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FullEventLogView

NirSoft’s impressive FullEventLogView is an alternative to Windows Event Viewer, with a much simpler interface.Let’s say you want to check your computer’s logs for recent errors, simply launch FullEventLogView and look at the events displayed as a list (with the …

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How to install Windows 11 without TPM 2.0

How to install Windows 11 without TPM 2.0. https://www.ghacks.net/2021/10/05/how-to-install-windows-11-without-tpm-2-0/

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How to enable God Mode in Windows | Tom’s Guide

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Raise privileges in windows 10 and 11

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How to Use Microsoft Defender Antivirus from Command Prompt on Windows 10

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Windows Central: 8 networking command tools every user should know on Windows 10

Windows Central: 8 networking command tools every user should know on Windows 10. https://www.windowscentral.com/8-networking-command-tools-every-user-should-know-windows-10

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3d rendering and live in Excel

https://hackaday.com/2019/08/29/experiments-in-3d-graphics-via-excel/

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Never fixed …again microsoft

Microsoft Live Account Credentials Leaking From Windows 8 And Above https://hackaday.com/2016/08/02/microsoft-live-account-credentials-leaking-from-windows-8-and-above/amp/

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Speed Up a Slow Windows PC

Windows PCs don’t have to slow down over time. Whether your PC has gradually become slower or it suddenly ground to a halt a few minutes ago, there could be quite a few reasons for that slowness. As with all PC issues, don’t be afraid to give your computer a reboot if something’s not working properly. This can fix quite a few problems and is faster than attempting to manually troubleshoot and fix the problem yourself. Find Resource-Hungry Programs Your PC is running slow because something is using up those resources. If it’s suddenly running slower, a runaway process might be using 99% of …

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Stop all of the telemetry servers – Microsoft Windows 10

Add the following lines below to your [c:windowssystem32driversetchosts] file in Windows 10. Make sure you open it from an elevated command prompt so you can save the changes! This will prevent all of the telemetry servers below from resolving so Microsoft Windows 10 will be unable to report your system data back to Microsoft. Take your privacy back! Thank you, Jerry (aka. Barnacules) https://barnnerd.com https://twitter.barnnerd.com https://facebook.barnnerd.com https://instagram.barnnerd.com ============================================ = Lines you need to add to your HOSTS file = ============================================ 127.0.0.1       local 0.0.0.0 vortex.data.microsoft.com 0.0.0.0 vortex-win.data.microsoft.com 0.0.0.0 telecommand.telemetry.microsoft.com 0.0.0.0 telecommand.telemetry.microsoft.com.nsatc.net 0.0.0.0 oca.telemetry.microsoft.com 0.0.0.0 oca.telemetry.microsoft.com.nsatc.net 0.0.0.0 sqm.telemetry.microsoft.com 0.0.0.0 …

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Exchange Server 2016 Installation

Microsoft released Exchange 2016 preview On July 22, 2015, let’s configure the pre-requisites and see how to install Exchange 2016. The Public preview is available on public preview availability . NOTE: Installing Exchange 2016 Preview in a…

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Certain Windows updates in Windows 10 deliver extra “options” for telemetry on your machine.

For a guide on how to disable several telemetry options already, visit this website: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/08/windows-10-doesnt-offer-much-privacy-by-default-heres-how-to-fix-it/ Another resource is available at: https://fix10.isleaked.com/ Certain Windows updates in Windows 10 deliver extra “options” for telemetry on your machine. It is advisable to uninstall them: https://www.kernelmode.info/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=4001 For additional privacy, you can add these entries to your hosts file, which is located in: C:Windowssystem32driversetc You can edit and save the file by opening Notepad as Administrator (Press Windows key (“flag” icon), in the search bar enter “notepad”, right-click on notepad and choose Run as Administrator – then browse to the hosts file location). Note: this …

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Micro$oft Spy removal

Below is the list of “updates” that delivered by Windows Update as “telemetry and customer experience improvements”. If you don’t want upgrade to Win10 or send your “telemetry” to MS – remove them and do not install again. Microsoft claims this is “telemetry” and customer experience blah-blah-blah. Well I call this simple – spyware. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3021917 – “Performance tracker update” https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3035583 – “Get Windows 10 App” (delivers ready to use UAC backdoor as bonus) https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2990214 – “Upgrade to Windows 10” https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3044374 – “Upgrade to Windows 10” https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2952664 – “Compatibility update for upgrading Windows 7” https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3022345 – “Customer experience and diagnostic telemetry” …

