Tag: CMD

ConEmu is a Windows Console Emulator

ConEmu is a free Windows console emulator supporting tabs and a wide variety of native and third-party console applications. Windows alone has its fair share of console applications. There is Cmd and Powershell, and on Windows 10 devices Linux Bash on top of all that. While …

How To Install a Mumble Server on CentOS 7

How To Install a Mumble Server on CentOS 7 Mumble is a free application primarily intended for use by gamers which allows users to talk to each other while gaming. Mumble uses a client-server architecture which consists of a client program that consumes services provided by …

Install Double Commander File Manager On Ubuntu, Via PPA

Double Commander file manager for Linux Ubuntu Systems. Install Double Commander file manager on Ubuntu, via PPA – on Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu Derivatives. Double Commander (DoubleCMD) is a cross platform open source file manager for Linux Ubuntu. It comes with two panels side …

Analyze and clean the WinSXS folder

We have talked in length about the WinSXS folder back in 2010 and how it comes up regularly as one of the largest folder on the computer when storage is analyzed using tools like WizTree. Windows Explorer and third-party programs report a size of several Gigabyte …

Disable Skypehost.exe (Windows Skype) on Windows 10

Skypehost.exe (Windows Skype) is a process that runs on PCs that are powered by Microsoft's operating system Windows 10 by default. It does so by default right after installation or first start of the operating system even if the Skype desktop software has not been installed …

Windows 10 Shell Commands

The shell of an operating system is another name for its user interface (whether graphical or textual) – Microsoft Windows being one such shell, provides common UI elements like the taskbar, window controls etc (and a longish list of dead or obsolete elements, like charms). Most …

The Easy Way to Use Emoji on Ubuntu

Emoji, small pictographic representations of people, animals and ‘things’, seem to be the web’s favourite way to express emotion.  A single, well-timed graphical riposte can shine in ways words (sometimes) can’t. But most of the time they’re about as clearly decipherable as a worn down cave etching! Either way they’re popular. And as we said …

How to generate a battery report in Windows

Windows ships with built-in operations to generate a battery report, a detailed status report highlighting useful information about the battery and its usage history. If you run the Windows operating system on a battery powered device, you are probably keeping an eye on the battery status …

Kernel Security Check Failure error in Windows 10

RECOMMENDED: Click here to fix Windows errors and optimize system performance If you receive a Kernel Security Check Failure Stop Error or Blue Screen on Windows 10/8/7, then this post has some troubleshooting steps you may want to try out. This error is usually caused due …

How to Map a Network Drive in Windows

Mapping a drive in Windows is one of those essential skills everyone should know how to perform. Whether you are at home or at the office, there are many useful reasons to map a drive. It may sound complicated, but it’s actually really simple to do. Mapping a drive …

How to Enable/Disable Hibernate in Windows 10

Hibernate is a power-saving state that is primarily designed for laptops. This mode saves all of your open documents and programs to your hard disk in a file called hiberfil.sys, and then turn off your PC. When you start your PC again, you can continue with …

How to fix Critical Error in Windows 10?

You have decided to upgrade to Windows 10, you satisfy with what this new operating system brought. Nevertheless, there are also many inconvenient errors that interupt your work. Critical Error is one of the typical problem. When you catch this error, you can do nothing but …

Reset Any Password: Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10

How to Reset Admin Password for Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 10 In summary, here are the steps to reset the admin password, or any user password: Locate your Windows DVD, or use Hiren's Boot CD. Boot from the Windows DVD / USB or Hiren's Boot …

Fix: Windows 10 Upgrade Failed Error 80240020

Option #1: Reset the SoftwareDistribution Folder The Windows 10 Error Code 80240020 is most likely a result of a corrupt Windows Update folder, which in turn prevents Windows 10 setup from starting. To fix the issue, you can rename the c:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder, which will then force …

Fix: Windows 10 Upgrade Failed Error C1900208

With that said, here's how to fix Windows Update error C1900208 using the Media Creation Tool. Please note that there are two ways you can use this tool: either you can download the Windows 10 install files directly to the hard drive (assuming you have enough …

Where to find Command-line Utilities for Batch Files

Command-line utilities are useful for expanding the capabilities of batch files. There are many more available, but the below list can be used as a starting point. Free Command-line Utilities for Batch Files Name Description Source Size Uncompressed (kB) More info/License Nircmd A small command-line utility …

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