Troubleshooter To Get “Get Windows 10” App In System Tray


Ever since Microsoft started sending desktop notifications to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 PCs to allow users register for the free Windows 10 upgrade, a number of users have been complaining about that the desktop notification or the Get Windows 10 icon is not appearing in the system tray of the taskbar despite having a […]

How To Add Safe Mode To Boot Menu In Windows 10/8.1


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 […]

Windows 10 Start Menu For Windows 8.1/7


It’s been a couple of months since Windows 10 Preview build is available to public. As expected, Microsoft has brought back the much wanted Start menu to Windows 10. As you know, Windows 10 includes a Start menu but it’s not the same Start menu that we have seen in Windows 7. The Start menu […]

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 10/8.1/7 installation. The tool also lets you generate Config.xml file required to perform unattended Microsoft Office installation. NOTE: This guide works great on Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7. […]

3 Ways To Resize Desktop Icons In Windows 7


A couple of days ago, after going through our how to add Computer icon to Windows 8 desktop guide, a reader asked us if it’s possible to change the default size of the Computer icon on the desktop in Windows 8? As many of you likely know, it’s possible to resize desktop icons in Windows […]

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 […]