Category / Windows 8/8.1

  • Windows 8.1 shows a black screen after login: On March 11th Microsoft released a bunch of windows updates one of them causes the windows 8.1 black screen after windows update issue. That update is KB3035131, it is installed as part of 30 new updates released. you will receive you login screen but after that you […]

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  • Quickly Turn ON/OFF Windows Firewall Using Command Line: Windows Firewall is enabled by default on computers running Windows or Windows Server from version 2008 and up, You may need turn it off for various reasons. In this post I will explain how to disable windows firewall via command line. To disable windows firewall via command line run the following commands, […]

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  • Veeam Endpoint backup, The free backup solution for your physical environment: When it comes to backups most system administrators know that Veeam is KING, but in todays world we still have some physical servers or workstations we need to protect. Veeam had announced this product back in October 2014 but after several months of testing it […]

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  • Configure a custom sendto shortcut with Microsoft Outlook / Windows photo viewer send to email: When you try to email an image file from the windows photo viewer it will automaticlly convert and adjust your image for you. This isn’t the optimal solution esspcially if you want to email lets say a TIFF file what […]

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  • So your running windows 8 / 8.1 and you’re running out of free space ?? why delete stuff when you can enable Data Deduplication! I’ve wrote about enabling data deduplication on Server 2012 Foundation and this time we will use the same technique to enable data deduplication on your windows 8 system. Since Microsoft windows […]

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  • So for some weird reason you want to create a user and hide it from the logon screen. This is useful when create a backdoor admin user. but keep in mind that with the release of Microsoft Windows 7 and higher the CTRL + ALT + DEL combo to show the input user login screen  […]

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