As you may know, Windows Vista, 7, 8.x or 10, cannot be rearmed more than three (3) times. This means that you can run Sysprep on the same machine (or image) only 3 times. If you try to run sysprep more than 3 times, then the "System Preparation Tool" will give you this error message: […]
In some cases there is the need to enable the Admin Shares of local hard disks, commonly for administrative purposes. The Admin shares are the default shares (aka Administrative shares) of all disk drives (C$, D$, etc.) on a Windows computer and by default are hidden and inaccessible from the network.
While some users prefer to have a clean desktop, there are others who prefer to create shortcuts on their desktop (to the most used programs) for their convenience. In previous Windows versions whenever you want to create a program shortcut to your desktop, you have to navigate to Start Menu > All Programs and after […]
This tutorial contains step by step instructions on how to Turn On or Off the Windows Defender Antivirus (Microsoft Security Essentials in Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 OS. In Windows 7 and Vista OS, the “Windows Defender” was named “Security Essentials” and if you want to use it for your protection,
The "checking for updates" forever problem & the SVCHOST 100% usage problem (on Memory or CPU) during Windows Update, can happen even on fresh or old installed Windows 7 based computers: Problem description: After installing the latest update agent, Windows Update cannot find any new updates, stacks forever in "checking for updates" screen
I have seen the 100% disk usage issue in many Windows 10 and Windows 8 & 8.1 systems, and I have implemented different solutions to solve the problem because it can be due to various reasons. In most cases, the 100% disk utilization problem in Windows 10, appears in systems with Serial ATA (SATA) hard […]
[FIX} Resource $(string.RequirePrivateStoreOnly – Restore STORE setting(s) in Windows 10 Pro Group Policy Editor.
In Windows 10 Pro based computers after installing the Security Update KB3147458 (April 12, 2016), the following error is appeared (2 times) when opening Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc):
In Windows 10 there is no way to block the installation of a particular Windows Update(s) through 'Update & Security' settings, like in the previous Windows versions (Windows 7 or Windows Vista).
The "Windows Store" or "Microsoft Store" is the official app store for Microsoft Windows metro style (modern) apps for Windows 8, 8.1 and Windows 10 based systems. In Microsoft Store you can find and install free or paid applications according your needs to your device.
In a Windows 10 based computer, suddenly, store apps becomes "broken", probably after a Windows update or after a virus attack.