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How to Turn Off OneDrive Automatic Updates

Automatic software updates are usually very welcome. You get bug fixes, security enhancements and the latest and greatest features, all without lifting a finger! But automatic updates have a dark side as well. What happens if an update, which usually … Continue reading

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Automatic Update Breaks Google Drive Windows Service

Google Drive Service Not Synchronizing Files on Windows Last Thursday Jeremy Farber from Securis reported a problem with his Google Drive Windows Service: Having an issue with Google Drive where the sync doesn’t seem to take place right away. Any … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Windows 10

The next version of Windows, dubbed Windows 10 is expected to be released in the second half of 2015. On October 1, Microsoft provided software makers with an early look at the new OS, so that we can test and … Continue reading

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Tips for Running AutoIt in the Isolated Session 0

Starting with Windows Vista in 2007 and continuing with every subsequent release, Microsoft has banned users from logging in to the first session created as Windows boots. This “Session 0 Isolation” has been accompanied by a steady erosion of the … Continue reading

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Using TASKLIST to check your Windows Services

If you are comfortable working with Windows Services from the command line, take a look at Microsoft’s TASKLIST utility. This often overlooked tool — available on all versions of Windows — can help you answer the following questions as you … Continue reading

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