Windows 10
Clean Up Windows 10
· ☕ 2 min read · ✍️ Chris Titus

In this article, we will clean up Windows 10. This will include debloat, startup maintenance, system tweaks, and privacy settings. These 3 stages are broken down below and will help maintain a healthy Windows 10 system. I’d recommend re-running these steps every 6 months.

How To Change Cortana Search
· ☕ 2 min read · ✍️ Chris Titus

This article goes over how to change Cortana search engine to display results in chrome instead of Microsoft Edge. Afterward, the second part requires you to install a chrome extension to search in Google instead of Bing.

Disable Windows Firewall Properly
· ☕ 2 min read · ✍️ Chris Titus

This walkthrough goes over how to Disable Windows Firewall while not affecting other programs that rely on this service. It’s important that you **DO NOT **disable the service, due to the fact it can cause issues with Microsoft Office and other products.

Snipping Tool Removed by Microsoft in October 2018 Update 1809
· ☕ 2 min read · ✍️ Chris Titus

The Snipping Tool is being removed by Microsoft in October 2018 Update 1809 and I am not happy! This tool is one of the best tools Microsoft has ever created, so why? Well, they want you to use the Snip and Sketch App from the Microsoft Store. Spoiler: It sucks.

Installing Linux Subsystem for Windows 10
· ☕ 2 min read · ✍️ Chris Titus

The following video goes over installing Linux Subsystem on Windows 10. Most notably it allows you to run Linux terminal commands in Windows 10 without having a virtual machine or dual boot into a Linux operating system.

Debloat Windows 10
· ☕ 3 min read · ✍️ Chris Titus

Trying to Debloat Windows 10 is getting ridiculous and as a system admin it is soul crushing to see all that performance go to waste on the botched attempt by Microsoft to do an Appstore and its apps (I’m looking at you Candy Crush). Luckily some admins have worked tirelessly to give us a solution that works considerably well. Lets Start!

Spooler subsystem app high CPU usage on Windows 10
· ☕ 1 min read · ✍️ Chris Titus

Perform the following steps to solve the Spooler subsystem app high CPU usage. I recently updated a computer to Windows 10 and found that the spooler service was using a lot of resources.

Launching a startup program to run as administrator
· ☕ 2 min read · ✍️ Chris Titus

The following script shows you how to launch a startup program to run as administrator in Windows 10. This fixes many programs that require elevation and you don’t want to launch manually every time.

Move Website from Linux to IIS
· ☕ 2 min read · ✍️ Chris Titus

This guide goes over how to Move Website from Linux to IIS. If you’re in the tech field, you probably see moving from Linux to IIS on a WordPress platform and immediately cringed.

SFC scannow error and Windows 10 corruption
· ☕ 2 min read · ✍️ Chris Titus

If you run into SFC scannow error which cannot be repaired chances are you have some corrupt system components. The fastest way to fix this is by following these steps to repair your system.