Windows can be a sophisticated operating system at times. It has a lot of things to take care of due to the constant installing/uninstalling of applications, changes in internal registries, modification in data due to scattering, amongst other things. Sometimes, this complexity and the combination of misfortune can lead to errors and corruption of files. This error is one of those instances where a critical file gets corrupted and hence, more drastic actions are required, … Read more
Many people are unaware that you can assign keyboards shortcuts (just like ctrl+c & ctrl+v) to your apps without using any 3rd party app in Windows (7 and later) which allows you to launch apps you use often with just a keyboard shortcut, which otherwise may involve many steps. This is one of those great convenience Windows offer without installing any 3rd party apps but is highly left unnoticed and neglected.
Windows 8 can have a useful start screen if you fill it up with your most commonly accessed programs, files and utilities. One problem that I found is that by default you can’t easily add control panel links or .bat files as quickly as you can with other file types. There is no “Pin to Start” option for *.cpl files or .bat files and some other system related files so you have to make your … Read more
I was having trouble with some of my downloads folders taking over 10 seconds just to open the folder and display the content in the folder. I thought the delay was caused by the slower 5400RPM hard drive but it turns out Windows and the way it optimized the folder was causing the Windows folder to load slow and take a long time to display files. I did a video tutorial on how to customize … Read more