Power Button is Completely Grayed Out

Windows 10 has a lot of pretty amazing features , however after upgrading to Windows 10 one of the issue that I faced was that the Power Button went missing from the TaskBar.

Before starting click here to know how to enable the missing power button.

If the Power button in personalization is completely grayed out then follow these steps:

1. Go to Device Manager.Press Win+X and select Device manager.

2. Expand the Batteries and you’ll see two        options.  

  • Microsoft AC-Adapter
  • Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery

Disable both the option and again Enable them

After Enabling Restart your Windows and check , the issue will get resolved .

How to Stop Websites from Mining CryptoCurrency on your Computer or Mobile

With the recent uprising in the cryptocurrency world , websites have discovered a javascript code that allows them to consume users CPU for mining digital currency irrespective of whether you’re using a PC or smartphone without your knowledge and consent due to which your processor consumes full power and wears out fast.

So if you want to stop these websites from using your hardware here’s a step by step guide for different platforms:

1)Stop Websites From Mining via Desktops(or Laptops):

On Desktops you can stop it by adding the browser extensions. Pre-installed browsers on Mac(Safari) and Windows (Edge) do not have the add-ons feature as found in Chrome or Firefox. So start using Chrome or Firefox while browsing.

We need to add the No-Coin extension from Chrome or Firefox . Here’s a look of the extension on Chrome Screenshot_5

Based on your preferred browser download No Coin for Chrome by clicking here and for Firefox by clicking here.

2) Stop Websites from Mining via Smartphones:

To block websites from mining on smartphones processor either disable the JavaScript or enable the Browser Extensions as above.

 Disable JavaScript on Android:

1.Open Chrome ,go to Settings by clicking on top right corner ,then under advanced    go to Site settings where you’ll find the JavaScrips option.

2.After Selecting JavaScript disable it

Similarly  to disable JavaScript in Firefox browser click here.

Browser Extensions are not available for Chrome on mobile. However for Firefox the method remains the same as of desktop.

Disable JavaScript on iOS:

Following are the steps to disable JavaScript:

  •  Launch the “Settings” app and tap on “Safari”
  • Go to “Advanced” and locate “Javascript”, then flip the switch to the OFF position
  • Exit Settings
  • Quit and relaunch Safari for the change to take effect

Using your device’s processor with your consent is agreeable as websites need to generate different ways to earn revenue however secretly using your hardware is unethical.So to avoid being the victim follow the steps mentioned above.

How To Resolve Missing Battery Icon in Windows 10

If the battery icon does not appear on taskbar so to restore the problem go to Settings>Personalization 

settings in windows 10

then click on Taskbar  and in Notifications Area  click on select which icons appear on taskbar

In the following window which appears turn the slider on for Power option Screenshot_4

Now if the Power button is grayed out click here to resolve it