Windows Start Menu Folders

You can always get to the Start folders on your system in File Explorer. Press Windows key and R (Win+R) or in the address bar of File Explorer paste the below (and press enter):

All Users (Global) Start folder:

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu

Currently Logged User Start folder:

%appdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu

How to Stop Windows 10 from Auto-Updating

Windows 10 has this habit of downloading updates, installing them in the background and attempting to restart your computer “outside of operation hours” without allowing the user to control the whole update process.

To make the situation more frustrating, there are a lot of instances where the updates actually break Windows 10.

While Microsoft figures out how to properly serve the system updates, we can put a workaround in place to block Windows 10 from auto-updating your machine.

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Site Facelift

Time flies quite fast! I think it was about time to work a bit on the site. So, as a first action, I proceeded with a facelift.

I have moved all the projects under my GitHub account and updated the relevant links of each project. Each project has its own issue tracker, so feel free to post there.

Content wise, I am working on a few ideas that may pan out something good at the end. Time will tell.