I have not felt need to change name for my Facebook account yet, but a guest asked that how can he change his first and last name on Facebook. You can change your display name for Facebook account from Facebook settings. You can also add an alternative name or nick name for Facebook account. In the upper right corner of the Facebook page, click on gear icon and select ‘Account Settings’. In ‘General’ tab, under general account settings first editable option is name. You can edit that to change your name for Facebook account – BUT NOT SO FAST! Few Facebook users try to change their name and get the following error. “We require everyone to use their real name on Facebook.” Facebook won’t allow you to change your name easily, because Facebook has certain policies and rules for name changes.

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Ever encountered a problem in which you can’t open Group Policy Editor even using administrator account. When you try the command gpedit.msc or other commands with msc extensions like services.msc, devmgmt.msc, compmgmt.msc etc. simply an error message shows up which says:

Access is denied.

Try opening the editor by double clicking the gpedit.msc inside the system32 folder but you will encounter the same error message.

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Someone asked about the following problem:

I read your article at: Disguise Any Folder to Recycle Bin. I have sort of a reverse problem. While right clicking on a folder to change the icon from default manila folder type, to a tree icon, I accidentally clicked on the recycle bin icon next to the tree icon, and it changed my 20 gig folder to a recycle bin and is hiding the files, while at the same time, it acts as a bin for recycled files. My files are there, because when I do right click/properties now, it starts spooling hundreds of megabytes, but the files can’t be seen or accessed. I can’t change the icon back, because right clicking and selecting properties on the recycle bin it created, does not give an option to change the icon, like a normal folder does. Any way to fix this?

Well the solution is really simple. You have to do two things.

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This is a problem where you can not right click at in Windows, at desktop or in Windows explorer. If you are having trouble with the context menu (right click menu) or right clicking on the desktop does not do anything then most probably you have your group policy is set to not displaying the context menu (right click menu) in the windows explorer. You can modify and set it in two ways. One using the group policy editor and the other using the registry editor. Here is how it is.

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System Restore is a component of Microsoft’s Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems that allows for the rolling back of system files, registry keys, installed programs, etc., to a previous state in the event of malfunctioning or failure. System Restore takes “snapshots” of critical system files and some program files and registry settings and stores this information as restore points. If your computer is not functioning correctly, you can use these restore points to return Windows to a previous state when your computer was functioning correctly. It can also change scripts, batch files, and other kinds of executable files on your computer. Here is how you can turn off /on system restore.

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Ever encountered this problem while searching through Google that search result pages redirect to some sort of other advertisement pages? If somebody wants to search something in Google, an advertisement would open up instead of the search results. This is a virus that would redirect all the Google queries to advertisements. sometimes it would open a page loaded with AdSense ads otherwise it would open a fake advertisement page.

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Its common to encounter error messages while using Microsoft products for any IT professional. Error messages arise due to the virus attacks, system malfunction, malware or adware attacks, files overwrite problem and through many other resources. Well good news is this, you do not have to go and search for every error message that you encounter with Windows, Microsoft Office or any other product. It is now all at the single place.

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Bibek Bhurtel asked the following question:

When I open computer, one error message comes with only close message to click which is about explorer, and when i click on it it disappears and my computer doesn’t work. Nothing opens, just a desktop background, nothing works, plz give me help, I can’t format because I have important files in C drive in which I have windows installed.

Lets dig it. More precisely, lets put it this way:

When you start your Windows XP-based computer, you may receive the following error message:

Explorer has encountered an error and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Also, you may not be able to open folders, such as the My Documents folder or the My Computer folder.

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