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What is Catfish & Catfishing Scam

What is Catfish & Catfishing Scam


What is Catfish & Catfishing Scam - We love to spend most of our free time on online social networking sites i.e. Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and others. We come across with many of our known and unknown friends. We casually like their posts and in the course time a strong friendship is established. We believe them most and start sharing our personal and financial backgrounds.


But Stop and beware of these friends and their friendships. The identity of these persons might be fake and intentionally created. They might have created a fake identity and make you a dating partner or well wisher for person interest.


What is Catfish?


A catfish is a person who creates a fake identity for either fun or some nefarious purpose on internet. They are mostly seen on social networking websites or dating websites. Anybody can be a victim of catfishing. The main moto of such catfish is to create deceptive romance dates followed by some monetary frauds and thefts.…

Java 10 new features in JDK 10

Java 10 new features in JDK 10


Java 10 new features in JDK 10 - With the last release by Oracle, Java 9 proved not so efficient with its tools & framework for the manufacturers. So, Oracle has delivered a new version Java 10 with many extensive features. The features that are added in Java 10 will help out users to cope up with the task quickly. In this article we emphasis on Java 10 latest features or say JDK 10 new features.


Java 10 latest features and uses



Local variable Initializer – It will extend type inference for the declaration of local variables with initializer. It is one of the real features added for developers in JDK 10.



Default Set of Root Certificate Authority Certificate  - There is provision to set default the Root Certificate and Authority Certificate. This is done for making OpenJDK builds more appealing for developers. This will open source root certificate in Oracle's Java SE Root CA Program.



Docker viable awareness – With a new feature JVM will now quickly re…

What is Scanner and Types of Scanner

What is Scanner and Types of Scanner


What is Scanner and Types of Scanner - A scanner is a device that captures images from photographic prints, posters, magazine pages for Computer editing and displaying. Alternatively, A scanner is a hardware input device that optically "reads" an image and converts it into a digital signal. Scanners come in hand-held, feed-in, and flatbed types. It has many uses, for example, a scanner may be used to convert a printed picture, drawing, or document into a digital file which can be edited on a computer.


The high-resolution scanners are used for scanning for high-resolution printing, but lower resolution scanners are adequate for capturing images for computer display. Scanners usually come with software like Adobe's Photoshop product, that lets you resize and modify a captured image. A Scanner can be connected using many interfaces like USB Cable, Firewire, Parallel, SCSI.


Different types of Scanner running on market are –


Flatbed Scanner - …

How to Check Detect Fake USB Storage Device

How to Check Detect Fake USB Storage Device


How to Check Detect Fake USB Storage Device - Our Computer has limited storage space where we can store data in limitation. So, in this case we have to use external storage device like Cloud storage, USB, Optical drive, magnetic disk and others. But some of the products listed online or available with the retailer are not original but rather a similar looking copy of the original device. The product does not actually have that amount of storage as written on the package. The product promises you higher storage but allow you a fraction of it.


So, what to do with these fake promises by manufacturer of the product. The product can be checked by copying data into the device until it is full. In this article we will illustrate tools to check or detect the actual capacity of USB storage device in less time. So, these tools let calculate the actual capacity of the device and decide whether your device is fake or not.


Tools to Check Detect Fake USB St…

How to fix Bitlocker Setup could not find a target system drive

How to fix Bitlocker Setup could not find a target system drive


Bitlocker Setup could not find a target system drive - Bitlocker is a full disk encryption tool which is designed to protect data by providing encryption to entire volume. It is not used over the whole disk but applied to each individual sector. But sometimes you may receive an error "Bitlocker Setup could not find a target system drive to prepare; you may need to manually prepare your drive for Bitlocker". In this article we suggest you some solutions to this problem. The basic reason for this error message are –

a. You do not have sufficient free disk space

b. the partition contains files that cannot be moved.






