Once in one organization, old cash registers were used that were connected via COM port emulators and after automatic Windows updates, a new version of the COM port emulator driver was installed, after which it was displayed with an exclamation mark and stopped working, so it was necessary to prohibit the driver update.
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Windows Pro and Enterprise have the ability to block driver updates through the Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc). In this article I will show you how to do this.
In the Windows DNS cache, records of domain names with their IP addresses to which were accessed are stored. When a user opens a site for the first time, a DNS server is accessed; upon subsequent openings of a site, Windows already takes information from the cache. Therefore, if a new IP address has been assigned to a domain, then the system will access the old one for a while based on the data in the cache.
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Once I noticed that in the mail client The Bat! the attached images are opened by the built-in viewer in which it is impossible to see the whole image and very few functions.
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Once I noticed that when I try to execute the ping command, a message appears on the Windows command line:
“ping” is not recognized as an internal or external command operable program or batch file
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To create a bootable flash drive, open the command line as administrator and enter the commands:
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Official website for downloading the program: www.blat.net
To execute commands with the program, you need to go to the directory where it is located, either specify the full path, or copy to the system directory.
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I will describe the points how to configure a VPN connection in Windows 8:
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I noticed on one computer that instead of Russian letters on the command line and in some programs question marks are displayed.
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