Showing posts with label Computer Maintenance Tips. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Computer Maintenance Tips. Show all posts

Thursday, 9 February 2017

How to Stop Windows 10 From Automatically Rebooting After Updates

Windows 10
It is extremely frustrating for the users to see their computer system each time it completes the updating process. This has been norm with the Windows OS which happens to reboot on its won each time it goes through the updating process. Windows has finally decided to do away with this functionality by bringing an update called Windows 10 Anniversary Update which eventually brought a new concept of ‘Active Hours’. Active Hour allows users to update their devices automatically during the time when machine is not in use. But even such feature is not good enough in stopping Windows from rebooting it after an update and this can play a huge spoilsport while working at later hours. Follow these smart steps to get rid of automatic rebooting of Windows after each update.

Step 1: Open Administrative Tools by going to the Control Panel

Press Start button and type in ‘Administrative Tools’ and press ‘Enter’ key. Now choose the ‘Task Scheduler’ from the list of options in the Administrative Tools window.

Step 2: Open the following path: Task Scheduler Library/Microsoft/Windows/UpdateOrchestrator

Now carefully look at the bottom of the window and you will find the ‘Reboot’ option which will certainly enabled at the moment. You are simply required to give a right click on that option and disable it from the menu.

This will help in eliminating the notorious automatic rebooting in the Windows OS after each update but a number of users have claimed that these failed to work in their advantage as Windows automatically switches back to the default settings in no time.

In order prevent such thing from happening in future you should open the window by typing in this address: C:/Windows/System32/Tasks/Microsoft/Windows/UpdateOrchestrator. Now carefully locate the ‘Reboot’ file that doesn’t have any suffix or file attachment and rename it as ‘Reboot.bak’. If you are unable to rename this file as it is a system file, now you will be required to ‘Take Ownership’ and this can be done by simply giving a right-click, then follow the steps as appears on your screen.

Some more smart steps to stop Windows from shutting down

Users should understand that these steps are designed to stop the Windows OS from rebooting itself but it will not stop the OS from updating itself. Windows has also brought some exciting features with Creators Update on Windows 10 which brings a greater amount of control over the updates. Now users will be able to opt out of the updates from the drivers or simply users can stop the updates by disabling the Windows Update service.

Though disabling the Windows Update service is an extremely risky affair as it stops system from the receiving the security updates which is necessary to secure devices in this era of prevalent attacks. Furthermore whenever system updates are acquired by a device then its needs to get rebooted in order to function properly. Now you know how to get rid of rebooting problem with these smart yet simple ways.

Saturday, 18 January 2014

Top 3 Dreadful Computer Security Threats

In this world of technology, there is nothing which has been created without any kind of its own threat. Even we people have some things which are very dreadful and dangerous to our health. The main thing which is beneath that is if we people do not know what things are harmful to our health, then we wouldn’t able to avoid those dreadful things. And this phenomenon is also applied to each and every personal computer which has been produced. In this world, there are few things which are more extremely of great danger and that is reason behind that is we need to be careful with those things. In order to avoid those things, we people need to know each and everything about them and what they are.

In the world of computer we need to know about the following things; 


Till now, the greatest dangers to the computers are the virus. These viruses are already available on each and everywhere and when they intruded on the personal computer, they may do lot of damage to the personal computer. These kinds of viruses are updated regularly based on the operating system updates so that, they can easily cope with the various threats that are posed by any anti-virus software. So, it is also necessary for us to have the anti-virus software updated and so we can avoid those kinds of threat which are posed by the anti-virus. It is strongly advised to use good anti-virus and never used to forget to update the anti-virus software.


From the day when the computer has been invented, hackers are the major threat for the safety of the personal computer. The hackers use our personal computer to perform their different kinds of dirty work, and those that fall victim of their dirty tricks will always has a story to tell to other peoples. Most of the works done by the hackers are fun of producing and them so call viruses just to hurt other personal computer files and important documents. Although in some time, hacking sessions are seems to be very important. But those kinds are activities are used by the governmental activities and termed as White Hat Hacking. And most common hackers are only renowned for their evil things.

Unauthorized Users

Unauthorized users are considered as the major threat to the world of personal computing. The main reason behind that is they can able to destroy the important files which are found in your personal computer and which leads in loss of some important files in your personal computer. Since they are not the owner of our personal computer, they will create damage to the important things in our pc. It’s our duty to be careful of these kinds of people because they will harm our files as well as they bring anonymous changes to our personal computers.

