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troubleshoot start menu tiles missing in Windows 10

There was this case when a customer complained about missing a lot of tiles from the Start menu in the process of fixing a malware problem. It is not clear if the tiles were removed because of the malware attack or if it was removed as part of the troubleshooting steps. Removal of tiles from [...]

troubleshoot monitor flicker problems

The other day, I noticed a salesgirl in billing struggling with a monitor.  The poor girl was staring so hard to read the displayed information and complete the transaction. One look at monitor and I could see the monitor was flickering wildly. After a little playing around, the problem was finally fixed by connecting the [...]

troubleshoot print spooler problems

Whether it is Home or Office, Printer has increasingly become a necessary accessory in everyday life. Printers are essential to take print documents, create projects, take picture printouts etc. Most printer issues are simple connectivity or software issues, but it can get complicated at times. One of the problems in Printer is when multiple documents [...]

precautions for online transaction users

Online transactions gathered a huge momentum in the last few years. Every year e-commerce stats are growing exponentially. Every year more users are opting for online transactions to buy products as online stores provide a much wider range of products than a regular shop and also comes at a cheaper price. With so much growth [...]

ccleaner duplicate file finder

We live in the information age where there is no shortage of information that can be downloaded and stored inside your computer. The popularity and increased availability of high-speed internet allow users to download large sized HD movies, YouTube and music videos. Digital cameras and mobile phones made it easy to capture high-quality digital images [...]

Set destination folder for downloading files

Google chrome is the most popular browser in the market. It can be used to browse websites and also download files. The downloaded file destination is usually inside the system root drive (drive location where OS is installed, in most cases, it is C:\ drive) > users folder > user account > Downloads folder. Problems [...]

disable advanced options in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is slowly and steadily getting popular in browser market. Edge is known for its minimalistic design and fast performance with improved security features. The browser is getting better and is good enough to compete with the fastest and most popular Google Chrome. Just like in Chrome, Edge also allow Power users to configure [...]

troubleshoot CD-DVD missing in Windows 10

This is not an uncommon problem in Windows Operating system. I have seen these cases happening in XP, Vista, Win 7 and recently came across one in Windows 10. The fix can be as simple as just restart the computer to get the CD-DVD icons back. But in some cases, the issue can be a [...]

Lock Unlock USB ports in Windows 10

USB devices are one of the most essential part of your PC, Laptop or any device that can benefit by connecting external drives. USB is the most popular interface that is used to connect external drives. However, USB is also a major threat for spreading virus. The simplicity to use USB has made it a [...]

Microsoft Edge fake red alert

From time to time, hackers and malware developers found alternate methods to grab unsuspecting user’s attention and get them to follow their instructions. Once the user follows their instruction, hackers can use it to steal information and profit from them financially. Microsoft Edge is the default internet browser for Windows 10. Edge is known for [...]