Tuesday, December 21, 2010

How to run a command in the background on Windows

There is a command, whose name is START, on Windows, and you can use it to start another command in a new command window. The option /B allows you to run a command without extra command window.

Monday, December 20, 2010

How to disable Windows auto restart after update

1. click the Start button.
2. Once the menu pulls up we can click on "Run", and if you do not have "Run" in your start menu, you can use the keyboard shortcut "Win + r" to open the "Run" window.
3. Now you should have a field to type in, let's type "gpedit.msc" and hit enter.
4. Local Computer Policy -> Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Update -> No auto-restart for scheduled Automatic Updates Installations
5. Double click it and set it as enabled.
6. Now close the window, and a reboot is necessary for the policy to take effect.