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Windows Anniversary Update: Commonly Asked Questions

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update – so far, the biggest update to Windows 10 is ready to unveil within hours. This isn’t any surprise that the arrival of this event is associated with Windows 10’s first birthday celebrations.  Recently only Microsoft has officially closed down free upgrade to Windows 10. Let me assume you don’t have a confusion between these “upgrade” and “update” wordings, as many of you might be probably upgraded to Windows 10 from any previous version and, still using Windows 10 “Automatic Upgrade”. But certainly, there’ll be users who are still having doubts related to this Anniversary Update.

Party Over! No More Free Upgrade to Windows 10 After July 29 

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Folks, the party is over! No more Windows 10 free upgrades after July 29.   It was on July 29 last year – Windows 10 became publically available. Now, exactly after a year, Microsoft is pulling back its free upgrade offer on Windows 10. Today is the last day to use free upgrade option to Windows 10 from your Windows 7 or 8.1 machines. Didn’t upgraded to Windows 10 yet? No worry, you have still few hours left to get Windows 10 free upgrade. Or if you’re sick of Microsoft upgrading messages and happy with the current version you’ve, then let

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 Create and Monitor a Child Account in Windows 10

Parents always live with a hidden but consistent fear of their child’s safety. And in this digital universe, online threats and health hazards because of over screen time adds the reason for them to worry even more. Somehow, every parent is cautious about what their kids’ are doing with their computers. Today, we’ll show you how to use Windows 10 parental control features to monitor your kids’ device activity. Microsoft first introduces the concept of child account in Windows 8, which gives privilege to parents to set up appropriate age restriction and time limits, and make sure a kid is

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

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

Troubleshoot Problems with Installing Windows Updates

Microsoft provides security patches, hotfixes, and software updates frequently so that users could not face issues while using Windows OS. You can get all these updates in Windows Update window and these updates keep your system safe and also boost your system performance. You can download Windows Updates either manually or automatically. However, there are times where Windows Update fails to install either automatically or manually. So, here are few guidelines to fix problems which restrict you from installing Windows Updates. The first and foremost thing you have to do is try to use Windows Update Troubleshooter. How to Run

Tips and Tricks for Windows 10

Millions of users have made the switch from Windows 7 or Windows 8 to Windows 10. This latest operating system from Microsoft comes with a new set of features which help you get more from your desktops, laptops, tablets, etc.  Listed here are some tips and tricks for Windows 10 which helps in making your user experience easy and effective. Switch between Desktop and Tablet: You don’t have to squash desktop and tablet modes together. With Windows 10, you can switch between the two modes. Moreover, this happens automatically if you connect a keyboard to a tablet. Click on Tablet

10 Best Features of Office 365

Office 365 is the online version of Microsoft Office which was launched in 2011. Earlier, it was targeted for corporate users. After the advent of Office 2013, Office 365 got more prominence even among general users. Actually it is a cloud based application which works on multiple devices ranging from your Phone, PC and Tablets. Also, it can be used to access your files anywhere. There are many features which makes Office 365 the best online document editing tool that you ever need. Let us see some of them. Multiple users editing a single document at the same time: A single