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Display Bitlocker Recovery Key in Active Directory

When Bitlocker is enabled on workstation/ laptop in your entreprise, you must have a solution to get the recovery key of the hard drive. In some cases, Bitlocker can prompt to the user the Recovery key...

Merge your DBML

There is always better way to merge your DBML files when somehow your DBML become disorganized. Luckily KDiff3 has a feature that allows you to rearrange the lines in all the versions of a file...

Difference Between GPT and MBR

Set up a new disk on Windows 10 or 8.1 and you’ll be asked whether you want to use MBR (Master Boot Record) or GPT (GUID Partition Table). Today we’re explaining the difference between...

How to shrink a Windows VM in XenServer

You can always grow the storage volume for a running Windows VM in XenCenter, but also there is a way to shrink it. Here is how to do it:

Auto-Unlock Bitlocker with eDrive (Hardware Encryption)

Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) technology provides verified and certified data security which offers nearly unbreakable pre-boot access protection for user data. Because SED access is pre-boot, there is no possibility of running an OS utility...

Switch BIOS settings from RAID to AHCI [Windows 10]

PSA: You should not be attempting these fixes unless you’re a professional!  And it goes without saying, you will ALWAYS need your local admin password, recovery media, and backups of your data before fooling around with low-level...

Delete Putty Cache Keys (GitLab)

Sometimes you will get this problem when you try to connect into GitLab The server’s host key is not cached in the registry. You have no guarantee that the server is the computer you...

Enable BitLocker Drive Encryption without a TPM

Procedures to change your computer’s Group Policy settings so that you can enable BitLocker Drive Encryption without a TPM. This use a startup key to authenticate yourself and it is located on a USB...

How To Manually Install Language Packs In Windows 8 ( Files)

Microsoft has made it quite easy to install a language pack in Windows 8. Just search for “Add a language” in Windows 8 and add language through the interface. If you have downloaded the...

Windows 8: Enable .NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0) feature in Online & Offline mode!

In Windows 8, .NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0) not installed by default and some applications require .NET Framework 2.0 or 3.0. The first step for us is to check the Program...

Using a raw disk as a VirtualBox drive

VirtualBox was capable of using physical disks for virtual machines. For more information check out this section on creating raw disks in the VirtualBox manual

How to Delete the “Windows.old” Folder in Windows 8 and 8.1

If you performed a refresh of Windows 8, upgrade to Windows 8, or a custom install of Windows 8 without formatting the drive for a clean install and selected to install Windows 8 on...

Compiling a C Program

Visual Studio includes a C compiler that you can use to create everything from basic C programs to Windows API applications. This post shows how to compile it on the command line.

Windows 8 dual boot priority setting

If you following this post: Creating a “no hypervisor” boot entry And want to change your boot priority to with no hypervisor. You can change this easily.

Creating a “no hypervisor” boot entry

I was not able to run hardware accelerated on VirtualBox after installing Hyper-V on Windows 8 (due to Windows Phone 8 SDK requirement). Some Virtual PC / Virtual Server still can run with hypervisor...

VirtualBox: access Windows-host shared folders from Ubuntu-guest

This is the scenario that you run Windows as your host operating system and Ubuntu in a VirtualBox, and that you want to access a specific Windows folder from Ubuntu.

Unable to share computer’s internet connection (ICS) problem

Unable to share computer’s internet connection with an error “an error occurred while internet connection sharing was being enabled.”

Setup Windows 8 PC As An Internet WiFi Hotspot

Here I will describe the steps that help you to setup windows 8 as an internet WiFi hotspot.

Create Bootable USB Pen Drive for Windows 7 and Windows 8 installation

Here I will describe the steps that help you to load the Windows installation on to your USB flash drive and make it bootable just like the DVD.

Use WMI To Find Out RAM Slot In Used And Memory Size Of Each Slot

How could I easily find out total number of memory slot in used and the memory size of each RAM module in the RAM slot, without open up computer casing? The answer is to...