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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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Tip: Tools SetACL and Delproof2 now are free for commercial use

Developer Helge Klein recently announced, that his two Windows tools SetACL and Delproof2 are now free to use, both for individuals and corporations (for commercial use).

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How to create a Windows 7 SP refresh media

Sometimes it’s mandatory to re-install Windows 7 SP1 on a machine. The question is, who to proceed to setup an up to date system with minimum efforts. Microsoft has published an answer to that question.

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How to use an Android device as a light box for slides

Today a small how to for photographers and enthusiasts in need for a light box to view slides (transparencies) or old photo negatives. Semi professional photographers own a light box (or a light table) to view slides. But you can … Continue reading

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Activate Build-in Administrator account in Windows – II

[German]In part 1 I’ve shown, how to activate the Windows build-in account “Administrator” using registry editor within Windows PE. In case that doesn’t fit, you can also use the approach discussed below, to activate the administrator account and repair Windows.

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Activate Build-in Administrator account in Windows – I

[German]The most stupid thing for a Windows user happens, if he blocked himself from accessing the administrative account. Then all administrative tasks are blocked. Instead of “reinstalling Windows”, there are ways to activate the build-in account “Administrator” and repair the … Continue reading

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