System Tweaks

Windows System Tweaks, to Boost Performance

Show or Hide Desktop Icons Windows


The Recycle Bin In Windows Vista you could just delete the Recycle Bin icon and be done in imitation of it. Microsoft settled that you shouldn’t have it so approachable, so this is how it works now : Open the Desktop Icon Settings dialog via Personalize > Change desktop icons (Win 7, 8, 8.1) or Personalize > Themes > Related Settings > Desktop icon settings (Win 10). Uncheck the box…
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Create recovery media Window 7


Creating recovery media using Window’s 7 tools   Press “Windows key”+ “R”.   “Run” box would come up on the screen. Type “sdclt” and click Ok. There are 2 options here: Create a system repair disc Create a system image The system repair disc will boot into Windows recovery mode. Choose this option first and insert a blank DVD and then create the repair disc. Note: We recommend DVD’s other…
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How to Shrink the Windows partition


Windows lets you shrink the Windows partition (or indeed any other partition on the disk).   Press “Windows key”+ “R”.   “Run” box would come up on the screen. Type “diskmgmt.msc” and click on Ok. Right click on “C” drive   Click on “Shrink Volume”. Multiply the numbers of GB’s you wish to free up and reduce the total size of C drive by the amount you get after multiplication….
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How to Show Hidden files in Windows


Details of every Windows From Win2000 to Win8 , Step by Step Guide to show files in any System Windows 2000 Windows XP and 2003 Windows Vista Windows 7 Windows 8   Introduction By default Windows hides certain files from being seen with Windows Explorer or My Computer. This is done to protect these files, which are usually system files, from accidentally being modified or deleted by the user. Unfortunately…
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How to Disable Norton Internet Security

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The Norton Internet Security suite by Symantec : it is all-in-one protection software that prevents your computer from getting web infections. It protects you from viruses, spyware and other malware. However, if you need to disable Norton Internet Security you can turn it off in just a few seconds–though you must have administrator permissions on the computer. Go to the “Start” menu, click “All Programs,” select “Norton Internet Security” and…
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Importance of Keeping Fault Logs


Having a fault log is incredibly important for users as it shows how the fault occurred, where it occurred, and what is it. You can access the details of the fault by clicking on the error icon next to it. If you wish to solve the problem yourself, you can search on Google and you may find the answer, otherwise you can acquire an IT technician to help you solve…
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How to Disable the Lock Screen on Windows 8 Permanently without gpedit


Following Steps are applicable on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 Having to swipe away a lock screen before you get to its login prompt can be very annoying for some Windows 8 and 8.1 users. Windows 8 or 10’s lock screen is at home on a tablet, but it just adds an additional key press to the login process on a desktop or laptop. Fortunately,…
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