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Windows 10 Functionality and Support

The Windows Firewall is an integral part of the Windows Operating System. It manages the traffic flowing through the network ports on your machine to ensure unnoticed packets do not enter your machine and keep it safe. It is also responsible for opening and closing or listening to networking ports. Network ports are used by… Read more

If you have come across an error message such as “A codec is required to play this file” or “Windows Media Player encountered an error,” it is likely that you have a missing or broken codec. If so, this article is for you. Codecs are a necessary piece of software required to compress, transport, and… Read more

In the 21st century, almost everything is connected to the internet via Wi-Fi – A wireless network technology that grows each day to a new extent. But for an average everyday user, having Wi-Fi means they can work on the go while being mobile, resulting in productivity. However, there are certain areas in your home… Read more

IT administrators often perform remote system reboots of computers when required. Power users are often also required to reboot a computer while performing tasks on the Command Line Interface (CLI) in a Windows environment, and doing so through the Start Menu is not the most optimized way to do it. We are here to inform… Read more

More people are working remotely day after day as the current global pandemic is on the rise again. For that, they need to access their computers and devices in their offices from the comfort of their home. Rather than using third-party tools and applications to remotely access their machines, such as TeamViewer or Chrome Remote… Read more

Partitioning your disk drive(s) may not be as simple as you think it is. It is important to know what style you are going to adopt. There are currently only 2 styles: Master Boot Record (MBR) and GUID Partition Table (GPT). If you are not aware of the terms, you can read about what these… Read more

Recently, people have noticed that a new process called‌ ‌”Microsoft‌ ‌Update‌ ‌Health‌ ‌Tools” is installed in Windows 10. Unfortunately, this application is not executable and can’t be opened. So what exactly ‌is‌ ‌it? In this article, we will review all of the information you need to know about Microsoft’s‌ ‌Update‌ Health‌ ‌Tools. What is Microsoft… Read more

Some folders and files are impossible to delete using Windows Explorer. These include files with long paths, names or reserved names like CON, AUX, COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4, LPT1, LPT2, LPT3, PRN, NUL etc. You will get an Access Denied error message when you try to delete these files using Windows Explorer, even if you… Read more

If you want to test internet bandwidth (upload and download speeds) or disk read/write performance, you do not need to find and copy/move large files in Windows 10. Windows 10 can create a dummy test file of any size for you. We bring you 3 ways through which you can create a dummy file of… Read more