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Oct 8, 2014
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Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) Version 4.6.0305.0 Direct Download Links

Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) is free anti-virus solutions offering from Microsoft, which provides real-time protection against different types of malware and on-demand scanner for personal users. Microsoft Security Essentials was previously codenamed Morro, to replaces Windows Live OneCare and Windows Defender. It included lot of features and enhancements such as heuristic scan engine, network intrusion detection, integrated Windows firewall management and etc. to improve security protection for computer.

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Oct 7, 2014
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How to Dual Boot Windows 7 or 8 with Windows 10 Technical Preview

Windows operating system supports dual-booting OS – two different operating systems where user can choose which OS to start on system boot up. With latest Microsoft upcoming Windows 10 operating system added lots of features, including Start menu with live tiles, improved command prompt, multi-desktops for multi-tasking, and etc. If you intent to test Windows 10 Technical Preview on top of current existing Windows 7 or 8 or run it in a virtual machine within existing operating system to make the PC a dual boot system.

How to Dual Boot Windows 7 or 8 with Windows 10 Technical Preview
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Oct 2, 2014
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How To Download and Install Windows 10 Technical Preview

Windows 10 has officially announced with brings back the beloved Start Menu, unifies the experience across myriad devices and features a revamped command prompt. The new operating system full retail release slated in mid-2015. However, Windows users now can download the preview version via Windows Insider Program beginning October 1.

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Sep 1, 2014
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How To Change Windows 8.1 Account Profile Picture

Windows 8 have account profile picture as an image associated shown on the Welcome screen and Start menu. Change user account logon picture that will display on the Windows 8 Welcome screen and Start menu to any .bmp, .dip, .rle, .gif, .jpg, or .png image is simple. Unfortunately, unlike previous versions of Windows, Windows 8 does not include any built-in images that you can use as account profile picture.

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Aug 13, 2014
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How to Find Computer BIOS Version, Type, and Date From the Command Prompt (Command Line)

When facing hardware issues with computer or try to troubleshoot, users may need to know current BIOS version. BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) is the program a personal computer’s microprocessor uses to get the computer system started. It manages data flow between the computer’s operating system and devices. Much of the common BIOS settings can be viewed or changed such as system time, system date, IDE configuration, Num-Lock on boot, power management (APM), ACPI, boot devices sequence, and supervisor/user password.

How to Find Computer BIOS Version, Type, and Date From the Command Prompt (Command Line)
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Jul 6, 2014
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How To Enable Windows 8 / 8.1 Hibernate Mode Option

Windows 8.1 comes with three pre-set built-in default power options (known as power button). These 3 default power options are Sleep, Shutdown, and Restart. There are three ways to shut down your PC – turn off the PC completely with shut down, turn it to sleep mode, or hibernate the PC.

How To Enable Windows 8  8.1 Hibernate Mode Option
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Mar 25, 2013
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How to Hide or Change the Q and S Drive Letter On ThinkPad

Lenovo ThinkPad series of notebook computers preloaded with Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 may contain additional system recovery partitions which show up in Windows Explorer with the Q and S drive letters.

But for some users, the Q and/or S drive letters may be required for other usages, such as mapping of networked folders, network drives and remote locations, or are used by other proprietary applications and etc. In some case, you may just want or need to hide these partitions so that they are not displayed, while others may want to assign different drive letters to the partitions.
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Jun 1, 2008
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How to Enable PAE on 32-bit Windows Vista for 4 GB or More Memory

Intel introduced the 36-bit physical addressing mode called PAE (Physical Address Extension, read Wikipedia reference or MSDN reference) since Intel Pentium Pro processor to allow 32-bit operating systems to use more than 4 GB of physical memory. However, even with x86 or x86-x64 PAE supported CPU processor, in most Windows system, PAE is disabled by default, and user has to manually turn on the PAE support in operating system in order to recognize and use more than 4 GB of physical RAM memory, with the exception of Windows Vista.
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