How to Restore Amazon Fire HD 8/10 to Stock Firmware

Fire 10 HD is a successor to the Fire HD from Amazon and comes with upgraded features. Besides serving as an eBook reader, it has all the features found in an Android device. Moreover, it comes with Android Lollipop firmware. As the tablet runs on Android OS, it can be manipulated and modified with custom… Continue reading How to Restore Amazon Fire HD 8/10 to Stock Firmware

[GUIDE] Root NVIDIA SHIELD Experience Upgrade v7.3 with Magisk v18.0

This tutorial – especially Step 3 – has changed considerably. Please work through it carefully and report any issues to me immediately so I can help others. We are rooting the Shield Android TV (2017; 16GB SKU) running Android 8.0 (aka Oreo) on v7.2.2. Note: This uses a special patched bootloader and will not work… Continue reading [GUIDE] Root NVIDIA SHIELD Experience Upgrade v7.3 with Magisk v18.0

How to Find Out What Woke Up Your Computer Last

If your computer’s waking up from sleep without any intervention from you, it’s likely another program or device is waking it up. Here’s how to find out what woke it up last. We’ve shown you how to find out what’s keeping your computer from going to sleep, but if your computer keeps waking up after you put it… Continue reading How to Find Out What Woke Up Your Computer Last

How to change the UEFI System Partition size in Windows Setup

Windows Setup, the Windows installation tool, unfortunately doesn’t provide any graphical tools for shrinking or expanding an UEFI System Partition (ESP; sometimes EFISYS). You can still create a custom-sized ESP by side-stepping out of Windows Setup and into the Command Line for a minute to partition the disk to your liking. I’ll walk you through… Continue reading How to change the UEFI System Partition size in Windows Setup

How to: Determine which .NET Framework versions are installed, the easy way

Although, having migrated to .net Core for the most part,we all have to support our older applications using .net Framework. As a part of routine, you may tend to update the .net framework in your application only to find out that your test or even prod (yikes!) do not have the latest framework installed.  One… Continue reading How to: Determine which .NET Framework versions are installed, the easy way