How to prevent Windows 10 from updating the driver

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.
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.

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How to clear the DNS cache in Windows

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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