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Windows Firewall: A possible workaround for the disappearing rules problem using group policy

Many Windows Firewall users seem to be facing a problem of disappearing rules. I too have been facing this problem for the last two years. Let us look at a possible workaround. Do I have this problem? How would you know if you have this problem? Do you have applications which keep triggering Firewall alerts, …

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Windows 10 : Defer updates

Windows allows you to temporarily pause updates or defer updates by a certain number of days. The defer option allows you to defer only feature updates; you will continue to receive security updates and bug fixes. It is possible to defer security updates as well for up to 30 days. But deferring security updates is …

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Windows 10 : System Restore

System Restore resets the PC to an earlier point in time using a system restore point. A restore point is a snapshot of the Windows Registry, Windows settings, and some system files. System Restore tries to keep track of all those files whose modification or deletion could potentially cause problems for the system. It takes …

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Startup repair in Windows 10

Startup Repair tries to diagnose and fix some common boot problems automatically. It is the easiest and the safest of the built-in Windows recovery options. It is usually considered the first resort in solving boot problems. Startup Repair is not something you usually need to start manually. Windows sets a status flag at the time …

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