Force Windows 10 Update

dflood Tech Stuff, Windows Leave a Comment

Ready to update to Windows 10 but your machine still tells you to wait? If you’d like to have it NOW here’s all you need to do. First, navigate to C:\Windows\SoftwareDistrubution\Download (Windows key + R, then type that path and press enter) and delete all files and folders you see – this eliminates the potential for a problem I had …

Hibernate Windows 7 and Vista

Dan Flood Tech Stuff, Windows Leave a Comment

In Windows 7 or Vista, if you want to enable hibernation you can do the following:    Drop to a cmd prompt as administrator, and type: powercfg  -h    on after a reboot you can edit the hibernation settings from the advanced plan settings of the power control panel app.

Microsoft Support Scam

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You receive a call from a weird number, and are greeted with someone with an Indian accent.  They ask you to hit WINDOWS+R to bring up the RUN box, and type in, or ask you to type in CMD and then ASSOC and then will read you this number: 888DCA60-FC0A-11CF-8F0F-00C04FD7D062 Here is a great article on the Scam.  Don’t …