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New article: Using AutoPlay and AutoRun in Windows 10

We have published a new article in the article section of our web site that describes how the AutoPlay and the AutoRun function works in Windows 10. In the article we will for example inform how to turn on and … Continue reading

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What is SHA-1 and SHA-2 and what’s the difference between them?

As we wrote in this blog post, Visual Installer now supports both SHA-1 and SHA-2 hash algorithms when it code signs setup packages. But maybe you wonder what this really means and what the difference is between SHA-1 and SHA-2? … Continue reading

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How to run a Windows desktop application from a tablet

Normally it is not possible to run a Windows desktop application on a tablet computer (with an exception of Surface 3 and Surface Pro from Microsoft). But by using a remote control software like TeamViewer you can run a full-fledged … Continue reading

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Which image format is best for email newsletters?

Today there are many different image file formats to choose from for your pictures; for example BMP, TIFF, EPS, JPEG, PNG and GIF. Image formats are often designed to be used in specific contexts, and applying a particular image format … Continue reading

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How do I create an AutoRun menu for a USB stick?

With USB sticks it is easy to distribute a large number of files, or large files, to other persons. For example software, videos, documents, drawings, etc. USB flash drives are also fast (especially USB 3.0 drives are very fast), so … Continue reading

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Why does not AutoRun work with my CD / DVD drive?

Since Windows 95 all versions of Windows has supported the AutoRun technology. This technology allows programs and menu interfaces, that are distributed on CDs and DVDs, to be opened automatically when the disc is inserted in the computer’s drive. But … Continue reading

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Is Visual Installer a good replacement for Wise installer?

Wise Installation Studio, Wise Installation Express and Wise Package Studio were three excellent installation tools created by the American company Wise Solutions, Inc and later maintained by Symantec Corporation, but these products have now been discontinued and are not supported … Continue reading

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What is EV Code Signing?

EV Code Signing, also called Extended Validation Code Signing, is a new code signing method that is supported by the new Microsoft Windows 8 operating system and by the Internet Explorer 9 and Internet Explorer 10 web browsers. It’s considered … Continue reading

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How to remove the ‘Windows protected your PC’ message

The “Windows protected your PC” message is displayed by the Windows SmartScreen function in Microsoft Windows 8 when you try to run an application (app) or run a setup package, downloaded from the Internet, that Windows do not recognize, or … Continue reading

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Protect your Windows 8 system with Windows SmartScreen

Every time you download a file from the Internet there is a risk that your computer gets infected by virus or another malware. But web browsers and operating systems are getting better and better in their effort to protect a … Continue reading

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Where is the Start button in Windows 8?

Many users that have tested Windows 8 were very surprised the first time they run Windows 8. It differs a lot from previous versions of Windows, and the first thing many wondered was: where is the Start button? The truth … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between a Windows Desktop app and a Windows Store app?

In Windows 8 there are two different types of apps that can be run on the operating system: a Windows Desktop app and a Windows Store app. But what is the difference between these two app types? We will give … Continue reading

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