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Force Stop Windows Update in Windows 10 (Update Service)

Force Stop Windows Update in Windows 10 (Update Service)

I found out a second method that will allow users of any Windows 10 Edition , not just PRO to prevent automatic updates. The first method which we discussed over there: https://blog.jcplaboratory.org/disable-automatic-updates-in-windows-10-pro/consisted in Configuring Automatic Update through the Local User Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc). The steps that I am going to describe below is more of a hack that aRead more about Force Stop Windows Update in Windows 10 (Update Service)[…]

Replace, Move and Edit Protected Files in Windows

Replace, Move and Edit Protected Files in Windows

There are various occasions where you might want or need to replace some files in Windows that are system protected. For example, replacing a corrupted system file or if you are among those who like to edit Windows Shell resources and other files because they think the de facto personalization settings isn’t enough. Anyway, tinkeringRead more about Replace, Move and Edit Protected Files in Windows[…]

Setting up a local web server on Windows and Linux

Setting up a local web server on Windows and Linux

Those into web development would agree with me that having a local web server set up on your own computer is very useful and essential. Especially if you are using a scripting language  such a PHP, then you’ll definitely need a local  server with the PHP interpreter installed. Secondly, having a local server happens toRead more about Setting up a local web server on Windows and Linux[…]

Resilient Windows Vulnerability (Logon Screen StickyKeys Hack)

Resilient Windows Vulnerability (Logon Screen StickyKeys Hack)

During the Windows XP era, a well known vulnerability known as the “StickyKeys hack” was exploited by attackers in order to unlawfully access a computer and gain high-privileged access. This type of exploitation allows an attacker to act as the “NT Authority System”. This special and very powerful account has all the rights over the wholeRead more about Resilient Windows Vulnerability (Logon Screen StickyKeys Hack)[…]

[My App] SysMate – Hosts File Walker – The Best Portable Windows Hosts File Editor Yet

[My App] SysMate – Hosts File Walker – The Best Portable Windows Hosts File Editor Yet

Today I’m announcing an update to one of my utility apps SysMate – Hosts File Walker (SHFW), a Hosts file editor for Windows. The final build is version 2.0.0.2000. SHFW 2 is packed which a number of new and awesome features which makes SHFW the most powerful, portable and lightweight Windows Hosts file editor. (ClickRead more about [My App] SysMate – Hosts File Walker – The Best Portable Windows Hosts File Editor Yet[…]

Windows 10 & Visual Studio Launch Event at Microsoft Indian Ocean Islands

Windows 10 & Visual Studio Launch Event at Microsoft Indian Ocean Islands

The 29 July 2015 marked the released to the public of Windows 10. For the occasion, the Microsoft Student Partners of Mauritius organised a special launch event not only for Windows 10 but for Visual Studio 2015 as well which was officially released on July 20. I was very excited to attend the event at LeRead more about Windows 10 & Visual Studio Launch Event at Microsoft Indian Ocean Islands[…]