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Microsoft Adds Key Management to Azure Cloud

Microsoft continues to bulk up its Azure cloud platform, adding a secure key vault for protecting cloud workloads as well as a new set of larger virtual machines and an easier way to deploy Docker-based workloads.

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How to Install Microsoft Fonts in Linux Office Suites

Times New Roman, Calibri, and many other popular fonts are created by Microsoft and can’t be included with Linux. If you wish to open a Microsoft Office document in OpenOffice or LibreOffice, it is important for you to install Microsoft fonts on your Linux system.

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How to Control Windows Store Apps in Windows 8/8.1 With AppLocker

AppLocker is only available in Windows 8+ Enterprise and Windows Server 2012+. AppLocker in Windows 8 gives IT complete control over which desktop and Windows Store apps users can run, and Windows Store apps are even easier to manage than desktop apps.

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Make Your Windows Show File Extensions

If you’re a Windows power user you probably already know how to do this, but for everybody else, it can be useful to see file extensions so that you know for sure what type of file you are dealing with.

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How to Save a Webpage as a PDF or MHT File

There are two ways to save webpages as single, contained files. They won’t reproduce the exact layout of the page, but they’ll come very close. One will give you a standard .pdf file. The other technique produces a less ubiquitous .mht or .mhtml file. You’ll have fewer options for reading .mht files, but they usually get closer to the look of the original pages.

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How to Make Screenshots on Any Device

Screenshots are a best way to prove a point, build a case, or just send someone something interesting on your screen. If you don’t know how to take screenshots, then you’re really missing out. So now all the major platforms support easy screenshots. The windows users have always been able to take a snap of their screen by pressing the “PrtScn” (Print Screen) button. In Windows 8.1, it’s quite a bit easier – Android, Mac OS X, and iOS alike – all have basic procedures that make screenshots a breeze.

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How to Display Active Directory Last Logon Information

To display last associated logon information on the user's login screen after sign-in, you have to activate the Group Policy “Display information about previous logons during user logon” in a strict order. Here we will learn the difference between the Windows Server 2008 attributes and the old last logon attributes that were introduced with Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003. The account holder will see the time of the last successful and unsuccessful login.

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Does Your Computer Have a Malware?

Malware is a software that's designed to take unwanted actions on your behalf. This software can collect info from your account, send status updates or messages that look like they're from you, or cover your account with ads that crash your computer.

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How the Humble Drive Partition Led to the Larger Hard Drives We All Love

While installing Windows 8, Ragav RG converted his hard drive to the new GUID Partition Table (GPT) partitioning format. This format used to define the hard disk partitions in computers with UEFI startup firmware. The GPT replaces the previous master boot record (MBR) method. While the MBR supported partitions as large as 2.2TB, GPT partitions can be up to 18 Exabyte’s. GUID stands for globally unique identifiers. Translation: Every partition has a randomly generated, 36-character Unicode name.

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Authorize Revive Old Posts Plugin Facebook App

Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site, which is available in 37 different languages, includes public features.

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List of All Installed Windows Drivers and How to See It

Drivers aren’t something that you need to be terribly worried about anymore unless you’re a gamer, but when you are troubleshooting a problem it can be useful to see what you have installed.

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5 Important Things to Do Immediately With Your New PC

A new PC is not like a new car; you cannot just turn a key and put the pedal to the metal. Performing just a few simple activities when you first fire it up is crucial and can help it be safer, faster, and better poised for the future. Here are the five important things you should do whenever you buy a new PC.

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How to Pause or Resume a Windows Application Using Process Explorer

Whether you need in the event that you must see what suspected malware software is doing or to do diagnostics on software, you need to use Process Explorer to basically place the software on pause while you look at what it’s doing.

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Monitor Network Traffic and Limit Data Usage With NetBalancer for Windows

NetBalancer is a free tool for Windows that allows you to monitor network traffic for individual applications. In addition, you can measure and limit data usage and bandwidth of specific apps.

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How AutoRun Malware Became a Problem on Windows, and How it Was Fixed

AutoRun was as soon as an enormous safety drawback on Windows. AutoRun helpfully allowed malicious software to launch as soon as you inserted discs and USB drives into your computer. This flaw wasn’t only exploited by malware authors. It was famously used by Sony BMG to hide a rootkit on music CDs.

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