When you click on the Wi-Fi icon in the Notification area, you’ll see the list of Wireless network broadcasts that are within your connection range. With high range routers available in the market, the Wi-Fi broadcast signals are powerful and cover a long range. If you’re an apartment dweller, you’ll see too many SSIDs from your neighbors, which are of absolutely no use to you. You can clear the clutter by hiding those unneeded Wi-Fi networks from the list.Read more
After updating to Malwarebytes version 3.2.2, the “Malwarebytes Tray Application” window shows up in the Alt + Tab or Win + Tab task switcher window. This may be very annoying for users who use the task switcher frequently.Read more
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Malwarebytes Premium is an all-in-one security suite which guards the system against ransomware, exploits, malware and also provides web protection. In some systems, Malwarebytes Web protection module may get disabled, and the message Real-Time Protection layers turned off is shown in the notification area at every startup.Read more
Windows 10 comes with a hidden, built-in setting to increase the taskbar transparency using the UseOLEDTaskbarTransparency registry value, as you may have already known. Here are two new third-party portable tools using which you can make your taskbar translucent, set gradient color, or make it fully transparent.Read more
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Does your webcam indicator LED get turned on automatically without you doing anything? Are you’re worried if you’re being spied upon by some malware? Or, are you seeing the error “Your webcam is currently being used by another application” when using Skype or other messaging application?
The built-in Camera app may throw the error 0xa00f4243 saying
Close other apps
It looks like another app is using the camera already.
If you need it, here’s the error code:
Here is a neat way to find which program is using your webcam or microphone.