Turn off driver updates in Windows Update in Windows 10

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To turn off drivers being updated during windows updates we have two options. First is to make a group policy change, the other is a small registry tweak. Group Policy Edit Open run by pressing Win + R together then type in: gpedit.msc press enter Once the Group Policy Editor opens go to – Computer Configuration → Administrative […]

Disable Cortana in Windows 10 post Anniversary Update 1607

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Quick reg update to disable Cortana Open Registry Editor by typing in search – gpedit.msc Go to the following Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Search   Right click and create a new 32-bit DWORD value here named AllowCortana and leave its value data as 0. You will need to reboot your computer to apply this edit.

OnePlus X OxygenOS 3.1.0 (Marshmallow) Community Build

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Please read the following instructions carefully before flashing your device. Flashing may lead to loss of data and damaged hardware if not done properly. We highly recommend backing up all your important personal data before continuing, even in cases where a data wipe is not needed. Instructions assume you are already on OxygenOS and using […]

Uninstall Windows 10’s Built-in Apps

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Windows 10 includes a variety of universal apps, and there’s no easy way to hide them from the “All Apps” view in the new Start menu. You can uninstall them, but Microsoft doesn’t allow you to easily uninstall them in the usual way. Although the apps themselves take up very little space on your device […]

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For me i needed something to create quick simple user training videos, but you might want to document work or install procedures, in any case your going to need some software to record your screen! Well, look no further than Screen to Gif. Screen to Gif lets you record a selected area of your screen, do […]

SCCM Deploy – TomTom Home

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This guide i will be a quick walk through deploying TomTom Home using SCCM 2012 SP2 First we need to download the latest version from: http://www.tomtom.com/services/service.php?id=16&tab=87  Save into a convenient location, this wont be the files used to install we need to get the MSI. Open Run (win+R) enter %temp% depending on few factors you may/maynot […]

Exclude User/Computer From GPO

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One that I’ve not had many times but enough that i feel others can benefit from the knowledge. Making a Group Policy object apply to everyone except specific users or computers. Sounds simple and something Microsoft might have an option for, but, sadly like everything no, no they don’t. This is a relatively straight forward task however i would […]