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Use Ccleaner like a Pro

ccleaner

You might have the best computer hardware configuration. But it is going to slow down after a while, depending on your computer usage, number of files in your computer, presence of computer infections, presence of startup items etc. It is recommended to do maintenance periodically, basically a cleanup. There is no better software than Ccleaner [...]

Fix Blue Screen Error in Windows 7 and 8

fix Blue Screen Error

With release of every new version of Windows, the operating system is getting more stable with less errors and less compatibility problems. But still the error happens. One of the most notorious errors that Windows is notorious is the blue screen error commonly called BSOD or Blue Screen Of Death. As the name suggests, it [...]

Spartan, the new Windows Browser from Microsoft

spartan Microsoft browser

Rumors are circulating that Microsoft is in the process of burying Internet Explorer brand and coming up with a completely new revamped browser under the codename Spartan. Spartan is going to be an integral part of Windows 10. According to latest information, the upcoming operating system will have two browsers – Internet Explorer 11 and [...]

Microsoft fixed 19yr old Windows bug

microsoft fix 19yr old windows bug

Microsoft recently fixed a bug that is almost 19yrs old. No kidding. It seems all versions of Microsoft starting from Windows 95 to the latest Windows 8.1 was carrying this bug. The bug was discovered by IBM researchers in May 2014. According to researchers, the bug enable a hacker to carry on a drive-by attack [...]

Precautions to take when installing Free Downloads

Precautions to take when installing Free Downloads

There are plenty of free downloads available on the internet. Most of these free downloads are downloaded as games for entertainment, sometimes a newly developed App which the programmer is offering for free to get market exposure. Installing these free softwares carry their own risk. They can be carriers of malware or adware programs. The [...]

Fix System Restore Error 0x81000203 after Windows 8.1 update

system restore Error 0x81000203

After the recent windows update, there are increased instances of getting error 0x81000203 while doing a system restore. Here is the error There was an unexpected error in the properties page: System Restore encountered an error. Please try to run System Restore again. (0x81000203) Please close the property page and try again. The problem seems to [...]

5 Alternatives to Google Analytics

google analytics alternatives

When it comes to analyzing you web statistics, Google Analytics is the most popular tool. The Google service is available as far as 2005. But it seems they are getting strong competition. Mainly because Google analytics seems to stick on to basic tools and it seems to be holding out lot of information, maybe to prevent users [...]

Fix Windows Search Service failed to start in Windows 8.1

windows search service fix

Windows search service is used by the OS to provide enhanced search capabilities. It is responsible for finding and displaying the search results from the indexed list. The service significantly improve the search speed and is one of the features that Microsoft did right in Windows 8. Some users have reported problems with Windows Search [...]

Remove desktop.ini file from your Computer

desktop ini file removal

Just like thumbs.db, desktop.ini files are created automatically inside your computer. These files are hidden by default. You need to enable “show hidden files” option under Folder options. If the file is removed, it will automatically get re-created once you re-open the folder. Desktop.ini file carries information regarding a folder’s display settings. For e.g. information [...]

How to Install Uninstall Program in Safe Mode

windows installer safe mode

Installing programs in Safe mode reduce the chances of software conflict since all third party software's are disabled in Safe Mode. Uninstalling a program in Safe Mode is recommended especially in complicated cases where a software refuses to uninstall normally. But the problem is installing or uninstalling a program is disabled in Safe Mode by [...]