Trend Micro are recommending everyone to uninstall Quicktime for Windows – See here Apple are deprecating Quicktime for MS Windows. They are no longer issuing security updates for the product. There has also been two critical vulnerabilities released affecting Quicktime for Windows.
Upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8 and the Wifi does not work. This could be due to having VPN software loaded in Windows 8 which causes issues with Windows 10. Have a read here.
Did you know it’s possible to download VMs to use IE6 to IE11 from OS’s such as Win XP, Win7 and Win8. There is a 90 day usage limit from when you start using the VM. It’s 30 days with two 30 day rearms. If for some reason you need to use these VMs for testing, it will work great and it’s free. http://dev.modern.ie/tools/vms/windows/
Do you have an issue where there are hundred/thousands of folders inside more folders which you are unable to delete due to the filenames being too long. Solution: robocopy c:\purge d:\deleteme /purge Where “d:\deleteme” is the infinite loop path you wish to delete Make sure to create a blank folder named “purge” in c:\ as mentioned above.
I recently discovered a problem since installing Windows 8, my CD/DVD drive was missing. Solution: Method 1: a) Right click on the Left Bottom Corner (Start Menu). b) Run Command Prompt as an Administrator. c) Type cmd in Windows 8 Metro UI and press cltr+shift+enter. d) Type following and press enter reg.exe add “HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\atapi\Controller0” /f /v EnumDevice1 /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00000001 e) Reboot the system. f) Verify if the problem has been resolved. Method 2: a) Press “Windows Key + R”, type Control Panel. b) Then type “Troubleshooter” in the Search box and hit enter. c) Select “Hardware and Sound” from the Troubleshooter Window. d) Select “Hardware and Devices”. Method…
In Win 7 you could click on “Manage Wireless Networks” to add/edit/delete wireless network profiles, however in Win 8 it has disappeared. Let’s hope MS fix this in Win 8.1 SP1 ? Solution: Open a run box window (or press win+R) then type cmd to open Windows 8 CLI. To see stored wireless profiles, type: netsh wlan show profiles This will show a list of saved profiles of your connected WLAN devices. Then you’ll need to write/save/memorize the profile name that you want to change. To see the stored key (WPA/WEP/etc) of a specific profile: netsh wlan show profiles name=[profile name] key=clear You’ll find the key content under security settings.…
With Windows 8.1 just around the corner (17th of Oct) here is a list of 50 keyboard shortcuts that may come in handy. Take a look here to see what’s new in Windows 8.1.