Some of our readers got faced some wifi issues on windows 8 after they recently upgraded their PC from windows 7, some users reported us that windows 8 no longer connects to a wifi network when LAN network cable is connected even through there is no internet connection active through the LAN network.

After some more searching we came to know that this issue may occur if the Enable IEEE 802.1X authentication for this network check box is selected. If this check box is selected, but there is no server to authenticate against, the connection is disconnected. If you reestablish the wireless network connection, it disconnects again after a short time. More »

Microsoft shared details of workarounds that Windows users can implement to protect themselves against exploits targeting a new zero-day vulnerability which allows attackers to steal information from users.

The company confirmed reports of the newly discovered Windows security hole, as well as the fact that both published information and proof-of-concept code made their way into the wild.

According to the software giant, the flaw resides in the MHTML (MIME Encapsulation of Aggregate HTML). Applications such as Internet Explorer leverage MHTML to interpret MIME-formatted requests for content blocks within certain documents that need to be rendered. More »

A new testing milestone of the next iteration of Windows CE is now available for download from Microsoft.

Dubbed Windows Embedded Compact 7, the successor of Windows CE 6.0 R3 is offered to early adopters through Microsoft Connect.

Some testers might already know that the Redmond company released the first Community Technology Preview of Windows Embedded Compact 7 back in mid-2010.

Now the software giant is offering what it calls the Windows Embedded Compact 7 Public Community Technology Preview (PCTP) January 2011 Refresh.

Testers need tone head over to Connect, sign into their accounts using a valid Windows Live ID and download Windows Embedded Compact 7 CTP January 2011 Refresh. More »

In time, the Microsoft Windows XP tweaking series covered a lot of ground, from minor to serious, these optimizations were mostly software/OS oriented. So, we thought it’s about time to ‘sing another song’ and go from software to hardware tweaks. In today’s episode, we’ll only cover printing tweaks, mostly intended for printer servers or users dealing with large amounts of printing jobs, but some of them might also be useful to any average user owning a printer.

For those of you just joining us, here’s the deal with this series: it provides immediate access to registry tweaks hidden in Windows XP that will help you unlock cool features just by using Notepad. You don’t need to install any other tweaking program, because you’ll do the optimizations by yourself. More »

this post I will tell you about this trick just follow the steps and take the help of the snapshot mentioned in the post and then you will be able to perform this trick.

The steps are mentioned as follows:

1. Type gpedit.msc in the search menu at the bottom of the start menu, the location of that text field has been mentioned in the snapshot mentioned below.

2. Now follow the path mentioned below: User Configuration/ Administrative Templates/ Start Menu and Taskbar.

3. After you get to this page, click the option highlighted in Add Search internet Taks to Start Menu.

4. You will see another application window in which you are supposed to enable that setting and then click OK to save that setting. After these settings now search anything in the same search text field and then see a new option in your search results. You default browser will be added for the search results over internet.
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