NMap NSE Script To Detect #WannaCry MS17-010 Vulnerability

With the recent spread of the #WannaCry ransomware over the past week, the IT community has been in a frenzy to patch vulnerable systems that are missing the MS17-010 patch that Microsoft released back in March 2017. If you need to scan your network for possible vulnerable systems, you can use a tool called NMap [...]

How To Display Current Message In Reading Pane While Scrolling With Arrows In Outlook 2016

If you use Conversation View in Microsoft Outlook 2016, there might be a time when you'll want to scroll through emails in a folder using your keyboard's arrow keys instead of pointing and clicking with a mouse. Depending on your settings, when you try to scroll using your arrow keys, the Reading Pane might just [...]

By | 2017-05-10T09:41:32+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: Apps, Tech Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How To Disable Taskbar Pop-Up Ads In Windows 10

Windows 10 displays taskbar pop-up ads, which Microsoft calls "tips, tricks, and suggestions". These tips have included recommendations to use Microsoft Edge for better battery life, and an encouragement to use Microsoft Edge so you can earn Microsoft Rewards points. If you're like me, I prefer to use my own apps and browsers and I [...]

By | 2017-05-06T17:57:39+00:00 May 6th, 2017|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Review Leophile EEL Wireless Sports Headphones

If you're on the market for a decent pair of bluetooth sports headphones, try out the Leophile EEL Headphones. For under $50, they offer a lot of features and decent sound for the price range. These headphones are rated IP67 water and sweat proof. It features a comfortable neckband design that stays in place, even [...]

By | 2017-05-02T11:13:29+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Windows KB4015217 Windows Server 2016 Windows 10 VMware Inaccessible Boot Disk

There have been recent reports that the Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 patch KB4015217 breaks VMware virtual machines (VM), leaving them inoperable and a boot error of "Inaccessible Boot Disk". The Windows KB4015217 patch is called "Cumulative Update for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016: April 11, 2017". While looking at the KB4015217 Release [...]

Review: Koogeek Smart Socket

Over the past few weeks I've had the opportunity to use the Koogeek Smart Socket, which is a Wi-Fi connected light bulb socket that allows you to control your light from your smartphone either using the Koogeek app or Apple Home Kit. Their app also gives you the ability to track how much electricity the [...]

By | 2017-04-14T10:23:33+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How To Block (Defer) Windows 10 Creators Update

Today's (April 11th) the day that Microsoft will begin rolling out the Windows 10 Creators Update through Windows Update. I've been using the Windows 10 Creators Update for a few months now through the Insider Preview program, and I haven't had any major issues. You can read some of my articles by looking at the [...]

By | 2017-04-11T11:18:38+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How To Uninstall OneDrive Windows 10 Creators Update & Disable Via Group Policy

We previously wrote an article explaining How To Uninstall OneDrive In Windows 10, which included running special commands and deleting registry keys. If you aren't comfortable editing the registry, then uninstalling OneDrive in previous versions of Windows 10 probably wasn't something you would have wanted to tackle. Fortunately, with the upcoming launch of the Windows [...]

How To Disable Suggested Apps In The Start Menu In Windows 10

As Windows 10 gains in popularity, the Microsoft Store continues to grow and increase the number of apps available. In the new Windows 10 Start Menu, you may have noticed some suggested apps by Microsoft. These aren't apps you have installed, but they still appear in your Start Menu because Microsoft thinks you should check [...]

By | 2017-04-02T10:44:20+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Categories: Tech Tips, Windows|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Review: MPow Thor Bluetooth Headphones

For the past few weeks I've had the opportunity to review the MPow Thor Bluetooth Headphones, and I'm quite impressed with them, especially given their entry-level pricing at less than $40. This headset offers both wireless and wired connectivity, along with 8 hours of battery life. While they don’t offer active noise cancellation, the headset [...]

By | 2017-04-01T12:19:04+00:00 April 1st, 2017|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments