Yearly Archives: 2017

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 10 (1709) Released

By | March 30, 2023

With the release of the Windows 1709 (Fall Creators Update), Microsoft have today also released an updated version of the Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 10. You can download the installer from Microsoft by clicking the button below: Download RSAT 1709 Free Subscription If you want to be notified when we post more quality guides… Read More »

Java 8 Update 151 MSI Installers and Offline Installers for x86 and x64 Browsers Released

By | February 5, 2024

We have now uploaded to our Java micro site, the MSI installers and Offline Installers for the latest Java version release. The versions that have been added are: Java 8 Update 151 x86 MSI Installer Java 8 Update 151 x64 MSI Installer Java 8 Update 151 x86 Offline Installer Java 8 Update 151 x64 Offline… Read More »

How to fix your machine after Microsoft Updates cause blue screen crashes

By | April 1, 2023

So Microsoft have done it again, released a batch of updates and our machines start to blue screen! Problem Updates From what we have experienced so far are that the following updates are the culprits and should be uninstalled where possible: KB4015217 KB4041676 KB4041691 Removing the Updates If you still have access to Windows, open… Read More »

PCWinSoft Software Giveaway

By | September 25, 2021

We have recently been provided with some free software to give away to our visitors from PCWinSoft. So you can now get the following software completely free: SuperLauncher ScreenBackTracker 1AV SWF Video Converter The full details on these giveaways can be seen below: Product: SuperLauncher Installer: https://www.pcwinsoft.com/download/SPLaunchInstAG.exe Version: 1.9.4.80 Landing page to get the licence… Read More »

How to Disable Cortana in Windows 10’s Anniversary Update

By | March 30, 2023

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

By | March 30, 2023

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 »

Are Microsoft using your computer as a Windows Update distribution point?

By | March 30, 2023

Since the upgrade to Windows 10, you may not be aware but your computer may be being used by Microsoft to help distribute Windows Updates. There is a setting within Windows 10 which allows your machine to send updates to other Windows 10 computers on your local network and even on the Internet! What? How… Read More »

Windows 10 Group Policy ADMX Templates

By | April 1, 2023

Overview Administrative Templates files are divided into .admx files and language-specific .adml files for use by Group Policy administrators. The changes that are implemented in these files let administrators configure the same set of policies by using two languages. Administrators can configure policies by using the language-specific .adml files and the language-neutral .admx files. Administrative… Read More »

Announcement – HTTPS Upgrade

By | September 25, 2021

We are delighted to announce that we have now upgraded our website and added a SSL certificate allowing us to now use encrypted traffic using the HTTPS protocol. You will now notice that we have a nice secure site with the green bar and padlock: This is something that we have wanted to enable for… Read More »