How to Add Icons to Desktop Windows 8

By Default, only one icon available in Windows 8 desktop which is Recycle Bin at the top left corner and two icon at the taskbar’s left corner which are File Explorer and Internet Explorer. This might not convenience for the Windows 8 newbie. Most of Windows users still like to launch the it from the … Read more

Group Policy Editor Windows 7 – USB Devices Disabled

In certain circumstances, the system administrator or Information Technology ( IT ) officials will need to limit access to removable devices for each computer in the organization primarily due to security. By limiting the USB port we can avoid the virus does not spread from USB thumb drive. Most important, we also can make sure … Read more

How to Check MX record using Windows Command Prompt

MX record or mail exchanger record is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System (DNS) that specifies a mail server responsible for accepting email messages on behalf of a recipient’s domain, and a preference value used to prioritize mail delivery if multiple mail servers are available. The set of MX records of … Read more

How to Install and Configure Squid Proxy Cache on Windows

Squid is a caching proxy for the Web. Squid has variety of uses and advantages such as speeding up web browsing for end user, reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. It also can work as web filtering and can control the browsing traffic. In this post, i will … Read more

How to Flush DNS on Windows XP, Windows Vista and Window 7

Most windows workstation or notebook that are used to connect internet or used to browsing the internet do what is called domain name system (DNS) caching. The windows workstation with DNS client service enabled will automatically cache IP Addresses and other DNS results. If DNS client service stop, the workstation will not able to resolve … Read more

Windows 8 Arrives and Top 20 Windows 8 Features

Microsoft Corp. today announced its popular Windows operating system, Windows 8 now available on Friday, Oct. 26 2012. Consumers will be able to experience a beautiful new user interface and a wide range of applications with the grand opening of the Windows Store. There are two primary versions, Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro. Windows … Read more

Find Default Gateway on Windows using ipconfig Command

This post will guide you the steps on how to find default gateway in Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP. A default gateway is the device that passes traffic from the local subnet to devices on other subnets. Default gateway is a entrance to another subnet. You can get the default gateway information using … Read more

Basic Usage of nslookup Command in Windows

Nslookup.exe or nslookup is a network administratiom command-line administrative tool for testing, dignosis and troubleshoot DNS servers issue. To use nslookup in Windows operating system, TCP/IP protocol must be installed and at least one DNS server has been configured. Nslookup command can be run in two modes, interactive and noninteractive mode. Example 1 show that … Read more

Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Release Date

Microsoft and the world are preparing for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 launching in a few weeks. As revealed, Windows 8 will launch in New York City on October 25 and the given Windows 8 general availability on October 26. Windows 8 will be the latest version of Microsoft venerable desktop operating system and … Read more