Know the password of your WiFi network

Many times my computer is connected to a WiFi network but I don’t remember the password for it now. This is something I have experienced a lot. Often, I am using the teacher’s WiFi network of my college and the administrator himself enters the password without revealing it to me, and sometimes some of my cousins do the same. Faced a similar situation and you want to connect a second device but don’t know or remember the password? You can obviously ask the admin about the password or you can find it yourself.

Windows Tip: Change the location of personal folders

You can easily change the location of personal folders (such as Downloads, Documents, Pictures, etc) easily by redirecting them to some other location. You may want to store any such folder in any other hard-drive or even on a network to free up space on your primary hard-drive and also keep the files safe. Read on to know how!

Review of the Raijintek Tisis CPU Heatsink

Review of the Raijintek Tisis CPU Heatsink You finally bought that new CPU to finalize your build and putting it together you realize…. I didn’t buy a CPU Heatsink. Well, if you bought a retail boxed CPU, most already bring them but the stock Intel CPU heatsink is a bit loud and does not cool …

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Review of the Raijintek Themis Evo CPU Heatsink

So you finally received that brand new CPU you have always wanted and you open it up and taking up 90% of the box is the CPU fan. While it works, that is usually not the CPU fan you want to stay with. The included fans are either too loud or amazingly ineffective, so you …

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Windows Tip: Search contents of files using Windows Search

Windows search is quite good and does it’s job quite well. Many of us including me rely on Windows Search for finding many files/folders from my own drive and folders and mostly in downloads as it contains many files I don’t always remember. Windows let you search for text within a file but it is limited to certain file types by default and I am going to show how you can expand this search feature to search within more file types as well.

Windows 10 Review & Features

Currently Windows 10 is under development and it’s builds have been available for quite a time now and have added multiple new features with each new release. That being said, I’ve got my hands on the latest Windows 10 build (Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview Build 10074) and I’d like to share my experience with it so far. Read on to know about the major new features in Windows 10.

Review of the Creative Sound Blaster JAM

Creative has been around for some time bringing us audio that dominates in all aspects.  They usually stayed in the game and professional audio scene but more and more have been spreading their wings into the complete sound scape.  Adding to their lineup, Creative has brought in the Sound Blaster JAM to bring in a …

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Windows Tip: Create Keyboard Shortcuts to Open any App

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.

How to Boot into Safe Mode in Windows 8

Safe Mode

Has your PC gone bad? Want to see if any software’s causing the issue and want to troubleshoot? You may want to boot into Safe Mode for various reasons. Safe Mode is one of the most common and foremost things that one would do to troubleshoot a Windows installation that is starting to go sour. In earlier versions of Windows, it was achieved by pressing the F8 key. In Windows 8 and later however, it has changed as it boots pretty fast and if you’ve got a SSD it’ll boot faster than ever, which in turn, doesn’t allow time for pressing the F8 key during start-up and booting into Safe Mode.

You can boot into Safe Mode by various methods, essentially depending on whether you can boot into Windows, get past the login screen, and etc. Read on to know how to boot into safe mode into Windows 8 and later easily!


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How to Completely Hide a Drive in Windows

If your PC is not so personal to you and only you, and someone else also uses it you may want some of your stuff to just be left untouched. I too share my laptop and PC with my sneaky cousins, room mates, and friends for whom searching and playing with my personal files is the first and favorite task to do when they have a chance :-x . Now, I just keep all my files I want no one to access to a separate drive and hide it completely. Now let’s take a look how to do so.