Posts Tagged: stop

Windows: Stop A Forced Shutdown

Sometime an error will cause Windows to begin a shutdown. These can be caused by many things (this one caused by an error with the Remote Procedure Call used by remote desktop) but ultimately they all give you 60 seconds and then crash your Windows on you. To cancel one of these shutdowns, do a… Read more »

Internet Explorer Vulnerability: Microsoft warns users to stay away.

Internet Explorer is currently an unsafe and vulnerable browser. Stop using it until the issue is fixed. Microsoft releases the following statement: ‘The vulnerability exists in the way that Internet Explorer accesses an object in memory that has been deleted or has not been properly allocated. The vulnerability may corrupt memory in a way that… Read more »

Facebook: Stop Videos from Automatically Playing

Since Facebook’s newest ‘upgrade’ all posted videos have been set to automatically begin playing as you scroll past them on your feed. Many users, including myself have found this incredibly irritating. Here is how to fix it: First right click your drop down arrow found in the top right, and click on ‘settings’. On the… Read more »

Stopping Programs from Starting on Startup

When you get a brand new laptop typically the machine will boot up very quickly and seamlessly. But as time goes on and you add programs and features, that start time keeps getting longer and more painful. Here is how to fix the problem, by stopping unneeded programs from starting automatically. I will explain for… Read more »