How to Enable BitLocker Encryption without TPM Chip

May 17th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

BitLocker is a useful hard drive encryption feature in Ultimate and Enterprise versions of Windows 8/7/Vista, which allows you to encrypt an entire fixed drive. If you try to enable BitLocker on an old computer without TPM chip, you will receive one of the following error messages: “A compatible Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Security Device [...]

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Parallels Desktop: Reset Lost Windows VM Password

May 16th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

If we forget the Admin password for a Windows virtual machine running on Parallels Desktop, is there an easy way to reset it? With PCUnlocker you can reset lost Windows password and regain access to your Parallels VM. This is considerably faster than destroying and rebuilding your VM. This tutorial will take you step by [...]

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Extend Windows 10/8/7/Vista Trial Period from 30 to 120 Days

May 14th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

During Windows installation, you can skip the product key screen to continue installing the OS for evaluation purpose. By default, you can use it for 30-day trial period. If your trial has run out before you’ve decided whether or not to purchase a license key, you can extend the trial period from 30 days to [...]

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How to Install Windows 10 or 8 without Product Key

May 14th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

Unlike earlier versions of Windows, you can’t install Windows 10 or 8 without a product key. Microsoft has made it compulsory to provide a product key before proceeding with the installation. But what if you want to install and trial Windows 8 before purchasing? Luckily there is a workaround to bypass the product key screen [...]

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How to Bypass Windows 8, 7 and Vista Password without A Reset Disk

May 12th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

A password reset disk is essentially a USB drive that contains a small file: userkey.psw, which can be used to change your password from Windows logon screen. But the catch is that you have to create a password reset disk while you’re logged in. If you’ve already forgotten your password, it’s too late. In this [...]

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How to Change Local or Domain Password Policy from Command Prompt

May 10th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

How to disable the password complexity policy for Windows Server Core installation? If your Windows system comes with a GUI interface, you change the password policy from within the Group Policy Editor, but the steps are still a bit complicated for a Windows domain controller. In this tutorial we’ll show you a quick yet simple [...]

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2 Options to Disable the Windows Store in Windows 8/8.1/10

May 6th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

Windows Store is integrated into Windows 8/8.1/10 that provides access to thousands of free and paid apps. If your computer is also shared among other individuals, it makes sense to turn off the Windows Store. In this post we’ll show you two options to disable the Windows Store in Windows 8, 8.1 and 10. Option [...]

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Using Windows Firewall to Block A Program from Accessing The Internet

May 6th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

Have you ever installed a program that you only needed for offline use, but it kept on trying to connect to the Internet? Or need to stop a program from gathering your personal information and sending them out to the Internet? With Windows Firewall you can easily block any program of your choice from connecting [...]

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How to Fix IE Issue “This program couldn’t be downloaded”

May 4th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

If you’re using Internet Explorer, you might frequently experience an issue with your download: “This program couldn’t be downloaded”. The file would appear to download but then after the last bit was done, it would fail and no further indicators of what the problem was. I contacted Microsoft support and they suggested me to install [...]

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How to Disable Driver Signature Enforcement in Windows 10/8/7 64-Bit

May 4th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

In 64-bit operating systems starting with Windows Vista, Windows will load a kernel-mode driver only if the driver is signed. It was designed to prevent unsigned device drivers (or kernel modules in general) from being loaded and executed. After installing an unsigned device driver, it will always result in a blue screen of death during [...]

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