How to restore the classic “Start Menu” in Windows 8, using "Classic Shell"

How to restore the classic “Start Menu” in Windows 8, using "Classic Shell"

Windows 8 by default, comes with new Modern UI (Metro) environment. The new interface doesn't include the traditional “Start menu” anymore. This is because Microsoft focuses more on the content of applications and less on graphics with Windows 8. The new design improves the user experience in a touch-friendly screen interface, like on mobile devices, tablets and(…)

How to Install Windows 8 In Virtual Box

How to Install Windows 8 In Virtual Box

Windows 8 is out in the market starting from the end of October 2012. The new operating system changes the way Windows worked until today, with new features like touchscreen interface, (like tablets), cloud integration support, better multiple monitor support, etc.  The first big change for Windows users in the new operating system is the absence of(…)

How to solve Error 0x0000005D when installing Windows 8

How to solve Error 0x0000005D when installing Windows 8

The above error occurs when you try to install Windows 8 on a new PC, or by using a virtualization software like Oracle VM Virtual Box or VMWare . This error happens because, unlike Windows 7 operating system, Windows 8 is not fully compatible with all Pentium 4 processor models. In fact, in order to(…)

How to view all windows control panel items.

How to view all windows control panel items.

In Windows XP and later operating systems, when you open the control panel to customized windows settings, by default you cannot view all control panel items. To change the windows default view of the control panel, and view all items, follow the below procedure, according to your operating system:

How to rotate and save a video using VLC media player

How to rotate and save a video using VLC media player

Maybe you have captured a video with your cellphone or camcorder and when you try to play it in your computer, you discover that it is rotated 90 degrees. This error happens because many cellphones don't understand the orientation. 

Malwarebytes Antimalware (Free Version) installation and usage

Malwarebytes Antimalware (Free Version) installation and usage

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware can detect and remove malware that even the most well known anti-virus programs fail to detect or remove. This article is a short tutorial on how to install and use one of the most reliable antimalware programs today to clean your computer from malicious threats. 

How to disable Autoplay and Autorun features in windows

How to disable Autoplay and Autorun features in windows

Autoplay and Autorun are two different features in Windows operating systems. When you put a CD/DVD disk into your CD/DVD drive or when you plug any removable storage device (e.g. flash disk or external storage disk) into your USB, Firewire or e-Sata ports two different activities happen in Windows: 

How to clean and repair netbt.sys

How to clean and repair netbt.sys

"Netbt.sys" is a legitimate Windows XP file from Microsoft Corporation and you cannot delete or remove it. Without the recommended security updates installed on your system, your computer is compromised to viruses, trojans and hackers. When file "Netbt.sys" is infected by a trojan, you face problems with your internet or network connections.

Acronis True Image Home 2010 – Cannot Reboot Windows.

Acronis True Image Home 2010 – Cannot Reboot Windows.

I had made a lot of clone disks operations using “Acronis TI Home 2010" in the past, but today when I tried (about 3 times) to clone a primary OS hard disk to another, I received the following error: “Failed to reboot the Computer…

 
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