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How to Make Use of Wasted Space using Windows 10 Disk Management

Due to improper partitioning or some other reasons, valuable hard disk space can become unallocated on your Windows 10 PC. You can’t use such a disk space unless or until  it is allocated into a simple volume. This unallocated space will lie on partitions hidden by default. Let’s try to find out such partitions and allocate space occupied by them. How to Find Hidden Partitions on Windows 10? You can see the overall allocation of your hard disk partitions from Windows Disk Management utility. To access this utility on Windows 10, right click on Windows Start button and choose “Disk Management”.

How to Perform CHKDSK on Windows 10?

Last week, I wrote an article on how CHKDSK (Check Disk) reduces your hard disk space. Hope, you got it right that CHKDSK shows reduced space in hard disk for good. It indicates that your hard drive is failing. Today, I am going to drill down a bit more and will tell  – how to perform this CHKDSK on Windows 10. You can run CHKDSK command in two ways: Through Command Prompt Through Error Checking option in Drive Tools Through Command Prompt You’ll need administrator privilege to perform CHKDSK on Windows 10 through Command Prompt. For that, type CMD on

How to Recover Older Versions of an Existing File in Windows 10?

How to recover older version of an existing file on Windows 10

Have you ever been in this situation? – you made some changes to an important Word file on your Windows 10 PC and saved that. But after some time, you wanted an earlier version of that file existed two days before. You tried to undo the changes using Ctrl + Z. Nothing happened. What can you do for getting an older version of that file? Here’s the answer. From Windows Vista, Microsoft has included a feature in file management called “Previous Versions”. You can find out this feature by right-clicking on a file.     Can you see any previous versions

How to Take Complete Backup of Windows 10 PC and Restore the Data?

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Already have a Backup, why not another one? Because it never hurts to play safe. A steady backup of your data will benefit you in more ways than you know. The world of machines can be unpredictable at times and this can lead to a hyperactive nervous system. I am sure, you wouldn’t want that. It is no longer about safeguarding your data, it is about protecting your valuable assets present in the virtual world. Windows 10 is specifically made targeting the people who are not tech savvy. Hence, it has a simplified way of backing up files which the

Warning!! CHKDSK reduces your disk space. But it’s for your good

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Microsoft’s hard disk scanning and repair utility, CHKDSK (“check disk”) may not be unfamiliar to a common Windows user. It’s been in Windows for more than 2 decades. Even on Microsoft’s latest OS – Windows 10, this utility is available in both command line format and graphical format. Running CHKDSK in Windows 10 is very simple. Just assure that you have administrative privileges for that. Sometimes, the check disk process may take a long time – particularly, when you have a larger hard disk drive. But today, let’s not discuss “how to” questions. Instead, I’m thinking of addressing an issue

Should You and How to Bypass “Publisher Could Not Be Verified” Warning in Windows 10

If you are using a Windows PC, probably you’d have seen this message, especially while trying to install applications from some not-so-popular vendors on your computer. There isn’t anything to worry about this message- it’s just a warning that you can simply ignore. Here, I can summarize the cause of this problem in one sentence, “Windows fails to recognize publisher of that program.” How this explanation seems to you? If you’ve doubts, try to install programs from any recognized software vendors. For example, let’s try to install Remo Recover 4.0 on the same PC. Perhaps, you’d see a pop-up like this. Here

How to Fix Windows 10 Problems using System Restore

Compared to its predecessors, Windows 10 is more stable. Its security features such as device guard, Microsoft Passport, Windows Hello, etc. are capable of diminishing the quest of PC users for a modern, secure operating system. But, in case you run into problems, you may have to manually intervene to revert system settings back to the previous state. Here, you’ll know why you need System Restore in Windows 10 and how to create a restore point. Even though Windows 10 is believed to be safer than its predecessors, it can get crashed due to improper software installation/uninstallation, errors during Windows updates,

Guide to Hide User Accounts from the Sign-in Screen on Windows 10

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Too many people using your PC! Do you want to keep a secret user account for yourself? Here’s the guide on how to hide user accounts from the sign-in screen on Windows 10. By default, Windows 10 will display every user account on the sign-in screen. But you don’t want all user accounts to be listed every time – an account that you don’t want regular users to see or accounts of remote users which you don’t want to show up. However, Windows 10 operating system doesn’t have the option to pick specific user accounts for the sign-in screen. All you

Microsoft Windows Ink is About to Revolutionize How We Work

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During Microsoft’s Build 2016 conference, Microsoft announced  a few wonderful new features coming in the Windows 10 Anniversary update. Along with the amazing updates, a few details of Windows Ink came to light. So what is this Windows Ink and when it will be made available for public? Mark Hachman of PCWorld precisely explains what is Windows Ink: “Windows Ink is an optional way to interact with Windows, in much the same way you can use either voice or keyboard to query Cortana.” Basically, Windows Ink is a new way to make human and machine interaction easier. It allows you

Microsoft Announces Updates for Windows 10 Mail & Calendar Apps

How many of you have used Windows 10 inbuilt mail client -“Windows Mail”? Certainly, the number will be less. Windows Mail was there from the versions of Windows 8, but you may not have used it till now. With the arrival of Windows 10 OS, the built-in mail client has improved more.  Now new updates are coming to make it even more productive. The wide range of integration options like – Hotmail, Outlook, Google, Yahoo, AOL and more. Not merely these apps, you may find it hard to find a well-recognized Windows 8 app in past (either productivity or media).