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Error 0x800701E3 during clean installation of Windows 10

I encountered error 0x800701E3 while trying for a clean install of Windows 10 Home on my laptop(Lenovo Flex 2 15, 6GB, WD 500GB 5400RPM). The installation halts with the message “Windows cannot install required files. Make sure all files required

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Scorpio – A new battery every two years

My Mahindra Scorpio CRDe, pet named ‘Shadow’ completed 9 years last month and this month the 4th battery on duty failed. All batteries so far have been giving a life of around 2 years. The third one needed replacement before

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Hachi: A Dog’s Tale – A must watch whether you love dogs or not

Hachi movie is all about a dog called Hachi and its relation with its owner(Richard Gere). It is based on a true story. To know more details about Hachi(original dog – Hachiko), do check the wikipedia article given below.  

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Lenovo A536 – Heads up

With the more than satisfactory experience of owning a Lenovo A369i for the past couple of months, I just ordered a new phone from Lenovo, the Lenovo A536. Watch out for the unboxing and review videos and article. I should

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Symbian – Update Google contacts without SyncML

I’ve been a hardcore fan of Nokia for long time(not any more). For many years, the only mobile phones I’ve used were Nokia. Even today, my primary phone is a Nokia PureView 808 and I have enough symbian phones to

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HP Ink Advantage Redemption – Privacy Concerns

I recently bought a HP Ink Advantage 3545 All in One. It was purchased while HP was running an offer where in I can choose and redeem one of the available options. I have opted for a free black cartridge.

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Wakie – Not the first ever human to human alarm

I came across this cool little app “Wakie” claiming to be a first ever human to human alarm clock. When you use this app, you set a time for alarm and some one will call you at that time to

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Sony ICF-C1 Crap (read Clock) Radio – speaking my mind – short review

My day starts with the alarm going off my Timex clock radio which I bought in USA 14 years back. It starts the pre tuned radio station as the alarm and continues for one hour or till I stop it.

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Jabong – Questions in a ‘No questions asked returns policy”

Jabong has a 30 day return policy, “No questions asked return policy” as mentioned on their website. Have a look at the conversation that I had today when I wanted to return an item. This is actually Instant Return, meaning

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ICICI Prudential – Calls/Mails for payment that was already done – Customer support fails to update

ICICI – This is one of the few brands – business houses that I respect. I have a long relation with the brand – car loan, credit card, bank…. But when I actually approached their customer support for a simple

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