Configure Windows Defender to scan .zip .rar .cab files in Windows 10

On Windows 10, you can enable scanning of archive (.zip, .rar, and .cab) files with Windows Defender for better and enhanced security and protection. In today’s post, we will show you how to configure Windows Defender to scan archive files in Windows 10.

Your PC has a driver or service that isn’t ready – Realtek Bluetooth

When trying to install Windows 10 Feature Update v1909. if you receive a message – What needs your attention – Realtek Bluetooth, Your PC has a driver or service that isn’t ready for this version of Windows 10 then know that Microsoft is aware of this and has suggested workarounds. The old device driver is not compatible, and hence Microsoft has decided to not offer the Feature Update to such systems that have old Realtek Bluetooth drivers installed.

Ntoskrnl.exe, Ntkrnlpa.exe, Win32k.sys files explained

Windows 10 OS has tons of System files that are part of the core OS. Many times end users get to see them running in the Task manager or when they face Blue Screen of Death. Today, we are explaining about three such system files — Ntoskrnl.exe, Ntkrnlpa.exe, and Win32k.sys.

How to set up WiFi Range Extender, Booster, and Repeater

If you have bought a WiFi Range Extender for your home or office, but do not know how to set it up, then you have come to the right place. We will show you how to set up a WiFi Range Extender so that you can use your existing WiFi router from a distance too. You can set it up for your home, office, educational institute, or anywhere else.

Disable or block Firefox settings with Enterprise Policy Generator

If you are using the Firefox browser, and you want to block other users from using some settings, features, options, etc.,  then you can install a Firefox add-on called Enterprise Policy Generator. It will let you temporarily disable or block Firefox settings by generating a policy that prevents various functionalities of the Firefox browser.

Canonical Outs Major Linux Kernel Security Updates for All Supported Ubuntu OSes – Updated

Canonical released today a new batch of Linux kernel security updates for all of its supported Ubuntu Linux releases to address the latest Intel CPU vulnerabilities, as well as other important flaws.

PCLinuxOS Gets November 2019 ISO with Refreshed Themes, Latest Updates

The PCLinuxOS community released their monthly ISO snapshots for November 2019, a release that contains all the latest bug and security updates, as well as various improvements.

The chevron (>>) character in a blue box icon overlay explained

In some of our earlier posts, for eg – 2 small blue arrow overlays which appear on desktop icons, overlay icon on encrypted files & blue and yellow shield icon, we explained what these icons overlay are and how to remove them. In this post, we will explain & show how to remove the chevron (>>) character in a blue box icon overlay on some files in Windows 10.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS Now Patched Against Latest Intel CPU Flaws

Red Hat and CentOS have announced the availability of important kernel security updates for their Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7 and CentOS Linux 6 and 7 operating system series.

First Major Update to Oracle Linux 8 Brings Enhanced Security, Latest Updates

Oracle announced the release and general availability of the first major update to the lasts Oracle Linux 8 operating system series.

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