Disable SMBv1 to protect against ransomware attacks

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With the recent issues with ransomware and the Wannacry attack, you really should now have SMBv1 disabled on your machines. If you are still working on this or maybe not even started yet, then here we will show you a few examples of what to do to protect yourselves from future SMBv1 vulnerability and ransomware … Read more

How to Disable Cortana in Windows 10’s Anniversary Update

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Everyone is now aware of Microsoft‘s talking assistant, Cortana. However, what if you hate Cortana and you want her removed from your computer? Well, there is an excellent guide on how to do this over at howtogeek.com: How to Disable Cortana Just follow their simple guide, reboot your computer and Cortana will be no more! … Read more

How to fix the “The disk is write-protected. Remove the write-protection or use another disk” error

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If you are trying to format a second disk on your computer (or server) and you are getting this error: “The disk is write-protected. Remove the write-protection or use another disk.” Then this could be because the disk is write-protected. To get around this, you can use the diskpart utility built into Windows. Open up … Read more