Security, PKI, sys and network admins

How to force delete a file or folder in Windows 10

How to force delete a file or folder in Windows 10

At some point in life, I needed to delete a folder and all of its files. But I wasn’t able to. The ordinary Delete key or Shift + Delete wouldn’t delete them. Not even when entering in “Command Prompt” – the error I was receiving was “The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.”


How to properly format your USB drive with CMD or PowerShell

How to properly format your USB drive with CMD or PowerShell

If you’re seeing three dots instead of the name of your USB drive on your Windows, then you need to know how to properly format it with CMD or PowerShell.


How to view/display installed Windows OS edition

How to view/display installed Windows OS edition

Knowing your operating system’s edition can prove quite useful for someone who’s just an IT enthuziast user or an IT system administrator.


How to unblock sites without using VPN

How to unblock sites without using VPN (Virtual Private Network) - editing "hosts" file

People find themselves not being able to access different blocked websites (like Facebook, Instagram, etc.). This is because of the restrictions their local network administrator has configured. Usually, corporate or public institutions reinforce this type of network restrictions in order to eliminate any distractions for their employees.

There is, however, a possibility to learn how to unblock sites without using VPN (Virtual Private Network). Let us begin.