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Earth Day 2016 — Trees for the Earth.

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Let’s get planting.



Over the next five years, as Earth Day moves closer to its 50th anniversary, we’re calling on you to help us achieve one of our most ambitious goals yet —we’re planting 7.8 billion trees and we’re starting now.
Trees will be the first of five major goals we are undertaking in honor of the five-year countdown to our 50th anniversary. On their own and together, these initiatives will make a significant and measurable impact on the Earth and will serve as the foundation of a cleaner, healthier and more sustainable planet for all.
Why Trees?
Trees help combat climate change. They absorb excess and harmful CO2 from our atmosphere. In fact, in a single year, an acre of mature trees absorbs the same amount of CO2 produced by driving the average car 26,000 miles.
Trees help us breathe clean air. Trees absorb odors and pollutant gases (nitrogen oxides, ammonia, sulfur dioxide and ozone) and filter particulates out of the air by trapping them on their leaves and bark.
Trees help com…

Activating Windows 10 after the free upgrade from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1

If you upgraded to Windows 10 for free from an eligible device running a genuine copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, Windows 10 will automatically be activated online and create a digital entitlement for your device.

If your current version of Windows isn’t activated, you’ll need to enter a product key to activate it before you can upgrade to Windows 10.

To check activation status for your current version of Windows:


In Windows 7, select the Start Picture of the Start button button, right-click Computer, and then select Properties. Your activation status is under Windows activation.In Windows 8.1, go to Control Panel, then select System and Security > System. Your activation status is under Windows activation.

After you complete the free upgrade to Windows 10, it will be automatically activated online. To check activation status in Windows 10, select the Start Start button icon button, then select Settings > Update & security > Activation.

Activating Windows 10 (Version 1511 or higher) using a Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 product key

During the free upgrade, you can use a valid Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 product key to activate Windows 10 (Version 1511 or higher). The following types of product keys are supported:


Product keys included in the packaging or the Certificate of Authenticity (COA) attached to your PC that came installed with Windows.Product keys included in the confirmation email you received after buying Windows from an online retailer.Product keys included in the box the Windows DVD came in.Product keys you bought using Windows Anytime Upgrade or Get Genuine Windows.If you bought a Windows 8.1 Pro Pack product key, you can use it to activate Windows 10 Pro.

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Some Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1product keys can't be used to activate Windows 10, such as product keys for volume licensing, including Generic Volume Licensing Keys (GVLK) and Multiple Activation Keys (MAK), and Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise, and Windows 8.1 Enterprise.

To see if your device is running Window…

How to Download a Copy of Your Aadhaar Card

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If you've misplaced your Aadhaar card, don't panic because you can easily download a fresh copy. It needs you to know your Aadhaar number, but you can easily look that up online.

The unique 12-digit government identification is not compulsory to have, but it serves as an identity proof on most forms that you'll fill, and some government agencies also require the Aadhaar these days. It is issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India on behalf of the Indian government.
The good thing about Aadhaar is that unlike some other identity cards, its digital copy, downloaded from the UIDAI website, is as valid as the original card. So whether you've misplaced your card and need a new one, or just wanted to get a digital copy of the card to submit with a form online, the official website has you covered.
Enrolling for Aadhaar is free and so is the process to obtain a digital duplicate; just follow the steps below and you're done.
Getting your UID number To download a cop…

Microsoft Lumia 650 Dual SIM With Windows 10 Mobile Launched at Rs.15,299

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Microsoft's Lumia 650 Dual SIM smartphone has been launched in India at Rs. 15,299, and is now available to buy in the country. To recall, the smartphone had gone on sale in the country via a third-party seller earlier this week.



Initially unveiled in February and listed on the company's India site soon after, Microsoft stresses that the Microsoft Lumia 650 will offer consumers the "perfect balance between work and personal needs." It's worth noting that only the dual-SIM model of the Lumia 650 will be available in India.

Much like other Windows 10 devices, the Microsoft Lumia 650 Dual SIM packs Microsoft suite of productivity apps including Office apps, for creating and editing documents on-the-go; OneDrive, for cloud storage, and Cortana, Microsoft's personal assistant. Microsoft India in a release says that the Lumia 650 will allows IT to "test the latest Windows 10 Mobile updates against critical line of business systems and apps", before it's…