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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 fix Windows-Setup Hard Disk locked error

[German]Some users are facing a bad surprise during re-installing Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 on a machine. Setup fails and reports a “locked hard disk”. Here are a few hints, how to solve this issue.

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Windows 10: System restore fails with error 0x81000203

[German]Does system restore refuses to work in Windows 10 (or other Windows versions) and stalls with error code 0x81000203? Here a few hints, what’s the reason.

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Windows: UAC opens hidden in background

Just a brief blog post about a rare Windows issue. Some users are facing a strange problem: The UAC prompt won’t be shown – it opens invisible in background.

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No end for Cerber Ransomware in 2017

Cerber Ransomware has been on the raise in 2016. There has been several campaigns – and the worse thing: it seems that Cerber won’t fade away in 2017.

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Windows 10: Volume control is missing

[German]Sometimes users are missing volume control icon in taskbars status area. This blog post addresses this issue and provides diagnostics steps to fix that issue.

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Windows 10: New update troubleshooter app and site

[German]Microsoft has made another step to assist Windows users to fix update errors. A new trouble shooting website and an extended trouble shooting app for Windows 10 users are offered.

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Blue screen stop code 0x00000116 (nvlddmkm.sys)

[German]Some Windows users are receiving a blue screen with stop code 0x00000116, and a shutdown is forced. Within this blog post I have collected a few information about this error.

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Stop Windows from installing updates over and over again

[German]Sometimes Windows update keeps installing the same update over and over again. Here is a fix how to stop that endless update loop.

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Windows: optional update ‘Intel – System – 8/19/2016’

[German]Currently users of Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and related Windows Server pendants are offered an optional update ‘Intel – System – 8/19/2016’. There is not much information provided from Microsoft. I’ve read some speculations on several web sites. … Continue reading

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