Stefan Rijnhart

96 Flips | 5 Magazines | 13 Followers | @StefanRijnhart | Information Technology Faculty at Lower Columbia College in Longview, WA

How to Manage a Printer in Windows 10

Windows 10 has a new Settings window for configuring printers, but you can still use the old Control Panel tools, too. Here’s what you need to know …

Printing

How to change Recycle Bin storage settings on Windows 10

You can adjust various settings of the Recycle Bin on Windows 10, and in this guide, we'll show you how to do it.On Windows 10, the Recycle Bin is a …

Windows 10 Tip: How to enable Focus Assist in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Most of us spend between 3-6 hours – each day – on screens. Much of this time is spent on social media, where the constant stream of distractions …

Windows 10 Lean: Microsoft Developing a Minimalist Version of Windows

With the release of Windows 10 Insider build 17650, Microsoft added a new stripped down version called "Windows Lean" that uses approximately 2GB …

Windows 10

Survey Reveals Users Have No Clue About Router Security

A recent survey of 2,205 regular users has proven once again that most people don't update router firmware, don't change default credentials, and …

Routers

How to verify Digital Signatures of programs in Windows

Software developers and companies may sign software programs they develop or distribute which is used to validate the integrity of the program to …

Windows 10

What Is a CSV File, and How Do I Open It?

A Comma Separated Values (CSV) file is a plain text file that contains a list of data. These files are often used for exchanging data between …

Python Programming

What Do The Jumper Pins On The Back Of Your Hard Drive Do?

You may have pins on the back of your hard drive that nothing is connected to. These pins are called jumpers, and are used to enable specific types …

Arduino

IETF Approves TLS 1.3 as Internet Standard

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) —the organization that approves proposed Internet standards and protocols— has formally approved TLS …

Information Security

How to Speed Up Your Internet and Protect Your Privacy With Cloudflare's New DNS Service

Cloudflare has launched its own consumer Domain Name System (DNS) service that not only promises to keep your browsing history safe, but appears …

MPLS explained

<i>The thing about MPLS is that it’s a technique, not a service — so it can deliver anything from IP VPNs to metro Ethernet. It's expensive, so with the</i> …

SD-WAN

Top 6 Features in Windows Server 2019

Because Microsoft has shifted to a more gradual upgrade of Windows Server, many of the features that will become available with Windows Server 2019 …

Top 10

How Do SSDs Work? - ExtremeTech

By on August 2, 2018 at 1:18 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Here at ExtremeTech, we’ve often …

Coffee Lake

Windows 10 April 2018 Update: The ultimate changelog

The Windows 10 April 2018 Update, also known as Redstone 4 is just about ready for launch, meaning it shouldn't be long before the rolls it out to …

Getting Started with Windows Containers

Containers can help your business make the most of Windows Server 2016, if you know how to get started.

DevOps

Windows Server 2019 coming later this year, out now in preview

No big surprises about the timing, given the company’s new release timetable.<p>The next version of Windows Server will be branded Windows Server 2019, …

Software

Troubleshoot Browsing Issues by Reloading the DNS Client Cache on Windows

Have you ever gotten DNS errors while trying to browse the web, but another computer on the same network is working just fine? There’s a good chance …

Operating Systems

DNSSEC Key Signing Key Rollover Postponed

Original release date: September 29, 2017<br>The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has announced that the change to the Root …

Information Security

Why Do Some Websites Have Pop-Up Warnings About Cookies?

If you spend any time at all on the web, you’ve probably come across a fairly normal site that seems strangely concerned about cookie education. …

European Union

How Long Do Solid State Drives Really Last?

When large-scale flash storage first came to the consumer market as an alternative to conventional hard drives, the biggest concern (aside from …

University of Toronto

What Is an “N” or “KN” Edition of Windows?

Microsoft distributes special “N” editions of Windows in Europe and “KN” editions of Windows in Korea. These are the same as the standard editions of …

Windows 10

Seven ways to access Safe Mode in Windows 10

Windows 10 has brought several changes, including different methods of accessing Safe Mode. Here's a look at the various ways you can boot a PC in …

Your Next Move: Network Administrator

<i>This article is part of an IT Career News series called “Your Next Move.” These articles take an inside look at the roles related to CompTIA</i> …

Why Are the PCI Express Ports on My Motherboard Different Sizes? x16, x8, x4, and x1 Explained

The PCI Express standard is one of the staples of modern computing, with a slot on more or less every desktop computer made in the last decade. But …

Computer Hardware

What Is Windows 10 Pro for Workstations, and How Is It Different?

Microsoft has announced Windows 10 Pro for Workstations. This is a higher-end version of Windows 10 Professional for expensive PCs with powerful …

What Is the M.2 Expansion Slot, and How Can I Use It?

There’s a new open format sweeping the world of performance PCs, and it’s…well, complicated. The M.2 format is designed for manufacturers to replace …

Computer Hardware

What Is Wake-on-LAN, and How Do I Enable It?

Technology often yields ridiculous conveniences, like being able to turn on your computer from miles away without pushing the power button. …

How to Install Apps to an SD Card (or Another Drive) on Windows 10

Windows 10’s big November update added the ability to install apps from the Store onto an SD card, a USB drive, or another type of external or …

Apps

10+ Useful System Tools Hidden in Windows

Windows contains a variety of system utilities that are useful, but well-hidden. Some are buried deep in the Start menu, while others you can access …

Linux

How to Use a Multimeter

If you’re doing any kind of electrical work—no matter what the application is—one of the best tools you can have at your disposal is a multimeter. If …

Arduino