System do not have sufficient free disk space




After the partition size is reduced, at least 10 percent of the active partition must remain free. This can be done by running the Disk Cleanup Tool. Disable Hibernation is also fruitful which delete the large hiberfil.sys file and move files to another partitio…

JPG Image File Not Opening in Windows 10

JPG Image File Not Opening in Windows 10


JPG Image File Not Opening in Windows 10 - We love to use images from social media platforms to sharing networks with ease. These images are of different types with different format like JPEG, PNG, TIFF, BMP, TGA, JBIG and others. But what to do if your Window does not open any JPG image file like earlier. Although this problem is concerned with all the operating system. In this article we had focused on problems related to JPG file format. We work with photos on a daily basis and get annoyed if such problem appears at the time of work.


Procedure to resolve "JPG Image File Not Opening in Windows 10


There are three basic methods to handle JPG image file not opening in Windows 10. This can be done by resetting/ reinstalling the photo app or selecting photo viewer as default opener.




Resetting Photos App –




Open the Settings Window and Navigate to Apps followed by Apps & Features tab. Scroll down and find the photos and click on Advanced options…

Images Icons not showing in Visual Studio Code

Images Icons not showing in Visual Studio Code


Images Icons not showing in Visual Studio Code - We all know that Visual Studio codes are supported in Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 and Windows 7. But sometimes we see that error occurs while using this software. In this article we talk about a serious issue related to images i.e. Icons not displaying or appearing correctly or not appearing at all inside of VSC.




Reasons for Icons not showing in Visual Studio Code


Since Visual studio code uses SVG Icons which is normally associated with the software. There may be possibility that these SVG icons are not properly associated with the software. The operating system might not be able to read and integrate the SVG Icons for the software. To resolve this issue we need to add extension association inside the operating system by "Image/svg+xml"


Compatible Windows Versions –


Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 & Windows 7.


Procedure to resolve "Images Icons not showing in Visual s…

What to do if MKV file has No Sound in Movies & TV apps

What to do if MKV file has No Sound in Movies & TV apps


What to do if MKV file has No Sound in Movies & TV apps - We love to play video files on media players present online or offline. Suppose you get a MKV file from your friend of his marriage ceremony. You wish to view it with your family and for this you open it on your favourite Movies & TV apps. But unfortunately, you can't hear the sound of that video. Although there is sound present in that videos but it is not audible due to your favourite Movies & TV apps. The app can't process successfully to make video audible. So in this article we had suggested few steps or procedures to make video audible.


Some facts and basic about MKV file


MKV files also known as Matroska Video files which is an open source file format originated in Russia from a Russian word called matryoshka which means Nesting Dolls. MKV files are multimedia container formats that combine video, audio and subtitles into a single large file. Hen…

How to Resolve DNS Lookup Socket Exception Error

How to Resolve DNS Lookup Socket Exception Error


How to Resolve DNS Lookup Socket Exception Error - We face a lot of problems when we browse multiple websites of interest. The problem may have annoyed us due to unusual activities going on in Internet. Likewise an error might seen at the time of browsing "[Fiddler] DNS lookup for website failed system.net.sockets.socketexception No such host is known". This type of error generally occurs randomly or after you install any sort of software. In this article we suggest few steps to resolve such type of error.






We suggest our users to restart their Computer and also Wi-Fi router and check if problem is solved automatically. If problem persists then read the troubleshooting methods to resolve DNS Lookup Socket Exception error.


Procedure to Resolve DNS Lookup Socket Exception Error -


1. Perform DNS Flushing -


The Domain Name System (DNS) servers possess a list of domains e.g. www.computergk.com with its IP address entry. These entries mig…

How to Stop Showing Google Ads on Webpage

How to Stop Showing Google Ads on Webpage


How to Stop Showing Google Ads on Webpage - Whenever we open a website we find few advertisements within the content of the webpage. These advertisements are displayed by Google depending on our interest and behavior on Internet. Of Course, these ads are also seen at social media platforms, email inbox and Smartphone Apps. This type of advertising is popularly known as Internet based Advertisement. There are two types of advertisement run on internet. One when you are logged into your google account and other when you are not logged in to google account.


