Keyboard shortcuts in WhatsApp for Desktop

WhatsApp developers have released the long awaited desktop version of the popular messenger. If you installed and used it, you might be interested in learning its keyboard shortcuts. These hotkeys can help you save time and increase productivity. Here we go.

WhatsApp Installer has failed. There was an error while installing the application

Many users faced an issue with the recently released WhatsApp for Desktop app. It doesn't install for them. The installer fails with the following error message:
Installer has failed. There was an error while installing the application. Check the setup log for more information and contact the author. Here is why you see this message and what you can do.

How to uninstall and remove the Avast SafeZone browser

Recently, the SafeZone browser created by Avast reached users of Avast Free Antivirus. Many users got this app during the antivirus upgrade process, and they are not happy that it got installed automatically and consider it as unwanted. If you found no use for the Avast SafeZone browser, here is how to uninstall and remove it.

Keyboard Opener automatically opens and closes the Windows touch keyboard in Windows 8

I know of many users who use Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 with a Start Menu replacement because of the changes they don't like in Windows 10 such as forced updates, removal of many settings and customization, privacy-intruding data collection or nothing much of value in Windows 10. However there is one improvement in Windows 10 for those of you who use programs and apps with a touchscreen: the touch keyboard automatically pops up when you tap inside a text field. With a simple free app, you can do this on Windows 8 too.

Which browser is best for touchscreen in Windows?

If you have a Windows tablet or detachable / convertible PC with a touchscreen, then you might be using it for browsing the web even though for content creation and more serious productivity work, you need a keyboard and mouse attached. The good thing about Windows tablets is that they offer the best user experience for browsing the web compared to Android tablets or iPad because of how versatile the Windows multitasking desktop environment is. There are plenty of web browsers on Windows, optimized for touchscreens and the mainstream ones, Internet Explorer (on Windows 8), Microsoft Edge (on Windows 10), Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome all support browsing with touch.

Messaging + Skype and People apps received an updated UI

As you might be knowing, Skype's Metro app comes bundled with Windows 10. Recently, Microsoft introduced its companion app called Messaging. Now Microsoft has rolled out updates for Skype, Messaging, People and Video apps which refine the look of those apps.

Disable Avast 2016 auto signature advertising in your emails

With the latest update, the free Avast antivirus has started inserting its own promotional signature in your emails. The following text is added:
This email has been sent from a virus-free computer protected by If you are not happy with such behavior, here is what you have to do.

Enable Anti-Adware feature in Windows Defender

Recently, Microsoft shared a new security feature which can extend the protection level of the built-in Windows 10 antivirus called "Windows Defender". In addition to its default features of scanning for malware using definitions, it is possible to enable detection of potentially unwanted software (PUS). If you are interested in knowing how to enable it, follow the instructions in this article.

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