Tag: Windows Registry

Unable to Delete Network Adapter in Windows 10?

Recently, I uninstalled some VPN software off my system because I was no longer using it, but the virtual network adapter created by the software didn’t get removed automatically. When I tried to delete the network adapter from the list of adapters, the delete option was …

Windows 10 Tip: How To Disable Drag and Drop

The action of Drag-and-Drop is very useful and handy when managing files through File Explorer but it also could lead to a disaster when you accidentally moved a server application folder on a network drive to a different location, which could be a nightmare to recover. …

UninstallView for Windows by Nirsoft

UninstallView is a new portable program by Nirsoft that provides you with information on installed programs on machines running Windows. The program is a replacement for MyUninstaller, a program with similar functionality that is been released in 2003 by Nirsoft. First the basics: UninstallView is compatible …

Harden Windows with Hard Configurator

Hard Configurator is a free program for Microsoft Windows operating systems that you may use to harden the operating system and manage software restriction policies. it is a good idea from a security point of view to harden an operating system after installation or on first …

How To Take Ownership Of Registry Keys In Windows 10

  Manually editing Windows Registry is fairly easy if you know what you are doing. At times, while attempting to modify a registry value or key, you might get an error with “Error Editing Value – Cannot edit: Error writing the value’s new contents” message. You …

Add “Take Ownership” To Right-Click Menu In Windows 10

  Generally speaking, a user needs to take ownership of a file in Windows operating system before renaming, editing and deleting protected operating system files. Unfortunately, like its predecessors, Windows 10 also doesn’t offer an easy way to take ownership of files. While it’s possible to …

41 Essential Skills for Windows Users

Recently upgraded to Windows 10? Or still using the all-time favorite Windows 7 on your PC? Whichever version of Windows you are using, there are certain tasks every Windows user should know how to do. The tasks range from knowing how to restart your computer in …

Enhanced Anti-Spoofing for Windows 10

Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system supports a whole array of biometric login and authentication options. Instead of having to log in typing a username and password, Windows 10 users can use their fingerprint, face, or other biometric information to sign in. Microsoft calls these biometric sign …

How to disable Windows 10 Live Tiles permanently

The following guide walks you through the process of turning off Windows 10 Live Tiles permanently. I have no use for Live Tiles and explained my reasoning previously here on Ghacks. First, I don't really use many applications as I prefer desktop programs over them for …