Stop Google Ads from following you around the Internet media


These advertisements promote and acknowledge the products and services running around us. Clicking on these ads will let you navigate to the official page of product enquiry and services. Both of these two advertisements are based on your internet browsing, surfing, and searching. A person on internet will see the ads according to his/h…

Microsoft Account Insider builds Problem Solution

Microsoft Account Insider builds Problem Solution


In this article we will view problems with the Microsoft Insider program present in our Windows. We knock insider builds for our genuine reason but what to do if login failed at Windows insider program. With this there displays an error message saying – "Your Microsoft account requires attention to get Insider Preview builds". The message appears with an option saying "Fix me" but clicking it simply ask us whether we want to stop it or not. In such case user didn't want to stop receiving regular updates and search for another fixation.


Your Microsoft account requires attention to get Insider Preview builds


The possible reason behind this error message would be the interaction between Microsoft account and Insider Program. There are few basic fixations which must be adopted to encounter this error. Read the fixations given below.





Perform Microsoft Accounts Troubleshooting



This step would fix most of the issues relat…

What are Google Map and its Uses

What are Google Map and its Uses?


We have learnt about maps in our school and also plotted a lot in project works. There are many significant uses of these maps in our day to day life. Tracking or plotting locations in paper was quite cumbersome. But with the introduction of Google map we can easily track locations of streets, terrains, water and others. In this article we will learn more about Google maps and its features. What are Google Map and its Uses?


What is Google Map?


It is a web mapping service which offers satellite imagery, street maps, 360 degree panoramic views of streets, real time traffic conditions, Route planning for travelling by foot, car, bicycle or public transportation. It was created by Jens Eilstrup Rasmussen and Lars Rasmussen. Both of them were the co-founder of Google map. It was launched on February 8, 2005. The Google map was written in C++ (back end), javascript, xml, ajax (UI).


Google Maps' satellite view is a "top-down" or "birds eye&quo…

How to remove Virus without Antivirus on Computers

How to remove Virus without Antivirus on Computers


What to do if your PC is prone to Virus or any unwanted malicious malwares? You will definitely run Antivirus to kill those malicious worms or virus. But if your computer does not have antivirus then. In such case you will go for a new antivirus to upload on your system. In this article we had focused on methods How to remove virus without antivirus on computers. In this article there are three basic steps to kill those virus in your PC (Without any antivirus).


How to Remove Virus Without antivirus on Computers




Remove Computer virus using Command Prompt




First of all, click on Start and type cmd. Now right click on a cmd icon and select Run as administrator. Let us suppose that virus prone drive be D. Type "dir D: attrib -s -h /s /d ." and press Enter. Now the command prompt will explore your selected drive and will load all the files on your drive. Find the unusual .exe file & any of autorun.inf then rename it with the comma…

What is Tally Features & Uses

What is Tally Features & Uses


What is Tally Features & Uses - It is the most interesting and popular accounting software widely used in Industrial sector. It is the basic skill required in accounting works. Tally is a complete Enterprise Resource Planning system with an excellent grip in accounting features. A tally is a record of amounts or numbers which you keep changing and adding to as the activity which affects it. Tally Accounting is software used for accounting purposes. It is provided by Tally Solutions and is standard business accounting software. Tally ERP is a very robust ERP product and is a complete business management solution.


What are the basic Tally features?



Simplicity – It is easy to setup and use. It also allows easy keyboard computation. Tally requires basic knowledge of Accounts and English to use it.

Control Centre – It works as an interface between the user and Tally. It is installed at different sites and enables the user to centrally configure and adminis…

What is HTML Language and HTML 5 features

What is HTML Language and HTML 5 Features


What is HTML Language and HTML 5 features - Hypertext mark-up language (HTML) is the major mark-up language used to display Web pages on the Internet. In other words, Web pages are composed of HTML, which is used to display text, images or other resources through a Web browser. HTML is used with other technologies because all HTML really does is organize documents. New Web developers may mistake HTML for a programming language when it is actually a mark-up language.


