Category: Windows 10

How to Securely Erase a Drive with Windows Reset This PC

If you want to sell or donate your old PC or just the drive inside, you need to make sure that none of your personal data can be recovered by the next person. Simply deleting your files or resetting Windows is not enough, as there are tools that can easily undelete them. You need to …

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Preparing to upgrade to Windows 11 (MBR to GPT)

If you want to upgrade to Windows 11, you may need to convert your disk from MBR to GPT. MBR stands for Master Boot Record, and it is an old way of partitioning disks that has some limitations. GPT stands for GUID Partition Table, and it is a newer and more flexible way of partitioning …

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Easy way to access your UEFI bios from Windows 10/11

Accessing the bios of a device has become quite challenging on a lot of devices, the time it takes to start loading Windows from power down ha sbecome so short it’s quite possible you are no longer able to quickly pres the right key on the keyboard to skip to the bios. One option is …

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Use Winget to update your 3rd party applications the easy way.

Patching 3rd party apps is often forgotten eighter due to an unused app or an app that has no auto update functionally built-in. This poses a vulnerability threat to your device. Winget is a command-line tool that allows users to discover, install, update, remove and configure applications on Windows 10 and Windows 11 computers. It …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25309

Hi all, last Thursday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25309 to the Dev Channel. The new ACM options turn a display black in some situations: Feedback Hub: I’m excited to see the new volume mixer include in quick settings, a very nice addition to Windows 11 features! Happy upgrades! What’s new New volume mixer …

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Retreive & install oem bios Windows License key

Having trouble with your Windows activation on an OEM device? You might be able to fix it by retrieving the key from the bios. Run this in Powershell (Elevated) If your device came with a license this command will show the key (looks like this: XXXXX-XXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX) Next you’ll want to check if Windows was installed …

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New Windows Build not showing up?

Running the previous build of Windows 11 or Windows 10 and the new build is not showing up for you? Checked updates in setting with no new build available? This might be due to policies set on your device trough Group policies or Intune set by you company admin. If those are not interfering with …

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Splitting Audio from a Video File – ClipChamp

Need to split audio from a video file or just remove the sound track? This has become quite easy with the new inbox Windows 11 app ‘Clipchamp – Video editor’ If the app has not landed on your device yet or was removed, you can grab it in the Microsoft Store > here < lots …

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Microsoft Technical Takeoff

Next week, starting October 24th 2022, Microsoft is organizing the “Microsoft Technical Takeoff – Windows + Intune” Here’s an overview of the schedule: head over to the technical community site for more details, sign up & calendar reminders: Lots of interesting topics, Hope to see you there!

Delete OEM drivers (to enable memory integrity)

On Windows 10/11 when memory integrity cannot be switched on due to incompatible drivers, you can use pnputil.exe to remove the affected OEM drivers Open Windows Security Select Device Security Select the Core isolation details Set the slider to ON to enable core isolation If any incompatible (old) drivers are on the system, you will …

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