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The Top 3 Real-World Problems with Microsoft Srvany

Despite being almost 20 years old, Microsoft’s free Srvany utility is still a surprisingly popular tool. Every week, we come across at least one person using the ancient service wrapper to install an executable or batch file to start at … Continue reading

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How to Survive Automatic Updates when Running 24/7 with AlwaysUp

Automatic software updates: An overview For Windows users, software updates are a regular part of life. Vendors like Microsoft, Adobe and Oracle are constantly tweaking their software, which then inundate us with “helpful” nudges. This prompt from printer manufacturer Brother … Continue reading

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