About ShyamS@TWC

Shyam aka “Captain Jack” is a Microsoft MVP alumnus and a Windows Enthusiast with an interest in Advanced Windows troubleshooting. Suggestions made and opinions expressed by him here are his personal one’s and not of his current employers. He blogs at captaindbg.com.

How to take full Ownership of Files & Folders in Windows 10/8

After introducing the User Account Control in Windows Vista, Microsoft increased the security of its core system files by hardening its Effective Permissions. Most of the times,  to replace a System file, rename a System folder or a folder under the […]

Peerio: Free secure messaging and file sharing service

Today, we are forced to store digital data and secure it using the most sophisticated technology, to prevent out accounts from getting hacked and consequently, our data compromised. Unlike old time, when we used to store all important information like […]

Checklist for smooth installation of Windows 10

It’s an exciting time for Windows enthusiasts all world the world, with the release of Windows 10 Technical Preview having happened, and I’m sure most of them are getting ready to take it for test drive. So in this post I’ll suggest […]

Dual Boot Repair Tool: Repair Boot Configuration Data for Windows

The source of most of the unbootable situations on Windows 10/8/7, is caused by misconfiguration or even corrupted Boot Configuration Data files, otherwise known as BCD. BCD contains boot configuration parameters on how to start your Windows operating system. In […]

Q-Dir: Quad Explorer replacement freeware for Windows

Are you one of those people who keep multiple Windows explorer open to move files around to organize you files and folders in a better way then Q-Dir is for you. Q-Dir is a Quad Explorer, based on Windows Explorer […]

Five Best System Rescue Disks for Windows

A System Rescue Disk is designed to recover your data or rescue your computer from crashes, like an operating system failure, accidental damage, etc. It maybe due hardware failure, OS failure, software problems or due to malware infection. It mainly provides a means to connect the […]

SX Antivirus Kit: All in one Security Software Suite for Windows

SX Antivirus Kit is an all-in-one security software kit with a variety of anti-virus and anti-spyware related tools for Windows. SX Antivirus Kit is from SecurityXploded – the community division of XenArmor, a popular Infosec Research & Development organization, offering […]

USB Device Tree Viewer, a Microsoft USBView based program

USB Device Tree Viewer is a free tool that allows you to to browse your USB Controllers and connected USB devices on your Windows computer. It is based on Microsoft USBView. Microsoft USBView is an application that comes with Windows […]

Advanced Windows Service Manager: A smarter Windows Services Analyzer

In today’s world, malware has become more and more smarter. So as users, apart from installing security software, we have to be proactive and search for better defenses again them. I have reviewed a lot of security-related software that do specific task. Advanced Windows Service […]