A better Task Manager

Windows Task Manager is a decent enough tool, but it doesn’t really give you all that much information, nor is it always able to do what you need it to, such as end certain processes. By default, the Processes view looks something like this:   While this is enough for most users, it isn’t always… Continue reading A better Task Manager

Securing transfer of Anti Virus policies

Fighting and defending against computer viruses is one of the largest challenges facing businesses and individuals in the IT world of today. To guard against this, most people have anti-virus software installed on their computers. However, even though you have anti-virus software installed, how can you be certain that the policy-files are the ones your… Continue reading Securing transfer of Anti Virus policies

Changing the OEM-info

The OEMINFO.ini-file is a file that stores support information about your computer, which usually ships with computers delivered with a preinstalled operating system. It can contain virtually anything, but usually it contains the name of the manufacturer, the address to their website, and similar information.   The following hack allows you to change the information… Continue reading Changing the OEM-info

Uncovering Model-specific errors

Most models of computer have one or two errors that you classically begin to see within about a year of their release. Be it motherboard issues, harddrive failures or simply keyboard malfunction, they all have them. The problem is that for each new model, there’s a new standard error. Some are shared across a range… Continue reading Uncovering Model-specific errors