Windows Update: Enable or Disable Automatic System Reboot

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Microsoft on second Tuesday of every month releases new patches (popularly known as "Patch Tuesday") for Windows, which sometimes needs a system reboot. We have earlier shown ways to shutdown Windows without applying Windows updates. That quick tip was handy if you are in an emergency and you need … [Read more...]

OS X Mavericks Transformation Pack For Windows

OS X Mavericks Transformation Pack For Windows

Apple's next upcoming OS X 10.9 dubbed as OS X Mavericks was announced recently at the WWDC 2013. OS X Mavericks boasts improvements and a lot of changes under the hood. If you adore the look of the latest OS X and want the same look for your Windows operating system, here's OS X Mavericks … [Read more...]

Download Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) Release Preview for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2

If you've followed the happenings in the Windows world, you must have already known that Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) will be the default web browser in latest Windows 8.1 operating system. Internet Explorer 11 is feature rich and supports the latest web standards, IE11 can now preload websites, … [Read more...]

Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 Released, Direct Download Links

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Microsoft has announced the availability of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7, albeit as a pre-release "Preview" version. Previously, Internet Explorer 10 was released along with, exclusively for Windows 8, Microsoft's recently launched operating system. After the launch, Microsoft announce they … [Read more...]

Disable Gadgets In Windows 7, Vista: Vulnerabilities in Gadgets Could Allow Remote Code Execution

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Microsoft originally introduced desktop gadgets in Windows Vista operating system and continued supporting them in Windows 7 operating system. As the release of Windows 8 final version is coming near, there were reports that indicate that Microsoft will remove desktop gadgets from Windows 8 … [Read more...]

Easily Apply Different Tweaks To Windows 7 Using Sunrise Seven

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Applying tweaks to Windows 7 operating system is never the task of faint hearts. A small mistake and your Windows 7 operating system will stop booting. But, if you use a good system tweaker that allows you to easily revert back changes, you may lower the problems. Sunrise Seven is one such system … [Read more...]

Windows Upgrade Offer: Microsoft Launches Windows 8 Pro Upgrade Offer

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Microsoft’s new Windows Upgrade Offer allows all users who purchases a new (qualifying) Windows 7 PC in the coming months to receive a low-cost upgrade to Windows 8 Pro. According to Microsoft, if a user buys a new PC that came pre-installed with either Windows 7 Home Basic, Home Premium, … [Read more...]

How To Remove/Uninstall Hidden Devices (Ghosted Devices) From Windows?

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Device Manager normally displays only non-Plug and Play devices, drivers, and printers when you click Show hidden devices on the View menu. It doesn't display hidden devices that are installed but not connected anymore to the computer (also called "ghosted" devices). So, basically in Device Manager, … [Read more...]

Microsoft Security Essentials 4.0 Download

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Microsoft Security Essentials 4 antivirus software is available for PCs running Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems. Microsoft has silently made available Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) 4.0 download, the latest version of the Redmond software giant's free … [Read more...]

Windows Themes For Earth Day: From Saplings, To Fauna For Your Desktop

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Every year in April, the Earth Day is celebrated worldwide to increase awareness of our planet's natural environment. Microsoft has also joined the celebration by releasing some fresh and beautiful Windows themes. The official Windows Experience Blog has posted the themes along with a brief … [Read more...]