate and download unattend.xml file that we use while performing unattended or silent Windows 7/8/9 installation. The tool also lets you generate Config.xml file required to perform unattended Microsoft Office installation. After generating and downloading the unattend.xml file, I had to add the XML […]

Fastest Way To Close All Programs and Windows Using Alt + F4 Key (Video Guide)


What’s the fastest way to close running apps and open windows in Windows? Moving mouse over the caption buttons and clicking on the Close button is the traditional way of closing running programs and open windows in Windows operating system. Users who are a little more familiar with Windows and keyboard shortcuts prefer using Alt […]

Fix: Battery Icon Missing From Windows 7/8 Taskbar


If you have installed Windows operating system on a netbook, notebook, tablet or desktop computer with Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), you probably are familiar with the small battery icon that appears in the system tray area of the taskbar. The battery status icon comes very handy for users who don’t keep their notebooks or netbooks […]