(Solved)-Windows cant install the kernel-mode print driver

(Solved)-Windows cant install the kernel-mode print driver
I was trying to install a shared printer  (Sharp AR-5316E T2), on Windows 8.1 pro and when I try to connect the printer I got the following error. (Printer was shared via another Windows Computer) "Windows can't install the kernel-mode print driver. To obtain a driver that is compatible with the version of Windows you are running, contact the manufacturer." And when I click ok, it was accompanied by another error message.. "Windows cannot connect to the printer. The printer driver is not compatible with a policy enabled on your computer that blocks NT 4.0 drivers" Normally…Read more …

How to know Laptop battery replacement time before battery dies ? ( BatteryInfoView )

How to know Laptop battery replacement time before battery dies ? ( BatteryInfoView )
If you are a laptop owner (Dell, Lenovo, HP, Sony, Acer, Toshiba whatever), normally you must be wondering when should you get a backup battery or when should you replace your battery. At the same time, you don't want to waste your money when your old battery is still working fine. Knowing Lap battery replacement time, will help you to avoid possible problems such as sudden power failures that will affect on your hardware such as hard disk .. (Sudden power failures can cause harddisk bad sectors and may lead to data losses ) Nirsoft…Read more …

(solved) Sorry, the scan for available monitoring items has failed! Error Message Device does not support the uptime oid

(solved) Sorry, the scan for available monitoring items has failed! Error Message 	Device does not support the uptime oid
When you try to add a snmp sensor in prtg paessler you will receive this snmp error in windows servers, desktops "Sorry, the scan for available monitoring items has failed! Error Message Device does not support the uptime oid (1.3.6.1.2.1.1.3.0). This oid is required by the traffic sensors and mandatory by the SNMP RFC. Please check the snmp access rights in the device or contact the device manufacturer. (code: PE244) Sensor Type SNMP Traffic Device Probe Device (127.0.0.1)" What causes this error Device does not support the uptime oid? If you go through…Read more …

How to limit svchost.exe downloading constantly, eating all my bandwidth using netbalancer ?

How to limit svchost.exe  downloading constantly, eating all my bandwidth using netbalancer ?
Sometime, you will wonder svchost.exe is eating all your bandwidth beyond your control... Most of the time it is due to windows updates using Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) .. BITS uses binpath= “c:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs”.. Simply by disabling windows updates or by disabling BITS service you can get rid of bandwidth eating.. But disabling Windows updates is not recommended, since windows operating system updates /security updates will protect your pc from known vulnerabilities that are discovered time to time.. So what are the other options you can follow without disabling windows updates fully ?  You can use…Read more …

How Javascript malware (TrojanDownloader:JS) spread via email attachments and infect your PC ?

How Javascript malware (TrojanDownloader:JS) spread via email attachments and infect your PC ?
Normally, you will be receiving a bogus message , which will make you panic and make you click the attachment.... For example, In the email body it says , something like, "you parcel sent was rejected and your credit card will charge extra $$ .. For more info find the attached invoice etc".. Or something similar.. Its a kind of computer based social engineering that lure users to click on the virus attachment. These cybercriminals will spoof real  email addresses and send fake emails  to the victims.. For and instance, back in the old days, I…Read more …