Fix Windows Update error 0x80070422 [Windows 7, 8.1 and 10]

Windows error 0x80070422 occurs when checking for new updates, downloading anything from Windows store, updating drivers from device manager online or activating Windows firewall. It’s not a big deal we will handle this little error in no time. If you have seen this error or currently facing it you are not alone and also you [...]

How to Manage Windows Start-up Boot Menu Options

Have ever installed two different operating systems on your computer or laptops at the same time? Dual boot is a great way to test new or another operating system without affecting your current or primary OS. Some of us want to try every new thing released and I am one of them. Windows is releasing [...]

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How to show hidden files, folders and drives Windows 10, 8 or 7

Microsoft Windows hide some critically important system files so a user can't delete them accidentally from PC. Sometimes we need to remove unwanted hidden files when required. We can't delete them until we show the hidden files, folders and drives from the Windows explorer's folder options. Let's see how to view hidden files, folders and [...]

How to Analyze and Free up Storage Space in Windows

Do you know your PC might run slow due to low storage space? You can get more storage space on your hard drive as lots of temp system files take loads of storage. You might be getting a Windows message "Free up storage space Your computer's running low on storage space. A user can reclaim [...]

Create a Hibernate keyboard shortcut or Icon on Desktop / Taskbar

You can create a shortcut icon to Hibernate PC quickly directly from the Windows desktop. Once you create this icon add it to the taskbar or assign a keyboard shortcut keys to hibernate even more quickly by pressing keys combination from the keyboard. I have tested it on Windows 10 and hope this will work [...]

How to manage virtual memory in Windows?

Virtual Memory helps your computer to run smoothly saves sudden crashes and blue screen errors. Windows uses virtual memory when your computer is out of physical RAM (random access memory). Windows creates and store virtual memory on the hard disk of your computer in shape of files called page files (pagefile.sys). It's really important to [...]

How to enable or disable Hibernate option in Windows 10, 8 or 7

Hibernation option is very useful as compare to sleep option. sleep puts your open documents, files and folders in memory and takes small amount of power as well. On the other hand Hibernating the Windows saves the state of all open documents, files and folders in a file created on your hard disk and shut [...]

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How to Capture Individual UI Elements Screenshots in Windows

Capturing screenshots and sending it to someone to demonstrate something that is not easy to explain by typing or just in words. You can capture a screenshot of anything showing on your computer screen by just pressing "prt sc" (print screen) button available on your keyboard. "prt sc" will instantly copy the current screen picture [...]

How to fix system Error 5 – “Access is denied” in Windows

Error 5 – “Access Is Denied” is a Windows error, there are plenty of reasons why this error showing, some of them we have mentioned here and also provides solutions for them. The reason of writing this guide, our website users mostly asked they have error 5 when following different guide like fixing diagnostics policy [...]

How to Create Shortcut to Almost any Windows Settings

Normally to modify Windows settings for any program or hardware components we need to go through a few steps to access specific settings. There might be few settings that you frequently change like Location Privacy, Webcam Privacy or Display Settings, and going through these steps to modify it. To make this simple we can create [...]

How to Customize Send to Menu in Windows 10, 8, 7 and Vista

Do you want to customize send to context menu in Windows 10 or older versions? If you don't know what a 'Send to' menu is then you can find this every time whenever you right-click on any file, folder, document or media files and then select Send to from context menu that contain different options [...]

How to Run Windows from a USB Drive [Windows 10, 8, 8.1 or 7]

For all those Windows lover who wants to take their operating system wherever they want, portable Windows is a blessing. Now you can take copy of your Windows with you in a portable flash drive. Windows 10 and 8 offers this facility which is technically known as “windows to go”. You can install Windows on [...]

How to Password Protect Folder in Windows without Software

You can password protect folders in Windows is easy using a bat file. Protecting your data into a locked and hidden folder in Windows for this you may using a third-party application but here you will see how password protect and hide your data without any software. There is a script for this, don’t worry [...]

How to Rename Built-in Administrator Account Windows

There is a built-in default Windows user account with the name Administrator. When we install a Windows operating system, it comes with this hidden Administrator account and due to some reason if you want to use this account then you must have to enable administrator account with command prompt. It has all the admin rights [...]

How to Create User Switching Shortcut in Windows

Switching user in Windows 8.x or Windows 7 is not very big deal, we can switch users in windows by different methods but we can make it more easy by creating a shortcut. Shortcut will help us to switch users from desktop without pressing any key or going into power options. After switching to other [...]

Windows Calculator Features You Probably Don’t Know

Windows Calculator is really powerful app to calculate some useful things like dates difference, Unit conversion (angle, area, length, time, weight and more), MPG (miles per gallon), decimal / binary conversions and much more. Most of the users usually use the built-in Windows calculator for simple math calculations and don't know that Windows calculator is [...]

Dual Boot Windows 10 and Windows 8 / 7

Windows 10 Technical Preview version is available for everyone to install and test the new exciting features. This is not a full version of Windows 10 so instead of installing clean Windows 10 you much either create Windows 10 virtual machine or dual boot it with existing Windows 8 or 7. When  you dual booth [...]

How to Assign Static IP in Windows

An IP stands for internet protocols. IP address can be explained just like an address of a house. A house is represented by house number and its address etc. So the devices that are connected with internet are recognized by their IP (Internet Protocols) address. IP address can be assigned dynamically, means Windows will assign [...]

Extend or Reset Windows Trial Period [Windows 8, 8.1, 7]

If you are using Trial version of any Microsoft Windows 8, 8.1 or 7 and Microsoft allow to use this trial version for 30-90 days depends on Windows version. If Windows trial is going to expire then you can extend or reset Windows trial period from 30 days to 360 for Windows 7 and from [...]

How to Download Windows 8, 8.1 or 7 ISO Files Officially

Do you need Windows 8, 8.1 or 7 ISO files and you don't know where you can find and download these legitimate image files? You may download it from torrent illegally but this Windows copy may contains some harmful stuff for you computer and data, seriously. If you wanna test Windows before buying it or [...]

How to Capture Mouse Cursor in Screenshot on Windows

On different versions of Microsoft Windows, you can capture screenshots using print screen (prt sc) button from your computer keyboard. You can use this print screen key with the combination of another key for instance - in combination with the Alt key to capturing only the active window as a screenshot. But capturing the screenshot [...]

How to Find Windows Start Up and Shutdown Time Logs

"The system administrator may need to find the startup and shutdown time for the Windows PC. If you are an administrator or just curious to see system startup and shutdown time log to troubleshoot or diagnose something on your PC, then this guide is for so continue reading. This guide is written using Windows 10 [...]

How to Lock Down Windows 7 Start Menu

The guide below will help you to know the process to lock down Start menu on Windows 7, this guide implementation will completely prevent other users from adding, removing or changing any item/program from the Start menu in Windows 7. Step-1 Type "gpedit.msc" in Start menu and click on gpedit.msc Step-2 From the left panel [...]