How to Turn On Auto-Complete in the Command Prompt

April 1st, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

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Do you use the command prompt on a daily basis? If so, I recently found a way to turn on auto-complete for the command prompt via a simple registry edit. When typing in long path names, simply type in the first few letters and then press TAB to autocomplete either folder or file names. For […]

How to Uninstall and Reinstall Windows Updates

March 31st, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

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Even though installing updates in Windows is an easy process, the mechanism in the background that manages it all is fairly complicated. There is also a lot of misinformation on the Internet about how to deal with problems relating to Windows Update. One of the biggest misconceptions is that all Windows updates can be installed […]

Ultimate Guide to Repairing a Damaged or Corrupt Word File

March 29th, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: MS Office Tips

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Need to repair or fix a corrupt Word document? Sometimes when opening a Word document, you will give you an error stating that the document cannot be read because it is corrupt or because there is some other problem with the file. Word documents can become corrupt in a number of different ways, but usually it’s […]

How to Track Changes in Excel

March 28th, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: MS Office Tips

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Are you looking for a way to track changes made to an Excel spreadsheet? There are many cases where you have to distribute a file to multiple people and keep track of what changes were made. You might want to track when the change was made, who made the change, what cell the change occurred in and […]

Fix Registry Editing has been Disabled by Your Administrator Error

March 25th, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Windows XP

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If you’ve recently tried to open the Windows registry editor and were presented with the message” “Registry editing has been disabled by your administrator”, then you’re not alone! This error message can occur for a couple of different reasons, some of which have a solution and some that don’t. Most of the time you will […]

How to Avoid Problems Activating Windows After a Clean Install

March 23rd, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

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If you are planning on doing a clean install of Windows on your PC, you will more than likely have to reactivate Windows, either online or over the phone. Normally, the online reactivation will work just fine as long as the hardware on your computer hasn’t changed very much since the OS was originally installed […]

Remove Desktop Background Wallpapers in Windows

March 21st, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

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Looking for a way to delete desktop wallpapers from your Windows PC? If you have ever changed the wallpaper in Windows, you’ve probably noticed the ridiculous number of useless wallpapers that come with the system by default. I have NEVER used any of the built-in wallpapers and therefore wanted to figure out a way to delete them […]

Hide Text and Show Hidden Text in Word

March 21st, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: MS Office Tips

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Microsoft Word has a feature whereby you can hide text so that it does not visibly appear in the document. If you don’t want to delete text completely, hiding the text is a good option. So why would you ever want to hide text in a Word document? Well, one reason would be if you wanted […]

Ultimate Guide to Backing Up and Restoring the Windows Registry

March 20th, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

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Windows stores just about everything that makes it work in a hierarchal file-based database called the Windows Registry. The registry contains all the configuration settings for the operating system, programs, services, components and pretty much everything else. Everything from the size of the icons to the color of the taskbar is stored there. The registry is […]

How to Open MDI Files

March 19th, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: MS Office Tips

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An MDI file, which stands for Microsoft Document Imaging, is a proprietary Microsoft image format used for storing images of scanned documents created by the Microsoft Office Document Imaging (MODI) program. The program was included with Office XP, Office 2003 and Office 2007. It was discontinued in Office 2010 and above. It has basically been […]