How to calculate hash MD5-SHA1-SHA-256-CRC32 in Windows Linux Mac and online

What they are  Hash are used in computer science to map a string (a sequence of bits) of arbitrary length into a string of predefined length.  It is a sort of ‘signature’ of an electronic document. For each string you can calculate a hash, so each different string will have different hashes.  However, calculating the …

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Restore the credentials management panel on Windows 10 or fix the continuous Onedrive password request

If you have found an error when opening the ‘Credentials Management’ tool in Windows 8/8.1/10, you will know that without some reset it is impossible to even read the saved passwords.  This error can also affect other applications in the system, such as OneDrive or mail administrators (obviously in addition to Browsers, who use the encrypted archive of this tool to store …

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RAR5 vs RAR4 vs 7ZIP – A quick comparison

Better. zip .7z or .rar?  Often we don’t even pay attention to it, but when we click on a ‘zipper’ file, we are using sophisticated compression algorithms that over the years keep getting better and better.   There are many algorithms and therefore compression formats:  Zipper, Rar, GZip, BZip2, 7z, Tar, Tar.gz …   Among the most popular on Windows we have: 7z, Zip and Rar.  The first and the second one …

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Restore Windows following a driver error or failed update

A brief guide to help you resuscitate your PC in case you are no longer able to start after malicious driver updates.  NOTE:  This guide also applies in the event of an error due to driver installation that is not compatible with your system.  Blue error screen: CRITICAL_SERVICE_FAILED.    If you are in the condition of not being able to …

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How the Windows password works and why when we type a wrong one it takes more time to login

It may have happened that you entered the wrong password on Windows (XP/7/8/10…) and noticed that the computer took longer to retry the input field.  Many will have wondered why when you enter the correct password the PC recognizes it immediately, while it remains in a sort of semi-stall otherwise.   Some may have thought that …

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