Windows 10 Snipping Tool is leaking your username and/or your full name

If you are concerned about privacy then you probably know that it isn’t good idea to use your real name as a Windows account name. Not only Windows contains security flaws that can steal your username, but it is prominently displayed on your laptop’s sign-in screen, and any person who is behind you knows your […]

Windows Update – Service not running or Windows System apps appear as from unknown publisher

There are two symptoms to the same problem in Microsoft Windows: Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running. You may need to restart your computer When you Run As Administrator mmc.exe, notepad.exe, regedit.exe and any other program, you get — Do you want to allow the following program from […]

MikroTik local link up / down on high traffic

One of our RouterBOARD routers – MikroTik RB750 (mipsbe with Atheros 7240 switch) running the version v6.35.2 (latest version) have been constantly crashing on high network load. One particularly interesting note is that it crashed on traffic that goes through the internal switch but not on other traffic. The log file shows the following pattern: […]