Category Archives: Windows 8

How to fix “Ignoring extended attributes” using ImageX on Windows 8

 

Are you also having issues capturing Windows 8 images with the imageX.exe command?

What to expect of Windows 8.1 “Blue”

A lot has been said about Windows 8 since the release back in 2012. The new Metro user interface and the missing Start button is just some of the things that the critics has highlighted as reasons why Windows 8 has not been the big hit that Microsoft was hoping.

How to disable the Windows Key in Windows 7

The windows key

The windows keyBack in 1995 when Microsoft released Windows 95 they also introduced the PC world to a new keyboard key simply just called the Windows Key.

How to install the Telnet Client from a command line

windows-Telnet-prompt-logo

windows-Telnet-prompt-logoIn Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 the Telnet Client is not installed by default, but if you are a real geek like me you can’t live without the good old Telnet Client :-). In this post I will guide you through installing the Telnet Client feature that is no longer installed by default in Windows.

What is an ISO file?

ISO files

ISO files
An ISO file or an ISO image is an uncompressed archive file containing an optical disk image of a CD-ROM or DVD. The name ISO is taken from the ISO 9660 file system. ISO files can contain all kind of data that you can put on a CD or DVD e.g. Operating Systems, applications, videos and anything else you can put on a disc. The smart thing about an ISO files is that you can burn it directly to a CDROM or DVD media. There are also tools available that let you mount an ISO file as a virtual disc drive and run the content from there. I have earlier written a post about one of my favorites named Virtual CloneDrive. If you prefer to burn the ISO file, Windows 7 has a built-in application that can do just that named Isoburn.