Tag Archives: windows

How to get the Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft is gearing up to roll out the Windows 10 Creators Update to everyone starting on April 11th. If the update is not yet available available for you under Settings -> Update & security -> Check for updates then you can get it manually.   Microsoft also offers the “Windows 10 Update Assistant,” which is a tool designed… Read More »

How to disable Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry

Sometimes you might feel that your Windows 10 is really slow and busy with something unknown. When opening task manager (use for example hotkey Ctrl+Shift+Esc) you might see something like this:   Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry (CompatTelRunner.exe) is an integral part of Windows OS system.  While it is not a malevolent application, some users find it suspicious… Read More »

HTTP Error 404.3 while browsing wcf service

How to fix HTTP Error 404.3 – Not Found error  while browsing wcf service on Windows Server 2012 R2 Symptoms :   Solution: From the Server Manager, click on Add roles and features   Select the appropriate server Then select Features. Under .NET Framework 4.5 Features, you’ll see WCF Services, and under that, you’ll find… Read More »

c# – Windows File Explorer extension for creating url shortcuts – Part 2

In previous post we stated extension for creating url shortcuts. Now it is time to create actual file explorer menu items and get the basics working. First let’s create small class what will deal with needed registry entries. Creating contect menu items is quite simple, just two entries in registry.  

To handle registration and… Read More »

c# – Windows File Explorer extension for creating url shortcuts – Part 1

I like to save interesting websites as file system shortcuts in OneDrive directiory. It works nice using New->Shortcut in file explorer, but there is room for improvement. In first part we will look how to fetch website info and create url shortcut and in second will convert prepared code to file explorer extension. Development is easier using… Read More »