Tag Archives: Windows Tips and Tricks

How to Protect your Zip file with a Password in Windows

How to Protect your Zip file with a Password in Windows

If you want to protect your confidential documents from others, 7-Zip is the best and free tool to perform this task. You can easily protect all your confidential documents with 7-Zip. In my previous article, you have seen How to remove 7-Zip Entries from Context Menu. In this article you will learn how to protect

How to Remove 7-Zip Entries from Context Menu

How to Remove 7-Zip Entries from Context Menu

7-Zip is the best free archiving software for Windows Operating System. Even though it doesn’t get updates on a regular basis but it is compatible with almost all the versions of Windows. 7-Zip is able to extract all popular formats including RAR, ZIP, CAB, MSI, ISO, TAR, etc. When you install 7-ZIP into your computer,

How to Turn Windows Firewall ON or OFF in Win-7

How to Turn Windows Firewall ON or OFF in Win-7

What is a firewall? (As per Win-7 OS help) A firewall is software or hardware that checks information coming from the Internet or a network, and then either blocks it or allows it to pass through to your computer, depending on your firewall settings. A firewall can help prevent hackers or malicious software (such as

How to Restore Firewall to Default Settings in Win-7

How to Restore Firewall to Default Settings in Win-7

As you know that a Firewall helps to prevent hackers or malicious software from gaining access to your personal computer through the internet or a network. In Win-7, Windows Firewall comes with the Advance Settings that help administrators to manage network to secure network traffic in an enterprise environment. If you have altered advance settings

How to Add Exclusions in McAfee Antivirus Software

How to Add Exclusions in McAfee Antivirus Software

I am using Windows-7 system along with McAfee antivirus software. Today I got an issue while launching my website where McAfee antivirus software was installed. I troubleshooted everything but I was unable to resolve the issue. Somewhere I read that McAfee blocks connections and if your website folder or your application file (.exe) is not

How to Install Google Drive on your computer?

How to Install Google Drive in Windows

What is Google Drive? Google Drive enables you to store and access your files from anywhere in the world. You can access all your data from Google Drive to any device like Computer, Smart Phone, and Tablet. If you are connected to the internet, it syncs every device where Google Drive is installed whether you

How to Import Bookmarks from Chrome/Internet Explorer to Firefox?

How to Import Bookmarks to Firefox

If you are having trouble in importing your Internet Explorer or Chrome bookmarks to Firefox, this article will help you to import all the data from another browser to Firefox. Well this is not as difficult as it sounds but for newbie, it may be tough. I have remembered those days when I joined computer

How to Reset or Remove Unused COM Ports in Windows

How to reset or remove unused comports

When you plug a USB device to your computer or laptop, windows assigns a new and unique COM Port number to the device. Even If you plug the same device in different USB ports, a different unique port is assigned. Because of this, your computer or laptop occupies so many COM ports. This article will

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