Tag: Windows

What is Windows Admin Center and do regular users need it?

What is Windows Admin Center

Windows Admin Center is an interface for managing Windows servers and Windows workstations. Microsoft is currently actively promoting this tool as an assistant to system administrators for configuring Windows servers and workstations.

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How to check PowerShell version in Windows 11

Finding your version of PowerShell will help you find out which PowerShell features you have access to. The PowerShell command lets you specify a version number, and we'll show you how.

How to find out the installed version of PowerShell

There is a PowerShell utility to find the (more…)

How to install the latest PowerShell on Windows 11

What's new in PowerShell 7

PowerShell 5.1 is installed by default in Windows 10 and Windows 11. In recent years, there has been an active development of new versions of PowerShell 7.*: 7.0, 7.1. PowerShell 7.2 beta is currently in development

You can view the PowerShell 6.* and (more…)

How to change the default web browser in Windows 11

Whatever the name and whatever engine the preinstalled web browser in Windows is based on, most users launch it only once – in order to download their favorite Google Chrome or Firefox. This tutorial will show you how to make Google Chrome, Firefox or any other web browser the default on Windows (more…)

How to install Squid proxy on Windows

Squid is a high performance caching proxy for web clients supporting FTP, gopher, ICAP, ICP, HTCP and HTTP data objects. Squid reduces network bandwidth, data transfer and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently requested web pages. Squid has extensive access control and is a great (more…)

How to Configure Tor to Work Through a Bridge Relay and Proxy in Windows

If you want to install Tor as a service on Windows, then you need the Expert Bundle. It can be downloaded from this page of the official website.

From the downloaded archive (in my case, the file is called tor-win32-, unpack the Tor folder to the root of the C drive.

Configuring (more…)

How to check if my router supports IPv6

How to open a site on IPv6

The fastest and easiest way to find out if a router can work with IPv6 is to check if it can open a site with an IPv6 address. Use the service “Do I have IPv6”. This website allows you to connect to it in a variety of ways – just follow (more…)

How to disable autostart of programs and services in Windows

Auto-loading programs and services that you are not using is a waste of system resources. The automatic launch of a large number of programs can slow down your computer.

This article will show you how to check which programs start automatically when you turn on your computer and disable those (more…)

How to manage services on Windows

What are services

Services are a kind of programs that run in the background and do not require user input.

Services can either be specific to the Windows operating system or be third-party applications. Examples of services that the user can install himself: web server, VNC remote (more…)