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Want to find out information that goes well above and beyond looking at your hardware? Dozens of features are available by downloading and running ESET Sysinspector. ESET Sysinspector
Full credit goes to Dawn for this fix. We recently had an updated computer that had only users with just user rights. The Administrator account had been disabled. Need to get into the administrator account but the admin account … Continue reading
PortQry is a download from Microsoft that allows you to see what ports on a remote device are open. While you can use Zenmap, PortQry is a program designed by Microsoft to find and troubleshoot connections. You can download PortQry … Continue reading
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Here’s a quick way to update Defender using PowerShell. Open PowerShell. Type Update-MPSignature and hit enter. After a few minutes Defender will begin to update. Once it is up to date, you will be returned to the PowerShell prompt.
Ready to work on your router or someone else’s? Don’t know their password? You can find the password from the command prompt. Open a command prompt and type: netsh wlan show profile name=WIFINAME key=clear Substitute WIFINAME above with the … Continue reading
Want to know what resources are being consumed by Windows and ‘see’ why your computer is so slow? WhySoSlow by Resplendence is in Beta and is an excellent program that can guide you to why your computer may be slow. … Continue reading
Need a quick reference for the default services in Windows? Visit Service Defaults.
Have issues with Realtek’s High Definition Audio? Over the break I fixed three computers that showed the sound as working correctly in Windows 10 yet there was no sound. First go to the Realtek website and download the latest drivers. … Continue reading
When a good friend gave me a laptop, the quad core (Intel i3), 6 Gb Ram seemed slow. Thinking back to an old post, Resizing your HDD to increase performance, I decided to see what the difference in performance would … Continue reading