Tag Archives: Tip

WannaCry: Decrypting with WanaKiwi also for Windows 7

Partially good news for Window 7 users hidden by WannaCrypt ransomware. A decryptor for encrypted files, that can obtain the required key is available for Windows XP and Windows 7.

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Windows 10 V1703: Using a touch optimized Explorer app

Microsoft delivers Windows Explorer (explorer.exe) in Windows 10 Creators Update as a file manger. But there is an undocumented, touch optimized file manager app on board. Here are a few details how to use it.

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‘Digital Rights Update Tool’ strips DRM from WMA files

[German]Today a short tip: Microsoft provides  the ‘Digital Rights Update Tool’ for Windows 10. This tool allows to remove DRM information from WMA files.

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Installing Windows 10 Creators Update via Upgrade Wizard

[German]It’s possible to upgrade Windows 10 manually to Creators Update using a Windows Upgrade wizard. Here are a few details about that process.

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Windows 10 Creators Update: Here are the downloads

[German]Since April 5, 2017 Microsoft supports upgrading Wind0ws 10 systems to version 1703 (Creators Update) for end users. But the upgrade need a manual installation. Therefor Microsoft provides install images, an upgrade assistant also also the Windows Media Creation Tool. … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Customize Action Center

Windows 10 is shipped with an Action Center. The tiles shown within this Action Center allows quick access to several settings. Now this part of Action Center can be customized.

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Windows 7: Building images with SCCM

How can we can deploy Windows 7 in a business environment to several hundred machines in an optimal way? Microsoft has answered recently this question.

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Windows 10 Version 1703: Turn off Ads in Explorer

It seems that Microsoft has begun to show ads not only on lock screen, start menu, share menu and taskbar. Ads may also be shown in Windows Explorer panes. Here’s how to turn off such advertising in explorer.

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Windows 10: Execute programs as System/TrustedInstaller

[German]In some cases it could be helpful to execute programs as System or Trusted Installer to avoid access denied conflicts. This blog post introduces two solutions for Windows 10.

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Tip: Update for Sysinternals Suite: Sysmon, Autoruns etc.

[German]Microsoft has released updates for several tools within its Sysinternals suite. Tools like Sysmon, Autoruns, AccessChk, Process Monitor are coming with slight amendments.

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