Category Archives: Software

WhatsApp for Windows Phone updated with new UI features

WhatsApp for Windows Phones is still an old app built originally for Windows Phone 8, which means it's a Silverlight app and may be discontinued in the next Windows 10 Mobile release. However this fact isn't stopping the devs from bringing more features to the current version of the app. A few days ago, WhatsApp for Windows Phone received another update, version 2.17.204.0, which brings some additions that were in testing in the beta version of the app.

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How to Combine Multiple Registry Files into a Single One

Often in the articles that I write, I include various Registry files to save your time. They come with a number of changes in different root keys of the Registry. You can save your time even more by combining various Registry tweaks into a single file so you only have to merge that one file into the Registry. In this article, we will see how it can be done and how to make this process faster.
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Install Updates on Kaby Lake and Ryzen CPUs (Bypass CPU Lock)

As you may already know, Microsoft has locked the ability to receive updates for Intel's Kaby Lake and AMD's Ryzen CPUs owners for those who have Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 installed with these CPUs. This is a very unpleasant move from the software corporation for users who have no desire to accept the upgrade to Windows 10. Here is a trick to bypass this limitation and install all updates including the ones that are prevented from being installed on such devices.
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ExecTI – Run Programs as TrustedInstaller

Starting with Windows Vista, even if an app is running elevated, it may have no access to certain Registry keys and files. A new security model introduced in Windows Vista comes with a special user account, TrustedInstaller, which is set as the owner for such files and Registry keys. However, if you execute a program as TrustedInstaller, then you are able to access these protected resources. To simplify running apps as TrustedInstaller, I coded ExecTI, a lightweight, tiny software, which allows you to do exactly that using a nice GUI.
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Telegram client is now available in the Windows Store

Telegram Messenger has been available on multiple platforms for years now, including Android, iOS, Windows PC and Windows Phone. Sadly, the current app for Microsoft platforms is not universal and runs only on mobile devices, while desktop users had to download a classic Win32 version of the client from the official site. Yesterday a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) version has also become available to install from the Windows Store. But this has been made possible with the help of the official Microsoft Desktop App Converter tool. Continue reading