start-menu-group-ungroup-windows10

This is a short post to discuss how to group or un-group programs in Windows Start screen. But before we get there, if you have a new Windows 10 computer, then you might have observed that there are lots of stock programs preinstalled and occupying space on the Windows 10 Start screen. Let's first see how to remove some of those program icons and keep only what we need. And then, we shall see how to group icons and un-group icons.
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How to group or un-group icons on Windows 10 Start ?

how to enable send email as in gmail to send email on behalf of another email

Do you know we can add another email to Gmail and send emails as the new email added? This is especially convenient for website who have email address with website domain and also a Gmail address. In this post, we shall see how to add another email to Gmail and send email from the new email from Gmail.
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How to enable "Send email as" in Gmail to send email on behalf of another email ?


WordPress is a pretty easy to use Content Management System (CMS) for blogging and for development of various kinds of websites. WordPress after installation can be used as is pretty easily but there are lots of things in the WordPress admin area that some users don’t need to see or use. Requirement to customize the admin pages might arise to hide certain things that are not required to be displayed to other users granted access to manage the website- such as Authors, Editors and Contributors etc. For example WordPress by default shows some default widgets such as WordPress news in the Dashboard area. This may not be required by some to be shown to Authors/Editors. Similarly, admins may like to hide some post meta-data as too many data can be overwhelming to some. Admins can decide what is appropriate for their users to see or not. For all such requirements, there are plugins available for customization of Admin User Interface.

Some useful WordPress Plugins for Admin User Interface Customization

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Useful WordPress Plugins for Admin User Interface Customization, Maintenance Mode etc.

free desktop android phone manager pc suite

Quite often we end up in need of backing up our smartphone data to our local computer. That is when PC Suite or desktop phone manager comes in handy. Nowadays, we also have cloud storage to backup some of our data but then, cloud storage comes with limited storage if free and of course, it required data connection to upload (better do it on WiFi). And generally, not all photos and videos we took from our phones are not worth uploading all to cloud storage. That would be a waste of our precious space. So the ultimate choice is to store it on our computer or on external hard disks. That's when PC suite and phone manager comes in handy. We can also copy or transfer files from phone to computer and vice-versa just by using USB cable but having a PC Suite helps us in doing more with our phone than just transfer files.  In this post, we shall see top five FREE PC Suite or phone manager software for Android smartphones.


Some phone manufacturers provide their own PC suite. We may fondly remember Nokia PC Suite as well from those days. Others include Samsung's Kies, Mi Phone's Mi PC Suite etc. But if your phone manufacturer did not provide a PC suite software or if the pc suite software is not working as expected, you can try any of the below free desktop Android phone managers to manage your Android phone from a computer.

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Four FREE Android Phone Manager / PC Suite for Android Mobile Phones


When I browse a website I see "Your connection is not secure". What to do?
If you are trying to access a website served on HTTP then most probably you would see "Your connection is not secure" or "Your connection is not private". In some cases, the reason for the error could be due to the following reasons.

Browsers today indicate whether a website is secure or not by the following icons on the left of the address bar:
  • Lock Secure
  • Info Info or Not secure
  • Dangerous Not secure or Dangerous

Reasons for "Your connection is not private " error could be due to:
  •     Wrong date and time (User's end)
  •     Antivirus block SSL Connection (User's end)
  •     Invalid Browser Cache and Cookies files (User's end)
  •     SSL not implemented (Website owner's end)
  •     Expired SSL certificate (Website Owner's end)
  •     Invalid SSL Certificate Setup (Website Owner's end)
Solutions for "Your connection is not secure" or "Your connection is not private" due to the above errors:

    Wrong Date & Time:  (User's end)
If computer or device's date & time is incorrect, the browser is unable to verify the SSL certificate. Check your system date and time and correct it. Then try again.
   
    Antivirus Blocked SSL Connection:  (User's End)
Besides wrong date & time, antivirus software may be blocking SSL connections. Disable the antivirus and try again. If it works with antivirus blocked, then you need to check your antivirus settings to allow SSL connections.
   
    Invalid Browser's Cookies & Cached Files: (User's End)
Invalid Cache and cookies can also cause this error. Try clearing cookies and cached files in the browser and then try again.
   
    Expired SSL Certificates: (Website owner's end)
In some cases, the owner of the website might have applied SSL but the certificate expired. In that case, the website link may have HTTPS in the URL but there will be a red mark in the URL. In this case, the user cannot do anything about it. A user may notify the website owner if there is a way to. As a user, if you need to access the website and the website is trusted, then you can proceed to access the website by:

  • On Firefox browsers: click Advanced and add Exception. 
  • On Chrome browsers: click "Proceed to www.websitename" 
    Invalid SSL Certificate Setup: (Website owner's end)
In some cases, the "Your connection is not secure" or "Your connection is not private" error could be due to invalid setup of SSL certificate. As a user there is nothing you can do from your end.A user may notify the website owner if there is a way to. As a user, if you need to access the website and the website is trusted, then you can proceed to access the website by:
  • On Firefox browsers: click Advanced and add Exception. 
  • On Chrome browsers: click "Proceed to www.websitename" 


How to access a website that shows "Your connection is not secure"?

The "Your connection is not secure" or "Your connection is not private" error could be due to any of the reasons discussed above or something else. Users may check if the error is occuring from their end such as incorrect system date and time etc. But if the issue is from the website owner's end, there is nothing a user can do. 

 If you trust the website (well, not the connection), and you have to access it, then you can go ahead by following the steps below in Firefox browser:
  • On the page where "Your connection is not secure" message is displayed, click on "Advanced"
  • Now click on Add Exception.
  • Click on Confirm Security Exception
  • If you want, you can view more information regarding the problematic certificate by clicking the View button.
Similarly in Chrome, you can click on "Proceed to www.website..." to continue accessing the website.

There are some detailed steps to check more when you see "Your connection is not secure" here.

How to access a website that shows "Your connection is not secure"?