A CRC is used to detect any changes to the original data/content, the most common reason being accidental data modification and corruption. CRCs are used to validate integrity, to ensure that the data sent is the data received. It's quite easy to create a CRC with tools built into the Windows operating system. Open a command prompt window,... Continue Reading →
Avoid Windows data collection services.
One of the biggest issues and concerns that people have with Windows 10 is the fact that it dials back to HQ(Microsoft) and provides usage statistics. The quickest route to avoid this is to install Linux on your machine, something like Linux Mint is what I would recommend. Alternatively there are many documented ways to... Continue Reading →
Windows 8.1, there is a light at the end of the tunnel.
You might have read my previous post about Microsoft not understanding it's customers, and might be confused about the above title. My opinion still stands, but there is hope for Windows 8 and 8.1, if you want to know how and why just read on. Recently I have had a chance to get my hands... Continue Reading →