In the search, type system and click the result, "System Control Panel".
Click Advanced system settings.
Click the Hardware tab.
Click Device Installation Settings.
Click the 'No' radio button.
Click 'Save Settings' to close the dialogue box.
Click the OK … Read the rest
I accidentally installed a program (SQL Server) to my second hard drive that I also use to backup my c:\ drive as a system image called, "windowsimagebackup".
I removed the SQL Server software, reformatted the second hard drive, and when I … Read the rest
1) Click in Windows search field and type "Disk Cleanup" and click it.
2) When it is done scanning, click the "Clean up system files" button at the bottom left of the form.
4) When it is done scanning, check the box that states "Temporary … Read the rest
If your Microsoft Edge is having problems playing Flash videos in Microsoft Edge, you have come to the right place.
The browser’s settings indicated to “Use Adobe Flash Player”,
but when going to https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/flash-player-issues-windows-10-edge.html and https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html,
it failed the … Read the rest
A computer should rarely ever run at 100% Disk Usage, especially a new computer.
Outside of malware and viruses on your machine, here are a 10 things you can look for:
1) Services – Windows Search has been known to … Read the rest
Reason: The Win upd disables a driver called secdrv.
You can manually invert the process by doing the following:
Go to Start, enter cmd (with admin rights), enter the following:
1) “Arm” and “activate” secdrv at once by entering … Read the rest
In Windows 10 you can turn off Windows Defender real-time protection, but it will only be temporary. Windows will automatically turn real-time protection back on if it’s off for a while.
You can turn Windows Defender off with three simple … Read the rest
Ever since upgrading to Windows 10, sometimes ,when I open the Task Scheduler, I get error dialogs stating that certain tasks are missing. Why? I don’t know. But to clean it up, you can just delete them from the registry … Read the rest
Here is my story:
I at one time installed Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition. I then uninstalled it, but the uninstall went badly somehow.
Weeks or months later, I saw the software lingering in the Programs and Features area where … Read the rest