Various network features like data sharing are regulated by the SMB protocol in Windows. For maximum compatibility, Windows 10 still supports communication via the first version of this protocol – known as SMBv1, SMB 1.0 or CIFS. Since using this protocol is inadvisable for security reasons, this article explains how to disable SMB1 in Windows 10.
In Windows, important files are placed into the WinSxS folder. When updates are made to the system, old data is stored in the folder so that it can be restored if necessary. As a result, the folder can become very large over time. However, you should never simply delete files from this folder when you start running out of disk space. Windows offers special tools for this.
Using Linux shutdown commands, Linux operating systems can easily be stopped, shut down, and restarted. In addition to being able to set up a Linux shutdown with a time delay, the shutdown command can also be used to turn off the system’s main power supply, set up a wall message or cancel a previously initiated shutdown.
A broken PC can be hugely frustrating for many reasons. In some situations, you may even need to replace the hardware, risking the loss of your vacation photos, documents, or important data. Creating a backup of your files can help prevent this situation. Windows 8 ships with its own tools for this purpose. We’ll provide a detailed overview of how Windows 8 backups work.
Windows 7 allows you to change the system language. This lets you display the operating system’s interface elements in a variety of different languages, provided that Microsoft offers a corresponding language pack. This can vary depending on the edition you are using. Here, you’ll find detailed instructions on how to change the language in Windows 7.
Modifying the Windows 8 display language can be helpful when multiple people who speak different languages are using the same PC. Microsoft Windows incorporates a vast portfolio of different languages. But how do you install additional system languages in Windows 8, and swap between them? And what happens to other Microsoft programs after you modify the language settings? Find out in this article....
Passwords provide vital protection for private documents, pictures, and online banking information. In order to ensure sufficient protection, it is important to create very strong passwords and to change them on a regular basis. One of your most important passwords is the one you use for your operating system. This guide will explain how to change your Windows 7 password in five simple steps.
Safety first: Security experts recommend regularly changing your password. Windows 8 provides different ways to do this. We explain step-by-step how to change your password and show you how to reset your password in Windows 8.
Changing your Windows 8 keyboard language is an easy way to use special characters when writing in different languages. You can either switch languages by using key combinations or by selecting the relevant option from the taskbar. In your PC settings, you also have the option to add new keyboard languages. We’ll introduce you to various options in this article.
Life is considerably more relaxed when you have secure passwords. If you’re worried about your personal data and want to improve the password protection in windows 10, you can easily change your password. We explain the easiest ways to do this and provide tips for setting a strong password step-by-step.