A new malware emerged in the 1st week of August 2023 that has infected many computers already. The origin of the malware is yet to be traced, but the malware adds six scheduled tasks, each of which runs rhc.exe, wscript.exe agile2.vbs, ytcheckts.vbs, and php.exe.Read more
When you try to extend a volume in Disk Management, the Extend Volume option may be grayed out even though there is unallocated space on the disk.Read more
Using a registry tweak discussed in this article, you can add the “Play all” command to the right-click menu to play all music or video files in the current folder.
The classic ribbon UI in Windows 10 was awesome. But the new File Explorer UI in Windows 11 lacks functionality. It doesn’t have the much useful command buttons for Slideshow, Play All option for music and video files, Email, Zip, etc.
You can use Control Panel to change settings for Windows. These settings control nearly everything about how Windows looks and works, and you can use them to set up Windows so that it’s just right for you. Since Windows 10, many Control Panel settings have been moved to the Settings app. The classic Control Panel is still there, but its entry points are not prominent.Read more
Original Title: The sort order for files and folders whose names contain numerals is different in Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 than it is in Windows 2000.
Information in this article also applies to Windows 10 and 11.Read more
When you open the Sounds dialog (
mmsys.cpl) and switch to the “Windows Default” sound scheme, some program events may show up with a yellow exclamation mark — actually, a yellow triangle with a black exclamation mark.Read more
The “bootmenupolicy” setting in the Boot Configuration Database (BCD) defines the type of boot menu (Standard vs. Legacy) the system will use. For Windows 11, 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, and Windows RT, the default is Standard. For Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, the default is Legacy. When Legacy is selected, the Advanced options menu (F8) is available.Read more
The EFI system partition, which contains your boot files and boot configuration database, is hidden by default. However, on some systems, the EFI partition may show up with a drive letter in File Explorer.
When you open Task Manager, you may see that the module “Microsoft common language runtime native compiler” may use 100% of the CPU and hamper the device’s performance.
If the task is ended manually, it starts up automatically after about 10-20 minutes. You may wonder what causes this issue and how to fix this.Read more