Download YouTube Videos w/ VLC

A while back you could easily download a video from YouTube using a Firefox extension. There are still extensions for Firefox but none of them work as they should and they have become quite sketchy. There is a method to download YouTube videos and other web media using VLC Media Player. It is not as…

Kali Linux and Pen Teasting

Kali Linux is an open-source, Debian-based Linux distribution geared towards various information security tasks, such as Penetration Testing, Security Research, Computer Forensics and Reverse Engineering. It is used security analyst to find vulnerabilities in networks of computers. Because Kali is an free and opensource tool it is also available to anyone including hackers.

Must Have Bootable Media

As computer geeks we must all have a bunch of CDs/DVDs/USB media in our toolkit. Among these are Windows install media, Linux install media, and Windows utilities. Windows Windows 10 – To install to and repair Windows 10 PCs. To get a Windows 10 ISO you must download the Media Creation Tool. Click ‘Download tool…

What is an ISO file? How to use them.

An ISO image is a disk image of an optical disc (CD or DVD). In other words, it is an archive file that contains everything that would be written to an optical disc, sector by sector, including the optical disc file system. The name ISO stands for International Organization for Standardization  is an international standard-setting body…

What is Godmode?

The Windows Master Control Panel shortcut, also called Windows God Mode is an all tasks folder. It is a shortcut to access various control settings in Windows Vista and later operating systems, including Windows 10. By creating a folder with a certain name, users have access to all of the operating system’s control panels from…

Repair Windows Boot Partition

Sometimes when you remove Linux from a dual-boot Windows and any Linux operating systems. An issues may arise with the boot-loader. Removing the Linux partition does not remove the Grub boot-loader. When you start your computer you just get a black screen with… Example 1: error: no such partition. grub rescue> Example 2: error: no…

Keyboard Shortcuts

Shortcut keys help provide an easier and quicker method of navigating and executing commands in computer software. Shortcut keys are commonly accessed by using the Alt key (on IBM compatible computers), Command key (on Apple computers), Ctrl key, or Shift key in conjunction with another key. The de facto standard for listing a shortcut is listing the modifier key, a plus symbol, and another key. In other…

January Tips

This is the first post of a series of items I would like to share but do not think they worthy of an entire post. How to clear all those old emails out of Gmail Brave is a secure browser How to create a Gmail alias

Make Your Internet QUIC

QUIC is an experimental transport layer network protocol initially designed, implemented, and deployed by Google in 2012. QUIC’s main goal is to improve perceived performance of connection-oriented web applications that are currently using TCP How to Deploying QUIC On Chrome To deploy deploy QUIC on your Chrome web-browser open Chrome and type chrome://flags in the…

CrashPlan Ending Home Backup Service

CrashPlan is a service that does data backup back up to remote servers, other computers, or hard drives. It is available on Mac, Windows and Linux. “Code 42” the company that gives us “CrashPlan” has decided to focus on there commercial product and end the Home version. “CrashPlan” has begun to sunset Home customer but…