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Apparently there is a bug that shows 3.99TB of Windows Update Cleanup when you run the disk cleanup application in Windows 10. With the plethora of updates that Microsoft has thrown at everyone, this would seem about right, however, you … Continue reading
Need technical information about your Wi-Fi? dot11Expert provides detailed information about your wireless card, APs, wi-fi signals in your area and provides a detailed graph of signal strength and quality. More information can be found at KC Softwares.
When you add drives and other devices to your computer, it is good to have areas indexed so that finding files is easier. Here’s how to re-index a drive – Make sure your drive has indexing checked. You can go to … Continue reading
Want to get updates for your Office 365? Open Word 2016 or another one of your office products. Click on file, then Account – you’ll now see Update Options on the right. Click the Update Options and select Update Now.
Microsoft’s Attack Surface Analyzer will take a quick snapshot of your computer’s state before and after the installation of software. IT Professionals can asses their organization’s applications. Other IT personnel can use this to look at the risk of … Continue reading
Need information about anything technical? Here’s a site ran by Rick over at What’s On My PC. The site BookMark4Techs is the largest resource for Technical Blogs.
Often we remember Malwarebytes, Adwcleaner, ComboFix, RKill , Junkware Removal Tool (JRT) or Adware Removal Tool/TSA and forget about tools offered by Anti-virus software manufacturers. Here’s a few links. Kaspersky – Tools McAfee – Tools AVG – Tools BitDefender – Tools Panda Tools/Online Scan … Continue reading
If you work on computers, you need to be aware of SARDU and its ability to download recovery ISOs. This utility can create a boot DVD or USB to remove viruses, recover Windows or break passwords (legally if the … Continue reading
This post is for educational purposes and any use of these tools against a network without explicit permission could be illegal. Metasploit is designed to identify weaknesses in networks and hardware/software on a network. Do NOT use metasploit for … Continue reading
Rick over at “What’s on my PC” recently reviewed FastStone Image Viewer which I agree is one of the best image viewers on the web. I’ve used FastStone for years and I also have Irfanview and XnView. Note: This … Continue reading
Google Earth Pro is now free. Get your license here. Download Pro here. Although the link says free trial, it is now free. You can now capture videos, measure distances including areas, print up to 4800 x 3200, import addresses and … Continue reading
Want to start looking into your heritage? Gramps is a free software project and software to help track your genealogy. Gramps is currently on version 4.1.1. Link The software is portable, free and easy to use. Start adding names (People). Create … Continue reading
It is important to perform a wi-fi survey so that you can determine not only the perfect place to locate your access point or bridge but to gain an understanding of the channel co-existence challenge you may face. With wireless … Continue reading
One of the best sites on the web is GeGeek. GeGeek has over 300 tools (freeware) that you can download for troubleshooting any computer. How can it possibly get more powerful? Use Rufus USB to create a bootable ISO … Continue reading
Over-provisioning is the allocating of a specific amount of free space on your SSD. Over-provisioning improves SSD endurance and performance. Many SSDs are packaged with software that helps the end user install the drive and to plan for OP. … Continue reading
Windows not Activating? Go to a command prompt as an administrator and type the following: SLMGR -REARM Reboot Note: For Steve and Mickey
Want to extend your network and make it more reliable and robust? Note: IP addresses and MAC addresses in this demo are in a controlled lab environment Here’s what you will need – Two routers with the same firmware Preferably … Continue reading
Sign in as the Administrator on your computer. If you do not see the administrator account, enable the administrator account. If you are using a home version, you will need to go to an elevated command prompt and type the … Continue reading