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Cant Reset PC thinks its running Windows to Go

Reset Windows

Cant Reset PC. Unable to perform a factory reset of Windows PC because it thinks it is running Windows to Go? When this happens, you will not be able to reset your computer the same way you would a typical installation.

Auto Login to Windows

automatically log on

Want to auto login to Windows 11 or 10 instead of having to click a user and enter your Windows login password during boot? The following simple solution will enable you to login to Windows automatically and send you straight to your desktop (bypassing the welcome screen) without user interaction. I highly recommend this tutorial …

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Disable Telemetry on Windows 11

Disable Telemetry Windows 11

Windows telemetry is a feature in Microsoft’s Windows operating system that collects and sends data about the way a computer is used back to Microsoft. This data includes information about software and hardware configuration, performance metrics, and usage statistics.

Restoring Thunderbird after PC Reset

Restore Thunderbird After Reset

If you’ve been forced to reset your PC, you might be wondering how to restore your thunderbird profile, email addresses, and all sent and received emails after a Windows reset. In the following simple solution, I cover exactly this process.

Disable Startup Programs

disabling startup programs on windows

Startup programs are applications or scripts that automatically launch when Windows starts up. These programs can be added by the user, or they can be pre-installed by the operating system or other software.

Disable Bitlocker on External Drive

Disable Bitlocker

BitLocker is a full disk encryption feature developed by Microsoft to protect data on Windows operating systems. It works by encrypting the entire hard drive, including the operating system, system files, and user data. Once enabled, BitLocker requires a user to enter a password or insert a USB key to unlock the drive and access …

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How to find largest files on Windows

find largest files windows

In the following simple solution, I show you how to find largest files on Windows. This process should work from a running Microsoft Windows 11, 10, 8, or 7 environment. As disk space begins to fill up, it is nice to know exactly what files are consuming the most space.

Install Windows 11 on VirtualBox

Windows 11 running from a Virtual Hard Disk

In this tutorial, I will show you how to install Windows 11 on VirtualBox without TPM chipset. This can be useful for those who want to test Windows 11 in a virtual environment or on a computer that doesn’t have hardware that meets the minimum requirements.

Delete or Remove Windows Services

Locate Windows Services

How can I Delete or Remove Windows Services? This seems to be a pretty common question. So in the following simple solution, I’ll cover the removal of a Microsoft Windows service. This might be useful for example; if the program running the service is no longer active or has been disabled.

Install Windows XP from USB


In the following simple solution, I cover one way to Install Windows XP from USB. Running a Windows XP USB Install might be useful for example if you wish to perform an Install on an older Netbook or Laptop that does not have a CD or DVD Drive. One of the simplest approaches to accomplish …

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