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Removing IE Addon "Shockwave Flash Object"
This section provides a tutorial example on how to disable and remove 'Shockwave Flash Object' addon from Internet Explorer.
2018-02-01, 716👍, 2💬

💬 2017-08-09 Julia: Good advice. Now we'll see if it works.

Windows 7: Firewall Alert on Blocked Connection
This section provides a tutorial example on how Windows Firewall alerts you when it detects a blocked connection on Windows 7 system.
2017-01-24, 661👍, 2💬

💬 2017-01-24 tenani: thanx for showing scurity alert ans explaining step by step. very clear and useful

💬 2016-09-29 Manjit Chana: Thanks for exact information to enable me deal with above alert issue.

"regedit.exe" - Changing Registry Values
This section provides a tutorial example on how to change registry values for the FreeCell game program, like increase the total number of games won.
2017-02-16, 617👍, 2💬

💬 2017-02-16 Herong: Johnny, The example given in this tutorial was based on Windows XP. FreeCell registry key will be at different locations in othe...

💬 2017-02-11 Johnny Jevidetti: What version of Windows are you using? Trying the steps you have outlined, my regedit is much different than the one you describ...

Configuring and Managing System Services
This chapter provides a quick introduction of Windows system services. Topics include service related concepts and tools, creating and deleting services using 'sc.exe', starting, stopping, or disabling services with the services console, ending service processes with 'Task Manager'.
2016-09-23, 613👍, 2💬

💬 2016-09-23 Herong: Sue, where do you see the "no printer paper" message, on the computer?

💬 2016-09-20 sue: I need to get rid of message that says no printer paper when there is paper, U cannot type as per the instructions and read the ...

Using the Processes Tab
This section provides a quick description of the processes tab that lists all running processes on the system with CPU and memory usage information.
2016-12-04, 556👍, 1💬

💬 2016-12-04 ali: thank you and thank you

PDF Printing Version
Information on how to obtain the PDF version of this book for printing.
2017-01-31, 547👍, 3💬

💬 2017-01-31 Linda Collins: Need to get cracking.

💬 2016-02-03 andi: good doc

Enabling Pop-up Blocker
This section provides a tutorial example on how to enable the Pop-up Blocker and change its settings in Internet Explorer 10.
2016-02-17, 535👍, 1💬

💬 2016-02-17 Stoj: Will give it a try. Thanks.

Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal
This chapter provides a quick description of Internet Explorer (IE) trojan 'Puper - trojan.popuper' and notes on how to remove 'Puper' from your Windows system.
2016-02-25, 387👍, 1💬

💬 2015-09-18 steph: need to remove virus

Windows 8: Verify Factory Reset
This section provides a tutorial example on how to verify the factory reset partition on the hard disk on Windows 8 system.
2016-03-11, 330👍, 1💬

💬 2016-03-11 25dollarsupport: Have you try to contact 25dollarsupport.com tech support

Installing Internet Explorer (IE) 10
This section provides a tutorial example on how to download and install Internet Explorer 10 on a Windows 7 system.
2016-05-10, 329👍, 1💬

💬 2016-05-10 Emad: Thanks

Disabling IE Addon "Yahoo! Toolbar"
This section provides a tutorial example on how to disable 'Yahoo! Toolbar' in IE (Internet Explorer).
2017-08-03, 325👍, 4💬

💬 2017-08-03 Herong: Lori, can you uninstall Yahoo! from your computer, if you don't need it any more?

💬 2017-07-27 Lori: Like Debbie, the enable and disable buttons are greyed out even when I run IE as an administrator. I can't find any solution to ...

💬 2016-05-13 Herong: Debbie, that will happen if the file supporting this add-on has been removed already. In that case, you don't need to worry abou...

💬 2016-05-11 Debbie: The enable and disable buttons are greyed out even when I run IE as an administrator.

