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Speed up your Startup by Disabling Unnecessary Apps

Posted in Windows 10 by Steve Sinchak

In just about every version of Windows, the amount of time it takes to get to the desktop continues to decrease.  This is due in part to better hardware but also Windows has become more intelligent with what it loads and precisely when it does it. This has resulted in the desktop loading faster after login, but your PC may be extremely slow right after the desktop displays as the start of many apps and utilities were simply deferred. 

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Run Kali Linux on Windows 10

Posted in Windows 10 by Steve Sinchak

Attention security professionals and penetration testers, believe it or not, but Kali Linux is now available in the Microsoft App store for Windows 10.  The suite of security assessment and penetration tools can natively run on Windows 10 thanks to the work of the Windows system for Linux, also known as WSL. While there are some limitations, Kali Linux brings a lot of new command line utilities that will be very helpful to the right professional. In addition, it is possible to leverage the XFCE desktop manager for a more "native" Kali Linux experience. 

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