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Mirh (talkcontribs)

Disclaimer: this is just for judicious testers for fix researching affairs. I don't think "the mass" is wise enough to take the liberty of disregarding a security measure

So.. we all know the story. Bcdedit, DSEO, self-signing and all. But did you know:

  • until Vista SP1 the later wasn't needed?
  • XP 64-bit (yes, it existed) didn't need signing at all?
  • Malware used to dexterously bypass the enforcement?
  • and Microsoft attempt to patch this further tightened requirements? KB2506014
  • DRM compliant (graphics/audio) and boot-start drivers require additional signing?
  • W10 and Secure boot enabled systems have even stricter policies? [possible workaround]

Watermarks can possibly be tinkered with this

EDIT: everything from Α to Ω [clause]
EDIT2: Loading unsigned code into kernel in Windows 10 (64) with help of VMware Workstation Pro/Player design flaw (should work up to Player 12.5.2)

EDIT3: final profit!

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SirYodaJedi (talkcontribs)
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Mirh (talkcontribs)
SirYodaJedi (talkcontribs)

So, basically a shortcut key to taskkill /f /im <program name>?

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SirYodaJedi (talkcontribs)

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Mirh (talkcontribs)
  • RunAsHighest is never disable-able (Vista+)
  • Application Compatibility Engine is forcefully always enabled (8.1+)
  • Ruined "disable display scaling on high DPI displays" setting (W10 NU, potentially improved later - workarounds)
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Mirh (talkcontribs)
Reply to "DVD freezing"

Non-unicode applications: replace Microsoft AppLocale

Vetle (talkcontribs)

Microsoft's AppLocale is discontinued and should be replaced with something like Locale Emulator.

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Ignored color calibration profiles + saturation enhancer

Mirh (talkcontribs)
RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

Neat, that's reall useful.

NeoChaos (talkcontribs)
Marioysikax (talkcontribs)

Oh man, solution that doesn't require dll injecting and is monitor/mode specific? Thanks for this!

Mirh (talkcontribs)

Judging by "sister thread", it's not like some games can't only work with injection.

Mirh (talkcontribs)

It's FOSS!

Anyway, there's even CPKeeper.

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Mirh (talkcontribs)
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RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)
  1. What is it called?
  2. Where can I download it? Can I have it as an .exe?
  3. Can I easily unninstall it?

I need to test a few things that's why I'm asking.

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)
Garrett (talkcontribs)

Microsoft's generic Bluetooth driver is included with consumer editions of Windows from Windows XP SP2 onwards (there is nothing to download). Microsoft's driver uses the functionality built into Windows, so there is no extra software when using that driver. Some Bluetooth hardware may need the manufacturer's driver.

See General Bluetooth Support in Windows for more details.

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