HTML was never designed for the Web that exists today, as it is just a mark-up language with severe limitations, in terms of control and design. Numerous technologies have been used to work around this issue - the most significant being cascading style sheet (CSS).


On the client side, JavaScript (JS) is used to provide interactivity. On the server side, a Web development platform like Ruby, PHP or ASP.NET is used. The line between server-side development and client side development is…

Windows Defender not working or turned off

Windows Defender not working or turned off


Windows Defender not working or turned off - Windows defender is most similar to an Antivirus that protect our system from malware or spyware and other unusual activities. It is also referred as the first line of defense provided by Microsoft for Windows 10/ 8/ 7/ Vista. The Windows Defender allows its end users to schedule a scan as full or custom. But sometimes users may face issues on enabling it on Windows.

The other problem showing Windows Defender is turned off or not working. It might automatically disable itself creating such types of problems. In this article we will illustrates ways to counter such types of problems. The troubleshooting with Windows defender is carried out below. How to fix "Windows Defender not working or turned off".


[caption id="attachment_21131" align="alignright" width="282"] Windows Defender not working or turned off[/caption]



Procedure to Fix Windows Defender not working o…

How to Solve No Sound in Google Chrome

How to Solve No Sound in Google Chrome


How to Solve No Sound in Google Chrome - Sometimes we find that all the applications have active sound but chrome browser does not have active sound. Why does chrome browser fails to play sound? At first restart the browser or entire windows 10 operating system to fix any normal execution error. In this article we will discuss some unique troubleshooting steps to resolve no sound problem in Google chrome browsers.


Before troubleshooting check some basic Sound related settings in Windows PC.



Check that Windows OS and Sound drivers are up to date.

Check that you have not muted the speaker sound in your PC.

Run the Playing audio troubleshooter.

Run Chrome Cleanup Tool to ensure that your browser has not been hijacked.



If the above settings are correct without any issue then follow the troubleshooting below -


Procedure to Solve No Sound in Google Chrome



Check the speaker volume – For this right click on the speaker icon and open Volume Mixer. You will see v…

How to Control VLC Media Player with Mouse Gestures

How to Control VLC Media Player with Mouse Gestures


How to Control VLC Media Player with Mouse Gestures - When we wish to play our favourite movies or videos on Computer, we prefer a secure and user friendly media player. Among all such media players, VLC media player is the most significant one. The basic reason behind its popularity is, it is free, platform independent, easy to use, faithful streaming protocols, easily customised, easily controlled by keyboard & mouse, etc.


Most of us are using VLC as media player to run any video contents. We also know tricks to control VLC using Keyboard. But most of us did not know how to control VLC using a pointing device like mouse. We can easily control VLC playback volume, forward, rewind, full screen mode and other selections by moving mouse cursor around the screen. Mouse gestures are similar to the keyboard shortcuts to increase your playback control speed and simplify tasks.


VLC tasks performed using mouse Gestures



To Navigate Video 10 S…

What is Java language and its features

What is Java language and its features


What is Java language and its features - Java is a high level, secure, robust and object-oriented programming language. Java language was developed by Green Team headed by Games Gosling, Mike Sheridan and Patrick Naughton.It has its own run time environment (JRE) and API popularly known as platform. Java programming is popularly used in desktop application, web applications, games, mobile, smart card, robotics, etc.


Popular Java Platforms/ Editions



JavaSE (Java Standard Edition)

JavaEE (Java Enterprise Edition)

JavaME (Java Micro Edition)

JavaFx



Types of Java Applications –


There are four basic types of applications where Java programming is used.



Standalone Application (Window based Application) – Antivirus, Media Player, etc.

Web Application (Server Side) – Servlet, jsp, struts, jsf, etc.

