[Solved] How To Remove Padlock Icon From Hard Drives In Windows 10

A padlock icon on hard drives in the Windows 10 File Explorer indicates that the hard drive has been encrypted with BitLocker or Device Encryption program. BitLocker, present in Pro and Enterprise editions of Windows 10, allows users to encrypt drives to secure the data. The built-in encryption program adds a padlock icon on hard […]

Disable, Remove or Hide Windows Update Status Icon in Windows 10 Taskbar Notification Area System Tray

New “Windows Update Status Icon” added in Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) taskbar notification area or system tray if there are some notifications or alerts available from Windows Update (Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update). The Windows Update Status Icon is containing an exclamation mark indicating a warning or alert. If […]

Powershell v6.2 Beginners Guide and Tutorial

IT professionals wear many hats. Whether they are addressing a helpdesk ticket to reset a user’s password, installing patches on servers or deploying software to their customers, they are responsible for a lot. Fortunately, with a tool called PowerShell at their disposal, IT pros can automate tasks, potentially reducing the time they spend on these […]

[Solved] How to Disable Windows Defender Antivirus via Security Center, Group Policy or Registry

In Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1, Windows Defender Antivirus is available on Server Core installation options (without the user interface), and it is enabled by default. Windows Defender Antivirus is primarily intended for consumer and unmanaged PC scenarios. Sometimes, you may want to turn off Windows Defender Antivirus to perform certain tasks that […]