How to Hide Sheets, Cells, Columns, and Formulas in Excel

April 17th, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: MS Office Tips

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If you use Excel on a daily basis, then you’ve probably run into situations where you needed to hide something in your Excel worksheet. Maybe you have some extra data worksheets that are referenced, but don’t need to be viewed. Or maybe you have a few rows of data at the bottom of the worksheet […]

Best Free Windows Registry Cleaner

April 16th, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Free Software Downloads


If you’re reading this article, you came here looking for a way to “clean out” your Windows registry. Maybe someone told you that cleaning out the registry will fix computer performance issues or application crashes or something else that sounds really good. Unfortunately, many of these claims are false and could actually cause your computer […]

How to Set Away Message in Outlook

April 15th, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: MS Office Tips

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Going out of the office soon and need to setup an Out of Office, Away or Vacation message in Outlook? You would think it would be super easy, but unfortunately it’s not! There are actually two ways of creating an automatic reply and it depends on whether Outlook is stand-alone or using Microsoft Exchange. If your are in […]

How to Change Default Picture Viewer in Windows

April 2nd, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Windows XP

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By default, when I double-click on a picture in Windows, Windows Photo Viewer opens the image! That’s nice, but I would rather it open with a different photo viewing program, such as Photoshop, GIMP, etc. If this problem annoys you also, there is a simple way to change the default photo viewing program in Windows to […]

Change or Spoof a MAC Address in Windows or OS X

April 2nd, 2015 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

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Every NIC (Network Interface Card) has a unique MAC address (Media Access Control). This applies to all types of network cards, including Ethernet cards and WiFi cards. The MAC Address is a six-byte number or 12-digit hexadecimal number that is used to uniquely identify a host on a network. An example of a MAC address is […]

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


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 […]