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Want a good uninstaller that will clean registry entries after uninstalling a program that is portable and fast? Wise Program Uninstaller can be downloaded from here and the portable version can be copied to a flash drive.
If you have several computers on your network and would like to see the computers on your network, Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP to speed this process up. NetBIOS allows computers to be seen by name on your network. Enabling NetBIOS … Continue reading
Want to stop automatic updates after your computer updates? Here’s what you can do. Click on Settings, Update and Security, Advanced Options and then change from Automatic to Notify to Schedule Restart.
Want to shutdown Windows 10 Quickly? You can create a shortcut by right clicking the desktop, selecting new, select Shortcut and type %windir%\system32\shutdown.exe /s /t 0 More information – https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/Bb491003.aspx
Working on multiple projects? Click on the Task View Icon . Next click on Add Desktop on the right side of your screen. (below bottom right corner – look for the + sign) To select the screen (desktop you want), simply … Continue reading
Want your desktop icons on your Windows 10 pc? Right click on the desktop, click personalize, click on themes and then click on Desktop icon settings. Select the icons you want to see on your desktop.
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
Finally found a small problem with Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10. After upgrading, we have discovered that Windows was responding slow to our SQL Server 2008. What we discovered is below. Slow response times in Windows to a SQL … Continue reading
With October being Cyber Security Awareness Month, these links help you see if you are secure. http://daol.aol.com/security/computer-checkup http://www.auditmypc.com http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html http://shop.ca.com/STContent/Resources/Resources.aspx http://www.eset.com/online-scanner http://onecare.live.com/site/en-us/default.htm?s_cid=sah http://www.kaspersky.com/virusscanner http://us.mcafee.com/root/mfs/default.asp http://www.pandasecurity.com/activescan/index/?track=1&Lang=en-US&IdPais… http://www.symantec.com/securitycheck http://housecall.trendmicro.com/housecall/start_corp.asp http://www.webroot.com/En_US/land-ss-promo-freescan.html https://browsercheck.qualys.com http://www.qualys.com/stopmalware
Want to test your disk speed? Use ATTO Benchmark https://www.attotech.com/disk-benchmark/ First go to Computer, double click, right click on your C: drive. Select Tools and Optimize your SSD or HDD. Run ATTO
Want to hide the search box? Right click the taskbar, select Search and select Hidden, Show Icon or Show Box. Show Box Show Icon Hide Box /Icon
Microsoft Research TCP Analyzer (Link) is a network analyzer that allows you to analyze network traces of Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) connections. Given a Microsoft Network Monitor trace, the analyzer provides various performance statistics and visualizations for the captured TCP … Continue reading
Do you monitor webservers or other servers that are online and want to test their security? IronWASP is an open-source system that test web application vulnerabilities. IronWASP is free and GUI based and allows even novice users to use this … Continue reading
EMS Quest Viewer and predefined patterns are available for download here. This Viewer allows you to see the RF signals generated by different types of antennas.
Need to find computers, printers and other devices on a network? Here’s 8 free network scanners that can scan and find devices on your network. Angry IP Scanner MiTEC Network Scanner SZ Development network scan NirSoft Wireless Network Watcher Softperfect Wi-Fi … Continue reading
Have you connected and reconnected to a wireless or wired network and noticed the network adapter is now named wrong? There’s an easy fix. Open the Network and Sharing Center Click on the Active Network icon (see below). Type in … Continue reading
Netstat -s returns statistics on your connections – IPv4 Statistics Packets Received = 1910633 Received Header Errors = 0 Received Address Errors = 1 Datagrams Forwarded = 0 Unknown Protocols Received = 0 Received Packets Discarded = 2989 Received Packets … Continue reading
Ultra Adware Killer is an excellent tool to add to your USB tools. This portable tool can help rid you of any adware that makes using your computer almost impossible. (Available in 32 or 64bit) Download Link
Need the latest drivers for your computer? Use Snappy Driver to comb the internet for your drivers. http://sourceforge.net/projects/snappy-driver-installer/?source=typ_redirect