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"services.msc" - Program Services Console
This section provides a quick description of the Services Console and a tutorial example on how to list all program services.
2017-12-11, 33395👍, 10💬

💬 2017-12-11 Herong: Micheal, make sure the Bluetooth is turned on. Check the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth switch on your computer.

💬 2017-12-10 Micheal: please i typed the service.msc and started the bluetooth it was off but i still cant find bluetooth settings when i search on my...

💬 2017-10-23 sunil dhakad: my windo are not update

💬 2017-08-20 esraa: 20-8-2017

💬 2015-12-10 Herong: Totally agree. Disable "Print Spooler", if you are not using any printers ☺

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"sc.exe create/delete" - Create or Delete Services
This section provides a tutorial example on how to create and delete a program service with 'sc.exe' Service Controller command tool.
2017-03-21, 10265👍, 2💬

💬 2017-03-21 F: thanks

💬 2016-09-02 rosario: not bad

Removing IE Addon "Lync Browser Helper"
This section provides a tutorial example on how to disable and remove 'Lync Browser Helper' addon from Internet Explorer.
2017-06-09, 10182👍, 7💬

💬 2017-06-04 Herong: Tech101, can you try to disable the "asktoolbar" add-on within IE 11? Or try to uninstall "asktoolbar" using Control Panel.

💬 2017-06-02 Tech101: Any idea how to remove the asktoolbar from Windows 7 32 and 64 bit .ie11

💬 2017-04-21 Herong: Diana, if you are not using Microsoft Lync anymore, try to uninstall it from "Control Panel > Uninstall a program".

💬 2017-04-20 DIANA DELLA: no options are working for me they are shaded, unable to delete Lync browser helper64 bit, ALL OTHER ADD ONS ARE 32 BIT.

💬 2017-02-01 Herong: Glenn, You can not find the "Disable" button? Or the "Disable" button is not working for you?

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Web Server Log File Samples - IIS and Apache
This section provides a quick introduction of Web server log files with examples of IIS and Apache servers.
2017-11-20, 9690👍, 11💬

💬 2017-11-20 Guna: Thanks

💬 2017-10-02 jack: thanks

💬 2017-07-18 me: thanks

💬 2016-09-14 Houcine: thansk

💬 2016-04-02 test: thanks

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Windows 8: Turning on Windows Defender
This section provides a tutorial example on how to turn on Windows Defender for real-time protection on Windows 8 systems.
2016-06-08, 9381👍, 5💬

💬 2016-06-08 Herong: Steve, which part was not working?

💬 2016-06-01 Steve: Didn't work

💬 2016-01-27 Er.Jasim Anamangadan: Thanking you Helped me out Thanks Er.Jasim Anamangadan

💬 2015-08-26 Ivan: Quite easy to follow!

💬 2015-08-07 anonymous: this really helped me !! i googled some of the solutions but it make me go to command prompt.. but this one is very easy and sim...

Registry Hives - HKCR, HKCU, HKLM, HKU, HKCC, and HKPD
This section provides quick introductions on the Windows registry hives - top level registry keys on Windows XP systems.
2016-02-24, 8602👍, 1💬

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Windows 8: Modify UEFI Boot Order in BIOS
This section provides a tutorial example on how to modify UEFI boot order in BIOS in order to boot from Windows 8 repair disc directly.
2017-03-24, 5642👍, 2💬

💬 2017-03-24 pros: I've been looking for this. thanks,

💬 2016-04-23 dan: Finally someone explained this so i can understand it. Thank you so much for getting me where i needed to go.

Saving Images in BMP (Windows Bitmap) Format
This section provides a tutorial example on how to save an image in BMP (Windows Bitmap) format with 24-bit colors.
2015-08-22, 4703👍, 2💬

💬 2015-08-22 Herong: Gordon, the "Windows BMP image" format is actually the Windows BGR pixel format. You test it by create an image with RGB="3377ff...

💬 2015-08-19 gordon: But a real Windows bitmap file is BGR pixel format. Where is that option in Gimp?

Removing IE Addon "Skype Browser Helper"
This section provides a tutorial example on how to disable and remove 'Skype Browser Helper' addon from Internet Explorer.
2017-07-24, 3998👍, 5💬

💬 2017-07-15 Herong: Thomas, "Skype Browser Helper" add-on is part of the "Skype Click to Call" installed program. So uninstall "Skype Click to Call"...

💬 2017-07-14 Thomas: I also notice that these programs DO NOT APPEAR under Windows Programs and Features. Thus, your suggestion to go there and remov...

💬 2017-07-14 Thomas: Firstly, you mention how to disable the add-on, NOT how to REMOVE IT. Secondly, why are you talking about PDF Link Helper at all...

💬 2015-10-15 Theresa Zabolotny: There is no remove button on this one thanks or I would not be contacting you.

Checking FTP Server Log File
This section provides a tutorial example on how to check FTP server log file.
2016-09-25, 3823👍, 1💬

💬 2016-09-25 Humphrey Bogart: meaningful comments

Enable/Disable Services with "msconfig.exe"
This section describes a tutorial example on how to enable or disable a predefined service with the system configuration tool 'msconfig.exe'.
2016-06-27, 3509👍, 4💬

💬 2016-06-27 Herong: Sam, True. You should not disable all services. I will add a warning in the next update. Thanks.

