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Hide Shortcut Text From New Shortcuts You Create in Windows 8 & 7

Shortcut helps to launch Software products installed on our computer without going to the exact file location. We can launch the program with a double click on it we created for the software product. Anyone can identify it by simply reading the text Shortcut visible on everyone you create. This tutorial tells a simple registry trick, which removes the text written on every new shortcut you create. All we have to do is to change the binary value of a simple Registry key. You must understand, this trick does not remove the label written on shortcuts already created. Look the image below to see how the label is visible on every shortcut icons you created. How to Hide Shortcut Text Written On Every New Shortcuts Open Registry Editor Type regedit.exe on Search and click the registry icon. Backup Registry settings It is always advised to backup your current Registry settings. To do this visit the link below. How to Take Backup Of Current Registry Setting Go to the Follo

How to Enable & Read Boot Log On Windows Computer

Boot log can be handy in case if you are facing booting issues on your Windows computer. You can find this file in Windows folder after you enable the boot log. Boot log is named as ntbtlog.txt and you can read how did each and every Operating System components act while you started your computer. It is supported in Windows 8, 7, Vista,  XP etc. This tutorial explains how to enable this feature on your PC. In case if you face troubles with starting your PC, it is a good option to read this log file. To enable boot log to check the status of every driver installed on your PC, follow the steps below. How to Enable Boot log Type msconfig on the search bar and click on it Click on the Boot tab and enable it Click Apply How to Check Boot Log On Windows 8 Laptop We know how to enable this file on a PC but we must know where it is saved and how to open it. To check the boot log file, go to C:\Windows and check for the  ntbtlog.txt file. You can open this file in notepad.

Windows Notification Area(System Tray) Is Disabled On Taskbar & Hidden

Sometimes due to reasons like malware infections you may find issues with showing System Notification Area (System Tray) on the taskbar because it is disabled on your computer. You may also see issues with Turn off notification area cleanup along with disappeared system tray. Major reasons for the disappearance of this on your Windows computer are either enabling the feature Hide the notification area on Local Group Policy Editor or disable its display from the registry. If you face issues with viewing this area on your computer, follow the steps provided below. Make sure it is not hidden from Group Policy Make sure it is not hidden from Windows Registry Enable System Tray (Notification Area) From Group Policy Editor Type gpedit.msc on the Search box and click to open Click User Configuration and open Administrative Templates Click Start Menu and Taskbar Double click on Hide the notification area on the right side of the window. Hide System Tray on Your Compu

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Alex George has Engineering graduation in Computer Science and an MBA in Finance. He had been working as a senior Network Engineer for ten years. His specialization is in Cisco products. Traveling is one of his hobbies and visited various places as part of his onsite work. He visited different places as part of his onsite work like New York, Dubai, London, etc. Right now Alex is a director of one of the leading career development firms in India, which trains students for UPSC, SSC, and PSC examinations. He guides a lot of students to get selection for various prestigious institutions like CBI, Income Tax Department, etc. Alex George is a stock market investor and a very active intraday trader. Engineering Background: He has a B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering and passed different network and security courses like CCNA, CCNP (Security), CEH, and various Microsoft certifications. Finance Background: Alex has an MBA in Finance. He is an active intraday trader and a Share Market Investor. Webmaster Skills: Alex is a blogger since 2004. He has a working knowledge of HTML, CSS, PHP, and JavaScrip.