Sometimes, you just want to write a quick letter, but you don’t want to pay for Microsoft Word, and LibreOffice is overkill for that task. Try the lightweight Microsoft WordPad! WordPad comes pre-installed with Windows for free since Windows 95… Read More »WordPad: Free, built-in Microsoft Word alternative?
Does VMware Player or Workstation tell you that the Linux host does not support 3D acceleration and thus disables it? I might have the answer… “No 3D support is available from the host” Nasty error message! But we might be… Read More »Quickly force 3D acceleration on Linux host for VMware
A simple command in PowerShell! Windows 10 has built-in networking and PUA protection. The network protection prevents you from connecting to known malicious domains, while the PUA protection warns you before installing potentially unwanted applications. In either case, to enable… Read More »Quickly enable Windows 10’s built-in network and PUA protection!
Check out this official Microsoft site to get a free Windows virtual machine (VM)! Microsoft provides free windows virtual machines for developers to use, to develop for IE and Edge. And just to develop in general. Currently, you can choose… Read More »Just need a quick FREE Windows Virtual Machine?
I’ll show you a way around this!(Don’t forget to read the notes on security below!) Start a new WSL session as you usually would. Type sudo EDITOR=nano visudo and hit enter Use your arrow keys to scroll to the end… Read More »Tired of needing a password for sudo in WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux)?
Now that we covered virtualization on Mac, let’s go over to Windows! Microsoft Hyper-V If you have Windows 10 Pro or better (includes Education and Enterprise), then you already have a native virtualization option on board! To enable it, simply… Read More »Virtualization on Windows
This guide is a must if working on the go with a Mac/Windows laptop and using tethering from Android, iOS, or on slow or paid public Wi-Fi! If you’re a Windows 10 user – or have used Windows 10 in… Read More »How to save data while tethering or on public Wi-Fi with Windows 10, Mac or Android