Last updated on February 22, 2023
Here are some tips & tricks for Windows 10 and Windows 11 whenever you want to improve performance and system stability.
O&O ShutUp10++: Free antispy tool for Windows 10 and 11Click on the link below and download and run the application. We recommend that you apply the recommended settings. The O&O ShutUp10++ If you are a more experienced user and know what you are doing then go beyond the recommended settings. It's your choice either way. Everyone can read, learn and become equally experienced. You just have to start learning.
Surveillance is the business model of the Internet.Bruce Schneier
One Tool for Everything by Christius.com
This is a great open source tool which is more advanced. It lets you do almost everything. All you have to do is open PowerShell and run the following command and then hit enter:
irm christitus.com/win | iex
You can read more about the tool and its latest features on christitus.com/one-tool-for-everything/ website, and if you like to contribute or take a deep dive into the code go and check out the Winutil Github project.
Also go check out @ChrisTitusTech's YouTube channel for more detailed information, updates and tips & tricks on his winutil program.
I don't want to live in a society that does these sort of things... I do not want to live in a world where everything I do and say is recorded. That is not something I am willing to support or live under.Edward Snowden
You can't assume any place you go is private because the means of surveillance are becoming so affordable and so invisible.Howard Rheingold
If you are interested in more privacy tools then check out the Privacy Tools website.
privacytools.io provides services, tools and knowledge to protect your privacy against global mass surveillance. There are alternatives to all your needs out there which will protect you.
Facebook is not your friend, it is a surveillance engine.Richard Stallman
Facebook in particular is the most appalling spying machine that has ever been inventedJulian Assange
To check the system health on your computer simply follow the steps below.
Run Windows Terminal (Windows 11), CMD (Command Prompt) or Windows PowerShell as administrator.
Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) tool
1. Type in the following code and then press enter. DISM will run and verify any data corruption that may require fixing.
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth
2. Next we will run DISM with ScanHealth. This advanced scan may take several minutes to check and determine whether the Windows 10 image needs repairing.
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth
3. The next step will run DISM with RestoreHealth. DISM will connect to Windows Update online to download and replace damaged files, if it found any.
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
System File Checker (sfc) tool
4. When you have run the above tool (DISM) it's time to run the SFC. This tool will repair corrupt files if it find any. After it has finished restart your computer and your computer should run much smoother.
Privacy is what allows us to determine who we are and who we want to beEdward Snowden
The solution to government surveillance is to encrypt everythingEric Schmidt