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Archive for the ‘Windows 7’ Category

WannaCry — Decrypting files with WanaKiwi + Demos – Comae Technologies

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/05/19

[Archive.is] Working Windows XP & 7 demos. #FRENCHMAFIA: WannaCry — Decrypting files with WanaKiwi + Demos – Comae Technologies:

TL;DR;

DO NOT REBOOT your infected machines and TRY wanakiwi ASAP*!

*ASAP because prime numbers may be over written in memory after a while.

Via:[WayBack] A French researcher says he’s found a tool that could help some fraction of victims running that older Windows version. Just don’t reboot!  WannaCry Ransomware Victims Might Have Some Hope–If They’re on Windows XP | WIRED

–jeroen

Posted in Power User, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2 | Leave a Comment »

PatchCleaner just cleaned 10-20 gigabyte per Windows 7-8.x installation

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/05/15

PatchCleaner just cleaned out 10-20 gigabyte per VM for most of my Windows 7-8.x VMs. After that, the updates still worked fine.

So it indeed does:

Safely remove all orphaned patch and installer files from your windows installer directory in one easy click

–jeroen

Download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/patchcleaner/

Posted in Power User, Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 9 | Leave a Comment »

Technology Chatting with Jack: SOLVED! – High CPU Usage of Microsoft Security Essentials

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/05/01

Details: Technology Chatting with Jack: SOLVED! – High CPU Usage of Microsoft Security Essentials

TL;DR:

if MsMpEng.exe uses a lot of CPU, it it to it’s own exclusion list.

–jeroen

Posted in Power User, Windows, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 9 | Leave a Comment »

Two Quick Methods for Finding Shared Folders in Windows

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/05/01

In addition to the two methods mentioned at Two Quick Methods for Finding Shared Folders in Windows (use net share or compmgmt.msc) I like this one:

fsmgmt.msc

It directly gets you to the “Shared Folders” inside compmgmt.msc

–jeroen

Posted in Power User, Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Vista, Windows XP | Leave a Comment »

Windows update errors you get when you have a bad network connection: 80244019 and

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/04/14

A while ago I had some intermittent network issues resulting in these Windows Update error numbers:

  • 80244019 (some traffic made it through)
  • 80072EE2 (no traffic made it through)
  • 8??????? (DNS traffic didn’t make it through)

–jeroen

Posted in Power User, Windows, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 | Leave a Comment »

 
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