Usman Khurshid

Usman is a technology enthusiast and loves tweaking Microsoft products. In addition to MakeTechEasier, he contributes regularly to iTechtics.com.

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How to Use Windows 8 Performance Monitor to Analyse Your System Performance

How to Use Windows 8 Performance Monitor to Analyse Your System Performance

Windows Performance Monitor is a tool created by Microsoft to analyze Windows performance over a period of time. Using this tool, you can find out how your system performs over time and what you can do to improve the performances. In this article, we will show you how you can use the Performance Monitor effectively in Windows 8.

How To Capture And Analyze Network Traffic Using NetworkMiner

How To Capture And Analyze Network Traffic Using NetworkMiner

Network security is one of the main focus areas when creating or monitoring a network. The network administrators carry out random audits of network traffic by capturing the network data and analyzing the packets being transmitted from one host to another. In this article, we will discuss how to capture and analyze network traffic using the NetworkMiner tool.

Better Ways to Check the System Information in Windows

Better Ways to Check the System Information in Windows

In earlier days, it was quite a tough job to check the hardware or software configuration of a computer. Now, with more advanced software, you can check your system information easily. Here are several useful tools that you can use to check the system information and get more detailed information about your hardware and software configuration.

How To Download Windows Updates And Install On Multiple PCs

How To Download Windows Updates And Install On Multiple PCs

If you are using multiple computers, you may find it a troublesome to update all the computers, especially when you are not connected to the Internet. In this article, we will show you how you can download Windows updates offline and then install on multiple computers without downloading the updates again.

Making Effective Use of Windows Action Center

Making Effective Use of Windows Action Center

The Windows Action Center is the place that monitor your system and keep it running smoothly. If you have seen a white flag showing up in the system tray, that is when the Windows Action Center is working in the background. This article show you how to make effective use of the Windows Action Center.

How to Receive Better Windows Notifications with Snarl

How to Receive Better Windows Notifications with Snarl

In Windows, there is no centralized place to configure the notification system. Snarl is a free Windows Notifications replacement which can handle all the notifications and also features a centralized configuration. The best thing about Snarl is that it will not steal the focus of the window when showing a notification.

3 Ways to Protect Your Document in Microsoft Word 2013

3 Ways to Protect Your Document in Microsoft Word 2013

While creating your Word document, some of you might want to secure it and prevent others from viewing or making changes to it. There are some security features in Microsoft Word 2013 that allow you to protect and secure your documents. Let’s check it out.

Everything You Need To Know About Word 2013 Read Mode

Everything You Need To Know About Word 2013 Read Mode

Microsoft Word 2013 comes with a completely new layout called the Read Mode that is especially targeted towards the modern digital world of tablets. In this article, we will go deep into the Read Mode and show you the various ways you can configure it.

How To Manage The Windows Services In Windows 8

How To Manage The Windows Services In Windows 8

There are tons of ways to optimize your Windows machine, and disabling the useless services is one of the easiest way to make sure your computer without additional overhead. In this article, we will show you how to manage and disable Windows services.

How To View The Network Adapter Details In Windows

How To View The Network Adapter Details In Windows

While troubleshooting your Windows PC, there are times when you need to access the network adapter details and see what is wrong with the Internet connection. We have come up with 2 ways for you to view the network adapter detail easily in Windows.

4 Ways to Host Your Website on Dropbox

4 Ways to Host Your Website on Dropbox

You may have known that Dropbox can host your static webpages and make them available to the world, but you may not know how to do it. Here are 4 easy ways that allow you to host your website on Dropbox and make it publicly available.

How To Repair Windows 8 Using The Refresh and Reset Feature

How To Repair Windows 8 Using The Refresh and Reset Feature

Since Windows XP, Microsoft included a “System Restore” feature so you can easily restore to a previous working version when the system go down. In Windows 8, it goes a step further and added a “Refresh” and “Reset” feature that is able to repair and re-install Windows. Let check it out.

How To Customize And Make Better Use Of Windows 8 Start Screen

How To Customize And Make Better Use Of Windows 8 Start Screen

The new Start Screen is the most visually interesting feature in Windows 8. While it has received a mixed response from the users, it is undoubtedly the highlight of the OS. If you are new to Windows 8 Start Screen, here is the ways to customize and make better use of it.