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How to get free Windows 10 upgrade

Microsoft has provided a release date for Windows 10 and it’s July 29th. If you are currently using Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 you will start seeing a new icon on your taskbar or traybar. When the new icon is clicked on it will invite you to register Windows 10 for free. If you register for the free Windows 10 upgrade, Windows will reserve your free Windows 10 upgraded and notify you when Windows 10 is downloaded so that you can chose to install it right away or pick another time to.

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How to remove OneDrive (Removal Guide for Windows)

This page contains instructions to remove OneDrive from Windows 8.1 and uninstall OneDrive from Windows 8 and previous versions. OneDrive removal instructions for Windows 8.1 are presented first on this webpage.

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How to turn off Windows Automatic Updates

The instructions on this page detail how to turn off Windows Automatic Updates on Microsoft Windows 8. To disable or change Windows Automatic Updates on Windows 8 follow each step.

192.168.0.1 Information

192.168.0.1 (IP Address Information and Troubleshooting)

192.168.0.1 is a private IP address (IPv4 address) that is utilized by Neatgear broadband routers and a variety of other brand devices. Different devices (computers, etc.) can use the 192.168.0.1 IP address across different networks, however only one device on the network can utilize the IP address.

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192.168.1.1 (IP Address Information and Troubleshooting)

192.168.1.1 is a private IPv4 address that is utilized by a variety of broadband routers. Different devices (computers, etc.) can use the 192.168.1.1 IP address across different networks, however only one device on the network can utilize the IP address.

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How to disable Windows 8 Right edge swipe (Touchpad)

If you own a laptop running the Microsoft Windows 8 Operating System you may have noticed the “Charms” and clock (with date and power/internet icons) that appear when you hover your mouse or pointer on the right side and right corners of the screen. The Windows 8 Charms pop-up anytime you move your cursor to the right side of the screen, even if you have an open window or are simply on Windows 8 Desktop.

Windows 8 Safe Mode Instructions

How To Start Windows 8 In Safe Mode (Windows 8 Safe Mode Instructions)

Microsoft Windows 8 has been available for the public since Friday October 26th, 2012, so its normal that cyber criminals, scam artists, and hackers have modified computer viruses and malware in order to attack and access Windows 8 operating systems. Since computer viruses on Windows 8 will continue to rise we have provided instructions on how to enter Windows 8 Safe Mode, or essentially boot your PC into Safe Mode on Windows 8.

Windows file

What Is NTVDM.EXE ? NTVDM.EXE File Information – Remove NTVDM.EXE Malware

Ntvdm.exe is a legitimate Windows operating system file and process used to handle a single MS DOS environment but may also be the name of a malicious file and Windows process relating to malware and computer viruses. Though ntvdm.exe is a name of a file and process utilized by cyber criminals, most of the time errors and issues concerning the ntvdm.exe file are related to bugs in system updates and it has been reported that uninstalling both KB2707511 and KB2709162 system updates has fixed problems concerning the NTVDM.exe file.

Windows hosts file

How to block advertisements and malicious resources with Windows hosts file

Specially crafted entries in Windows hosts file and additional custom replacement hosts files (relating to size and performance) can be utilized to block online advertisements, or the domains of known malicious resources and servers that contain, consist, or relate to adware, spyware, botnets and other forms of malware and cyber criminal activity. Blocking malicious sources can be achieved by adding entries into the hosts file for the malicious domains to redirect requests over to another domain that does not exist or to a harmless destination such as a localhost or security tracker.

Windows 8 Search Files

How To Search On Windows 8 Operating Systems (Win 8)

The search function/option on Windows 8 can be accessed very quickly which comes in handy, but for first time Windows 8 users the option to search can be difficult to locate. Previous Windows operating systems had a convenient search field at the bottom of the desktop Start menu, but Windows 8 does not have a start menu (with exceptions to customization), so how do you find search on Windows 8?