Author Archives: Sergey Tkachenko

About Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer from Russia who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.

February 2017 Flash Update KB4010250 Direct Download Links

February 2017 Flash Update KB4010250 Direct Download Links

Microsoft has released an update for Adobe Flash Player that fixes a serious vulnerability in the plugin. The bundled version of the Flash Player plugin is used by Internet Explorer and Edge, so if you use any of those browsers, you should install the update.

How to Disable Jump Lists in Windows 10

How to Disable Jump Lists in Windows 10

As you may already know, Windows 10 tracks and stores information about which documents and which folders and files you have opened recently. This information is used by the OS to provide quick access to documents via jump lists when you need them again. If you need to remove this info due to privacy concerns or for some other reason, you will find that in Windows 10 this operation can be a bit confusing. Here is how you can disable jump lists in Windows 10.

How to Mount ISO and IMG Files in Windows 10

How to Mount ISO and IMG Files in Windows 10

One of the great features of Windows 10 is the native ability to mount ISO and IMG files in File Explorer with just a double click. The operating system creates a virtual drive which mounts the contents of the disc image file and makes it available, exactly as if you have inserted a physical disc into the optical drive.

Disable Malicious Software Removal Tool From Installing

Disable Malicious Software Removal Tool From Installing

The Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (MRT) is a freeware app that Microsoft redistributes via the Windows Update service. The application can also be downloaded separately from Microsoft's website. This tool is known to take a long time to complete scans and consumes system resources during those scans, so you might want to prevent Windows 10 from installing it. Here is how.

Export Google Chrome Bookmarks to an HTML File

Export Google Chrome Bookmarks to an HTML File

If you have a bunch of bookmarks in the Google Chrome browser, you might be interested in exporting them to an HTML file. This is extremely useful because you can have a backup of your bookmarks. Also, you can open that file later on some other PC or mobile device where Google Chrome is not installed. You can also import the HTML file in another browser on the same PC or another device.

How To Disable Sent from Mail for Windows 10 Signature

How To Disable Sent from Mail for Windows 10 Signature

Windows 10 includes a new Mail app which is simplistic and allows you to send and receive e-mail from multiple accounts. By default, the app adds a line "Sent from Mail for Windows 10" to every email you write and send. This is called the "signature" line. You might be not happy to see it or your email recipient might find it odd. In this article, we'll see how to disable or change the default signature in Mail in Windows 10.