Monthly Archives: September 2014

How to create and boot an Ubuntu live CD

Follow this guide if you don’t know how to create and boot an Ubuntu live CD http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/try-ubuntu-before-you-install The image you download from the Ubuntu website is a live-CD. All you’ve got to do once downloaded is to burn it to disk by following the instructions which can also be found on the download page: Burning a CD in Windows Burning… Read more →

Windows 8.1 Syskey Removal

If you have syskey enabled on your system   What is syskey? SysKey is an in-built Windows utility that can help you secure the Security Accounts Management or SAM database. In case you do not know, the SAM Database stores hashed copies of our user passwords, which is encrypted with a locally stored system key. The Windows operating system prevents… Read more →

How To Reset A Windows 7 Password

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/windows7/ht/reset-password-windows-7.htm Insert either your Windows 7 installation DVD, or a Windows 7 System Repair disc, into your optical drive and then restart your computer. If you have either on a flash drive, that’ll work too. Tip: See How to Boot From a CD, DVD, or BD Disc or How to Boot From a USB Device if you’ve never booted from… Read more →

Tech Support Scams – Help & Resource Page

https://blog.malwarebytes.org/tech-support-scams/ Tech Support Scams – Help & Resource Page October 4, 2013 | BY Jérôme Segura Hello, we are calling from Windows and your computer looks like it is infected. Our Microsoft Certified Technician can fix it for you. Sound familiar? Whether you have just been scammed or simply want to find out more on the topic, you have come to… Read more →

Windows 8.1 Change To Local Account

Change Microsoft live to a local account in Windows 8.1 Microsoft Mark Kaelin http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/windows-and-office/quick-tip-change-microsoft-live-to-a-local-account-in-windows-81/ Since the Windows 8.1 update, I have been asked many times how to change a Microsoft live account into a local account without losing data. Here is how you do it. When I wrote Quick Tip: Change to a local account in Windows 8.1, I was… Read more →