💬 2016-06-25 sam: Should mention not to disable all services incl ms coz pc wifi and and network setting off and unable to used net.

💬 2015-12-04 Herong: Don, if a service has a status of "stopped", then it is not running on the system. You can leave it there as is. Or you can foll...

💬 2015-12-04 Don Pendleton: Many drivers and other items say stopped and following your instructions does not change them. The stopped word stays the same. ...

UserInit - Winlogon Registry Key
This section provides a tutorial example on how to undo changes done by the PWS Trojan on the UserInit registry value under the HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Window sNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon registry key.
2016-02-25, 3365👍, 2💬

💬 2015-10-22 Herong: Hi John, you are right that we need keep the comma at the end. Tutorial will be updated in the next version. Thanks.

💬 2015-10-21 John: You have left the comma off!! It is important you do not forget the comma or your computer will not boot. Userinit=C:\WINDOWS\sy...

"sc.exe" - A Command Line Tool to Manage Services
This section describes the Service Controller (SC) command line tool, sc.exe, which can be used to add new services, or to query, modify, start, stop and delete existing services.
2016-04-06, 2723👍, 1💬

💬 2016-04-06 Ambadas: ya great full command ...

Removing IE Addon "Windows Live ID Sign-in Helper"
This section provides a tutorial example on how to disable and remove 'Windows Live ID Sign-in Helper' addon from Internet Explorer.
2016-05-04, 1704👍, 1💬

💬 2016-05-04 mphuludi normn masekela: I forgot my yahoo pass word

System Startup Selections - Normal and Diagnostic Startups
This section describes 3 startup modes provided by the system configuration tool 'msconfig.exe' and how to use the Diagnose Startup mode.
2016-04-30, 1532👍, 1💬

💬 2015-12-14 bazzah: evoking the blackvomit.

Windows 7: Disable Scheduled Tasks
This section provides a tutorial example on how to review tasks that have been scheduled to run on a Windows 7 system in the background and disable any unwanted tasks.
2016-10-20, 1272👍, 4💬

💬 2016-10-20 Herong: Branksome, your right panel is probably turned off. You can turn it on by clicking the last icon below the menu. You can also ac...

💬 2016-10-18 Branksome: On my Win7 system, there is no right panel with an option to delete. What I would prefer to do is reduce the schedule to run les...

💬 2016-03-30 Herong: David, There is a button on "Task Scheduler" to disable all of them. You should not allow any program to be scheduled on your ho...

💬 2016-03-23 David Betts: Hi, I was looking for a solution that disabled all tasks. However I can now find my way around the entries . I think I will leav...

PDF Printing Version
Information on how to obtain the PDF version of this book for printing.
2017-09-09, 1189👍, 3💬

💬 2015-10-14 srikanth: thanks

MulticastListener.java - A Simple Multicast Listener Program
This section provides a tutorial example on how to write a simple Java test program to join any given multicast group and listen to incoming messages.
2017-07-27, 843👍, 3💬

💬 2017-07-27 Gustavo: Nice! Meaningful thanks! I just tested in a cluster of JBoss EAP that uses jgroups and multicast.

💬 2017-03-14 anamika: tku very so much

Removing IE Addon "PDF Link Helper"
This section provides a tutorial example on how to disable and remove 'PDF Link Helper' addon from Internet Explorer.
2016-10-25, 842👍, 2💬

💬 2016-10-25 Herong: Paul, can you share your solution?

💬 2016-10-24 Paul-H: This is stupid solution.

Configuring Crossover Cable Network
This section provides a tutorial example on how to configure a crossover cable network.
2016-10-06, 789👍, 2💬

💬 2016-10-06 Herong: John, good question, and I don't know the answer. Maybe someone else can help to answer.

💬 2016-09-29 John Wboson: Two computers, one headless - no keyboard, no mouse, no monitor would be a welcome example through a cross-over or IPV6 connecti...

Downloading and Installing FileZilla 3.1.5
This section provides a tutorial example on how to download and install the free FTP client program, FileZilla 3.1.5 on a Windows system.
2016-01-31, 713👍, 1💬

💬 2016-01-31 ganes: good

Removing IE Addon "Groove GFS Browser Helper"
This section provides a tutorial example on how to disable and remove 'Groove GFS Browser Helper' addon from Internet Explorer.
2017-07-17, 644👍, 2💬

💬 2017-07-15 Herong: EEZEE66, maybe ccleaner is just reporting that the registry entry of the plug is in still exists, not actively running in IE.

💬 2017-07-14 EEZEE66: I found that even disabling it in manage add ons really didn't turn it off. I used ccleaner in tools choose browser plug ins and...

"regedit.exe" - Finding Registry Keys for FreeCell
This section provides a tutorial example on how to find FreeCell registry keys with the 'regedit' search function.
2016-02-04, 556👍, 1💬

💬 2016-02-04 KennyB: There is no "free cell " under applets in Windows 7.

Windows 7: Firewall Alert on Blocked Connection
This section provides a tutorial example on how Windows Firewall alerts you when it detects a blocked connection on Windows 7 system.
2017-01-24, 524👍, 2💬

💬 2017-01-24 tenani: thanx for showing scurity alert ans explaining step by step. very clear and useful

💬 2016-09-29 Manjit Chana: Thanks for exact information to enable me deal with above alert issue.

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