Mitigate Windows 10 BitLocker Hardware Encryption Vulnerabilities on Self-encrypting SSD

Microsoft released new security advisory ADV180028, Guidance for configuring BitLocker to enforce software encryption on November 6 2018, as response to the research paper Self-encrypting deception: weaknesses in the encryption of solid state drives (SSDs) by Carlo Meijer and Bernard von Gastel from Radboud University after they discovered vulnerability in SSDs that support hardware encryption […]

[Solved] “Incompatible Office products are installed on…” Error when open Office Document from OneDrive or SharePoint

Problem: Error “Sorry, we can’t perform this action. Incompatible Office products are installed on your machine. If you have an administrator, please contact them for help.” prompt when open Microsoft Office document such as Excel, Word, Powerpoint from OneDrive for Business or SharePoint site.

How Do I Perform Clean Boot State in Microsoft Windows 8, 10, 7, Vista and XP

Clean boot in Windows 10 is the process of starting up Windows with only the minimal set of drivers and startup programs in order to troubleshoot, identify and resolve performance issues within booting process, including software conflicts, error messages and more. Follow below steps to perform clean boot on Microsoft Windows by temporarily disable all […]

[Solved] BSOD WDF_VIOLATION Error after Windows 10 Update due to Incompatible HP Keyboard Filter Driver

Problem: After installing Microsoft’s Windows 10 October 2018 Patch Tuesday Update, HP device show BSOD with error message “WDF_VIOLATION”, which refers to the Windows Driver Framework, a set of tools and libraries used for the development of (kernel-mode) drivers. This problem caused by HP keyboard driver version 11.0.3.1 with known incompatibility with certain HP devices […]

How do I Remove Hidden Data, Personal Info and Metadata from Microsoft Office Documents

You may not be aware that Microsoft Office documents such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio files often contain hidden or personal information like comments, revision marks, headers, footers and watermarks. This could place you in an embarrassing or compromising position. In order to protect any sensitive information from accidentally being made public, perform the […]