Author Archive | Martin Brinkmann

windows 10 update kb4016240

Microsoft announced today that it plans to release non-security updates for the most recent version of Windows 10 Creators Update, early. Microsoft created two cumulative update patches for Windows 10 previously which the company released on the second Tuesday of every month. One included security and non-security patches, the other only security updates. Since both […]


windows 10 update kb4016240

Microsoft released KB4016240 just a moment ago (on April 25th, 2017), a new cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1703 (also known as the Creators Update). The update is already available via Windows Update, and it should be installed automatically on most devices running Windows 10 version 1703 as automatic updates is the default configuration. […]


The Ultimate Learn to Code 2017 Bundle is a massive eLearning bundle that teaches you various programming and scripting languages including Python, Java, Ruby on Rails, and HTML5 / CSS3. It includes the following ten courses available to users of all experience levels: Python for Beginners 2017 -- Learn the Swiss Army Knife of Coding […]


malwarebytes exclude files processes

Malwarebytes 3 may block legitimate processes or functions, such as saving files, on Windows PCs. When I started a PC running Windows 10 Pro today for instance, I got some strange error messages thrown by various programs. The screen capture tool SnagIt complained that it could not save the captured file (failed to save document), […]


fast user switching windows 10

Fast User Switching is a Windows feature that allows users to sign in to accounts while others are still signed in on the machine. Basically, what it does is allow multiple users to work with the Windows computer at the same time. Microsoft introduces the functionality in Windows XP, and it is also support by […]


vulkan run time libraries

Vulkan Run Time Libraries, sometimes also known as Vulkan Runtime Libraries or VulkanRT, is a 3D graphics and compute API by Khronos Group. The cross platform Vulkan API is available for Windows, Linux, and Android, and was dubbed the "next generation OpenGL" initially. Khronos launched the Vulkan 1.0 specification on February 16th, 2016 and Khronos […]


Digital Rights Update Tool

Digital Rights Update Tool is a new application for Windows 10 by Microsoft that allows you to remove DRM protection from WMA audio files. Windows users who use Windows Media Player to rip audio CDs to WMA audio files on devices running Windows may notice one day that DRM protection was added to the audio […]


netflix 1080p non-windows 10

The web browser and/or device determines the highest quality level (resolution) that you get when you play TV shows or movies on Netflix. You get 1080p and 4k playback only in Microsoft Edge currently when it comes to web browsers. This means, that you get that only if your computer runs Windows 10, Microsoft's newest […]


utorrent codec information

In the latest episode of Torrentfreak's Steal This Show podcast, BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen reveals that the next uTorrent version will run in a web browser. When it comes to popular BitTorrent clients, uTorrent is probably the most popular of them all. With about 150 million active users per month, it easily beats other popular […]


node.exe

Sec Consult security researchers discovered a vulnerability in Nvidia's GeForce Experience software that allows attackers to bypass Windows application whitelisting. Nvidia's GeForce Experience is a program that Nvidia installs by default in its driver packages. The program, initially designed to provide users with good configurations for computer games so that they run better on user […]


Lightbulb

Lightbulb is an open source program for Windows that provides you with options to reduce blue light automatically as the day passes by. Programs that reduce blue light are nothing new. There is the grand daddy of them all, F.Lux for Windows which was released in a new version recently. Companies like Apple and Microsoft […]


windows 10 cloud

Microsoft's not-yet-officially unveiled -- Windows 10 Cloud operating system is likely going to be unveiled on Microsoft's May 2, 2017 event in New York City. While we will have to wait another week to find out whether that is indeed the case or not, Windows 10 Cloud hardware specs and performance targets were leaked online […]