Category Archives: Microsoft Windows

Close program with ESC key in Delphi

You can allow the user to quit your application using the ESC key in your Delphi application. To do so, first you need to set KeyPreview to true eighter in the Object Inspector or by adding the following code in the OnCreate event of the form: procedure TForm1.FormCreate(Sender: TObject); begin KeyPreview := true; end;procedure TForm1.FormCreate(Sender: […]

Set BitLocker to use Alpanumeric and Symbols on PIN

How to set BitLocker to use alpanumeric and symbols on PIN? 1) Modify BitLocker policy via GPEdit Open gpedit.msc and browse to: Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Bitlocker Drive Encryption > Operating System Drives > BitLocker Drive Encryption > Operating System Drives On the right-panel, double-click on […]

Enable BitLocker to Prompt for Password (not PIN) on Startup

How to enable BitLocker to ask for a password when the PC is booted/startup? 1) Open cmd.exe as Administrator 2) Remove TPM-only protector manage-bde.exe -protectors -delete c: -type TPMmanage-bde.exe -protectors -delete c: -type TPM 3) Add Password protector: manage-bde.exe -protectors -add c: -Passwordmanage-bde.exe -protectors -add c: -Password * You will be asked to enter the […]

Enable BitLocker to Prompt for PIN on Startup (TPMAndPIN)

How to enable BitLocker to ask for a PIN when the PC is booted/startup? 1) Modify BitLocker policy via GPEdit Open gpedit.msc and browse to: Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Bitlocker Drive Encryption > Operating System Drives > BitLocker Drive Encryption > Operating System Drives On the […]

Programmatically Lookup File Hash on VirusTotal

This is the correct link to lookup a file hash (any) on VirusTotal: https://www.virustotal.com/search/?query=FILEHASHhttps://www.virustotal.com/search/?query=FILEHASH Example here: https://www.virustotal.com/search/?query=984B31D5A86D7B47350074BC565B35BC05DB291Bhttps://www.virustotal.com/search/?query=984B31D5A86D7B47350074BC565B35BC05DB291B

Windows 10 Edition Upgrade Via ChangePk.exe and DISM

Open Command Prompt (cmd.exe) as Administrator. Get current Windows version via DISM Dism /Online /Get-CurrentEditionDism /Online /Get-CurrentEdition List Windows editions you can upgrade to DISM /online /Get-TargetEditionsDISM /online /Get-TargetEditions Upgrade to a specific Windows edition via DISM DISM /online /Set-Edition:ServerStandard /ProductKey:xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx /AcceptEulaDISM /online /Set-Edition:ServerStandard /ProductKey:xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx /AcceptEula * Change ServerStandard and xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx accordingly Then reboot the […]

Open Windows Explorer with a specific file selected

Run Windows Explorer via cmd.exe with a specific file selected: explorer.exe /select,"C:\WINDOWS\regedit.exe"explorer.exe /select,"C:\WINDOWS\regedit.exe" Useful to programmatically select a file via Windows Explorer.

Download Adobe Creative Suite 6 Applications (Windows\Mac)

Here you can find the direct download links for all Adobe Creative Suite 6 applications, which include CS6 Design & Web Premium, CS6 Design Standard, CS6 Master Collection, CS6 Production Premium, After Effects CS6, Adobe Audition CS6, Dreamweaver CS6, Fireworks CS6, Flash Professional CS6, Illustrator CS6, InCopy CS6, InDesign CS6, Photoshop CS6, Photoshop CS6 Extended, […]

Download Photoshop CS6 Offline Installer (Direct Download)

Adobe Photoshop CS6 is the old version (CS6) of the popular Photoshop software used to create and edit images and photos. Looking to download Photoshop CS6 for Microsoft Windows? Here you can find the direct download links for Photoshop CS6 (and all the other Creative Suite 6 applications), untouched and official from Adobe servers. Download […]

AVG 2018 Offline Installers (Direct Download)

AVG is a powerful (free and paid) antivirus software (like ESET and Kaspersky) for Microsoft Windows Operating Systems. It is a very good Antivirus software solution that has recently been acquired by Avast (another big Antivirus company). Here you can find direct download links for AVG 2018 offline installer for Microsoft Windows. Get AVG Antivirus […]