Month: May 2015

How to Continue Receiving Windows XP Updates

If you are a Windows XP user, you probably know that Microsoft ended Windows XP support last April. But not everyone knows that with a simple trick you can still get Windows XP updates. Windows XP will still receive updates because Microsoft still offers updates for …

How to Recover Files Deleted from the Cloud

Cloud drives nowadays became a must have “stick” solution. In time for sure it will fully replace USB stick’s, its all about the internet speed. The construction of the clouds are basically the same, a folder which uploads your files on internet and has Link Share …

How to Root Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

Gaining administrative rights on you device, can allow you to remove some bloatware instead of just disabling them. Or you can flash new versions of Android, remove TouchWiz and more. Be aware! Rooting Samsung’s newest phone disables KNOX Security software, which in turn disables Samsung Pay as …

How to Fix xAPK File Validation Error

If you just downloaded an APK from web and in the installing process or when you were trying to run the installed APK and got an error “xAPK file validation error”, then you are in the right place. To fix xAPK file validation error follow bellow …

Free SSL for Your WordPress

CloudFlare is a free global CDN and DNS provider that can speedup and protect your website, not only WordPress websites. To get Free SSL for your WordPress you will have to configure it, and it’s not hard to do it, continue with following tutorial. Step 1. …

Enable the Hidden Administrator Account on Windows 7, 8 and 8.1

When installing windows, windows creates an Administrator account with elevated privileges. The elevated Administrator account is disabled by default in Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Sometimes we need the elevated Administrator account to perform some tasks. In this article I will show …

Protecting the HOSTS File on Windows Systems

If the hosts file is unprotected, malware (adware, viruses..) could modify it and insert redirects to perform phishing and hijacking attacks. Such an attack can for example redirect you to a malicious banking website whereby the URL and interface appear to be correct but under the …

How Windows 10 Upgrades Might Work

There's been a lot of discussion around who will be eligible to take advantage of the Windows 10 free upgrade plan when Microsoft's new OS releases later this summer. If you're already unfamiliar with what I'm talking about, take some time to read our coverage on …

What is Nano Server?

Nano server is a new installation option in Windows Server vNext that provides the lowest possible Windows footprint possible, significantly smaller even than Server Core. This is possible through a significant refactoring of the operating system and is focused around two key scenarios: Born-in-the-cloud applications Cloud platform - …

Fix for Windows Server Technical Preview Extension Patch

Yesterday, we let you know about the patch Microsoft promised to deliver to extend the expiration date for Windows Server Technical Preview (Windows Server 2016). Most of you that installed the update found that the patch didn't really work. It installed, it just didn't reset the …

Server Core: A better option when migrating from Server 2003

When migrating workloads from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2, you can migrate the workload to a server running the Server Core installation option rather than the “full server” installation option. Even though it’s smart to go Server Core, many administrators migrate to full …

Run Windows from Any USB Flash Drive

Microsoft has provided the ability to run Windows from a flash drive for a while, but only for those users meeting specific hardware requirements and access to Windows-To-Go (which requires an Enterprise license). I recently came across a utility, called WinToUSB, that allows any Windows user …

Windows 10 is the Last Version of Windows

There's been much made over a comment made by Microsoft's Jerry Nixon last week at Ignite. During a session, Jerry said this… Right now we’re releasing Windows 10, and because Windows 10 is the last version of Windows, we’re all still working on Windows 10.   …

Windows 10 will come in six distinct editions

Microsoft has been touting a shared code base when Windows 10 releases, but that has never meant that there would be a single installation across all devices, nor that the company wouldn't find some way of sticking different prices on its virtual software boxes. Today, Microsoft …