12 Steps to Block and Allow Windows 10 Ads on LockScreen – Latest Stable Build

The lock screen  in Windows 10 is being bombarded with Ads in the new upgrades. This is likely to show, if you have upgraded or updated your Windows 10 after Feb 26th, 2016. Microsoft is trying to sell ads on its “FREE” upgrade from Windows 7 and 8.1. You will see the likes of Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider ads being posted on the lock screen. Luckily enough you can stop these ads appearing. Follow the steps below to prevent these ads: 1. Press Windows key +I to open Settings 2.  3. Open the Personalization On the left-hand side, click

[WorkAround] Beware of KB3126446 – Causing Re-boot Issues in Windows 10 and 8.1 and 7 SP1 and Server 2012 R2

Microsoft releases new updates on every Tuesday. This Feb 9th, 2016 we had similar updates, which included KB3126446. Luckily, this update is meant for users with Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) enabled. As part of the security bulletin MS16-017, this update (KB3126446) fixes a security problem in Microsoft Windows. Due to this vulnerability, if an authenticated troubleshooter or user, who uses RDP to logon to the target system can send typical “malicious” data over the connection. This will cause elevation of privileges, like running applications or programs with Administrator privileges. The attacker then can install programs; view, change, or delete data;

Simple Tool to Recover PST Files in Outlook 2013 – RecoveryFix [Review]

Microsoft Outlook is the trustworthy email solution which is integrated with several distinguished services like calendaring, contact management, Internet browsing services, etc. It can be configured with advanced MS Exchange Server or MS SharePoint Server services to implement and manage the email communication technology on a large enterprise scale. Regardless of this, MS Outlook stores all essential email items on either Exchange Server or in the form of PST files. However, there are always a chance of Outlook PST file corruption because of unexpected incidences which involves hardware or software malfunctioning. Hence, in such situations finding a competent solution to

How MS Outlook Mail Backup, Restore, Compact and PST File Repair, Split can be done in 2013?

Microsoft Outlook is a set of programs used mainly as an email application. It also includes a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking, journal, and web browsing. The current version of 2013 is very aesthetic in appearance and friendly to use. PST files are part of this software which are created to back up the above modules. To maintain problem-free use and for performance, you need to maintain PST files regularly. One needs to take backup of emails, contacts, notes, calendar items from time to time so that the PST file doesn’t become too large and affect efficiency of

How to Recover Files from Lost/Deleted Partition on Windows 10

Oops! I mistakenly deleted a partition which stores all my important data including precious photos of my families and other videos. How to get back those files? Do I need a software to recover those files from the deleted partition? Is there any advisable suggestion? As we know, hard disk is the secondary storage of your computer devices and it is divided into some parts called partitions, such as Disk C, Disk D and Disk F, which are used to store system data as well as personal data. There may be many reasons for your partition to get deleted/corrupted/seized so that your personal

Windows 10 Gaming Benchmarks – The Results from 3DMark Tests

You are a gaming freak and have installed Windows 10 lately. Definitely you would like to know how games perform, on this new OS. The best method is to check out the benchmarks offered by different tools and reviewers on YouTube. You can definitely get a hint on how a game works out on Windows 10 and under different system configurations. There are different software tools for benchmarking games especially– SiSoft Sandra Lite, FutureMark tools, Unigine benchmarks, Fraps, Prime95, Catzilla and many others. But one program that stands out from the others is the 3DMark software from FutureMark. Using this

Case-Study of Easeus Partition Master in Windows 10 – How to Convert “Primary” to “Logical” Partition?

You want to check the new Windows 10? But you are already having Windows 8.1! But you are skeptical to do the upgrade! You want to do a clean install. So first of all, you need a windows partition manager. This is because you are going to install the OS on a new partition. The “Disk Management” tool that comes with default Windows has some limitations. The built-in hard drive partitioning and formatting software can only create partition, delete partition and format partition. But if you want advanced partition management operations like merge partition, resize partition and convert file system,

Fix Excel 2013 Not Opening or Saving XLSX Documents

Did you ever face the challenge of Microsoft Excel 2013 not opening or saving documents? There can be several errors for this kind of problem. But in this article, we are going to see a fix for a particular kind of issue. The error message would look something like this – Microsoft Excel cannot open or save any more documents because there is not enough available memory or disk space. To make more memory available, close workbooks or programs you no longer need. To free disk space, delete files you no longer need from the disk you are saving to.

VIA High Definition Audio Driver Problem in Windows 8.1 64 bit

Is your Windows audio not working? The playback or recording devices may not be working or both. I have a Creative headset and desktop speakers respectively. Normally in the morning I’d be using the speakers to hear the sound and the headset in the night. I am using the audio-jack or the 3.5mm variant to connect both these devices to my computer. What is my Problem? I had only the back-end socket which was working, while the front one was faulty. So every time I had remove the speakers plug and insert the headset jack and do vice versa, whenever