How to Delete the Windows.old Folder in Windows 10/8/7

March 23rd, 2015 by Admin No comments »

When you perform a custom Windows installation or upgrade Windows to a newer version, the old Windows folder is renamed to Windows.old in case you’d like to revert the upgrade. Windows 8 or 10 users might also have seen the Windows.old folder after performing a PC refresh. Windows.old contains not only your old Windows installation [...]

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Can’t Delete Files Containing Special Characters in Windows

March 16th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

There might be situations where you need to delete some folders or files contains special characters in the filenames. When you try to delete, move or rename such a folder/file from Windows Explorer, you’ll receive the error message “The file name you specified is not valid or too long“. Or get a similar error message [...]

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Create A Custom Image to Refresh Your Windows 8 or 10 PC

February 28th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

PC Refresh and Reset has been available since the first release of Windows 8. In my previous post we’ve showed you how to reset your computer to factory default settings, or refresh your installation while keeping your settings and data files intact. One drawback is that you have to reinstall all your desktop applications after [...]

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How to Create Multiple Profiles in Firefox

February 23rd, 2015 by Admin No comments »

Firefox stores your personal data – bookmarks, cookies, passwords, user preferences, and everything else – in a directory known as a profile. Each profile stores separate set of user information. You can set up separate profiles for work use, personal use, extension testing, secure browsing – anything you like. In this article we’ll show you [...]

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Restore Dell/HP/Acer/Sony/ASUS/Toshiba Computers to Factory Settings

February 12th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

Whether your system has been running slow or caught a virus, just perform a factory reset and everything will come back to normal. This will completely wipe your hard drive and restore the Windows system back to the state when you first bought it. Most computers don’t come with Windows setup discs any more. Instead [...]

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Windows 10 to Add Native Support for FLAC and MKV

February 10th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

Microsoft has already confirmed that Windows 10 will come with native support for MKV (Matrsoka Video) and FLAC. FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) is a commonly used lossless audio format that provides a more accurate reproduction of recordings. In other words, it sounds better than other formats, such as MP3, which compress recordings down to [...]

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How to Convert DMG Image to ISO format in Windows

February 8th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

Most software on Mac OS X is distributed as a DMG image format. The Mac users can open .dmg files on Mac OS X without using third-party software. But if you are a Windows user, you will be in trouble, since Windows can not recognize dmg format by default. In this article we’ll show you [...]

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