The system administrator has set policies to prevent this installation

While I was installing Arduino for Visual Studio I encountered this annoying message: There are a few ways to fix it, including deactivating User Account Control (UAC) or logging in as the Administrator user (and not a regular user with Administrator privileges), but the method I chose to handle it was the following. I chose […]

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Windows Vista – Enable Telnet

It is quite rare that I use Telnet these days, so it took a long time for me to notice that by default it was not packaged with Windows Vista. This is also the case for Windows 7.   Telnet is very insecure and whenever you have the choice you should always use SSH, so […]

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How to Remove the Windows 7 Build Number

So you’re still using the Windows 7 Release Candidate, and plan on using it until it expires in on June 1, 2010, but you’re sick of looking at the build number that’s etched in the bottom right corner of your screen. Thanks to our friends at DeepXW, this is quite simple to remove. Download the […]

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