Enterprise Application (Firms, Banks) – Providing high level security

Mobile Application



Features of Java Language –


There are many features available in Java language whic…

How to Fix Windows cannot initialize the device driver for this hardware

How to Fix Windows cannot initialize the device driver for this hardware


Windows cannot initialize the device driver for this hardware - Suppose you have purchased a new keyboard from the market and want to install into your Computer. After plugging in the connector and also installing the device driver your keyboard does not working. In this case you will automatically reach to driver properties where you will get an error "Windows cannot initialize the device driver for this hardware (Code 37)" in the General tab. The error indicates that this happens due to driver returning a failure when it executed the Driver Entry routine.


Procedure to fix Windows cannot initialize the device driver for this hardware –


In order to resolve this issue and want to run your keyboard normally, we have two unique troubleshooting methods discussed below.



Reinstall the device driver

Run hardware troubleshooter



We will illustrate step by step procedure to perform these two tasks.


Reinstall the Device …

How to Create Bucket to Sort Tasks in Microsoft Planner

How to Create Bucket to Sort Tasks in Microsoft Planner


How to Create Bucket to Sort Tasks in Microsoft Planner - In earlier article we had seen steps to Create and Add a Plan in Microsoft Planner. If you wish to know these steps again click here. In this article we will proceed further to equip our planner user more than enough. We had already learnt the steps to create a task in Planner. We will find out methods to sort these Tasks in Microsoft Planner using Buckets. It provides facility to break things into phases, types of work, departments, etc.


We had divided this note into two parts. The first part illustrates the steps to sort tasks in Microsoft planner using buckets. The second part will label buckets with multiple colours.


How to Create Bucket to Sort Tasks in Microsoft Planner?


To add tasks to your plan is easy and learnt from the earlier article (Click here). Select 'Add new bucket' from the board on the right corner of the planner. Now type a name of the bucket. If yo…

Hard Drive Data Encryption Software for Windows PC

Hard Drive Data Encryption Software for Windows PC


Hard Drive Data Encryption Software for Windows PC - Whenever an Individuals, Online business and companies are susceptible to cyber attacks, they require a solid protection like Data Encryption. Today internet is totally vulnerable to Ransom ware incidents on a constant rise. The Encryption is a powerful technique to protect your files and data from unauthorized access. You will see uses of encryption on mobile apps, email, cloud storage, payment apps and others. In this article we will emphasis on wonderful encryption software which helps you establish a better security.


How Data Encryption works?


Encryption tool is used to generate the unique algorithms that encode the file information to scramble data with the unique key and decrypt the file whenever required. Whether it is photo, personal documents or financial files; user can lock data through encryption tools and unlock them whenever required with the encryption key.


Best Hard Driv…

Morph Transition feature in PowerPoint Application

Morph Transition feature in PowerPoint Application


Morph Transition feature in PowerPoint Application - Microsoft contribute much to enhance its running as well as future applications. One of such impact is paid to PowerPoint with its new features i.e. Designer and Morph. The Designer allows user to add designs to your slide whereas Morph lets you create fluid video like slide transitions. In this article we will illustrate methods to use Morph Transition feature in PowerPoint in simple steps.


The PowerPoint allows us to animate smooth movement from one slide to other. The features are applied to create the animation type appearance in things like text, pictures, shapes, smart art, word art and charts. Apart from this the Morph transition feature require two slides with at least one object in common. The interesting way to use this features with duplicate slide and moving the object on second slide to a different place.


The Morph transition is not visible initially in the ribbon menu but…

How to Change Colour of Folder Icon in Windows 10

How to Change Colour of Folder Icon in Windows 10


How to Change Colour of Folder Icon in Windows 10 - If your Computer has large number of folders (Parent and Sub Folders) and searching become cumbersome then this article will help you much. A dedicated user having lots of folders in computer and finding a particular folder become difficult then read the full article. In this article we will suggest you to colour the folders in order to distinguish between them. You may have different types of folder in your PC. Colouring them on the basis of types will eliminate problems in easy identification and finding.


The article suggests you a list of Software available on Internet that will change the colour of your folders easily and quickly.


How to Change Colour of Folder Icon in Windows 10 ? 


Folder Colorizer – It is the most popular software for colouring the folder icons. The software will ask for charity donations at the time of installation which may be avoided by uncheck the donation butto…