When you log on to your user account in Windows 8 or 10, Explorer.exe error message with yellow exclamation may appear, containing no message text. This may occur mainly in the aftermath of removing malware from the system.
The Power user menu (Win + X) and the Start menu power button do not display Hibernate option by default in Windows 8 and Windows 10. However, the option can be enabled via the Power Options Control Panel, using these steps:Read more
Here is a neat little registry edit for Windows 8 and Windows 10 systems that shows the build information and Windows version on the lower right corner of the desktop as a watermark.
The good old PaintDesktopVersion registry edit still works in Windows 8 and Windows 10, but there is another way to display the same information in addition to the Windows installation directory name.Read more
The Windows 8 Task Manager has several new features and improvements. Of which, one of the nice additions to the Windows 8 Task Manager is that you can copy process details to the clipboard by pressing CTRL + C. This is one of the little new, but overlooked additions in Task Manager.Read more
If you’re using the Desktop background slideshow or third-party wallpaper changer software and want to find the file name of the currently displayed desktop wallpaper, then this article is for you. The current wallpaper path is are stored in the registry but is not displayed in the modern Personalize settings page in Windows 10/11.
This post tells you how to find the current wallpaper file name and path in Windows 8, Windows 10, and Windows 11.Read more
Windows 8 Services configuration defaults are listed here. Has your services configuration changes gone awry and not sure about the default settings? This list might benefit some users, especially for the tweakers and breakers 🙂Read more
When testing network connectivity or when performing other troubleshooting tasks, you may need to turn off the Windows Firewall temporarily. To quickly disable or enable the Windows Firewall, you may use the Netsh.exe command-line in Windows 10 and Windows 8.Read more