Windows

Windows

FREE Tool to Automate Your Repetitive and Boring Tasks | AutoHotkey

I’m sure you’re familiar with keyboard shortcuts. But how about creating shortcuts that work in any Windows application. AutoHotkey (AHK) is the answer to your customization needs. With AutoHotkey you can create your own shortcuts that apply to all your applications on your computer. If you’ve never used AutoHotkey, don’t worry. In this tutorial I […]

Read More
Microsoft Security

Is This The Worst Microsoft Office Virus I’ve Ever Seen?!

Its one thing For MS Office to have a vulnerability, its another for that vulnerability to lead to RCE, but a NO CLICK RCE vulnerability codenamed Follina in Microsoft Word that doesn’t even require macros?

Read More
Privacy Windows

Does Windows have Back Doors?

Retired Microsoft engineer Davepl discusses “back doors” in Windows, the implications, and how the software developer protects against such attacks from rogues, hackers, and nation-states. Understand how back doors are like the Follina zero-day exploit in Office, giving complete control of the system to the attacker.

Read More
Microsoft Security

Microsoft Security: Breaking the Rules – Stories from Employees

Retired MSFT developer Dave details the age old battle between corporate security policies and recalcitrant users at Microsoft and IBM.

Read More
Security

A Brief History of Computer Viruses

For nearly 50 years, computers have been getting infected with worms and viruses, programs designed to spread from machine to machine. In this video, we take a look at how these digital diseases got their start, alongside more unique examples of self-replicating software.

Read More
Interesting Windows

Bliss – The Story of Windows XP’s Famous Default Wallpaper

Bliss was used as Windows XP’s default wallpaper. For most people, that is all it will ever be. But behind this green hill and blue sky lies a story of ambition, passion, and spontaneity that defined a photographer’s legacy.

Read More
Windows

Supercharging Windows Disk Speeds

Retired Microsoft engineer Davepl explains how to add L2 Cache to a Windows system, such as Optane in front of NvME, or NvME in front of SATA. Radically increase your disc performance with a new approach to disc caching not previously available for Windows! Dave explains the how and why before showing you step by […]

Read More
Windows

CTRL-ALT-DEL: The Secret History of the Three Finger Salute

We all know the “three finger salute,” but where did it come from? Did Bill Gates invent Ctrl-Alt-Delete? Was it for MS_DOS? Find out the secret history of Ctrl-Alt-Delete as Dave takes you back to its origins.

Read More