News, Windows 10, Windows 7

Windows 7 users to receive notifications from Microsoft about end of support

Microsoft is about to pester Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10, but this time the company is being a lot less forceful about it. With extended support for the older OS coming to an end in January next year, the Redmond firm will start notifying users about the upcoming date starting next month.… Read More Windows 7 users to receive notifications from Microsoft about end of support

Guides, Microsoft, Windows 10, Windows 7

How to solve “Bitlocker drive encryption paused and doesn’t resume”?

Following is several solutions to solve “Bitlocker drive encryption paused and doesn’t resume” in Windows 10/8/7/Vista. Solution 1: Run chkdsk on Bitlocker encrypted drive We suggest you to suspend BitLocker drive encryption, turn it off and then check the issue with chkdsk command. Solution 2: Resume Bitlocker drive encryption process 1. Press Windows key +… Read More How to solve “Bitlocker drive encryption paused and doesn’t resume”?

Microsoft, Storage, Windows 10, Windows 7

How to Disable the “Low Disk Space” Warning on Windows

Windows displays “Low Disk Space” notifications whenever any partition on your computer has less than 200 MB of space remaining. Here’s how to get rid of the notifications, even if you can’t free up the space. If this warning is about your system drive, you should pay attention to it and free up some space.… Read More How to Disable the “Low Disk Space” Warning on Windows

Genral, Microsoft, Windows 10, Windows 7

Update Group Policy settings

Syntax GPUpdate [/Force] [/Logoff] [/Boot] [/Sync] [/Target:{Computer | User}] [/Wait:value] Key: /Force Apply all policy settings, not just those that have changed. /Logoff Logoff after the Group Policy settings have been updated. Some group policy client-side extensions are only processed when a user logs on. (Software Install, Folder Redirection.) /Boot Restart after the Group Policy… Read More Update Group Policy settings

Microsoft, Windows 7

How to Change Your User Account Logon Picture in Windows 7

The default flower profile picture is actually a BITMAP file which is stored in following folder: %ProgramData%\Microsoft\User Account Pictures\ Copy the above string and paste in RUN or start menu search box and press Enter. It’ll directly open the folder in Explorer window. The BITMAP file name is user.bmp and its a 128×128, 24-bit bitmap… Read More How to Change Your User Account Logon Picture in Windows 7