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Top 7 firewall for windows

There are many tools out there to help you manage your firewall’s operations, but there aren’t too many free ones.  Comodo Internet Security   Comodo, always a popular choice , has merged its antivirus program with Firewall Pro, creating a free security program for everyone. If you are only interested in the firewall (or antivirus), the installer does let you opt out of either of the components. PC Tools Firewall Plus Free Edition PC Tools Firewall Plus is a powerful personal free firewall that protects your computer from hackers and intruders. It can stop Trojans, backdoors, and keyloggers from damaging your computer …

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Microsoft Security Essentials and Windows Defender

Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) is Microsoft’s free anti-virus software. It is designed to protect against malware and viruses on Windows XP, Vista, and 7, but in Windows 8 it has been discontinued and merged with Windows Defender. In truth MSE has never been a robust anti-virus, receiving widespread criticism for covering the basics of malware protection and nothing more; we have always recommended that you should replace MSE with a more effective antivirus. Sadly, Windows Defender does not fare much better than its forerunner. It looks and feels almost exactly like MSE, and like its predecessor offers little more than …

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Stop Sharing Folders Without a Password

If there’s one thing you should remember about sharing on the network securely, it is this: never turn off password protected sharing. Force all network users who want to access what you are sharing to use the Homegroup or a username and password. This way, if an unwanted guest has access to your network, your shared data is safe from prying eyes. Also, when sharing something on the network, using the Sharing Wizard or other tools that were covered in the Windows Networking class, avoid sharing with the user ‘Everyone.’ This user means anyone with or without a user account …

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Multiple Ethernet profiles

1) Set up your network config for the first network option you want 2) Open a command prompt (Start/Run, type CMD, press enter) 3) Type CD, press enter so that you are pointed to the root of C:. This is only to make it easier to find the config files we’ll create. You can put them somewhere else if you’re comfortable with the file system. 4) At the command prompt, type netsh interface dump > netcfg1.txt, press enter 5) Change your network settings to your second option 6) At the command prompt again, type netsh interface dump > netcfg2.txt, press …

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Process Explorer v16.05

   Download Process Explorer (1.07 MB) Ever wondered which program has a particular file or directory open? Now you can find out. Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The Process Explorer display consists of two sub-windows. The top window always shows a list of the currently active processes, including the names of their owning accounts, whereas the information displayed in the bottom window depends on the mode that Process Explorer is in: if it is in handle mode you’ll see the handles that the process selected in the top window has …

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Best recovery CD

Hiren’s BootCD Hiren’s BootCD is pretty legendary, and anyone who’s ever worked in support or systems administration has probably used it at least once (or has several version of it lying around still.) The rescue disc is aimed squarely at repairing Windows systems, and includes a wealth of tools to that effect, including antivirus tools to scan your hard drive, anti-malware utilities to clean out spyware and adware, even rootkit detection tools. Hiren’s BootCD can also help you repair, adjust, or re-flash your system’s BIOS or wipe your CMOS, clean out temporary files and folders, securely erase files, back up …

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How to Install Windows Store Apps to an SD Card or Another Drive

Windows 8 installs applications to your C: drive by default, but you may want to change where Windows 8 stores these apps. For example, you could install them to an SD card or secondary hard drive. This works on both Windows 8 and Windows RT. It’s useful whether you are using a Microsoft Surface, another Windows 8 tablet, or just a computer with a small SSD and a larger secondary drive. Prepare the New Drive Before we begin, we must prepare the new install location. First, open a File Explorer window. Right-click the drive where you want to install Windows …

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Recover SHIFT+DELETED files once accidentally deleted from your hard disk .

Hello warriors …… I am back again with my new post to host over here ….. Have you ever been in such a situation when you have deleted your important files from your drive and after couple of hours you realized that , it was an important…

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McAfee Free Tools

McAfee is committed to your security and provides an assortment of free McAfee tools to help in your software development. Simply select a tool and download it for free. For more details, read the McAfee Software Free Tools   A lot’s and mostly useful to the extreme. Nice one guys!   https://www.mcafee.com/uk/downloads/free-tools/index.aspx

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Windows 10 to Weave Microsoft-Powered Devices Together

Windows 10 to Weave Microsoft-Powered Devices Together – Microsoft pulled back the curtain Wednesday on a coming Windows 10 operating system focused on bringing harmony to the diverse array of Internet gadgets in people’s lives. The US technology titan…

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Inside Scoop: What to expect from Microsoft’s Windows 10

Stored Procedure From Excel Sheet

Reports are one of the key requirements for management from any application whether it is a web application or Windows and they are interested to see it in Excel sheet. So, how about connecting an Excel sheet to a stored procedure and executing it directly from Excel sheet and get the result in the same sheet? Yes, in this article, I am going to show you how to execute a stored procedure from Excel sheet. Let us consider a scenario where we have two tables in SQL Server database MyOrg, i.e., Department and Employee and say I want to execute …

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Windows NT 6.X OLE package manager remote code execution through MS Office Powerpoint XYZ slideshow (ppts, pptxs).

