How to Remove Duplicate Contacts on an iPhone

Many times iPhone users might land up in saving same contact details twice leading to duplicates due to various reasons. Because of such duplicate contacts management of contacts can become hectic for the iPhone user. Perhaps iCloud does a pretty good job of managing and organizing the contacts, however at times things might go wrong. By making use of Apple’s own Address Book you can find all such duplicate entries and merge the contacts; however this takes multiple runs to clear out duplicate entries but is worth performing.  One such method is iCloud method that can remove the duplicate contacts,

How to Format a Hard Drive

Hard drive formatting involves erasing your entire data on the drive and to set up a file system so that OS can read from it and write data to it. Actually, formatting a new drive will test the drive for errors and prepare it for use. In case a drive has data on it, formatting the drive removes all of the pointers to your files in turn making files inaccessible. If you want to format the hard drive of Windows computer, then no need to worry because the process is very simple. The Master CD finishes the hard drive formatting

How to erase unwanted objects from a photo using Photoshop

Photoshop is a best tool to edit or design photos in the field of cinematography. It stores its files in .psd and .pdd file extensions. This tool is used by web designers, poster creators, etc. for handling graphics. The added advantage of this Photoshop app is it allows users to crop, manipulate, resize, add logos, correct color on digital photos. In such case, do not worry as you can erase unnecessary objects from a photo using Photoshop. For deleting unnecessary objects from a photo using Photoshop there is an option called Content-Aware Fill. It lets you to randomly choose a

How to Create Windows 8 Recovery Disk

Usually when users install or upgrade to Windows 8 they don’t get benefited by its advanced features. And one of the most useful feature of Windows 8 operating system is Recovery Drive or Disk. When you create Recovery Disk on a media then it can be used when your computer does not boot up, this will facilitate you to use some set of advanced repair and troubleshooting tools. Once the recovery disk is created then you will be able to boot Windows 8 from it easily. One of the very first thing what you need to do when you are

How to Fix hal.dll errors in Windows 7

DLL file is abbreviated as Dynamic link library, it is kind of file which holds certain instructions that can be used by other programs to perform some useful functions. In this way multiple programs can make use of this single file to accomplish their work. In the same way hal.dll is very important system file which is used by Windows 7 operating system. Sometimes you may come across a situation where you may not be able to start up your computer due to hal.dll error. What may be the problem associated with hal.dll file? It is obvious that it may

How to Partition an External Hard Drive on Windows 8?

An external hard drive has a specific amount of memory space that can be divided into number of parts called partitions. By creating more number of partitions on external hard disk, you can easily manage and organize files and folders efficiently and even you can install multiple copies of Operating System. However, creating a partition on external hard drive on Windows 8 OS is not a complex task. Just follow below mentioned steps to create partitions on external HD: Start Windows 8 system and connect external hard disk to it via data cable Click on Start button and type “diskmgmt.msc”

How to Create Zip Archive on Mac OS X?

Making Zip archives on Mac OS X is not a difficult task. The necessity of making a zip archive comes for all the users in one or the other way. Some makes zip archives by compressing a large number of files to free some space on their systems and some used this advance technique to transfer large number of files over a network. Mac OS X Finder provides an option to make zip formatted compressed archives of multiple files. Compressed archives provide a fast and handy method to decreases the size of one or more files or folders prior to

How to Sync Your Smartphone Contacts with Outlook?

In this digital era, Smartphones have become a major part of our lives. Day-by-day smartphones popularity is increasing and has become the most popular type of mobile communication devices for both business and personal users. This popularity is because of its robust capabilities compared to other types of phones. One of the most powerful features of a smartphone is its ability to synchronize with Microsoft Outlook on your desktop. It even ensures that none of your important contacts, emails, or calendar data is lost or destroyed. Synchronizing your contacts can be done quickly with the proper hardware and software. Connect

How to Rebuild a PST file?

Wondering why Outlook doesn’t open normally or throws error messages every time you access your Outlook PST file. This can be due to the PST file corruption. There is no one particular reason for PST file corruption. For example, incompatibility issues between the PST file and the Windows version, oversized PST file, severe virus infection to the PST file, improper way of terminating the Outlook application and many more. However, the only fix for all these issues is to rebuild the PST file. So now how to rebuild the PST? Don’t worry, for this Microsoft offers a free “Inbox Repair

How to Allocate an Unallocated Hard Drive?

A hard drive will be completely successful only if it is allocated. Hard drive space allocation means making it ready for data storage purpose. On the hard drive space allocation process the size, label and the file system for data structure purpose will be given to that particular hard drive volume or partition. Different operating systems use different methodologies for allocating the unallocated space in the hard drive. Here a detailed procedure to allocate an unallocated hard drive is provided with the procedural steps. Windows is one of the operating system that provides option to allocate an unallocated hard drive