If any other computer security threats are known by you, then share those threads with us through the comments below.

How to Increase Internet Speed and Fix DNS Errors

Google Public DNS
Almost everyone has come across this problem in your personal computer, The Webpage is not available. Yes of course, this phrase will make us to feel bad when we see that thing. In most of the times, you would notice that DNS look-up failed. You can easily speed up your internet speed by changing the perfect DNS. Even you have a better internet connection; sometime you would end up in very slow internet connection. This is the reason of bad DNS setting for your personal computer or for your laptop. Before changing into the ways, you need to know what actual DNS do is.

Actually, DNS stands for Domain Name System, which allows you to connect with the various web servers. It is a actual address assigned to each and every web hosts that are available in the internet. If any one of those gets failed, at the time you were opening that page, then you may experience this DNS look-up failure. Suppose, if you were going to open the Google webpage. The DNS of the Google is not opening and it fails to resolve it, then it will lead to DNS look up failed.

In this case, you can ask your ISP to check up the DNS problem or else you can choose the third party DNS address for surfing. This will provides you more faster internet connection when compared to the other default DNS address. In the following steps, you can learn how to set up a Third party DNS address in your Windows operating system. Before changing into the public or third party DNS, make sure that your ISP supports these kinds of Public DNS. If you change into the public DNS, then you can easily experience faster internet with nice security features.

Steps to Change the DNS setting: 

• Go to the Control Panel in your Personal Computer

• Then, click over the Network and Internet in the Cpanel. Then Click into the Network and Sharing Center.

• Select the Internet connection that you want to change the DNS. Right Click on the Internet Connection and Click on the Properties.

• In the Property Menu, click over the Internet Protocol Version 4 i.e., TCP/IPv4

• Now click on the Property Button, it will gives you a pop up window with few text boxes. Look for any DNS which is already given, that may be used for any future references. Write it down and they can be replaced if your new DNS is not working.

• Click on the DNS and Change it into and, after that click ok.

• Now restart your connection and as well as the personal computer. Now Start internet with more speed and performance.

Thursday, 16 January 2014

Basic Computer Maintenance Tips

Computer Maintenance Tips
In our personal computers, various levels of taking simple steps to maintain the quality of the personal computer can enormously and efficiently extend its lifespan. Instead of throwing money for replacing the hardware components, it is also possible to benefit from computer by maintaining it by the following steps will save your money in a larger amount. In this article I have shared little information about the basic computer tips which will improve the performance of your personal computer. And by following these steps, you can also prevent the failure of the computer and prevent the damage of file system too.

Make sure that you have Copies of Everything

It is must to copy the files which are more important in your personal computer and make it a copy in another drive for better support. Back up a file is an important phase in the computer maintenance process and it is a basic element too. Suppose if you lost anything, then it will helps you by providing those important files. While restoring or repairing a computer, it may result in wiping the data present in the device. So it is necessary to take back up of those files which are more important for us. It is strongly advised to use an external hard drive to store all kinds of necessary files in your disk, so you can use them whenever you want.

Clean your computer

Cleaning your computer will provide more speed to your computer. Presence of several unwanted files will reduce your performance of your personal computer. If your personal computer is affected with the viruses, then it will reduce the performance of your computer. So using of several anti-virus applications will remove the unwanted files that are affected by your viruses in your personal computer.

Don’t Clutter your Computer

Dumping files in your personal computer will reduce the speed of your computer and you can easily improve the speed of your personal computer by removing unwanted files in the computer. By keeping the memory 50% free will increases the speed of the computer and you can easily improve the speed by removing the unwanted application files, movies, music, etc… present in your personal computer.

Reorganize your files

Reorganizing of files allows you to experience a speed on your personal computer and you can enjoy the speed of your machine by reorganizing files in it. The computers will always store the files in the chronological order when it is stored and this way of storing the files will reduce the speed of the system. So it is necessary to reorganize the files which are stored in the personal computer to gain the speed of your personal computer. You can easily re arrange the files which are present in the partitions and also it is very easy to store in it an order. This process can be easily done and also with the help of the various tools we can arrange the files which are found in your hard drive. You can even use the defragment option to arrange the file in an ordered manner.

Maintain your Computer Regularly

Performing these easy maintenance steps on a daily basis can improve the performance of your Computer/laptop with none expense or any real issue. If you're facing issues with applications or viruses then it is very wise to seek Computer/laptop support because as a result small problems will become a larger one if it is untreated.