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Configure Windows Update

Run as Administrator sc config wuauserv start=disabled net stop wuauserv Advertisements

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Optimised defaults for VirtualBox VMs

Verbatim copy from https://github.com/hashicorp/vagrant/issues/2864 It seems Vagrant still uses defaut VBoxManage settings but most of them are no longer proper. I spent several hours to play around ssh connections, network and chipset settings so let me share some useful details: … Continue reading

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How to restart the Oracle VirtualBox DHCP Server

pushd C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox VBoxManage dhcpserver modify –netname “VirtualBox Host-Only Network” –disable VBoxManage.exe: error: DHCP server does not exist C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox>VBoxManage.exe natnetwork list NAT Networks: Name: NatNetwork Network: 10.0.2.0/24 Gateway: 10.0.2.1 IPv6: Yes IPv6 Prefix: f Enabled: Yes Name: NatNetwork1 Network: … Continue reading

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How to repair damaged photo image file?

Bad Peggy is an open source piece of software that scans through a folder or directory of images to check for any damaged JPEGs. If it should find any loss in integrity or corruption in a file, it will display … Continue reading

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How to recover deleted files on micro SD card?

Puran File Recovery is a free file recovery program. https://www.lifewire.com/puran-file-recovery-review-2622882

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System Rescue Boot Disc

https://www.raymond.cc/blog/5-system-rescue-boot-disc-based-on-windows-pe/ http://www.online-tech-tips.com/computer-tips/backup-your-computer-by-making-an-image-of-your-hard-drive/

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VPN

https://www.expressvpn.com/

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