/*++ Title: Windows NT 6.X OLE package manager remote code execution through MS Office Powerpoint XYZ slideshow (ppts, pptxs). EID: 00000217:2013/06/10 Description: Undocumented features exist in Windows NT 6 OLE package manager. These features allow to bypass ‘Safe download’ mechanism from untrusted sources and to execute imm. The IContextMenu i-face is used by 3-rd party software (such as MS Office Powerpoint XYZ) to unpack and dispatch package data. Shell action to be applied to package is specified by action id in ‘cmd’ parameter of slide xml-based document. Action Id ‘-1’ and ‘-2’ are reserved by MS Office Powerpoint engine. Currently, …

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Delete OST file – Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013

Often times Outlook issues are solved by simply deleting and recreating the OST file so I made a quick script for our helpdesk folks to get rid of OST file, clear OAB and Remove the Outlook RoamCache folder containing address Autocomplete files….

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Microsoft XP updated until 2019 – tweak

The registry addition tricks Microsoft into thinking your PC is running the Point Of Sale “Embedded” version of Windows, which will continue to have updates until 2019. The change only works on 32-bit systems, not 64-bit. Microsoft warns this is a bad idea and suggests, naturally, you replace the operating system with Windows 7 or higher. If you make this change to an XP machine, you do this at your own risk. To make the change: Make sure your computer is properly backed up in case anything goes wrong. Then, open Notepad to create a new text document. Paste in …

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Top 10 Incredibly Useful Windows Programs to Have On Hand

Some apps are essential, and you use them every day. Everyone knows their names: Firefox, VLC, 7-Zip, and so on. However, there’s another class of app that gets less attention: the apps that are insanely useful to have in your back pocket on the rare occasions you need them. Here are 10 of our favorites. 10. Speccy Maybe you’ve forgotten what kind of RAM you bought, or want a quick glance at your CPU’s temperature. Speccy scans your machine and gives you a complete rundown of everything, from model numbers to temperatures, fan speeds, S.M.A.R.T. status, and…well, pretty much anything …

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How to block access to a website

If you are concerned about someone in the family or workplace using a certain website, there are a few different methods of restricting access. Although it is possible to block access on a specific browser, many computers these days have more than one browser available to a user. Another option is to edit a file within windows known as the hosts file. Using this method makes it possible to restrict access to a particular website regardless of what browser someone is using. Step 1 Move the mouse to either the top or bottom right corner of the screen and the …

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Microsoft shell commands

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb490890.aspx   Technt Microsoft shell commands   A  very useful reference of shell commands

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Total Commander or Free Commander a must have Windows file Explorer alternatives

Whether coming from Linux background and you’re forced to work with MS Windows or even if you’re born as a Windows user  and you hold a strong dislike for Windows File Explorer . You will certainly appreacite some Windows Explorer alternative like…

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Fixing Windows 7: DVD-ROM drives and USB keys

JISHOU, HUNAN – Windows 7 upgraders, are you having trouble with Win7 not recognizing the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive after the install? China Construction Bank users, is Win7 refusing to see your USB key? If so, read on! Last week, I successfully upgraded…

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How to change Outlook Signature – modify and delete Microsoft Outlook email signatures

I’m using Mozilla Thunderbird over the last 5 years in my life. Just now in my new job place in Hewlett Packard , in order to have well functional mail (with exchange server) – I started using Microsoft Outlook . Logically a little while after I started…

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Windows Xp after 8th of April

Microsoft has confirmed that all existing security patches and updates for Windows XP will still be available after support officially ends. This means that after the 8th April 2014, you’ll still be able to use Windows Update to download all existing security patches. However let’s create an WINDOWS XP SP3 disk now after for safekeeping STEP 1 – DOWNLOAD XP SP3 First, you’ll need to download the Windows XP SP3 Network Installation Package, which is the standalone install for XP. Click the Download button and, when prompted, select Proceed with this download and click Next. Click No thanks and then …

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Create a Shutdown Shortcut for windows 8

1. It starts, ironically, in Desktop mode, which you can reach by clicking/tapping the Desktop tile or pressing Win-D (that’s the Windows key and the letter D). 2. Right-click in any open spot on the desktop, then choose New, Shortcut. 3. We’re going to make a Shutdown shortcut, so in the location field, type shutdown /p and then click Next. 4. Choose a different name for the shortcut if you want, or leave it as “shutdown,” then click Finish. 5. Right-click the new shortcut and choose Pin to Start. Presto! You’re done. The next time you return to the Start screen …

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