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How to Open Command Prompt on Windows 10
Command prompt, a command-line interpreter application also known as cmd.exe or CMD, is available in most Windows operating systems. This article will show you the various ways to open the Command Prompt in Windows 10 (these methods also apply to Windows 8 and 7).
How to Electronically Sign a PDF in Windows & MacOS?
Are you tired of printing out documents and having to scan them back to add your signature? There are many ways to sign them virtually. This guide will show you how to sign your documents virtually (without the inconvenience of printing, signing, and scanning) before sending them.
Apps Won't Open on Windows 10? Our Troubleshooting Guide Will Help You Fix That
Apps are an essential part of Windows 10, and it can be very frustrating if you can't use them. There are many cases when people can't use their apps because they won't open. Windows apps not opening isn't the most common problem for Windows 10 users, but it does happen.
How to Prevent Windows 10 and 7 From Automatically Downloading and Installing Updates?
Before Windows 10, the automatic update install feature could be disabled - you could still let Windows check for updates but decide if and when to download and install them. Alternatively, it was possible to disable updates altogether. Windows 10 automatically downloads and installs updates, regardless. If, however, you prefer to disable them, this article explains how.
How to Print to PDF in Windows 10 and Windows 7?
PDF is a portable file standard and a more compatible format than other types of documents. Printing to a PDF file is quite simple - you can install a free 'PDF printer' or use various other programs. And, if you are using Windows 10, then it is effortless. This article will show you a few easy ways to print to PDF in Windows.
How to Reopen Closed Tabs in Chrome, Firefox, Explorer, Opera, and Edge Browsers
Sometimes you may accidentally close a tab, a situation that frequently happens to us all. In this article, we will thoroughly explain how to reopen recently closed tabs, and how to find and reopen them from your previous browsing history in five of the most popular browsers. This guide is written using the following Internet browser versions: Google Chrome 62, Mozilla Firefox 57, Opera 49, Internet Explorer 11, and Microsoft Edge 40.
How to perform a System Restore using Command Prompt? (ransomware or virus is blocking Safe Mode)
The System Restore function restores operating system files to an earlier point in time. System Restore is useful when malicious software infiltrates a computer and damages the system files. Moreover, this function important when dealing with variants of ransomware infections that block computer screens. This tutorial describes the process of performing a System Restore using Command Prompt. In some cases, especially when dealing with ransomware infections, performing a System Restore is a complicated task, since modern fake antivirus programs and ransomware infections are capable of blocking an operating system's Safe Mode and Safe Mode with networking. This leaves one solution: performing a System Restore using Command Prompt.
"Your device has been blocked" - How to Remove Ransomware Infections From an Android Device?
Cybercriminals have been spreading ransomware viruses on Windows-based computers for some time. These infections became popular in mid-2006 and continue to infect personal computers and extort money from their victims.
Recently, security research began showing a rise in Android-based mobile ransomware infections. Usually, ransomware viruses exploit the names of authorities, including the FBI, USA Cyber Crime Investigations, and The ICE Cyber Crime Center - making fake claims that users must pay an amount of money (for supposed law violations such as watching pornography, using copyrighted files, etc.) to unblock their devices.
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