Sep 21

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Sep 20

1. Run gpedit.msc 

2. Local Computer Policy ->User Configuration

3. -> Administrative Templates

4. -> Windows Components

5. -> Attachment Manager 

6. ->  “Inclusion list for low file types” click enabled and add to this list the file extensions that you want to open without triggering this warning.

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Sep 14

If you’re running Microsoft Windows you can disable the Internal speaker or PC speaker by following the below steps.

1.Open Device Manager
2.In Device Manager click View and click “Show hidden devices”
3.This should make “Non-Plug and Play Drivers” visible in Device Manager.
4.Expand Non-Plug and Play Drivers by clicking the plus and double-click Beep.
5.Within the “Beep properties” window click the Driver tab.
6.Under the driver tab if you wish to temporarily disable this device click the Stop button. If you wish to permanently disable this device under the Startup Type select Disabled.

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Sep 08

1. Download cygwin from Run the setup program and select the packages you want. The simplest thing to do is to get the default packages that are selected for you by the installer, plus “cygrunsrv” from the admin category and “openssh” from the net category. I found installing cygwin to be the easiest part of the process, and if you get stuck there’s lot’s of great help out there…

2. Edit C:cygwincygwin.bat. Make sure it contains the following setting for the CYGWIN environmental variable:

set CYGWIN=binmode tty ntsec

2. Start a cygwin bash shell. If cygwin installed correctly, you should be able to find it in start->programs->cygwin.

3. Make sure cygrunsrv is installed by typing “cygrunsrv -S sshd”. This is the command that will start the sshd server, but that’s not installed yet. If you get an error from cygrunsrv like “service does not exist” then you’re on the right track. If you get “command cygrunsrv not found” then go back over your install and make sure you get cygrunsrv.
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