Setting Up FTP Server with IIS
This section provides a tutorial example of how to set up a FTP server with IIS (Internet Information Server).
2017-05-10, 320👍, 2💬

💬 2017-04-26 zohaib: how to change ASCII to Binary mode in windows FTP server

Command Line Console Registry Tool - "reg.exe"
This section provides a quick description of the command line registry management tool: 'reg.exe'.
2018-02-07, 252👍, 1💬

💬 2018-02-07 unknown: REG add HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Win dows\System/v DisableCMD /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

HijackThis - Browser Hijacker Diagnosis Tool
This chapter provides tutorial examples on HijackThis, a browser hijacker detection and open source tool. Topics include installing HijackThis; scanning system settings for changes; fixing changed settings; reviewing running processes, startup programs, and installed programs.
2016-02-27, 226👍, 1💬

Windows Security Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples
This free book is a collection of tutorial notes written by the author while he was dealing with security issues with Microsoft Windows systems. Key topics include anti-virus tools, virus and trojan removal techniques, security issues with browser add-on applications.
2015-07-18, 213👍, 0💬

"WinRAR" - RAR and ZIP File Compression Tool
This chapter provides an introduction of WinRAR. Topics include installing WinRAR 3.42, adding files and sub directories to RAR/ZIP files, extracting files from RAR/ZIP files, setting passwords to RAR files, setting Windows Explorer context menu for WinZip, running WinRAR in command line windows.
2016-02-20, 203👍, 0💬

Windows Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples
This free book is a tutorial book for regular users of Windows systems. It is a collection of tutorial notes written by the author while he was learning and using Microsoft Windows systems. Key words include FTP, Network, Graphics, HijackThis, Internet Explorer, WinZIP, WinRAR, Process, Service, Spy...
2015-07-17, 195👍, 0💬

Startup Programs Removal for Better System Performance
This chapter provides a quick introduction of system startup programs. Topics include system performance affected by startup programs, listing startup program with HijackThis, locations of startup program settings, removing startup program setting from Windows registry and startup folders.
2015-10-19, 166👍, 1💬

Adding Directories to a New ZIP File
This section provides a tutorial example on how to add files and sub directories to a new ZIP file.
2017-08-21, 157👍, 2💬

💬 2017-08-21 Herong: Bob, try WinRAR. It's easier to use.

💬 2017-08-16 Bob Stine: I am trying to create a zip archive that includes subdirectories. It would be great if I could do this from the commandline. Why...

Showing Services under Each Process
This section provides a tutorial example on how to use command 'tasklist' to show all services under each running process with the service option '/SVC'.
2018-05-19, 156👍, 2💬

💬 2018-05-15 Herong: Hi John, you can pipe the output to the FIND command to get what you are looking for: tasklist /SVC | find "N/A"

💬 2018-04-30 John: Hello, Is there any way to list the processes that have no services (N/A) and their PID?

Converting File Format from GIF to JPG/JPEG
This section provides a tutorial example on how to convert the file format GIF to JPG of graphics files using 'Paint' program.
2017-05-16, 155👍, 1💬

Web Server Log Files and Analysis Tool - "Analog"
This chapter provides an introduction of 'Analog' - Web log file analysis tool. Topics include IIS and Apache log file samples, installing and configuring 'Analog', setting up 'Analog' to process Apache log files.
2017-01-29, 147👍, 1💬

Windows 7: Event Log Viewer
This section provides a tutorial example on how to review all event log entries with the Event Viewer on a Windows 7 system.
2016-04-14, 137👍, 1💬

Outdated: "HijackThis" - Spyware and Browser Hijacker Detector
This section provides a tutorial example on how to run 'HijackThis' to generate a system diagnose report.
2018-07-01, 127👍, 2💬

💬 2018-07-01 Herong: Dragokas, Thanks for maintaining this nice tool. I will definitely try the new version.

💬 2018-06-29 Dragokas: Just for information: There is a new version named: HiJackThis Fork v3: https://github.com/dragokas/hijackth isthat supports all...

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