Configuring and Managing System Services
This chapter provides a quick introduction of Windows system services. Topics include service related concepts and tools, creating and deleting services using 'sc.exe', starting, stopping, or disabling services with the services console, ending service processes with 'Task Manager'. 2016-09-23, 449👍, 2💬
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, 3479👍, 4💬
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, 1670👍, 1💬
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, 1510👍, 1💬
"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, 2641👍, 1💬
HijackThis - Browser Hijacker Diagnosis Tool
This chapter provides tutorial examples on HijackThis, a browser hijacker detection and open source tool. Topics include installing HijackThis; scanning system settings for changes; fixing changed settings; reviewing running processes, startup programs, and installed programs. 2016-02-27, 225👍, 1💬
Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal
This chapter provides a quick description of Internet Explorer (IE) trojan 'Puper - trojan.popuper' and notes on how to remove 'Puper' from your Windows system. 2016-02-25, 356👍, 1💬
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, 3329👍, 2💬
"WinRAR" - RAR and ZIP File Compression Tool
This chapter provides an introduction of WinRAR. Topics include installing WinRAR 3.42, adding files and sub directories to RAR/ZIP files, extracting files from RAR/ZIP files, setting passwords to RAR files, setting Windows Explorer context menu for WinZip, running WinRAR in command line windows. 2016-02-20, 203👍, 0💬
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, 708👍, 1💬
Startup Programs Removal for Better System Performance
This chapter provides a quick introduction of system startup programs. Topics include system performance affected by startup programs, listing startup program with HijackThis, locations of startup program settings, removing startup program setting from Windows registry and startup folders. 2015-10-19, 166👍, 1💬
Windows Security Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples
This free book is a collection of tutorial notes written by the author while he was dealing with security issues with Microsoft Windows systems. Key topics include anti-virus tools, virus and trojan removal techniques, security issues with browser add-on applications. 2015-07-18, 212👍, 0💬
Windows Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples
This free book is a tutorial book for regular users of Windows systems. It is a collection of tutorial notes written by the author while he was learning and using Microsoft Windows systems. Key words include FTP, Network, Graphics, HijackThis, Internet Explorer, WinZIP, WinRAR, Process, Service, Spy... 2015-07-17, 194👍, 0💬
This section describes the Base64 encoding algorithm with some simple encoding examples.
This section provides a tutorial example on how to create a JAR file with the 'jar' command.
This section provides a tutorial example on how to install OpenSSL on a Windows system.
This section describes how to delete rows from target tables through ResultSet objects.
This section describes the MD5 algorithm - a 5-step process of padding of '1000...', appending messa...