Windows 10 Activation Failure


Overview When attempting to activate volume license versions of Windows 10 you can often end up experiencing problems. This article will explain how to determine if this is the problem you're experiencing as well as how to successfully activate Windows. The Symptoms With this issue, when you attempt to activate a volume license version of … Continue reading Windows 10 Activation Failure

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Flashing Screen & Hyper-V in Windows 10


Flashing Screen & Windows 10 As of the time of writing this article, I have just received my new laptop. This system is to replace my primary HP laptop that died a few months ago after being in faithful service for over 10 years. Here's what I got.   System Specifications Alienware 17 R3 Microsoft Windows 10 Professional Intel … Continue reading Flashing Screen & Hyper-V in Windows 10

Guide to Building a Hackintosh


I came across this article on building a "Hackintosh". According to the article "A hackintosh is simply any non-Apple hardware that has been made—or “hacked”—to run Mac OS X." Now I'm not a big Apple fan. I run mostly Microsoft technologies (yes, I'm a bit of a fan boy) and some Linux systems as well. … Continue reading Guide to Building a Hackintosh

GPS Tracking is a Search!


If the government puts a GPS tracker in any of your personal effects, it constitutes a search. This is a huge win for privacy, over-invasive government and personal freedom.

Remove Unwanted SameTime Statuses


The IBM® Sametime Connect client allows you to customize the messages that show when you're in different statuses (e.g. available, away, in a meeting, etc.). These messages are stored in a simple XML format so they are easy to edit.

NSA “Equation group” Puts Spyware in Hard Drive Firmware


The NSA has been listening and recording through your mobile phone for years whether it's on or off ("Clapper Program"). Now Kaspersky Labs has found spyware hidden inside the firmware of hard drives made by most major manufacturers.

C# WMI Tutorial


This tutorial will provide a step-by-step process to follow in order to use WMI. It will provide information about the tools you need, how to use them and finally how to code to get information from WMI.