I am very sad that Microsoft is taking away ability to use AppLocker from consumers...
They are trying to convince Windows 8 Pro is the upgrade of Windows 7 Pro and Ultimate.
However in reality it is no the case. The only reason I got windows 7 Ultimate was because I need all the function...
If it was this easy.. I already tried it.
The thing is my system is configured in a very unusual way and culprit it either chrome's sandbox, flash, my gpu, integrity levels (sometimes flash wants to tun under medium integrity of rundle32, instead of chrome's low integrity...
I guess they have fixed it, which is very nice.
I received almost immediate response (within an hour) saying that they were looking into it and now you are reporting that you have been using it for a some time, means that they were really quick to fix bug in offcialy non-supported OS. :thumb...
I dare you to install Macrium reflect free in Windows 8 CP ;)
P.S. Please don't, I am just kidding. It will just send you into BSOD loop. (unless they have already fixed it, have reported it the day CP has came out. But as far as I can see on the Internet it sill has not been fixed).
You can make it yourself with autohotkey. (AutoHotkey - Free Mouse and Keyboard Macro Program with Hotkeys and AutoText, Choose AutoHotkey_L)
Right click on your desktop and chose create new Autohotkey script.
And paste this
#c change to whatever you want. (# is Windows...
Windows 8 can't lock BIOS per se.
UEFI Secure boot that can lock down system into signed OSs is not Windows 8 feature, but UEFI feature.
So, the power is mostly on the hands of OEM manufacturers. But in order to get Microsoft hardware certification, OEM have to comply with Windows...
I think the reason why Mail doesn't disappear from Task Manager is because of its background task.
Start, write lock, switch into Settings and open Lock Screen.
On Lock Screen apps click on Mail and chose don't display any badge here.
Now, open Mail and close it with Alt+F4...
It seems like at some point it got changed for some reasons. But it didn't affect your program file or windows folders so it is not really big issue.
It will just affect root and new folders on it. You can fix it or you can just ignore it.
Most of his permissions seems to be default.
Actually, It seems like that your permissions have been changed. Windows should not give full permission to users for root directory by default. On top of that it is giving full permission not just to the root but all subfolders and files. This is...
How do I keep Windows 8 Consumer Preview secure from malware? - Microsoft Answers
Windows 8 Compatibility for Microsoft security essentials: Drivers, Updates, Downloads
As you can see Windows Defender in Windows 8 has Virus definition and uses...
If you are trying all this under default UAC settings you should not look at administrative permission as UAC takes away administrative token and gives you user permission token, untill you approve to give admin token back (UAC prompt).
Though in default UAC (one before the top one) it uses...